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Saturday , 19 September 2020

Bianca Mazziotti

Bianca Mazziotti is a York University graduate with a Professional Writing degree, who found a passion in reporting. She was fortunate enough to get a reporting job in the beautiful hamlet of Lac La Biche, and she has loved learning about the town and the people in it.

Bridges main focus of LLB County’s $1.1M in stimulus money

McArthur Place Lac La Biche

County pitching in $1.7 million to help complete projects with grant money on a timeline. Lac La Biche County is receiving just over $1.1 million in Municipal Stimulus Funding to go towards five projects in the area. During last week’s council meeting, the projects were chosen and they include four …

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Smudging space approved at Portage College

The proposal for a new cultural venue has been approved for Portage College in Lac La Biche. It will be an Indigenous Smudging and Cultural Awareness Venue, which will help bring students and staff together to help celebrate the Indigenous culture and the benefits that smudging brings. Especially since more …

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“Just keep fighting:” advice from a blood cancer survivor

September is national blood cancer awareness month, the fourth most common cancer diagnosed in the country.  Melissa Bouvier, born and raised in Lac La Biche, was diagnosed with nodular sclerosing Hodgkin lymphoma, the most common type of blood cancer when she was just 22 years old. In May of 2019, …

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Portage College Museum celebrates month of the artist

Portage College’s Museum of Aboriginal Peoples’ Art & Artifacts (MOAPAA) is celebrating the Month of the Artist this September. Alberta is the only province to have a full month dedicated to giving appreciation to its artists and the value art brings to the people. Joseph Sanchez, a world-renowned artist and …

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Challenging start for LLB minor hockey

Lac La Biche minor hockey will be back this season, but it isn’t coming without its challenges. Hockey Alberta released their return to hockey plan on September 3, helping to clarify how minor hockey will move forward while navigating the protocols that COVID-19 brings. “COVID-19 has totally changed the approach …

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Feds make $9M splash to build Bold Center pool

Bold Center Lac La Biche

Lac La Biche County announced on Wednesday that they will be building a pool for the Bold Center. The County will be getting both federal and provincial funding for the aquatic facility and it will be attached to the south entrance. The total cost for the pool will be roughly …

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Masks not mandatory, but recommended at Bold Center

The Bold Center strongly suggests its visitors to wear masks in the common areas. As students begin to funnel back into the J.A. Williams High School doors again, there are now stricter precautions the recreational facility next door is putting into place. The issue of having the Bold Center become …

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