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Thursday , 2 December 2021

Bianca Mazziotti

Portage College welcomes students virtually

As the countdown to the first day of school continues, Portage College is getting ready to welcome students virtually for the fall term. Students that are coming back for another year already had a taste of learning completely online last year. Beginning in March, all classes moved online because of …

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Lac La Biche women’s shelter experiencing an increase in calls

With RCMP seeing a 50 per cent increase in domestic violence investigations this year compared to 2019, Hope Haven Women’s Shelter has also noticed an increase in calls for 2020. The police’s domestic violence investigations are believed to be exacerbated by issues linked to COVID-19, but the reason for the …

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Bold Center’s activity guide now up

As more services continue to open up at the Bold Center, they have now released their new Community Activity Guide for the upcoming year, which lets residents know what the recreation center has to offer. Lac La Biche residents can now safely go to the Bold Center and attend the …

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LLB County fires employee after social media comments

A comment on Facebook from last Thursday led to an internal investigation from the County. Beaver Lake Cree Nation responds looking for ways to move forward.  Lac La Biche County announced that their investigation over insensitive Facebook comments has led to a County member being fired. Lac La Biche mayor, …

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LLB County to hear from residents on 2021 budget plans

Lac La Biche County will be giving residents two opportunities to discuss the 2021 budget plans with council members in the coming weeks. The County wanted to give Lac La Biche and Plamondon residents a chance to let council know of their suggestions when it comes to the upcoming budget …

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Summer Reading Club wrap up party next week

The TD Summer Reading Club is hosting their fifth annual wrap up party next Wednesday. The wrap-up party is commencing the two-month Summer Reading program which aimed to help children improve their reading skills. This year, the party is going to be virtual, so families that want to participate have …

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LLB businesses upset about increase in criminal activity

Store owners concerned it’s hurting business while feeling there is little done in making complaints.  Lac La Biche and District Chamber of Commerce have noticed an increase in the number of complaints received from local businesses about their concerns surrounding criminal activity in the area. In a letter to the …

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JAWS High School students excited to get back into the classroom

“I kind of hated online school. It was boring, and I missed being in a classroom where we can learn first hand.” With schools re-opening and a pandemic hovering overhead, J.A. Williams High School students are getting prepared to enter the classroom once again. Schools will be following new protocols …

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LLB will be implementing a Golf Course Master Plan

Lac La Biche Golf & Country Club will be getting some upgrades due to recent flood damages. During the council meeting last Tuesday, a Golf Course Master Plan was approved for the Golf & Country Club. “The golf course is one of the nicest golf courses in the province, but …

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