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Tag Archives: COVID-19

Contact tracing finds more COVID cases in Saddle Lake

Contact tracing in Saddle Lake has brought the number of known COVID-19 cases in the community up to eight as of Sunday night. In a video posted to Facebook Sept. 10, Director of Emergency Management Derek Houle said, “Throughout the next few days, the contact tracing team will be phoning …

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Saddle Lake re-enters lockdown due to positive COVID-19 case

Saddle Lake Cree Nation has re-entered a 14-day lockdown state after a member of the Nation tested positive for COVID-19. The case was reported to band officials September 5th, two days after the infected individual was tested for the virus. Travel will be limited to and from Saddle Lake, though …

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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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LLB indoor soccer fees slashed this season

Lac La Biche Junior Soccer Society announced they will be having an indoor soccer season, and because of major changes, the fees will be reduced. Registration for the upcoming season will start on Thursday, and the season will not have any games or tournaments, said Allan Robertson, president of Lac …

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NLPS outlines what happens when your kid gets sick

While it’s inevitable that at some point during the school year your child may get sick, Northern Lights Public School have walked through the steps of what happens in these situations. NLPS has provided parents a checklist of symptoms they’ll be asked to run through with their children each morning …

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Additional case in County of Two Hills

AHS has reported two additional COVID-19 cases in the County of Two Hills, bringing the total to three active cases. There have been 12 cases in total for the county, with one reported death. There are currently 1370 active cases within Alberta, with 185 new cases as of August 31st. …

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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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LCSD unveils plan to get back into the classroom

Staggered starts, getting tested if you have a condition, and emphasizing hand hygiene all underlined in Lakeland Catholic’s back to school plan. Lakeland Catholic School District has released their Parent Re-entry Plan which outlines how its schools will operate in accordance with AHS guidelines once they open September 1st. According …

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Parade of Hope running through Elk Point

Elk Point RCMP have come together in an effort to inspire hope in the community amidst a year filled with uncertainty with what they’re calling the Parade of Hope this Friday. The event is being spearheaded by S/Sgt. Dave Henry, who felt the need to bring people together after seeing …

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