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Thursday , 13 August 2020

Tag Archives: Lac La Biche

New Voyageur Isaac Barr disappointed hockey season is cancelled

Portage College men’s hockey team will have to wait a year before suiting up officially again. Isaac Barr, one of the new recruits for the Lac La Biche based Portage College Voyageurs hockey team, was looking forward to playing with the Voyageurs, but understands everyone needs to be cautious during …

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Seniors connecting again in Lac La Biche

Lac La Biche FCSS has the seniors meetup group, Coffee and Connection, up and running again. Due to COVID-19, the Coffee and Connection weekly program had to be cancelled. A regular to the group, Pollyanna Zinck, is grateful to have the Thursday conversations back again. “When it was cancelled, we …

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NOTICE: Range Road 152 will be closed for two days

Range Road 152 will be under construction for two days as the road gets paved. This means Lac La Biche residents will not be able to use the road and will have to take the detour route on Range Road 151. The road is needing to get paved because of …

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Province paving the way for more jobs in Plamondon

Premier Jason Kenney was in Plamondon on Friday afternoon to announce plans that would allow for more job opportunities in the area. Highway 858 is needing repaving, and the Government of Alberta will be paying around $400,000 for the 800-metre section of highway. Lac La Biche’s Mayor, Omer Moghrabi, fully …

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LLB Fire Chief celebrates 40 years in fire service

John Kokotilo still has no plans to hang up the hard hat. Lac La Biche County celebrated John Kokotilo during the last council meeting for his 40 years as a firefighter. Kokotilo has been the Lac La Biche Manager of Protective Services and Regional Fire Chief since 2014, but he …

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Lac La Biche gives well-wishes to victims of Beirut explosion

The tremors of the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon is extending far and wide. In the Lac La Biche Museum, an article titled, Regional Cultures: Lebanese, sheds light on just how prominent the Lebanese population has been on the community of 10,000. “Lac La Biche is the site of one …

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Impaired driving cause of death in collision north of Plamandon

Charges have been laid against a Plamandon man after a two-vehicle collision led to a death. At roughly 4:30 Tuesday morning,  Lac La Biche RCMP responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Birch Grove Road north of Plamondon, Alta. The RCMP’s said their preliminary investigation revealed a …

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50% increase in domestic violence this year in Lac La Biche

Lac La Biche RCMP have seen a 50 per cent increase in domestic violence investigations this year compared to 2019, and they believe it is because of COVID-19. Domestic violence cases started to rise when many people lost their jobs or began working from home, and families were asked to …

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LLB seniors reconnecting with visitors after stressful lockdown

COVID-19 restrictions have been lifting throughout the province and this also includes facilities that house the most vulnerable population. Both Lac La Biche seniors homes, LacAlta Lodge and Points West Living, have been in lock down since March and neither facility has had any COVID-19 cases. Two weeks ago, Alberta’s …

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