Category: Community

Committee Member Opportunities

Athabasca County is seeking Members At Large to serve on the following committees: Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (One) Member – 3 Year Term One County resident to serve as Members at Large on the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board for a 3 year term ending December 31, 2022. The purpose of the Board is…

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Baptiste Lake Fire Department Open House on Saturday

Come out to the Island Lake Fire Hall this Saturday August 3rd from 11am – 2pm for a hamburger and activities for the kids. There will be FireSmart and Voyent-Alert information displays as well as home sprinkler kits available for sale.

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Athabasca County Conversation – 2019 Seniors’ Symposiums

Two one-day conferences for seniors, their caregivers and the community          The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about the 2019 Seniors’ Symposiums taking place in Athabasca and…

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AU relocates convocation due to wildfires

Decision made to help increase safety for everyone     Today Athabasca County received word that Athabasca University made the tough decision to move its convocation ceremony from Athabasca to Red Deer. The event is an important one for our region and is one we all look forward to each year. Given the wildfires burning north…

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County Conversation – Local Cemetery Improvement Program

The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about the Local Cemetery Improvement Program and how organizations maintaining the final resting places of friends and loved ones can apply for funding. Council…

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RCMP Crime Mapping

Crime mapping is an innovative tool by which the Alberta RCMP is tackling the few offenders who commit the most crimes.  Athabasca County has added this mapping feature to our website to make everyone aware of current crime trends.

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Hamlet & Roadway Clean-up Program

Athabasca County provides community groups and/or individuals the opportunity to obtain funding by conducting the Hamlet & Roadway Clean-up for the municipality. This is an incentive program to enhance the appearance of our Hamlets and certain roadways and at the same time, help community members to raise money. The clean-up areas and rates are set…

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Workshop: Planting for Pollinators

Learn about our native pollinators and how to create a landscape that meets their resource needs at the upcoming workshop. Receive native flower seeds for planting. Build a bee hotel for mason & leafcutter bees. Build a bumblebee box. It all takes place 6 pm to 7:30 pm | Thursday, March 14 Athabasca Agri-plex $10…

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Agreement Signed for Brick School Project

Mayor of Athabasca Colleen Powell and Athabasca County Reeve Larry Armfelt sign an agreement to begin the next stage of work on the Athabasca Brick School project. Athabasca County and the Town of Athabasca have signed an agreement with an architectural firm that will kick-start the next stage of work on the Athabasca Brick School….

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County Conversation – Farm Women’s Conference & Awards

Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. If you missed hearing it over the radio, you can listen to it here by clicking on the play button below. This week’s segment talks about nominations and…

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