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Viersen’s goal: defeat Trudeau!

Newly-elected MP Arnold Viersen is promising to work for the betterment of all sectors of the economy.
“I will continue to fight for forestry, farming and the oil and gas sectors that are the heartbeat of our communities,” he says.

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STARS receives $2M boost

STARS air ambulance has had a good fundraising year thanks to a sold out lottery, but is still facing some funding uncertainty.
The air ambulance service is a critical way for those living in rural communities or working in remote areas to get rapid transport to medical services.

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College honours long-serving employees

Northern Lakes College celebrated long- serving and retiring employees at the college’s annual Long-Service Awards Night in Slave Lake on Oct. 23.
The evening celebrated a total of 425 years of combined service among all recipients, says an NLC news release dated Oct. 23.

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Shelters must go, rules appeal board

Two prototype shelters must be removed from downtown Peace River after an appeal of the decision was denied.
The mobile shelters were built by the PurpleRung Foundation, founded by Brent Taylor of Gun-Shy Investments and his partner, Trudy Plazier.

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Potable water now flowing to Dixonville and area

Water from the Town of Peace River is now flowing west to Dixonville and surrounding areas.
“This is a great moment for our municipalities, especially County of Northern Lights. We now have potable water in Weberville, Warrensville and Dixonville,” Reeve Terry Ungarian says.