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Chris CleggSouth Peace News Let the insurance company deal with it.It’s the solution Northern Sunrise County arrived at after hearing about a water bill at its Jan. 11 meeting.Irma Olga Gordey wrote council asking her $2,609 water bill be forgiven.“There…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a “meet and greet” to meet the new council combined with a presentation on the valuable service libraries provide.Peace Library system CEO Louisa Robison attended Northern Sunrise County council’s Jan. 11 meeting by Zoom…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County has added caretaker’s residence in the highway commercial district in its land-use bylaw.At its regular meeting Dec. 8, council gave final reading to amend the land-use bylaw that adds caretaker’s residence in the…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Every effort will be made to make repairs at the Nampa Regional Civic Centre as soon as possible.“There is nothing worse than a sewer smell,” said Reeve Carolyn Kolebaba during debate at Northern Sunrise County council’s…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Just over 50 properties owned by Big Lakes County will be up for bids at an auction planned later this year.At its regular meeting Dec. 8, council approved a list of 52 properties to be dispersed.County…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County is taken steps to deal with a request from the owners of a cabin in Winagami Lake Provincial Park to transfer the licence for the lot owned by the County.At its regular meeting…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Letting the Alberta government know they are opposed to the creation of a provincial police force is at the top of Northern Sunrise County councillors’ minds.Council agreed at its Jan. 11 meeting to prepare and send…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Falher town council continues to be discouraged about periodic times when a physician is not available in the emergency department at the local hospital in nearby McLennan.At its regular meeting Jan. 12, council passed a motion…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Kapawe’no First Nation has reached out to Big Lakes County to work on projects together.Chief Sydney Halcrow talked to council as a delegation at its regular meeting Dec. 8.He says Kapawe’no council is very interested in…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The presentation of McLennan’s 2021 Volunteer-of-the-Year award will be a little later than in years past.Usually held in the earlier part of the year, council decided at its Jan. 10 meeting to hold the event May…

Like most municipalities, they do it every year just in case.McLennan town council unanimously agreed at its Jan. 10 meeting to pass a borrowing bylaw.Otherwise called a line of credit at the bank, council does it just in case they…

McLennan town council appointed its weed control appeal board committee members.Denis Boucher, Lucien Houle, Marcel Limoges, Andre Lussier and Darcy Tokarz were appointed at council’s Jan. 10 meeting under Section 14(5) of the Agricultural Pests Act and the appeal panel…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Councillors are often the best sources when it comes to recognizing local health care needs.As a result, the Town of McLennan agreed at its Jan. 10 meeting to provide its voice.Council received a letter from Holly…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Thanks, but no thanks.At least until the existing contract expires.It’s what McLennan town council decided at its Jan. 10 meeting after receiving a request from the M.D. of Smoky River to put recycling bins in the…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A free 2022 membership is what McLennan town council is asking the Mighty Peace Tourism Association.Council made the decision at its Jan. 10 meeting saying they were unhappy with the service received in 2021.At previous meetings,…