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Big Lakes County published a book featuring the stories of 50 County residents called, In Our Own Words, Hard Times and Good Times in Northern Alberta's Big Lakes County. On December 3rd and 4th, the County hosted three book launches and signings at Pleasantview Lodge, the High Prairie Municipal Library,…
The High Prairie Airport is now open! Big Lakes County was able to utilize nearly $720,695 from the Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program (STIP) allocated through the Alberta Government to renovate the High Prairie Airport. Upgrades included: LED lighting, a 120-meter runway extension, overlay, apron extension, and wider access road from…
On October 28, 2019, Big Lakes County hosted an Energy Sector Appreciation Reception in Calgary, Alberta. Over 70 energy companies that operate in Big Lakes County were invited to the event, which took place at the Sheraton in downtown Calgary. The event brought together more than 25 senior leaders from…
Big Lakes County raised just over $22,000 at the 6th Annual Invitational Charity Golf Tournament, held on August 22, 2019, at the High Prairie & District Golf Club. Of those funds, the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation and the Heart & Stroke Foundation both received $5,000. The Swan Hills Hospital Foundation…
Council re-elected Ward 6 Councillor Richard Simard as Reeve and Ward 3 Councillor Ken Matthews as Deputy Reeve at today’s annual organizational meeting. “I would like to thank my fellow Councillors for their trust and confidence in re-electing me to the position of Reeve for a second term. I look…
Big Lakes County has generously contributed $100,000 towards the construction of the Northern Lakes College High Prairie Campus. In recognition of the support, a classroom in the new campus will be named the Big Lakes County Trades Classroom. The $24 million project is funded by the Government of Alberta’s investment…
Big Lakes County utilized nearly $250,000 of our Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) allocation through the Alberta Government to renovate the Gilwood Transfer Station located N.W. 24-74-18-W5M. The completely redesigned transfer station will enhance operational efficiencies by reducing overall transportation costs, air emissions, energy use, truck traffic, and road wear and…
Big Lakes County in conjunction with the Town of High Prairie has proclaimed July 21 - 27, 2019 as National Drowning Prevention Week. Canada faces a significant problem - and a preventable one: Almost 500 people die every year from drowning. National Drowning Prevention Week is a campaign that is…
Congratulations to Ashely Bell who was selected by Big Lakes County Council to receive the 2019 Return of Service Bursary. This $3,000 bursary was developed to help incentivize post-secondary graduates to provide their skills and expertise within the Big Lakes County boundaries following their graduation. In September, Ms. Bell will…
During the Annual County Barbecue on June 20, 2019, Big Lakes County inducted Robert 'Bob' Dalke and Don Ebbett into the Big Lakes County Wall of Fame. Since 2011, the County has recognized 20 outstanding individuals for their long-term contributions and commitment to organizations that have benefited, brought distinction to,…
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