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Town beautification awards handed out
Prizes for the Town Beautification Contest were awarded at the Sept. 4 council meeting. For residential landscaping, Bernie and Ray Pentland won first prize of a $500 credit on their town utility bill as well as a $300 credit for Most Unique.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-12 08:33:16



Bylaw revisions may cause concern for developers
There may be some concerns for Fairview developers because of a change in the zoning status of the former CN right-of-way Town council gave first reading to a revised land-use bylaw Sept. 4, with Director of Community Services, Daryl Greenhill, giving a quick once-over of some of the changes.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-12 08:33:16



Fairview welcomes two new doctors
Fairview has two new doctors, Dr. Robert (Bob) Irvine and Dr. Nicolas Botha. Like many other doctors in the Peace Country, Dr. Botha is originally from South Africa but has been in Canada for 13 years.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-12 08:33:15



Water treatment plant upgrade contract awarded
The Town of Fairview has accepted a bid for phase three of the water treatment plant upgrade. The successful bidder was Norwest Construction and Management with a price of $894,323.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-12 08:33:14



Dejong to climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Jorden Dejong is a very well-travelled 13-year-old who has been to Africa three times already as part of mission trips to help people build a school.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-12 08:33:13



Fairview Flyers gearing up for exhibition this weekend
The Fairview Flyers junior B hockey team looks like it's on its way towards a strong first season. The team held its tryout camp Sept. 8-9 and 27 players showed up. Some who were unable to make it may come to practice during the week for evaluation.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-12 08:33:12



THIS WEEK'S FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Where's the fire?
Chris Eakin/Fairview Post Fairview Volunteer Fire Department held its annual barbecue for members and families at Cummings Lake Sept. 9, also inviting local police and ambulance staff to join in the fun.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-12 08:33:11



Be careful what you wish for
In July of 2006, the Town of Fairview received the news that its bid to house a proposed police college did not meet the short list. Having spent a chunk of money for land to put the college on (perhaps to convince the provincial government that it was serious in its bid), council was not happy.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:22



George Lake Music Festival still going strong
The George Lake Music Festival took place at the George Lake Campground Sept. 2 but the fun started days before the bands arrived. The campground filled up before any of the musicians arrived with eager music fans who wanted to make sure they had a place to camp.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:22





Gymnastics club back in business
Fairview Gymnasts have some good news from Dawn Spicer, who says, "We are a go for September!" She said while packing up the gym last week, in advance of shutting down the program, five families - the Friesens, Reums, Tallacks, Kingstons and Fergusons - donated three months rent to the club! The [...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:21



College rodeo event reborn
For the first time in several years, there will be a College Rodeo in Fairview. Coming Sept. 29-30 it is being organized by Jennifer Rak and Erin Moskalyk and will take place at the Waterhole Rodeo Grounds.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:20



Gov't taking proactive approach to highway realignment
People might be wondering why the government is planning now for a realignment of Highway 2 on the Dunvegan Hill when so far the road seems to be staying in place after the latest repairs.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:19



New program breaks down barricades for youth
Fairview has a project getting underway that could make a big difference in keeping young people in Fairview. The government of Canada just announced it is funding Accredited Supported Living Services (ASLS) Skills Link program to the tune of $138,000.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:18



Chainsaw artists bring their skill to Summer's End Festival
As part of the festivities for the End of Summer Festival on Aug. 25, the Fairview Rotary and the Fairview Ag Society have partnered to bring a pair of chainsaw artists to town to create two works of art.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 12:28:46



Redneck Riders wrap up season
Chris Eakin Fairview Post The Northern Redneck Riders finals competition for barrel racing and pole-bending was a resounding success with more than 100 riders showing up to compete.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 12:28:46



New firehall coming along well
The Firehall Construction committee toured the new firehall to check on progress last week.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 12:28:45



Making music at Bluefest
The Hamlet of Bluesky hosted the annual Bluefest Music Festival Aug. 19 and it was well attended. Bluefest is definitely family-oriented and started off with a church service at 10:30 a.m.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 12:28:44



Bigfoot rolls into Fairview
Chris Eakin Fairview Post The Bigfoot monster Truck came to Fairview this past weekend and thrilled large crowds of people by crushing parked cars with a roar of its supercharged V8 engine.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 12:28:43



Foundation may offer options for community
There were two events in Fairview recently which put the focus on service clubs and charity in our community. The first was a presentation by Tracey Vavrek of the Greater Grande Prairie Community Foundation (GGPCF), the second was the 40th anniversary celebration of the Fairview Lions Club.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-15 07:58:07



Exciting wrap to Fairview Men's Open
There was an exciting end to the Fairview Men's Open this past weekend with a three-way tie for first place in the championship round that took three extra holes to break. Jamie Hemstock, Tim Watchorn and Tory Stranaghan were tied with 146 strokes for the weekend at the Fairview Golf Club.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-15 07:58:06



Historic building being restored at Dunvegan
Two restoration officers from Alberta Culture spent part of last week at Historic Dunvegan Park playing in the mud and throwing mud balls. Actually they were working on the restoration of a cabin that belonged to the R?llon Fr?s Trading Post at Dunvegan many years ago.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-15 07:58:05



Bike for Bibles fundraiser rolls into Fairview
A group of 33 cyclists and 10 support staff arrived in Fairview Aug. 7, tired and no doubt sore after riding 197 kilometres from Fort St. John, but happy to be raising money for the Canadian Bible Society.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-15 07:58:04



Lions celebrate 40 years in Fairview
The Fairview Lions Club celebrated 40 years of service this past weekend and invited all former members, especially charter members to attend the celebration.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-15 07:58:03



New animal shelter in the works for Fairview
The Town of Fairview has been tossing around the idea of upgrading the animal shelter at the public works yard since last fall. That idea is now starting to bloom and will start to bear fruit this fall.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-08 10:30:50



United Way looking to increase participation in Fairview
A breakfast event was heldin Fairview Aug. 2 to see if the community wants to pursue doing more work with the United Way. Breakfast was early - 7 a.m.[...]
Newspaper: Fairview Post
Feed: Fairview Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-08 10:30:49



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