February 2021

Adapted from “A Land Reclaimed: The Story of Alberta’s Special Areas” by Jack Gorman. Published for the Special Areas Board, 1988 [siteorigin_widget class="Hr_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] The homestead women were responsible for the health care of the family and often the animals. Child birth on the farm was a particularly...

For the 2021 season, Special Areas municipal campgrounds (Prairie Oasis Park, Blood Indian Park, and Carolside Campground) will all be operating on a first-come, first-serve basis. This applies to all sites, with the exception of the two (2) large group camp sites located in Prairie Oasis Park:...

Adapted from “Youngstown Memories: Across the Years 1909 - 1983", compiled and published by Youngstown and District Historical Society, 1984 [siteorigin_widget class="Hr_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Snowplowing used to be managed on a community basis in the Special Areas. Communities would form snow plow associations, funding their operations through the sale...