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Boston Pizza Operation Education Fundraiser

Boston PizzaViking School has registered with Boston Pizza for the Operation Education Program, which is a program designed to give back and support local schools.

Registered schools save and submit receipts from purchases at Boston Pizza Restaurants and in turn Boston Pizza will donate 5% cash back to the school. Participating Boston Pizza Restaurants for our area are any Northern Alberta Boston Pizza. Rebate submissions may include receipts from any of these locations for Dine-in, Take Out or Delivery.

Eat at Boston Pizza between Sept. 1, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2016 and save your receipt.  Submit your receipts to Viking School by Jan. 10, 2017.

Contact Viking School for more information

Beaver County is Hiring




Beaver County is a rural municipality southeast of Edmonton. It is located along the Province's High-Load Corridor and has a diversified tax base, ranging from acreage development in the west, to mixed farming in the centre and east, and gravel/oil/gas extraction in the east. The population is 5689 with a regional population (including two towns and two villages) of almost 9800.

Beaver County is seeking a motivated and customer-oriented person for the position of Development Officer.

Reporting to the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, the Development Officer will carry out the following position responsibilities:

  • Provide information/advice regarding development proposals, including interpretation of the County's MDP and LUB, and other relevant planning legislation

  • Accept, process, and decide upon all permitted and discretionary use applications

  • Inspect application sites prior to making a decision

  • Issue all permitted and discretionary use permits

  • Issue refusals

  • Notify relevant parties of development decisions

  • Enforce development regulations and approval conditions

  • Issue compliance certificates

  • Defend decisions to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

  • Recommend amendments to the County's MDP and LUB

  • Liaise with The Inspections Group regarding coordination of development and safety codes permits

  • Prepare statistical reports regarding development activities

  • Assist with other administrative duties as required

    Qualifications include:

  • Certification in Applied Land Use Planning and/or related education, or equivalent experience

  • Proven knowledge of municipal legislation and relevant statutes

  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office)

  • Knowledge of GIS (webmapping)

  • Personal initiative, the ability to work independently, and as a team-player

  • Effective public presentation skills and good written communication skills

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Experience in a municipal government setting

  • Valid driver's license

    Hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with an opportunity to participate in an Earned Day Off program. Salary range is $66,662 to $81,107. A comprehensive benefits package is available.

    Applications will be accepted until noon, Friday, July 15, 2016.

    Interested applicants should forward a resume, including a minimum of three references, to the following address:

    Margaret Jones, Assistant CAO Phone: (780) 663-3730

    Beaver County email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Box 140

    Ryley, AB T0B 4A0

    Beaver County is committed to a healthy and safe work environment and adheres to a non-smoking policy. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.


Household Hazardous Waste Roundup

1464707642-420w hazardouswastepicThe Household Hazardous Waste Roundup is Saturday, June 25 at the following locations and times in Beaver County:

Viking Fire Hall: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bruce Fire Hall: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tofield Fire Hall: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Bring your unwanted computers, TVs and old paint to those locations to be recycled. Also accepting hazardous household waste items including herbicides, cleaners, batteries, and more for recycling and proper disposal.

The following link will give you a list of things most commonly brought to household roundups.

We also take electronic wastes as well such as, but not limited to, TVs, computers, servers, laptops, printers, scanners, fax machines.

Visit or call 1-888-999-8762 for more information on electronics and paint recycling.

Contact Beaver County Agricultural Services at 780-663-3730 for more information

Viking School Class of 2016

grad2016On Friday, May 27, 28 Viking School graduates walked the stage to receive their diplomas, looking wonderful in handsome suits and an array of bright, beautiful gowns.

Their chosen theme was “Where it all begins,” and it was evident throughout the banquet and ceremony that the future is looked forward to with much excitement, as the students set out to achieve their diverse range of career goals.

Pictured in the back row from left are Ty Gould, Derek Lefsrud, Jess McKie, Brodie Winczura, Andrew Grisdale, Ty Taylor, Liam Erickson, Bryce Maxwell, Oren Erickson, Justin Suddaby, Tyen Paterson, Murray Maxwell, Ryan Vitek, Braydon Zarski, and Chad Wilkie. In the front row from left are Amber Danderfer, Kelsey Smith, Amber Voltner, Megan Russnak, Alissa Nadeau, Danielle Ramos, Chelsey Erickson, Kelly Ng, Casie Naslund, Simonne Yurko, Karley Heisler, Natasha Stewart, and Janae Roeleveld.

Large Item Garbage Collection

Large Item CollectionBeaver Municipal Solutions bi-annual large item program is provided at no charge to municipal residents.

Items are required to be placed on the front street by the curb at least 3ft from parked vehicles (items must be placed on the street - not on grass or boulevard). If items are placed on boulevard, they will not be picked up.

Any Freon products such as freezers, fridges, water coolers, etc. must be identified with a BMS sticker in order to be picked up. The Town Office will be provided with stickers from BMS and will be responsible to collect payment and issue stickers to residents.

The Town is then responsible to provide the Supervisor of Collection and Transportation of BMS with addresses in which they have issued stickers for.

Unacceptable Items:

Items that will not be accepted are: Grass clippings, trees, tree branches, large chunks or amounts of cement, regular household bags of garbage, small wooden items that would fit into a garbage bin (little dresser, foot stool, etc.), and electronic waste. These items are accepted at the Ryley landfill, Lindbrook Transfer Station or Viking Transfer Station at anytime.

Acceptable Items:

Acceptable items include: Mattresses, couches, recliners, white goods (appliances), tires, and propane tanks (these items are also acceptable at the Ryley landfill or Transfer Stations at anytime).

Residents will be responsible to place their large items on the front street the evening prior to the municipalities date as listed in the Large Item Collection Schedule. BMS will be collecting large items in each town with a multi-lift and skid steer.

Freon products must have a BMS sticker visible in order to be collected. Residents are required to pay at either the Town Office or at the BMS Office in order to obtain their sticker.

BMS will continue to pick up items until each municipality is complete. Please be advised that each municipality may take a couple days.

If you have been missed, please feel free to contact the Supervisor of Collection and Transportation at (780)663-2038 EXT 102.

Viking Election

voteViking Election Results

October 16, 2017

Viking Mayor:

Vote Results:
Cindy Lefsrud - 161
Jason Ritchie - 225    - Elected

Councillors - All positions acclaimed

Judy Acres - Councillor
Dana Ewashko - Councillor
Maynard Huibers - Councillor
Rod Hunter - Councillor
Clinton Nearing - Councillor
Laurel Weisgerber - Councillor