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The Athabasca Advocate

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The Athabasca Advocate is an award-winning weekly newspaper in a vibrant, fast-growing community located just over an hour north of Edmonton.

A two-person newsroom provides extensive coverage of local news and sports, dedicated to keeping the community informed about local events and providing thought-provoking editorials.

The Advocate has a verified circulation of over 3,500, with 81 per cent of adults reading the Advocate every week (ComBase 2005: 2 Year Data).

A second section, Town & Country, runs in the Athabasca Advocate, Barrhead Leader, Westlock News and Lac La Biche Post and reaches over 16,000 households.

The Advocate published its first issue in 1982.

The Advocate is owned by Great West Newspapers, LP. Great West Newspapers is committed to producing quality newspapers in advertising markets throughout Alberta. Other Great West publications include: Airdrie City View, Barrhead Leader, Carstairs Courier, Didsbury Review, Elk Point Review, FFWD Weekly (Calgary), Innisfail Province, Lac La Biche Post, Mountain View Gazette, Okotoks Western Wheel, Olds Albertan, Red Deer Express, Rocky Mountain Outlook, Rocky View Weekly, St. Albert Gazette, St. Paul Journal, SEE Magazine (Edmonton), Sundre Round Up, Town & Country, Westlock News, Wheel & Deal (Alberta edition) and Wheel & Deal (Prairie edition).

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