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Students bring Tom Jones to life on stage

Students bring a coming-of-age tale to the stage this week. Ardrossan Junior Senior High School's theatre group, Adrossan Drama Company (ADC) will perform Tom Jones, which was written by Henry Fielding on March 13 - 16. The story follows Tom Jones, a young man who must ste...

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Snowfall warning issued for central Alberta

You might want to grab a shovel. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for Friday, March 8 saying the general snowfall amount would be 10 - 15 cm, with some areas getting hit with 20 - 25 cm of heavy snow by late afternoon. The snow has been falling at a rate of 2-5...

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Fort High’s annual bike-a-thon raises nearly $30,000

Students, staff and others peddled all night long to raise money for children with cancer. Fort Saskatchewan High School held it's Spinning For Smiles Fourth Gear bike-a-thon on Friday March 1 into the early morning hours of Saturday, March 2. “We are raising money and a...

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Students bring Disney’s Jungle Book to life on stage

Get ready for a musical adventure through the jungle. Grade 5 and 6 students at Strathcona Christian Academy (SCA) Elementary School will perform Disney's Jungle Book Kids, which is their own take on the original animated film. “Musical theatre is a beautiful and creati...

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Team Alberta makes history at 2019 Canada Winter Games

Team Alberta took home 100 medals, surpassing the all-time medals count for the province. The 2019 Canada Winter Games were held in Red Deer February 15 to March 3. The event attracted more than 20,000 spectators and/or participants to the area. Team Alberta took home 100...

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Farm workers driver training deadline extended

Farm workers now have more time to comply with new training requirements. A new mandatory entry level training (MELT) program for those wanting a Class 1 or Class 2 driver's licence has been introduced by the province to improve road safety. These new requirements went int...

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Extreme cold warning issued for entire province

Wind chill is expected to feel like -40 C to -50 C as we head into the weekend. Environment Canada issued the extreme cold warning across Alberta late afternoon on Friday, March 1. The extremely cold wind chills will hit Friday night, lighten up by Saturday afternoon but s...

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New affordable housing to be built in Morinville

The $10.7 million housing project will see 48 new units built in the area. The province has invested in new affordable living spaces, which include, one, two and three bedroom units in Morinville ensuring that families remain close to their community. “All Albertans need...

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EIPS students rally against bullying on Pink Shirt Day

School hallways were flooded with pink on Wednesday, February 26. Elk Island Public Schools saw staff and students support a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment by wearing pink to school. “Pink Shirt Day is an opportunity to get our students to th...

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Extreme cold warning returns for much of Alberta

Those dangerously cold temperatures are back. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for most of the province on Sunday, February 24. The warning is in affect for areas such as Fort Saskatchewan, Vegreville, Bruderheim, Redwater, Gibbons, Sherwood Park, Lamont a...

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