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Salisbury Comp to perform Disney’s Newsies next week

Students in the performing arts program will hit the stage May 13 - 16. Their adaptation of the cult-classic musical film, Disney's Newsies will show the crowd a world of corporate exploitation in turn-of-the century New York City. Jack Kelly is a young newsboys and leads ...

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Explosive hazard advisory for Vegreville has been lifted

A gas main line leak left the Town of Vegreville under an explosive hazard advisory on Monday, May 6. The Alberta Emergency Alert System sounded around 1:30 p.m. Alberta Emergency Alert App. The town provided ThreeSixty with an update via Facebook just after 3 p.m. stat...

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Travel advisory: Highway cleanup commences this weekend

Volunteers will be along the highways on Saturday, May 4. Drivers are asked to slow down and watch for pedestrians on the highways between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each year volunteers from clubs such as 4-H, Scouts, Girl Guides, schools, church organizations, Rotary clubs, sport...

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Hemp Facility Plans are Taking Root in Bruderheim

A newly proposed hemp facility has the community of Bruderheim talking. Canadian Rockies Hemp Corporation (CRHC) held an open house in Bruderheim on Monday, April 15 to update residents on the construction plans of their new hemp processing facility, as well as address any c...

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UPDATED: Emergency crews put out fire at Shell Scotford

Crews worked all morning to contain an upgrader fire just outside of Fort Saskatchewan. Strathcona County Emergency Services along with Shell Canada Limited responded to the fire at Shell Scotford's upgrader when the site assembly alarm went off around 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Ap...

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Sherwood Park band to perform at international music festival

The Salisbury Composite High band will perform at the event on Saturday, April 13. Roughly 50 Grade 10 - 12 students make up the Salisbury Composite High band that has qualified to take part in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Festival, in Banff. The event is an international comp...

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Advance polls officially open

Advance polling locations are open from Tuesday, April 9 until Saturday, April 13. This announcement was made by Alberta's Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler on Tuesday, April 13, via press release. This is the first time that advance electors will have access to a 'Vote...

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EIPS among many school boards facing funding challenges

Elk Island Public School (EIPS) speaks out about lack of stable, predictable and adequate funding for education. In a press release issued on Sunday, April 7, EIPS stated that while economic prosperity, essential social supports and a solid foundation for growth and diversifi...

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Fort High students to compete in international robotics competition

Students will travel to Calgary this week to take part in the robotics competition. Fort Saskatchewan High School will send 17 students to the 2019 Fort Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics competition. The international competition will h...

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Sherwood Heights replacement school top priority for EIPS

Elk Island Public School (EIPS) board has approved the division's three year capital plan for 2020-23. The capital plan gets reviewed and updated yearly and key capital projects for the division are prioritized. A replacement school for Sherwood Park Heights Junior High has b...

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