Category Community

EIPS announces new name of Wye replacement school

It is official: the Wye replacement school will be renamed as Heritage Hills Elementary. The Elk Island Public School (EIPS) board approved the name during a public board meeting on Thursday, March 14. The decision came after the division collected community input on the w...

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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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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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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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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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Fort residents petition for mandatory vaccinations

As Alberta Health Services issues a public alert for a local case of measles, a petition is already in the works to fight for mandatory vaccinations. The petition was started by a handful of Fort Saskatchewan residents and the group is petitioning for mandatory vaccinations (...

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Wine and cheese event raises more than $1200 for Bruderheim preschool

It was a night for new adventures intasting on Friday, February 15. A Chocolate Wine and Cheese tasting eventwas hosted by the Little Rock Café, located inside the Studio 6 Hotel inBruderheim, on behalf of the Bruderheim Preschool. “We have been fundraising this year fo...

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Extreme cold stretch is over!

The extreme cold warning that covered much of Alberta, has been lifted. Environment Canada first issued the extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2. As of today, February 15, the warning had been lifted. There is a bit of snow in the forecast for Edmonton and the...

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