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Albertans can now access their personal health records

The new online tool called MyHealth Records has been launched by the province. MyHealth Records allows adults to access their personal health records, which includes immunizations, medications and lab test results. “MyHealth Records is about supporting patients in being ...

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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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Multiple oversized loads heading through area

There will be road closures in the Fort this week. There is petrochemical equipment being moved to the Industrial Heartland over the course of four days. Several pieces being moved including a 293-tonne, 116 metre long de-propanizer and two gas fires heaters. All piec...

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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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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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