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Oversize load moving through the area

An oversize load will be transported from Edmonton to the Heartland area starting tonight. The piece of petrochemical equipment, which is known as a polypropylene reactor is 728-tones and 48 metres long. It was scheduled to be moved earlier this month but was delayed due to the...

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Extreme cold warning returns

Winter isn't done with Alberta just yet, that nasty windchill of -40C is back. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for much of Alberta on Monday, February 18. This extreme cold will last throughout the morning and afternoon. This weather is expected to vary throug...

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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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Hemp processing facility planting roots in the Heartland

Bruderheim will soon be home to a brand new Hemp Processing Facility courtesy of Canadian Rockies Hemp Corporation. “Farmers can grow a product, we can process it locally and consumers can use it. It just makes sense,” explained CEO Aaron Barr at the Town of Bruderheim’...

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Extreme cold to stick around another week

Keep those hand warmers handy, this extreme cold snap is sticking around for another week. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2. As of Saturday, February 9 that extreme cold warning remains in effect for most of Alberta. Environment Ca...

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Oversize load traveling through area

Drivers should expect delays as we start the work week off with an oversize load coming through Fort Saskatchewan. It is a 728 tonne, 48 metre long piece of petrochemical equipment, known as a polypropylene reactor being moved from Edmonton to the Heartland over a four day p...

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Province invests $6M into affordable housing project in the Fort

Low income families and seniors in Fort Saskatchewan will soon have access to new safe, modern and affordable housing. The Alberta government announced its $6M investment into the affordable housing project on Friday, February 8. A four-storey apartment building will be co...

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New growing technology debuts at Thiel’s Greenhouses

Thiel’s Greenhouses will be offering fresh greens throughout the year by way of new growing technology in the Bruderheim area ­– dry hydroponic vegetable growing. “My fresh greens project has been a fair number of years in the making. I decided I wanted to diversify in...

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Black History Month: Students encouraged to envision a better world

Fort Saskatchewan students create their own "I Have a Dream" statements as part of a project inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. Carole Bossert, a Grade 1 teacher at SouthPointe Elementary School has committed to celebrate Black History Month with her students, believing that ...

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