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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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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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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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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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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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