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Bruderheim Council Votes to Put Off Decision on Junior A Hockey

In a unanimous vote, Bruderheim Town Council has decided to hold off making a decision on bringing in a junior A hockey team for at least one year. Brian Brown and Ron White, of Western States Hockey League, brought forward a presentation to council at a special meeting May 2...

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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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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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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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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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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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Edmonton artist named Alberta’s first artist in residence

Edmonton’s Lauren Crazybull has been named Alberta's first Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence program is a Canadian first and was designed to have the government support artists. With the residency comes a $45,000 grant and up to $30,000 in additional funding t...

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