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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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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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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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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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Public alert issued after measles case confirmed in Edmonton area

The public may have been exposed to a case of measles between February 12 - 13. Alberta Health Services issued a public alert on Sunday, February 24. Individuals who were in the following locations on the date and time written may have been exposed to measles. February 12:...

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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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Agricultural societies to save money through new program

The province has introduced a $10 million grant program to help agricultural societies reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Agricultural societies run more than 700 facilities throughout Alberta, which includes hockey rinks, curling rinks, community halls and facilities that host...

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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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