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Free park N ride returns for Canada Day celebrations

It's time to celebrate the country's 152nd birthday and for Fort residents that means not having to drive. With many cities/towns celebrating in their own way, the Fort returns this year with another big musician hitting the stage; Doc Walker. Opening act Jesse Roper will ...

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Community raises more than $3000 for SYNC program

The fundraiser was held at the Station Square Co-op in Fort Saskatchewan earlier this month. The Seniors and Youth Networking Communities (SYNC) program has Grades 5 and 6 students from SouthPointe School, James Mowat Elementary and Fort Saskatchewan Christian School visiting...

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Bring it On: The musical to hit the Sherwood Park stage

Students will bring competitive cheerleading to the stage this week. Bev Facey Community High School students will bring their adaptation of the classic teen comedy Bring it on, to life on stage May 21 - 23. Those in the school's performing arts program will show the audie...

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UPDATED: Emergency crews put out fire at Shell Scotford

Crews worked all morning to contain an upgrader fire just outside of Fort Saskatchewan. Strathcona County Emergency Services along with Shell Canada Limited responded to the fire at Shell Scotford's upgrader when the site assembly alarm went off around 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Ap...

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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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EIPS among many school boards facing funding challenges

Elk Island Public School (EIPS) speaks out about lack of stable, predictable and adequate funding for education. In a press release issued on Sunday, April 7, EIPS stated that while economic prosperity, essential social supports and a solid foundation for growth and diversifi...

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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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Sherwood Heights replacement school top priority for EIPS

Elk Island Public School (EIPS) board has approved the division's three year capital plan for 2020-23. The capital plan gets reviewed and updated yearly and key capital projects for the division are prioritized. A replacement school for Sherwood Park Heights Junior High has b...

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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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