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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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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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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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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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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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