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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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Travel advisory: Highway cleanup commences this weekend

Volunteers will be along the highways on Saturday, May 4. Drivers are asked to slow down and watch for pedestrians on the highways between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each year volunteers from clubs such as 4-H, Scouts, Girl Guides, schools, church organizations, Rotary clubs, sport...

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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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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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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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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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Extreme cold warning returns for much of Alberta

Those dangerously cold temperatures are back. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for most of the province on Sunday, February 24. The warning is in affect for areas such as Fort Saskatchewan, Vegreville, Bruderheim, Redwater, Gibbons, Sherwood Park, Lamont a...

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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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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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