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Murder case opens today

The trial of a former St. Albert man in a murder case that made headlines around the world is set to get under way this week.


Incorrect information appeared in At County Council in the March 9 Gazette. North West Upgrading will make a lump sum payment of $5.59 million as part of the company’s property tax agreement with Sturgeon County.

Digging into the cost of waste disposal

Separating household organic waste from regular trash is supposed to save the city money. The city’s contract for waste disposal at the 170th Street landfill ends this year, which has prompted the city to adopt a curbside organics program.

Bellerose students Reach for the Top

Since September, a group of students at Bellerose Composite High School have been hitting the books in preparation for the Reach for the Top provincial championships taking place in Calgary next month.

Environment File

Canadians are dropping the bottle and going back to the tap when it comes to drinking water, according to a recent environmental study. Statistics Canada released its biennial Households and the Environment report this week.
Morinville council rejects role as mediator

Morinville council rejects role as mediator

The Town of Morinville will stay on the sidelines in the debate over religious education after a motion to get involved was defeated in a split vote. In a surprise move last week, Coun.

SuN shines on sustainable neighbourhoods

You can build green, walkable neighbourhoods in Alberta, say Strathcona County experts — you just need a little help from the SuN. Peter Vána and Bard Golightly spoke Thursday night to about 35 people at the St.
New ebook aims to awaken inner self

New ebook aims to awaken inner self

Retired St. Albert psychologist Jeff Kuryk has written an ebook that summarizes much of what he learned during his 30-year career and aims to help users focus on the present instead of worrying about the past or future.
City gets neighbourly waste tips

City gets neighbourly waste tips

St. Albert is on the right track with the new waste collection program that’s set to start June 1. That was the message several councillors took away from an information session in Strathcona County on Thursday. The session allowed St.

City acquires land for environmental reserve

The city has acquired more environmental reserve along the north edge of the Sturgeon River near Ray Gibbon Drive.