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Wildrose promises electricity reform

Wildrose promises electricity reform

Wildrose leader Danielle Smith unveiled her party’s plan for Alberta’s electrical system Tuesday, pledging to lower costs for consumers and repeal Bill 50.
Jail time for chronic offender

Jail time for chronic offender

A man’s 30th conviction for theft was marked with 90 days in jail Monday.
Farm Focus

Farm Focus

If conditions are right, Sturgeon County farmers could be in for some swarms of grasshoppers later this year, says a provincial bug specialist. Alberta Agriculture recently released its 2012 crop bug update.
Two local groups in tight spots

Two local groups in tight spots

YESS has been hearing 'no' for a few years now, and it has really taken a toll. Edmonton's Youth Emergency Shelter Society had its sights set on bringing in $1 million in donations over its most recent six-week fundraising campaign.
MacKay pushes new business licence requirements

MacKay pushes new business licence requirements

Future entrepreneurs looking for a business licence from the City of St. Albert might be asked for information about any criminal record they might have, which could preclude them from operating a business in St. Albert.
Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

My name is Melba and I am an 11-week-old puppy. I am a German shepherd-Labrador retriever mix and I will be a large dog when I’m grown up. I was abandoned in the countryside and ended up at the pound.
Morinville opens house for land use bylaw

Morinville opens house for land use bylaw

Strip clubs could become legal in Morinville under a new land use bylaw presented to town council last week. Town council got its first formal look at its revised Land Use Bylaw at its regular meeting last week.
Best Friends

Best Friends

Having fun can be training This time training will be off leash in a secure area like a backyard or a safe rural location. Bring the no-stuff squeak toys and/or balls with you.
Gateway pipeline hearings conclude in Edmonton

Gateway pipeline hearings conclude in Edmonton

A week of hearings into the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline wrapped up in Edmonton on Tuesday with several presentations from First Nation members, but without hearing from Sturgeon County Mayor Don Rigney.
Human rights commission denies Morinville school case

Human rights commission denies Morinville school case

Two parents say the Alberta Human Rights Commission has them going in circles in their quest to get secular schools in Morinville.
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