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Search is on for Alberta's top volunteers

Come out, come out, wherever you are. You’re out there somewhere, Alberta’s next volunteer of the year, and Direct Energy is looking for you.

Landowners mull new entrance to St. Albert

A new commercial retail development is in the works for South Campbell Business Park as a group of property owners prepares to begin developing the long-vacant land.

Students reach out to New Orleans

Students at ├ęcole Secondaire Sainte Marguerite d'Youville (ESSMY) have been fundraising since last year for an upcoming trip to New Orleans where they plan to help rebuild some of the homes damaged by hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Canadians slack on fitness

Canadians slack on fitness

Canadians are lazier than Americans and aren't getting the exercise they need, according to a new study. But a St. Albert man has a simple solution: get a bike.
Kitties, canines and beavers, oh my!

Kitties, canines and beavers, oh my!

Marjorie Hervey has been dubbed the Mother Theresa of cats and she doesn’t mince words about the crappy care many humans dish out to felines.
No reprieve from intersection violations

No reprieve from intersection violations

St. Albert’s intersection cameras are working normally and all tickets that have been issued to date will be processed normally, report city officials.

Fatality inquiry continues

Emotions were running high this week as the inquiry into the death of a teenage girl who died shortly after leaving provincial foster care continued.

Mortgage rules won't impact local market

New mortgage rules announced this week should have a limited impact on the local real estate market, according to local experts. The new changes introduced earlier this week reduce the length of amortization available in government insured mortgages.

City plows on with snow removal

Snow removal crews began attacking St. Albert's collector roads Thursday afternoon after finishing the city's residential streets.

Armed men target local pharmacy

A local pharmacy was robbed Wednesday night by two men demanding a highly addictive painkiller. The men entered the Health Select Pharmacy in the Tudor Glen Market at around 7 p.m. and demanded the prescription painkiller Oxycontin.