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Down home cooking

Down home cooking

It's lunchtime at Ironwood Estates seniors' residence in St. Albert, and residents are clapping and nodding their approval of the cuisine.
More shared rides suggested for handibus users

More shared rides suggested for handibus users

An aura of guarded optimism was in the air Wednesday as St. Albert handibus patrons listened to the proposals made by transit officials that could make the service more accessible.
Postpartum depression: more than just baby blues

Postpartum depression: more than just baby blues

The birth of a child is supposed to be the happiest, most joyful and fulfilling time of a parent's life. The reality is that many new moms find themselves feeling down and out of sorts. Some dads experience it, too.
Groups call for higher taxes, royalties

Groups call for higher taxes, royalties

Two provincial lobby groups plan to blanket airwaves and mailboxes in the coming weeks with a push to see Alberta increase royalty rates and taxes, rather than make cuts to public services.
Don't fear tap water

Don't fear tap water

Quick! What's the deadliest chemical in tap water? DDT? PCBs? BPA? Try DNA, says Steve Hrudey, a retired professor of environmental toxicology at the University of Alberta.
Battle brewing over third ambulance

Battle brewing over third ambulance

Alberta Health Services (AHS) might say St.
Noisy building to be silenced

Noisy building to be silenced

Residents at Mission Manor will be able to sleep uninterrupted and enjoy their patios in the summer within a matter of days, according to the property manager for a building with a noisy air conditioner located across the river.
Health care and spending dominate PC candidate forum

Health care and spending dominate PC candidate forum

Health care quickly became the topic of discussion during a forum for Progressive Conservative party candidates in Westlock last week. Five candidates are vying for the PC nomination in Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock.
Spirited lady is passionate about St. Albert

Spirited lady is passionate about St. Albert

Cheryl Mackenzie describes her personality as being loud and proud, but her co-volunteers from St. Albert's 150th anniversary picnic sub-committee see her differently.
New digs for Morinville secular school

New digs for Morinville secular school

Morinville's secular students moved into their new digs this week, but their parents are wondering when they'll find a permanent home.
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