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Expo bid won't affect LRT construction

LRT in Edmonton will continue to move on the aggressive timetable, despite the city's failed bid for Expo 2017. What that means for St. Albert is still up in the air.

Council told not to tinker with photo radar

City administration is recommending council leave the give and take lead-footed drivers receive from photo radar cameras untouched.

Allred breaks ranks with Tories, supports Health Act amendment

St. Albert MLA Ken Allred broke ranks with his Tory party Wednesday, saying he was in favour of an amendment to the Health Act put forward by independent MLA Raj Sherman that would legislate emergency room wait times across the province.

White spruce forest open to public

St. Albert's white spruce forest is now safe from logging thanks to a deal between the city and a local developer. City staff announced Tuesday they had made a deal with Genstar Development to protect the white spruce forest.

Stabbing leaves two hospitalized, two arrested

Two men are in hospital and two men have been arrested following a stabbing at Friday’s Lounge & Grill over the weekend. The incident took place early Saturday morning as the bar was shutting down. It left two men with stab wounds.

Minister gave 'verbal direction' on Duckett

Health Minister Gene Zwozdesky gave the health superboard “verbal direction” regarding the fate of former Alberta Health Services CEO Stephen Duckett, according to statements he made during a press conference Wednesday night.

Grey wave to change streets

St. Albert needs to become denser and walkable if it wants to be a good place for seniors, says a researcher. About 25 people gathered at the St. Albert Senior Citizens' Club Thursday night for a talk on healthy aging in suburban environments.

Hair Massacure dollars put into action

The setting is conversely high tech and low altitude. You have to go down two flights of stairs from ground level to get to the sub-basement of the 89-year-old dentistry/pharmacy centre building on the main University of Alberta campus. There, Dr.

Province hits pause on parks bill

The province has pushed its new parks bill back to the spring session following a wave of protest from environmental groups.

Kinettes launch annual Christmas hamper campaign today

The St. Albert Kinettes already feel like they’re well on their way to having a successful three-week collection campaign to support its annual Christmas hamper project. The campaign launches this morning at St.