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Flu concerns rise

With a rise in infections and a big dip in vaccinations, Alberta public health officials are concerned a coming flu outbreak could get nasty. Dr.
St. Albert city council takes pass on Habitat talk

St. Albert city council takes pass on Habitat talk

City council turned down an invitation to meet with Akinsdale residents who are concerned about an affordable housing project in development at 70 Arlington Dr. Coun.

Alberta Environment turns down request for assessment of powerlines

Alberta Environment quickly turned down a call this week for an environmental impact assessment on the proposed Heartland Transmission Line.

Alberta Party sets sights on St. Albert

Emerging onto a political landscape long dominated by the Progressive Conservatives will no doubt deliver its share of challenges for the fledgling Alberta Party but it's one the party faithful is ready to embrace.
Province to ramp up late blight education campaign

Province to ramp up late blight education campaign

The province will use a three-pronged approach to educate members of the public, including commercial growers, about late blight, a disease that destroyed tomato and potato plants across the province, including St. Albert, last year.
Cancer survivor shows courage under fire

Cancer survivor shows courage under fire

A five-year-old boy took the braveness he has displayed battling brain cancer to work alongside local firefighters yesterday. Clyde Weber, a student at J.J.

EI rates tick upwards in 2011

The first paycheque of the year will be a tiny bit lighter for most Canadians as increases to employment insurance (EI) premiums take affect. The changes increase the amount of insurance Canadians pay on $100 of wages from $1.72 to $1.
Popular physician takes down shingle

Popular physician takes down shingle

During the four decades he worked as a family physician, Dr. Neil Gray's family vacations came few and far between, sometimes scheduled around patients. One vacation, he recalls, was delayed until a patient had given birth.

Salvation Army's kettles runneth over

Things worked out pretty well for the Salvation Army this past holiday season, all things considered. One Grinch-y glitch didn't stop them from a successful outcome.
St. Albert's champion of change

St. Albert's champion of change

Victor Fernandez says the common brotherhood of the world's firehalls means you can go anywhere and find the same people.