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50 years on the books

50 years on the books

Arlene Kissau laughs as she recalls a day of horror from the history of St. Albert's library. December 1983: the St. Albert Public Library had just moved into St.
Gazette celebrates its golden years

Gazette celebrates its golden years

One June evening in 1961, 38-year-old Pauli Keats was sitting on the patio of the Glenmore Crescent home she shared with her sister, enjoying dinner.
Trains to keep whistling through town

Trains to keep whistling through town

Train whistles will continue to blow in St. Albert until at least 2013 after councillors endorsed the postponement of two capital projects.
Sir George Simpson turns 50

Sir George Simpson turns 50

Ă©cole Sir George Simpson students will celebrate a big birthday Tuesday as the junior high school turns 50 years old.
Soapbox derby revs up St. Albert

Soapbox derby revs up St. Albert

The straw bales are on order, the last minute track preparations are under way, and out there somewhere, 90 kids are counting the sleeps until race day. On Sunday afternoon kids and cars will literally descend on St.
Habitat, home builder gives young family a hand up

Habitat, home builder gives young family a hand up

Teresa Fraser has high hopes her daughter Hailee won't have to move around like she did as a youngster. Fortunately, the Frasers are ready to grow roots in their new Oakmont townhouse, courtesy Habitat for Humanity and a local home builder.
Work on white school nears graduation

Work on white school nears graduation

Someday soon, St. Albert's Little White School will once again be white. Restoration of the historic building's exterior is scheduled for completion in time for the opening of the nearby Founders' Walk on July 24.
Environment File

Environment File

A city committee wants council to delay its cleanup of the old public works yard for another three years.
Canada Post locks out union, cancels mail service

Canada Post locks out union, cancels mail service

The cheque is no longer in the mail, nor is anything else as Canada Post suspended postal operations across the country with a lockout Tuesday night.
Court Briefs

Court Briefs

A man convicted in April of assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm avoided jail time Monday and was instead sentenced to a lengthy probation.
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