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Founders' Walk under way

Construction on Founders' Walk is currently under way. The walk starts at the downtown clock tower, runs along Perron Street and up Mission Hill on the other side of the Sturgeon River towards the St. Albert Catholic Church.

Baseball diamond set ablaze

A St. Albert baseball diamond is out of commission this weekend after someone decided to light it on fire to dry it out.

Popular family doctor retires after 38 years

Dr. Harvey Albrecht will stop scamming little old ladies as of next Wednesday. Albrecht is retiring after 38 years as a family doctor in St.


Want to volunteer and give back to the community, but don’t know how to get involved? The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.

Pharmacy robber granted day parole

An Edmonton man who robbed a St. Albert pharmacy twice in the space of eight days has been released on day parole.

Living with allergies

Rashes, watery eyes, headaches, behaviourial issues and potentially deadly anaphylaxis — David Richmond has seen them all. From infants to adults, allergic reactions can happen at any age from any food imaginable.

Fraudster gets yearlong house arrest

A man who committed a nearly $44,000 fraud against a local business while working there was sentenced to house arrest this week. Patrick McMurray pleaded guilty to a single count of fraud over $5,000 on Monday.

Rose show puts petals to medals

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, even if it’s a floribunda or a grandiflora. Even a polyantha shrub rose is pretty pleasant to the nose. Tomorrow is the big day for the St.

Firefighters work with NAIT on training regime

A St. Albert firefighter has climbed a rung up the fitness ladder with help from NAIT.

Grey wave grows

St. Albert continues to grey after new census numbers show the seniors' population on the rise. Some 26 per cent of St. Albert's 60,138 residents are over the age of 55, or 15,380 people, according to the 2010 municipal census released this week.