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Smoke to signal fire training

Smoke on the northern edge of St. Albert will still mean fire, but residents need not sound the alarm next week.

Will St. Albert ever be hot for industrial development?

St. Albert is at risk of losing some of its larger industrial businesses because it doesn’t have large parcels of land available, says a commercial realtor who’s active in the market.

Headcheese and romaine salads recalled

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume Freybe brand headcheese or Fresh Express brand romaine-based salads. The recalls came Wednesday in separate press releases.

RCMP locate tipsters in Prince George

The RCMP have identified a "person of interest" in the disappearance of a missing St. Albert couple. Police are searching for Travis Edward Vader, 38, who they describe as dangerous.

Mayor wants online census

Nolan Crouse wants city staff to look at collecting census data exclusively online instead of sending enumerators door to door. The mayor made the statement during Monday's council meeting during a review of the 2010 municipal census that saw St.

Candidates step up

Two new faces have stepped up to run for office in the next federal election. Kevin Taron and Rob Fox have been nominated as the federal Liberal candidates for Edmonton-St. Albert and Westlock-St. Paul.

Flood plain won't soak DARP

The city's new flood plain elevations will not block plans to redevelop the St. Albert Senior Citizens' Club provided existing levees in the area are reinforced.

Bertschi seeks fourth term

Morinville's mayor will aim for a fourth term this fall as he once again puts his name on the ballot. Mayor Lloyd Bertschi announced at Tuesday's council meeting that he would seek another term. He made the announcement after chiding Coun.

County Council

Sturgeon councillors took their first steps towards upgrading the county’s fire bylaws with steep fines for people burning without permits or during a fire ban.

Soccer association won't let conflict ruin season

A power struggle at the Alberta Soccer Association is making life tricky and difficult for the St.