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Man caves move out of the garage

Man caves move out of the garage

Grey is in. Pink is out – at least it's out in St. Albert's latest crop of showhomes where the walls are predominantly grey or charcoal coloured, the trim is white and the floors are dark brown.
Lewd video in school prompts complaints

Lewd video in school prompts complaints

A W.D. Cuts teacher has been disciplined after parents complained about a sexually suggestive video shown to a Grade 7 class. Media reports suggest that a parent complained to the principal of W.D.
St. Albert council meetings to move a click away

St. Albert council meetings to move a click away

Councillors will want to look their best as of Monday as their viewing audience could potentially grow to include the entire wired world. Starting Dec. 5, council's regular Monday meetings will be web streamed live on the City of St. Albert website.
Local producers get human rights award

Local producers get human rights award

Their marketing/recording studio is tucked away in an industrial park, not the most likely place to find such a business, but that certainly hasn't prevented two local residents from producing a product that is earning them a human rights award. R.J.
Qualifying for affordable housing could be a challenge for many

Qualifying for affordable housing could be a challenge for many

Building affordable housing at Big Lake Pointe is one thing, but determining just who can find the rent money to live there is quite another. Big Lake Pointe got a kick-start last month thanks to a $6.8-million federal/provincial grant.
Former local Mountie killed in Quebec

Former local Mountie killed in Quebec

The St. Albert RCMP detachment is in mourning after learning that one of its former officers was killed while working at a new posting in Quebec. Const. Vincent “Vinnie” Roy was killed Thursday afternoon in Quebec.
Counties flag transit problem

Counties flag transit problem

New rules for buses make it illegal for St. Albert Transit to cross the Anthony Henday into Edmonton, says Sturgeon County's mayor, and he wants the province to fix them.
Committee sends budget to council for final say

Committee sends budget to council for final say

When the image on the screen in city council chambers changed to show the tax-o-meter at the end of budget deliberations Thursday night, it showed a number of 2.
Allred sounds alarm on VLTs

Allred sounds alarm on VLTs

MLA Ken Allred took aim at video lottery terminals (VLTs) this week, questioning whether the crown corporation that runs them is being upfront with the public about how the machines work, how the finances are reported and what the true cost is to the
Fill-A-Bus campaign aims high in 2011

Fill-A-Bus campaign aims high in 2011

Bus drivers see a lot of things that many other people don’t. They see people in need, trying to squeeze by from paycheque to paycheque.
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