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Morinville pet bylaw passes first reading

Morinville pet bylaw passes first reading

Morinville councillors put the final tweaks on a proposed pet bylaw last week and dropped any notion of licensing cats. The bylaw received first reading ahead of a proposed public hearing on Feb. 15.
Local businessman surprised by chamber honour

Local businessman surprised by chamber honour

The St. Albert Chamber of Commerce surprised local businessman Ash Khan with recognition of his lengthy record of service by naming him a lifetime member at its annual gala.
North West project ready to go

North West project ready to go

The chairman of North West Upgrading told a room full of industry watchers his company has almost everything in place and will begin construction of its upgrader this spring.
St. Albertans getting Weight Wise

St. Albertans getting Weight Wise

Jim Starko said it's taken a lot of hard work and dedication to shed 110 pounds but the St. Albert resident also credits the weight management support he's received through the St. Albert and Sturgeon Primary Care Network (PCN).
Farm Focus

Farm Focus

It’s not here yet, but a federal scientist says local farmers should still watch for a killer wheat disease that’s stalking the globe.
City sets greenhouse targets

City sets greenhouse targets

A shot at grant money prompted city council to adopt stronger language for its two-month-old greenhouse gas reduction policy. On Monday council approved targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This was an about-face after a Nov.
Who needs brakes?

Who needs brakes?

When flying down an icy slope at about 60 kilometres per hour on a sled made from steel, sweat and stone, it's best to make sure your brakes work. Marc Greencorn and his team did not.
Moose on the loose

Moose on the loose

A female moose made its way into St. Albert Tuesday morning, prompting a chase between the cow, RCMP and Alberta Fish & Wildlife officers. Despite some angry behaviour, the cow was tranquilized in a park near J.J. Nearing School.
Separate school petition garnering attention

Separate school petition garnering attention

Former education minister David King launched new initiatives on Monday to get more Albertans involved in a discussion about Roman Catholic and Protestant separate schools in Alberta. On Dec. 1, King launched an online petition, www.
Champion promises stinky fix

Champion promises stinky fix

The lingering odour of pet foods processing will continue to waft over Morinville, however a local company has a $500,000 plan to clear the air.
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