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AUC opens up Heartland debate

Thousands of Edmonton and Sturgeon County residents can now speak at a future Heartland power line hearing thanks to a provincial board's new rules.

Local students excel at robot competition

A group of St. Albert-area students are flying high this week after placing well at the First Lego League robotics competition at NAIT on Saturday. The home-schooled students took one first place award and two second-place spots.

Police alert public about another child luring case

Another attempted child luring incident in Erin Ridge last week has police again reminding parents to re-enforce safety with their children. Police were called on Friday afternoon around 3:45 p.m.

Cancer Society preparing open house

A major charity event will be held for the first time ever in St. Albert and organizers are promoting it by holding a drive to drum up support.

Adult education society celebrates milestone

A St. Albert educational institution is celebrating its 35th anniversary this week. Known mainly for its course calendar, St. Albert Further Education also provides courses itself and grants to other providers.

In a virtual nutshell

‘Out with the old and in with the new’ is the mantra this week at the Community Information and Volunteer Centre (CIVC). The resourceful organization is launching a new website today after more than a decade with the old one.

Fire hall upgrades delayed

In a narrow vote council told administration to hold off on any proposed plans for fire station No. 1 until they can see how it fits into the city’s overall fiscal picture.

Student paints picture of Haiti before the quake

While the world watches the television for news stories of the devastation in Haiti, a young St. Albert boy can simply recall what it was like to live in the country before the magnitude 7.0 earthquake changed everything some two weeks ago.

Developers on hook for growth

City council gave a thumbs-up to new offsite levy rates that will see developers pay for the vast majority of new growth instead of current taxpayers.

Hair Massacure website a source of frustration

You can just hear the frustration in Tammy MacDonald’s voice as she describes the problems with the Hair Massacure website.