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Waste rates to reward trash reduction

Waste rates to reward trash reduction

St. Albert residents who are already dedicated recyclers and composters could save $1.10 a month under a new waste fee scheme that council endorsed this week.
Bellerose brains Reach for the Top

Bellerose brains Reach for the Top

Bellerose Composite High School’s Reach for the Top team is doing exactly that — they have an invite to the nationals for the game show-like competition, after stealing silver in provincials last weekend.
Health Monitor

Health Monitor

A clinical trial of a drug that showed promise in preventing HIV has been halted after researchers found women taking it were just as likely to contract the disease as women who weren’t.
County rejects call to halt new valley development

County rejects call to halt new valley development

Sturgeon County will push forward with a vision for the Sturgeon Valley, rejecting the suggestion of halting new development until land-use planning is overhauled to meet regional density targets.
Spring thaw floods county roads

Spring thaw floods county roads

As winter turns to spring and snow turns to water, several roads in Sturgeon County are closed due to flooding, including a major highway.
Proposed subdivision goes to public next week

Proposed subdivision goes to public next week

Another acreage development project is looking to call the Sturgeon Valley home, but first it will have to face local residents at a public hearing scheduled for next week.
Bill 50 has everything to do with landowners

Bill 50 has everything to do with landowners

The Ed Stelmach government’s claim that Bill 50 is not a landowner issue is ridiculous and insulting to all Albertans. It’s like the tobacco lobby stating that smoking is not a cancer issue.
Candidates debate at Smoky Lake

Candidates debate at Smoky Lake

Coalitions, contempt and crops turned up in Smoky Lake Tuesday as federal candidates met for a debate in the pumpkin capital of Alberta.
NASAP

NASAP

My name is Jazz and I'm an approximately two-year-old neutered male cat who is looking for my forever home. I'm a super affectionate guy that loves lots of cuddles, hugs and snuggles.
Pundits' Platform: health care

Pundits' Platform: health care

Health care is the biggest issue of the election, according to polls — so why haven't the parties been talking about it? It's the top concern in this year's federal campaign, according to a recent Ipsos-Reid poll, and is a platform plank for each of
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