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Alberta sinks $3.4 billion into the red

Alberta sinks $3.4 billion into the red

The provincial government will dip into its sustainability fund to cover a projected $3.4-billion deficit in 2011-12.
Brr! Firefighters brave elements for charity

Brr! Firefighters brave elements for charity

It's a big deal any time you see firefighters saving lives on a roof. It's just a little bit out of the ordinary when those firefighters are on their own roof and there's no fire, just tents and coffee. On Tuesday, seven of St.
Local constable gets head shaved for charity

Local constable gets head shaved for charity

The bald face of justice got a new member on Monday when St. Albert RCMP Const. Janice Schoepp had her head shaved for charity.
Losing tiresome but fails to deter rookie councillor

Losing tiresome but fails to deter rookie councillor

It's not easy being different. That's what Coun. Cam MacKay is learning as a rookie member of city council. After he was first elected to council in October, MacKay was quick to assert himself.
NASAP

NASAP

Squeakus and Brownie are father and son guinea pigs. They are two and one year old respectively. These two get along well and have even been known to cuddle while sleeping. Squeakus is the tamer of the two.
Dangerous offender hearing continues

Dangerous offender hearing continues

A psychologist testifying in the dangerous offender hearing of Gary Edwin Mattson said Tuesday Mattson has an anti-social personality disorder and scored high on a test used to classify psychopathic behaviour.
Weekend games more than 30 years in the making

Weekend games more than 30 years in the making

On your mark! Get set! The Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games are almost ready to go, starting tomorrow and running for four days. That's when the city throws its gates wide open for fun, festivities and St.
Local school boards eye new schools in city's north end

Local school boards eye new schools in city's north end

Greater St. Albert Catholic wants a new school in the city's north end to reduce strain on existing schools and to accommodate future families moving into Erin Ridge North.
St. Albert helps launch sweet drink

St. Albert helps launch sweet drink

As a young man growing up in Ethiopia, Thomas Melessi always knew his calling. At seven, he told his family he was going to share with the world a unique drink invented by his grandmother, Almaz Melessi, that combined honey, lemon and cinnamon.
Council not eager to rethink fluoride in water

Council not eager to rethink fluoride in water

There appears to be little appetite on St. Albert city council to halt the practice of adding fluoride to drinking water.
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