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Mattson blames world for behaviour: psychiatrist

Mattson blames world for behaviour: psychiatrist

Gary Edwin Mattson’s tendency to perceive personal slights where none actually exist is what often leads to violence, according to the psychiatrist testifying in his dangerous offender hearing. Dr.
Blood-stained jeans found in Twitchell's St. Albert home

Blood-stained jeans found in Twitchell's St. Albert home

Police seized several swords, a hockey mask, designs for a metal table and chair, a handcuff key and a pair of blood-stained jeans from Mark Twitchell's St. Albert home, the jury trying his first-degree murder case heard Thursday. Const.
Review concludes correct protocols followed during games tragedy

Review concludes correct protocols followed during games tragedy

An internal review has concluded correct protocols were followed when an Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games athlete collapsed to the ice and later died during competition, the City of St. Albert announced Wednesday.
County mulls $250K grant for Morinville centre

County mulls $250K grant for Morinville centre

Sturgeon County wants an agreement that will treat its residents as equals at the new Morinville Cultural Centre before council signs off on a grant for the new facility.
Union claims councillor talkin' trash

Union claims councillor talkin' trash

The union that represents the city’s public works employees is accusing Coun. Cam MacKay of “trashing” the union during a recent council presentation but MacKay countered the union is dragging him into its own turf war.
Calling all counters

Calling all counters

Statistics Canada wants you to help count Canadians in the upcoming census. The agency put out a call for supervisors and enumerators this week as part of its preparations for the 2011 census.
Locals worry for friends in Japan

Locals worry for friends in Japan

A St. Albert man says he's relieved to know his brother in Japan is safe after the nation was rocked by a massive earthquake and tsunami last week. A magnitude 9.
Mark Twitchell murder trial opens

Mark Twitchell murder trial opens

The murder trial of Mark Twitchell opened Wednesday with an explosive opening statement detailing the Crown's case against the former St. Albert man.
Volunteers

Volunteers

Want to volunteer and give back to the community, but don’t know how to get involved? The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.
Food costs rising faster than inflation

Food costs rising faster than inflation

St. Albertans can expect to pay between five and seven per cent more for their food by the end of the year, say economists, as commodity prices around the world continue to rise.
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