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Bellerose Bike-a-thon still racing for a cure

Bellerose Bike-a-thon still racing for a cure

If you listen closely enough, you can still hear the hum of stationary bikes coming from Bellerose Composite High School's main lobby.
Opposition demands health care inquiry

Opposition demands health care inquiry

Alberta's opposition parties banded together Friday to call on the province for a transparent inquiry into the province's health care system, just one day after the government announced a third-party review of emergency room delays and cancer care.
Think wet for Water Day

Think wet for Water Day

Many Albertans will have water on the brain next week as local activists gear up for World Water Day. March 22 is World Water Day, an annual event held by the United Nations to draw attention to the importance of freshwater.
Marching orders for green committee

Marching orders for green committee

City council hopes to get a heap of green ideas from a local committee this year on everything from trash to traffic lights. Council approved a list of priorities for the environmental advisory committee (EAC) at a meeting Monday.
St. Albert 150th faces cash crunch

St. Albert 150th faces cash crunch

Spending on St. Albert’s 150th anniversary celebrations is being trimmed by more than $100,000 and organizers will have to cut more if provincial grants don’t come through as hoped.
Bellerose pedals up storm for bike-a-thon

Bellerose pedals up storm for bike-a-thon

More than 600 students have pedalled their hearts out this week for Bellerose Composite High School's eighth annual bike-a-thon for cancer research.
Province unveils new emergency radio system

Province unveils new emergency radio system

A new emergency radio system designed to make it easier for police, fire and ambulance workers to talk to each other will roll out province-wide in 2014, the government announced last week.
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.
Afghanistan through his lens

Afghanistan through his lens

It's a late January afternoon in sunny Afghanistan. David Bowering is kicking back with the rest of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade when the call comes in on the radio: "Medevac! Medevac! Medevac!" He's in the air minutes later.
Feds to slash climate change funds by 59%

Feds to slash climate change funds by 59%

Climate change is on the chopping block this month as the federal government prepares to slash some $10 billion from its budget. The federal treasury board secretariat released its Main Estimates report for 2011-12 Tuesday.
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