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St. Albert man leads police on lengthy chase

A St. Albert man is in custody for alleging leading police on a four-hour pursuit in a stolen ambulance that ended near Jasper. Edmonton police have charged John Hamilton Buchanan, 29, with theft over $5,000 and flight from police.


A story in the June 3 edition of the Gazette misstated comments by Sturgeon County fire Chief Bart Clark. Clark did not say that fire hydrants in the Sturgeon Valley area were little more than lawn ornaments.

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Stereos plugged in Stereos, the latest pop-rock phenomena to hit the charts, returns to Edmonton Monday, June 15 to perform at the Starlite Room with Hope Atlantic, Radio For Help, and Jay and the Lovebirds.

Student lobbies city for bike racks on buses

Lexi Pendzich loves to ride her bicycle to work and she’s convinced other St. Albertans do too, so much so she’s lobbying the city to get its entire bus fleet equipped with bike racks.
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Any market is a vibrant cacophony of sights, sounds, smells and colour with its agricultural bounty of breads, meats, fresh fruits and vegetables. But once the St.

Farmers' market ready for new season

The St. Albert Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its 27th annual farmers’ market this Saturday with an all-day event that’s the first in a series of downtown summer events.

Creative spirit faces test of caregiving

They are invisible people.

Habitat's top volunteer still hard at work

It’s fitting that Habitat for Humanity’s greatest volunteer in the entire country is a St. Albert man. Wouldn’t you know, he’s on site right now for this city’s first project.

Bridge repairs to slow traffic on the Trail

Commuters along St. Albert Trail should expect traffic delays beginning later this month as the city undertakes two major bridge rehabilitations.

Morinville sheds light on domestic violence

In the wake of two tragic murders this year local police and community groups put the spotlight on domestic violence in Morinville last week.