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Up where it belongs

Up where it belongs

As of now, Pixar is 10 for 10 at developing and producing animated movies that aren’t just blockbusters, but true cinematic events. They are highly anticipated. They are culturally iconic.

Still no answers in RONA accident

A year after his tragic death at the St. Albert RONA, the investigation into the death of a local teen is still ongoing. Mitchell Tanner, a popular 16-year-old Paul Kane student, was killed one year ago tomorrow on June 7, 2008.

Business Beat

Real estate activity remains brisk Home sales in St. Albert were brisk in May, continuing a trend from the previous month. The St. Albert market saw 112 homes sold in May, a 75 per cent jump over the same month last year.

St. Albert artist takes grad show to Enterprise Gallery

Linda Van Someren believes that art doesn’t need to be complex in order to be good — just the opposite, in fact.

Community support boosts RV park

The St. Albert Kinsmen RV Park opened its gates a month ago and business is good, but the Kinsmen say it couldn't have been done without community support.

Environment File

Scientist seeks oilsands trees Trees could once again grow from old coal and gravel mines near St. Albert if an Edmonton scientist’s research takes root.
Governor General honours local cop

Governor General honours local cop

A local cop received a medal from the Governor General this week for his efforts to protect kids from drugs. Staff Sgt. Ian Sanderson of St. Albert was awarded the Order of Merit of the Police Forces in Ottawa Friday by Gov.-Gen. Michaƫlle Jean.
Local grow-op raided

Local grow-op raided

RCMP officers found a marijuana grow-op with $270,000 worth of plants in a quiet Northridge crescent last week.

City shifts funding for capital projects

A decrease in provincial grant money has forced the city to re-tool its 2009 capital budget, but according to city officials it won't change what projects are completed this year.

County Council

Fire ban Weeks after they were first introduced the county’s bans on fires and ATV use, remain in effect.