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Program helps reduce language barriers

Talking to the people at our child’s school is not a big deal for most of us. But for those whose first language isn’t English, the task can range from challenging to impossible.

Suspects in home invasion arrested in Ontario

Two men were arrested in Ontario this week and charged in connection with a St. Albert home invasion last month. Police arrested both suspects in Ontario during a routine traffic stop in York Region, which is just north of Toronto.

Morinville airman gets special escort home

Master Cpl. Stacey Blackmore got a special homecoming last week when his wife, RCMP Const. Cyndie Blackmore led home the military convoy from the international airport.

Henday interchanges get green light

Traffic signals on Anthony Henday Drive are one step closer to the history books as the federal and provincial governments announced two new interchanges will begin construction later this year.

Festival explores the world around us

Gallery to gallery, exhibit to exhibit, both St. Albert and Edmonton are now engaged in their own season of art walks.

County Council

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

State of emergency ends in county

A state of local emergency was lifted in Sturgeon County yesterday as firefighters gained control over a wildfire that has raged for more than a week.

Local Spotlight

Kokopelli's holiday concert Every year the Kokopelli choirs of Shumayela (12-16), Kokopelli (14-24) and Oran (adult) grow both musically and spiritually.

Catholic schools to wean off gambling money

Schools in the St. Albert Catholic division can no longer accept the proceeds of gambling.

The little flower that could

Reading non-gardening books about flowers sounds about as interesting as reading gardening books. My green thumb is more like a black digit of death to anything that lives in dirt and requires watering.