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Remembrance Day, for the past and present

Remembrance Day, for the past and present

For some, Remembrance Day is filled with black and white photos of those who were lost in wars that were fought before most of us were even born. We salute the veterans with moments of silence and the sound of a lonely trumpet playing The Last Post.
Lois Hole and her love of libraries

Lois Hole and her love of libraries

As I approached St. Albert Place on one of my frequent trips to the library, I paused to reflect upon the beautiful statue of Lois Hole that graces the plaza. The bronze statue depicts Lois Hole on a bench sitting next to a young girl hugging a book.
City caught in a vice

City caught in a vice

Those paying even casual attention know the Alberta government is awash in cash. In fact, the black ink is oozing out of the province’s pores, to the tune of a $13 billion-or-more surplus for 2022-23.
LETTER: The library is a community hub

LETTER: The library is a community hub

I am a retired librarian and as such naturally biased in favour of libraries, but perhaps also in a position to share some close-up insights about the valuable contributions this library makes to our city every day.
LETTER: Caring and kindness alive and well in St. Albert

LETTER: Caring and kindness alive and well in St. Albert

Our grateful and very sincere thanks to all the people who rushed outdoors from their workplaces at a local mall on Wednesday August 17th to assist my husband who had tripped and fallen backward hitting his head on a cement sidewalk.
LETTER: Thanks for paying for Tim Horton's order

LETTER: Thanks for paying for Tim Horton's order

The Canadian band Sloan wrote the song in 1996 called The Good In Everyone I had my ultimate St.Albert Tim Horton's experience today. Thank you to that person that let me in ahead of you, even though you were 1st in line. Just gracious you were.
LETTER: Bridge closure due to overuse

LETTER: Bridge closure due to overuse

Re: Annexation Adds Infrastructure Costs I wish to comment on the article regarding the closing of RR255 due to the deterioration of the bridge located south of TWP 544.
Cultural Kitchen reopens at food bank

Cultural Kitchen reopens at food bank

As a community organization we feel that, after two-and-a-half years of disruption, we are turning a corner into our new normal.
Winning at all costs

Winning at all costs

Some people will do anything to win. Lying, cheating and stealing are as much a part of their everyday lives as air, food and shelter. These people lack a conscience.
LETTER: St. Albert construction mirrors Edmonton

LETTER: St. Albert construction mirrors Edmonton

Congratulations to our city. We have just come up with Edmonton's version of Yellowhead Trail. Both trails are in constant upheaval and construction with the 30km and 50km speed limits and the never ending dust and mud.