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Local riders compete at Calgary Stampede

Three-time Calgary Stampede Champion Zeke Thurston was hoping to make history with four wins in a row, but it was a tough crowd at this year’s event. The saddle bronc rider started strong winning on Day 1 with an 89 on Stampede Warrior and finished third on… Read More
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Stop sign relocation feedback sought at open house

The Town of Drumheller will seek feedback from residents affected by changes to traffic signs on 7 Avenue SE and 1 Street SW after concerns were raised over recent stop sign placements there. Stop signs were reversed at the intersection last month, with… Read More
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Tourism corridor committee looks to create new bylaws

A committee is working on ways to beautify Drumheller to appeal to tourists and their recommendations may impact residents and businesses when it comes to community standards. A tourism corridor committee has been working on developing recommendations for new… Read More

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O’Brien acclaimed as Carbon Councillor

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The Village of Carbon has a new councillor after Renee O’Brien was acclaimed. Nomination Day was Thursday, July 12, and O’Brien put her hat in the ring and was uncontested.…

Hussar residents ponder future

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The long and thorough process of assessing the viability of the Village of Hussar has taken the next step and is now in the Minister of Municipal Affairs’ hands as to whether…

Flood hazard study underway

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A comprehensive flood hazard study will assess river flows and flood risks in over 50 kilometres of the Red Deer River, providing Drumheller with valuable information for…

Spray park closed for maintenance

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The Rotary Spray Park is currently closed and expected to re-open around 4 p.m. this afternoon, Wednesday, July 18.This is to allow town crews to undertake preventative…

Bassano RCMP arrest suspects after pursuit

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Two adult males and an adult female are facing several charges after leading RCMP on a pursuit through rural highways and farmers’ fields early this morning. On July 17, 2018…

RCMP assist in search for suspect

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The Drumheller RCMP were on scene to assist with a break and enter investigation in the Bassano area on Tuesday morning, July 17. Details are limited, however Corporal Gerald…

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World Cup soccer fans enjoy England win over Sweden

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Yavis Family Restaurant served up some FIFA world soccer fun for England’s quarter final 2-0 win over Sweden Saturday morning. Pictured is Richard Jones, Colin Jones, Karlie…

Lovsin lands in Jamaica for athletics invitational

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Former Drumheller resident and track and field hurdler Julia Lovsin, top row fourth from left, landed in Kingston this morning for the Jamaican U18 Invitational competition.…

AJHL releases 2018-2019 league schedule

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While we are literally only days into summer, Dragons fans can start looking forward to the 2018-2019 AJHL season. The league has released the coming season’s schedule. This…

Drumheller Reds undefeated champs at weekend tourney

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The Drumheller Reds steamrolled over the competition at a Crossfield tournament this weekend, sweeping four teams on their route to gold. The team of 10-11 year olds beat…

Badlands Bulldogs undefeated at home

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The Badlands Bulldogs/Red Deer Titans are undefeated at home after beating the Calgary Knights on a stormy Saturday night. After a delayed start due to lightning, the…

U17 soccer strikes gold

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Saturday, June 16 was a good day for the U17 Drumheller Soccer team, after a tough season, they faced Carstairs once again, this time for the district finals. This game was a…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Marion Perrier

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In Loving MemoryPERRIERMarion 1931 - 2018 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marion Perrier on June 26, 2018, at the age of 86 years. Marion is…

Condolences to the family of Melvin Lee Cragg

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CRAGGMelvin Lee April 18, 1960 - July 7, 2018 It is with great sadness the family of Melvin announces his sudden passing Saturday, July 7, 2018. Mel was born April 18, 1960…

Condolences to the family of Patrick Joseph Zambo

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ZAMBOPatrick Joseph March 22, 1962 - July 8, 2018 Patrick Joseph Zambo of Drumheller passed away after a lengthy illness on July 8, 2018 at the age of 56 years. Patrick was…

Condolences to the family of Judy Eileen Helen Little

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LITTLEJudy Eileen Helen September 22, 1945 - July 3, 2018 Judy Eileen Helen Little of Drumheller, wife of Bruce Little, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2018 at the…
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