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Marijuana public hearing, information session planned: Three potential retail stores in Drumheller

The Town of Drumheller will be hosting a marijuana legalization information session and public hearing later this month as the municipality prepares for marijuana legalization. This comes as the federal government passed third reading of Justin Trudeau’s… Read More
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Local swimmers shine at provincials

Canadian Badlands Aquatic Club members Nathan Dobell, Ava Harrington, Shane Issler and Annika Lassen attended Southern Alberta Provincials in Medicine Hat this past weekend, June 16-17. Annika Lassen placed 6th in 200m Breaststroke and 7th in 100m… Read More
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First to the scene, last to forget: First responders hit hardest by trauma

Revisiting memories of her first call to a violent motor vehicle collision, Big Country Victims Services’ Judy Nelson remembers the stress was unlike anything she had experienced before. She attended a call with a fairly new officer where a quad carrying two… Read More

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Sketch released of suspect in Hanna slashing case

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Hanna RCMP have released a sketch and description of the suspect involved in the slashing and attempted robbery of a Hanna Freson Bros. employee last week. The suspect is…

Street improvement starts early July

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The tender was awarded this week for the year’s street improvement program, with work commencing in early July on Hunts Drive and in the downtown. A full reconstruction of…

Lockdown at Drumheller Institution

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On June 12, 2018, at about 8:55 p.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional…

Kool Kutz anniversary Cuttathon supports Big County Victim Services

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To mark the fifth anniversary of Kool Kutz, they held a Cuttathon, silent auction and raffle to raise funds for Big Country Victim Services Sue Waye of Healing Waye also…

Nikota running for Alberta Party nomination

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Former Hanna mayor and Delia CAO Mark Nikota has put his name into the ring to represent the Alberta Party in the Drumheller-Stettler riding in the next provincial election.…

Locally shot video debuts at Humboldt benefit

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On June 16, a video by recording artists Moody x 2, shot in Drumheller will be released and screened at a benefit concert for the survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.…

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Five softball players qualify for Alberta Summer Games

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The 16 Pure Venom girls softball team has been performing well and last week it learned that five of its players have been selected to go to the Alberta Summer Games.…

Former Dragon returns as coach

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The Dragons family sticks together, and this year a former Drumheller Dragons defenseman is coming back to the team as an assistant coach. Kenton Levesque played defense for…

U9 soccer captures gold at Carbon tourney

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The Under 9 Drumheller White Blizzards soccer team captured gold at the Annual Carbon Sports Day Soccer Tournament on Saturday, June 9. There were 8 teams split into two…

Triathlon brings out tough competition

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The weather cooperated beautifully as 23 athletes took on the grueling Drumheller Dinosaur Trail Triathlon. The seventh annual triathlon went ahead on Saturday morning, June…

St. Anthony’s recognizes athletes at sports banquet

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St. Anthony’s School celebrated the following students for their athletic achievements on Monday, June 4 at their annual sports banquet: Sr Boys Golf MVP - Daylen Ostapowich,…

DVSS student earns long jump bronze at provincials

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Student Lucas Aulenback earned bronze this weekend at a provincial track and field competition in Calgary, jumping 12.66 metres in the triple jump category. The last time a…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Irene Mae (nee Olsen) (Halliday) Samu

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A Celebration of Life Irene Maenee Olsen (Halliday)SAMU Friday, June 22, 20181:00 PM Badlands Community Facility80 Veterans Way,Drumheller, Alberta A celebration of Irene’s…

Condolences to the family of Loren Clark Watts

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WATTSLoren Clark March 20, 1930 - June 14, 2018 In sadness we announce that our dear Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, Great-Great Grandpa, Uncle and friend passed away on June…

Condolences to the family of Barbara E. Church

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CHURCHBarbara E. September 17, 1936 - June 9, 2018 Barbara was born September 17, 1936 in Vancouver, B.C. to J. Thomas Johnston and Ruby M. (Gourley) Johnston. She passed…

Condolences to the family of Shane Greg Bulechowsky

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BULECHOWSKYShane Greg December 31, 1959 - June 6, 2018 Shane suddenly passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Shane will be deeply missed by…
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