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Rockyford rallies for rink repairs

A winter without curling in Rockyford is like … well, a winter without curling in Rockyford. The Rockyford Curling Club is on a mission to repair their curling rink after the club made the difficult decision to close this season. “Our floor is built up on… Read More
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Second inmate dies in Drumheller Institution custody this week

The second inmate fatality in three days has been reported at the Drumheller Institution.A press release from Correctional Services of Canada (CSC) stated that on Tuesday, February 20, 25-year-old Brandon Lee Mirva died in custody. He was serving a two-year… Read More
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$20 million Morrin Bridge replacement underway

A mega project is underway just north of Drumheller as construction kicks off on a new Morrin Bridge. The bridge, spanning the Red Deer River on Highway 27 is being replaced. The site near the Morrin Recreational area is a hive of activity. “Work began this… Read More

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Family Day Festivities

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Family Day Monday brought droves of children and parents to the Badlands Community Facility (BCF) on Monday, February 19.…

Landrys win Freson’s Family Day Faceoff

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Freson Bros. in Drumheller held its second annual Family Day Face off. This is where three families go head-to-head with a…

Inmate dies at Drumheller Institution

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On February 17, 2018, Anatoly Eichman, an inmate from Drumheller Institution, died while in custody. At the time of his…

Antimicrobial usage soon under health regulations

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With an increasing demand from the public and food business sectors to reduce antimicrobial resistance, producers are asked…

New curling rink in the works

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Lorelei Martin, head of the new curling club building committee brought forth delegations on behalf of the Drumheller…

Trial set for man charged in Christmas Eve mishap with school

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A trial date has been set for a Calgary man charged following a Christmas Eve crash at the Drumheller Valley Secondary…

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Saints finish season at Three Hills tournament

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The girls Junior B St. Anthony’s Saints basketball team wrapped up their season in tournament play in Three Hills. The…

Drumheller Skiers headed to Special Olympics

Mitchell Pennington, Quinn Delisle, Jay Dekeyser, Patrick May and Brian Taber stand together in full skiing gear on Sunday, January 28, for the Special Olympics Alberta Alpine Qualifier.
Martin McSween has led a successful skiing team for approximately 22 years.After attending the Special Olympics Alberta…

Dragons earn three points over weekend

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The Drumheller Dragons picked up three of a possible four points over the weekend with a win over Whitecourt and an overtime…

Building season for DVSS Junior A Girls

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This season has been all about building blocks for the DVSS Junior A girls basketball team. Their single league game win has…

Drumheller Dragons showing improvement

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The Drumheller Dragons are showing continuous improvement after a strong week where they earned three out of a possible six…

Junior Boys Basketball build strong foundation

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The Drumheller Valley Secondary School (DVSS) Junior B Boys Basketball team consisting of mostly rookies is making waves…

Obituaries

condolences to the family of Eliza (Lolo) Slater

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SLATEREliza (Lolo) April 16, 1925 - February 3, 2018 With much sadness we announce the passing of our Mother, Grandmother…

Condolences to the family of Susanne Ing

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INGSusanne January 5, 1937 - Calgary, AlbertaFebruary 9, 2018 - Calgary, Alberta Susanne Ing, beloved mother, grandmother…

condolences to the family of Roberta "Bobbi" Lucille Richter

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RICHTERRoberta “Bobbi” Lucille October 19, 1931 - February 8, 2018 Roberta “Bobbi” Lucille Richter of Brooks, Alberta,…

condolences to the family of Fred Wilfred Minor

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MINORFred Wilfred December 8, 1948 - February 11, 2018 It is with a heavy heart our family announces the loss of a…
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