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Valley makes wishes come true for child with cancer

The Royal Tyrrell Museum has lent a hand to Janaya Chekowsky-McKenzie who is an eight-year-old child battling a rare and aggressive brain cancer. The prestigious museum offered a VIP guided tour and a VIP meet and greet with Dr. Locke and his trusty dinosaur… Read More
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Four vehicles taken from Drumheller neighbourhood

"Lock up your stuff!" That's the best way to protect your belongings and personal property from theft, according to Drumheller RCMP Constable Eric Doucette, following a rash of vehicle thefts early Monday morning. Drumheller RCMP are investigating four… Read More
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DVSS receives DeWalt tool package

Drumheller Valley Secondary School is one of 10 Alberta schools to receive hand tool and equipment grants to enhance its CTS programs.DEWALT and Stanley Tools have partnered with Skills Canada and Skills Canada Alberta to gift ten Alberta high schools with a… Read More

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Merle Morton special guest at Hand Hills Lake Stampede Rodeo

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Long time supporter and volunteer, Merle Morton, will be opening the 102nd Hand Hills Lake Stampede this coming June 1, 2, and 3. Morton has been involved with the widely…

Community pays tribute to fallen miners

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In the years when men risked their lives daily to eke out a living from the coal in the valley, 210 men perished in the mines. Now every year the Drumhellercommunity honours…

Summer road work outlined

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The Town of Drumheller has an ambitious slate of road work projects this season. Director of Infrastructure Services, Armia Mikhaiel, charted out the work that is to be done…

Habitat for Humanity project needs family applicants

Sheri Cooper stands at the location of the upcoming Habitat for Humanity Project in North Drumheller on Friday, April 6. The organization is looking for successful applicants to make the duplex project a reality for 2018.  mailphoto by Terri Huxley
The Habitat for Humanity Drumheller Chapter is seeking new applicants interested in purchasing a new home with some conditions.The process has three simple steps: Take the…

Kneehill holds line on taxes

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Kneehill County Council has announced there will be no increase in municipal taxes this year.Although Kneehill County has lost significant assessment, particularly in the oil…

Roof-top dinos

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Centuries ago, dinosaurs roamed the Drumheller Valley, and today, they are roosting on the rooftops. Recently a small raptor appeared up on the roof of Pop’s Block, home of…

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Dietrich joins University of Regina Rams

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He took the long road, but a former Titan is headed to play college football. Last week Travis Dietrich signed with the University of Regina to join the Rams. The former St.…

Softball back into the swing of things

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The Drumheller Girls Softball Association (DGSA) has begun putting their leather gloves, bats, and cleats to good use as the softball season starts to ramp up. The Town of…

Minor Hockey ponders new Hockey Canada rules

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Drumheller Minor Hockey is still looking at how best to implement new rules from Hockey Canada. Hockey Canada is adopting cross-ice games for five and six-year-old players.…

Soccer house league looking for players

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Soccer teams are getting ready to get back on the field and are looking forward to a strong season. Mark Olbrich of Drumheller Minor Soccer said this year there have been a…

Badlands Rugby joins with Red Deer club to field men’s team

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The Badlands Rugby Football Club (RFC) is joining forces with the Red Deer Titans to compete this season. The plan is to enter a joint men’s team in the Calgary Rugby Unions…

Drumheller Dragons head coach reflects on season

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After a successful season, the Mail sat down with Dragons Head Coach Kevin Hasselberg to reflect on the 2017-2018 season. Q How would you sum up the season as a whole?“It was…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Ronald Orval Bigford

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BIGFORDRonald Orval June 10, 1933 - May 13, 2018 Mr. Ronald Orval Bigfordof Drumheller, beloved husband of Maria Gammie, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2018 at the age of…

Condolences to the family of Réal Joseph Alcide Dorais

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DoraisRéal Joseph Alcide February 14, 1948 - May 5, 2018 Captain Réal Dorais was born in Grand-mére during a fierce snowstorm on February 14, 1948. He was 8 weeks early and a…

Condolences to the family of Jeffrey Guy Hirsch

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HIRSCHJeffrey Guy Jeffrey Guy Hirsch passed away at the age of 45 years, husband of Patricia Seiller of Carbon,Alberta. He also leaves to cherish his memory his parents,…

Condolences to the family of Roland Albert Jensen

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JENSENRoland Albert June 4, 1949 - May 5, 2018 Roland Albert Jensen, son of Herluf and Marie Jensen of Dalum, Alberta was born June 4, 1949 and passed away May 5, 2018.…
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