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Multi-million dollar regional water project  set to go

Multi-million dollar regional water project set to go



    An area multi-million dollar water project is set to go p...

Rumsey family marks farm centennial

Rumsey family marks farm centennial

The Goddard family marked the centennial of their family farm, started by Chr...

‘Ruff’ stuff at the Stampede Grounds

‘Ruff’ stuff at the Stampede Grounds

(l-r) Constable Sascha Falschebner, Strathmore RCMP detachment, Corproral Fra...

Musical Ride here Tuesday

Musical Ride here Tuesday



    The beauty and pageantry of precision drills can be seen ...

International Program wraps up for another year

International Program wraps up for another year



    The Drumheller Valley Secondary School’s (DVSS) Internati...

East Coulee School Museum - a look into coal mining past

East Coulee School Museum - a look into coal mining past



    During its busiest time, the East Coulee School held 250 ...

Dinosaur half to include full marathon

Dinosaur half to include full marathon



    Already 231 are signed up for the fifth annual Community ...

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DAVID AGNES VIOLA

Jul 30, 2014
DAVID, Agnes Viola December 15, 1917 - July 23, 2014 It is with deep sadness that we announce that Agnes Viola David passed away peacefully on July 23, 2014 at the Drumheller Continuing Care surrounded by her family. She was a deeply loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many. She is survived by her daughters, Janice (Richard)… Read More

July 30 - August 5 > Call 403.823.2580 to place ad

Jul 30, 2014
LOST AND FOUND LOST... Missing cat. Lost in Handhills area since June 28, 2014. All black, green eyes, red collar. Phone Tessa at 403-568-7626 (collect). Her name is Paris. Reward $150.00 leave a message. MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE... GE Front Load Laundry pair, like new, used 1 year, $700, Moffat bar fridge, $50, Nature patterned sofa, loveseat,… Read More

HUNSINGER MARY LOUISE (Kingcott)

Jul 30, 2014
HUNSINGER, Mary Louise (Kingcott) April 15, 1954 - July 5, 2014 Mary was born April 15, 1954 in Drumheller, Alberta the first daughter of Harold and Audrey Kingcott. Her childhood was spent on the family farm with her four younger sisters where she learned strong Christian values, kindness and generosity. After graduating from Delia High School in… Read More

BRETT JEREMY ALAN (Jerry)

Jul 30, 2014
BRETT, Jeremy Alan (Jerry) July 24, 1960 - July 22, 2014 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jeremy (Jerry) Brett on July 22, 2014, while on vacation with his family at Seaside, Oregon. Jerry was born to the late Reginald and Queenie Brett on July 24, 1960, in Enfield, Middlesex, England. He graduated from Chace Boys… Read More

PETERSON LAWRENCE

Jul 30, 2014
PETERSON, Lawrence May 19, 1925 - July 22, 2014 Lawrence (Larry) Peterson of Drumheller, beloved husband of Muriel (nee Guenther) went home to be with his Lord on July 22nd, 2014 at the age of 89 years. He had been residing at the Drumheller Continuing Care Centre prior to his passing. Larry was born on May 19, 1925 to Peter and Laura Peterson of… Read More

McNAIR DON

Jul 30, 2014
McNAIR, Don July 23, 2014 Don passed away peacefully with his loving wife, Doreen by his side on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the age of 88 years. He is survived by his wife, Doreen; step-daughters, Diane (Mike) O’Brien and Marilyn (Garnet) Sudyn; grandsons, David (Melanie), Kent (Kassie), Robert (Lunden), Jeffrey (Jordan) O’Brien and Ryan McNair;… Read More

HUNTER RONALD CAMPBELL (Chief)

Jul 30, 2014
HUNTER, Ronald Campbell (Chief) January 14, 1938 - July 27, 2014 It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Ron C. Hunter on July 27, 2014 at the Drumheller Health Centre with his family by his side. Ron was born on January 14, 1938 to John & Grace Hunter in Drumheller, Alberta. Ron was a twin and one of 10 children. He grew up in the… Read More

Diabetic Beauty Queen Rocks the Insulin Pump!

Jul 28, 2014
A shout out and a big High Five! goes out to Sierra Sandison this week. She's a type 1 diabetic who just won the Miss Idaho 2014 beauty pageant - wearing her insulin pump proudly for all to see, from evening wear to the bikini contest!This has sparked the #ShowMeYourPump campaign, a Twitter campaign for awareness of diabetes and pumps, where... Read More

Passion Play cancels Friday night's performance

Jul 25, 2014
The Badlands Passion Play has been forced to cancel its performance on Friday, July 25, 2014. The Passion Play posted on it s Facebook Page that concerns about the weather has prompted them to cancel tonight’s performance, “The combination of rain and high winds posses a hazard to both our audience and our actors,” states a letter from executive… Read More

High wind warning for Hanna region

Jul 25, 2014
The Hanna, Coronation and Oyen areas can expect winds of up to 90 kilometres per hour today. Environment Canada has issued a high wind alert for the region. Along with these gusts, Environment Canada says the area can expect a considerable amount of rain. The high winds are expected this morning and will carry on into the afternoon. The Drumheller… Read More

Bees cause buzz at Rosedale construction

Jul 24, 2014
A Rosedale resident has found something in a new house he is constructing that has created quite a buzz. Shawn Bulechowsky has been busy this summer building a home in Rosedale. Last week he was in the basement working on some of the new plumbing when he noticed a bee, then a few more. Quickly this grew to thousands of bees swarming the basement.… Read More

Rockyford Rodeo starts Friday*

Jul 24, 2014
The annual Rockyford Lions and Ag Society Club Rodeo celebrates 57 years of action this year over the weekend of July 25, 26 and 27. Rodeo attendees will now have a clear field of view of chuckwagons and chariots on the track at the rodeo grounds. Rockyford Lions Club President Justin Geeraert said the 25 to 30 each of chuckwagon and chariot… Read More

Tough Mudder open house Thursday, July 24

Jul 23, 2014
The Tough Mudder Obstacle "Sewage Outlet" has participants crawl through mud up an inclined tube, ending in a four-foot drop into muddy water. The Town of Drumheller is hosting a drop-in information session on Tough Mudder this Thursday, July 24. Ryan Semchuck, President of the Drumheller Festival Society, said the 7:00 p.m. session at the… Read More

LEONHARDT Brian Robert

Jul 23, 2014
Leonhardt, Brian Robert October 7, 1959 - June 17, 2014 Brian passed away suddenly in Brooks, Alberta on June 17, 2014 at the age of 54 years. Brian was born to Lawrence and Agnes Leonhardt on October 7, 1959. He grew up on the family farm in Verdant Valley and attended school there until grade 8, then graduated from high school in Drumheller in… Read More

July 23 - July 29 > Call 403.823.2580 to place ad

Jul 23, 2014
MISCELLANEOUS COFFEE TABLE FOR SALE... Beautiful brass, glass and stone coffee table from high end furniture store. Will let go for $350.00 or best offer. Bevelled glass is 44x44x1 inch thick. Must be picked up. Phone 403-823-6531. FOR SALE... GE Front Load Laundry pair, like new, used 1 year, $700, Moffat bar fridge, $50, Nature patterned sofa,… Read More

Local junior golf tournament set for August

Jul 22, 2014
` The Junior Open golf tournament at Dinosaur Trail Golf and Country Club is set for August, and the club is eyeing a day toward or at the end of the month. Director of Golf Jamie Scott said they’re looking for players 18 and under, no matter your golf skill level, to take part in the tournament. The club is also asking for volunteers to assist in… Read More

Community assesses damage from storm

Jul 22, 2014
Drumheller and the surrounding area were hit by a destructive hailstorm Saturday, July 19. Developing in the Rocky Mountains, and heading Eastward throughout the evening, the summer storm that blew through Drumheller brought alarming amounts of damage to the area due to a large volume of hail, intermingled with rain and high wind speeds. Bill… Read More

Town hires Corporate Services Director, Economic…

Jul 22, 2014
The Town of Drumheller has made some key hires recently, filling out its staff. The Town announced this week that it has hired Barbara Miller as Director of Corporate Services. “Barbara’s years of experience will be a valuable addition to our organization,” said Town of Drumheller CAO Ray Romanetz. She brings with her a certified accountant… Read More

Atkins - Dr Sue's Review

Jul 21, 2014
The Atkins Diet is one of the most longstanding and highly popularized diets out there. The foundation of the diet is based upon avoidance of carbohydrates, without restricting calorie intake per se. It's extremely restrictive in carbohydrate intake in the beginning phase at only 20g per day. From there, there is an eventual... Read More

Storm rips through valley

Jul 20, 2014
Sunday morning Drumheller residents were getting a better look at the damage caused by Saturday night’s thunderstorm. A violent storm ripped through the valley shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday night, and within the hour calm was restored. Almost immediately social media buzzed with incredible photos and videos of the storm rolling in, and the… Read More

RCMP Update: Sudden death near East Coulee

Jul 19, 2014
On July 19th, 2014, at about 9:30 am, Emergency Services from Drumheller and Dalum responded to a sudden death at a gravel pit in a remote rural location southeast of Drumheller. A 16 year old employee was working with a piece of large machinery when he was killed. RCMP investigation determined this to be a non criminal tragic incident. Alberta… Read More

Young man killed in gravel crusher, updated

Jul 19, 2014
From the Drumheller RCMP: On July 19th, 2014, at about 9:30 am, Emergency Services from Drumheller and Dalum responded to a sudden death at a gravel pit in a remote rural location southeast of Drumheller. A 15 year old employee was working with a piece of large machinery when he was killed. RCMP investigation determined this to be a non criminal… Read More

Carbon Farmers’ Exchange tucked away gem

Jul 18, 2014
The Carbon Farmers’ Exchange is a 99 year old heritage building housing a museum and small art gallery. The Exchange was at one time a hub for the small community, showing Saturday night movies and holding dinners and dances. The building was constructed in 1915 - a year after almost all of the town of Carbon was destroyed by fire. A short, scenic… Read More

Funky fitness movement hits Drumheller

Jul 18, 2014
Carol Todor, second from the left, training her Functional Fitness Fascia Class to move naturally. A local woman has exchanged the gym for a playground in a new fitness craze she has dubbed Functional Fitness Fascia. Carol Todor has pursued athletics all her life. Training fitness leaders, yoga and dance students, Todor realized something had… Read More