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Three Hills RCMP investigate fatal collision on Highway 21

One person has died as a result of injuries sustained in a two vehicle collision earlier today near Three Hills. On April 24, 2018 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Three Hills RCMP responded to the intersection of Highway 583 and Highway 21 for a serious motor… Read More
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State of Emergency remains in effect

The state of local emergency for Wayne and Highway 10x remains in effect as does the mandatory evacuation.Alberta Transportation has completed its inspections for today and is now working at removing debris which is affecting a number of bridges.The level of… Read More
The Reception Centre was set up in the Drumheller Agriculture Society’s Stampede Barn on Monday, April 23, for residents that had been asked to evacuate. Since then, these residents have made alternative accommodations. Mailphoto by Terri Huxley

Local state of Emergency remains in effect

As of Tuesday, April 24, at 9:00 a.m., the state of local emergency for Wayne and Highway 10x remains in effect as does the mandatory evacuation.Two residents utilized the Drumheller Agriculture Society’s Stampede Barn that has since become the main Reception… Read More

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Firefighters secure motorhome as Rosebud River rises

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Members of the Rosedale and Drumheller Fire Halls were at the Last Chance Saloon campground in Wayne at noon on Monday, April 23, securing a motorhome that was pitching in…

Update: Town continues to monitor riverflow

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The Town of Drumheller is continuing to monitor flow in the Red Deer River and the Rosebud River as levels continue to rise.“The Red Deer River is still flowing fast and…

Town continues monitoring Red Deer River water levels

The Red Deer River that runs through Drumheller has been closely monitored within the last few months as water levels continue to rise during the spring melt. Mailphoto by Terri Huxley
The Town of Drumheller has been hard at work checking in on the current height and flow of the Red Deer River that runs through Drumheller this weekend.“The river level has…

Big Valley barrel racer Stampede bound

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A Big Valley barrel racer is Stampede bound after her first year on the professional circuit. On Wednesday, April 11 the Calgary Stampede unveiled its list of competitors for…

Walk-a-thon raises double initial goal

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The Drumheller Heart-to-Heart Support Group raised almost double their original goal of $3,000 for a 24 hour blood pressure monitor on Wednesday, April 11 at the Badlands…

Cindy Clark shares art talents

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Cindy Clark has taken her love of art and is sharing it with area seniors. Clark has been an active community volunteer, including serving on the Drumheller and District…

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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…

Student Athletes compete for curling national title

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Katie and Shelby Primrose of Rumsey competed on the Red Deer College (RDC) Queens curling team for a chance at winning a second national title. Despite strong efforts on the…

Taupert named to AJHL All-League team

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One Drumheller Dragon has been selected to the AJHL Viterra Southern Division All-League Team. Jordan Taupert, who was this year’s Drumheller Dragons’ Most Valuable Player,…

Dragons finish out season

Drumheller Dragons Forward Brady Risk charges the net on Sunday, March 25, during Game 6 of the second series of playoffs against the Brooks Bandits at the Drumheller Memorial Arena. Bandits players Jacob LaPointe, 15, Jack Theis, 19, David D’Agostino, 21, and Goalie Mitchel Benson, 1, attempt to counter the offense. Mailphoto by Terri Huxley
The Drumheller Memorial Arena held an intense energy as the community came out to support the Drumheller Dragons on Sunday, March 25.1386 people were in attendance to watch…

Dragons steal game five in Brooks

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The Dragons are headed home for Game 6 versus the Brooks Bandits. The Dragons were in Brooks Friday night, March 23, and managed to pull out a 3-1 victory. After a scoreless…

Yavis Atom Raptors win provincial banner

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After an undefeated week in Spirit River, the Yavis Atom Raptors boarded a bus home as provincial champions. Last weekend the Raptors captured their league banner, and then…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Alvin McLean

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McLEANAlvin March 2, 1942 - April 8, 2018 It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Alvin McLean after a lengthy battle with chronic illness. He is survived by his…

Condolences to the family of Lois Evelyn Hiller

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HILLER (nee Colter)Lois Evelyn September 16, 1936 - April 13, 2018 Lois Evelyn Hiller (nee Colter) age 81, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by loving family and…

Condolences to the family of John (Jack) Ross Humphries

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HUMPHRIESJohn (Jack) Ross July 26, 1942 - April 14, 2018 John (Jack) Ross Humphries was born July 26, 1942 in Calgary, Alberta. He passed away on April 14, 2018 in Olds,…

Condolences to the family of Myrna Faye Manning

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MANNINGMyrna Faye July 14, 1932 - April 4, 2018 Mrs. Myrna Faye Manning a longtime resident of the Drumheller Valley beloved wife of the late Charles “Gordon” Manning passed…
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