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Fender bender downtown tying up traffic

Fender bender downtown tying up traffic

A two-vehicle collision shortly before 3 p.m., at the intersection of 2nd Str...

Twenty years feeding happy  customers

Twenty years feeding happy customers

Sandy Lam, pictured, and her husband Gordon have closed the doors to Drumhell...

Three Hills man faces sexual assault charges

Three Hills man faces sexual assault charges

A  Three Hills man faces a number of charges after a group of sexual ass...

Humane society given  generous donation

Humane society given generous donation

(l-r) Heather Franciotti, a volunteer, and Joelle Mclellan, organizer of the ...

*Updated*Roll over near East Coulee

*Updated*Roll over near East Coulee

A smart-car sits sideways on a bank several yards off Highway 564 near the At...

Local softball player named team MVP

Local softball player named team MVP

Brayden Peters, Most Valuable Player for the U14 Calgary Adrenaline


Gearing up for Tough Mudder

Gearing up for Tough Mudder

The September 6 and 7 Tough Mudder event is gearing up with the arrival of th...

Delia Celebrates Centennial

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Aug 20, 2014
CANNINGS, Mary Jean (nee Wood) March 31, 1930 – August 11, 2014 Mary passed away peacefully at Agape Hospice in Calgary, Alberta, after a long fight against multiple myeloma. She is survived by her husband Edwin Cannings of Airdrie, daughter Sandy Duncan of Phoenix, Arizona, and son David (Linda) Cannings of Edmonton, Alberta. She is also survived… Read More

August 20 - August 26 > Call 403.823.2580 to…

Aug 20, 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. FOR SALE FOR SALE... Yamaha electric guitar, Alabama 6 string banjo, Reywolds 6 string banjo, Austin dobroe, Roland cube 15 amp, Mendelssohn… Read More

Raw Food Diet - Dr Sue's Review

Aug 19, 2014
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Injury accident on Highway 9

Aug 18, 2014
Drumheller's Emergency Services responded to an injury accident during the supper hour at the south entrance on Highway 9 near Extra Foods tonight. There was report of a minor injured, but no official details are presently available to confirm. Read More

*Updated*Three Hills man in police custody…

Aug 18, 2014
Three Hills RCMP detachment advises that a man fitting the description of the suspect in the Prairie Bible Institute sexual assaults turned himself in to RCMP this afternoon around 1:00 p.m. Video surveillance on site captured images of the alleged suspect and Three Hills RCMP asked for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual. In the… Read More

Two years for Two Wheel View in Drumheller

Aug 15, 2014
Two Wheel View’s group of fourteen are biking to Banff on a nine day enrichment excursion. Drumheller and district is rounded up local kids for yet another bicycle trip from our Badlands to Banff. Two Wheel View was implemented in Drumheller last year to promote health and wellness, goal making, leadership, and environmental stewardship in local… Read More

Bantam Titans prepare for new season

Aug 15, 2014
(l-r) Ethan Duncalf and Derek Carriere of the Drumheller Bantam Titans are busy getting in shape for football season. Offical practice starts August 18, and their home opener is August 29 versus Olds. The Drumheller Bantam Titans were doing some prep work Friday in anticipation of the start of their season. “We have their first big game August… Read More

Chinook Credit Union and First Calgary propose…

Aug 15, 2014
The Board of Directors for Chinook Credit Union and First Calgary Financial are proposing a merger. The banks will take their proposal to a membership vote September 8 and September 10 this year. The companies say a newly created credit union between the two would serve 100,000 members throughout 14 communities in Southern Alberta. The two… Read More

Dragons selection camp starts Saturday

Aug 15, 2014
Brian Curran, Head Coach and General Manager of The Drumheller Dragons It may seem like summer has just started, but as we head toward summer's end, hockey season is gearing up. With their home opener less than a month away, the Drumheller Dragons hockey club heads to camp this weekend to select their team for the new hockey season. One thing is… Read More

Severe thunderstorms possible

Aug 15, 2014
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Drumheller, Three Hills and areas. There is the possibility of strong wind gusts, large hail, heavy rain, and intense lightening. Environment Canada reminds people that tornadoes can develope from severe thunnderstorms. The alert covers the following locations: Acme and Linden… Read More

Titans Football Season Starting

Aug 14, 2014
Football is just around the corner and next week the Terrapins and the Titans will be back in training. Anyone wishing to learn more of sign up can come to the DVSS Field Monday after school. The only good thing about the shorter days as summer winds down, is the coming of Friday night lights. Drumheller Community Football is ready to go, and next… Read More

Stray animals still cause for concern

Aug 14, 2014
Drumheller’s Humane Society has eight surrendered kittens in their care. On top, Olive sits guarding her three kittens, (l-r) Daisy, Ryanne, and Eva. Drumheller has experienced a problem with stray animals in the past, and the trend still continues. Animal support systems, like the Valley Vet, Humane Society, and By-Law Services in Drumheller,… Read More

Heat Advisory for Drumheller

Aug 14, 2014
Alberta Health Services has a heat advisory in effect for Drumheller through to Sunday evening. Due to elevated temperatures, the following precautions are advised: • Apply a sunscreen of at least sun protection factor (SPF) 30, at least 20 minutes before heading outdoors. Be sure the SPF 30 screens out both UVA and UVB rays, and reapply… Read More

Doesn’t a company have to offer new jobs to…

Aug 14, 2014
Dear Working Wise: Doesn’t a company have to offer new jobs to someone they recently laid off? I was laid off from a job I enjoyed a few months ago. The company paid me two weeks of severance pay, but now I see they have hired someone else into my old job. What are my options for getting my old job back? Signed, Want to Work Dear Want to Work: I… Read More

Help Badlands Historical Centre with mysteries

Aug 13, 2014
Christine Jakubowsky shows one of the many mysteries of the Badlands Historical Centre, a pair of swords that could be dated back to General Lee, or Custer. The Badlands Historical Centre has a mystery it wants you to help solve. In fact, it has many mysteries. The Badlands Historical Centre, on 1st Street beside Sunrise Auto, is one of the… Read More

New roof for Rumsey curlers

Aug 13, 2014
The Rumsey Curling Club is getting a new, more durable tin roof. Kent Holowath of the Rumsey Ag Society said the need for the new roof was identified about two years ago at a regular club meeting. The building’s roof is currently leaking, which fortunately hasn’t caused any damage to the interior of the curling club, Holowath said. Money for the… Read More

Motorists should expect traffic delays

Aug 13, 2014
Be prepared to wait: Traffic is backing up downtown and from the intersection of Mac's/Husky down to IGA this afternoon. Also expect delays crossing the Gordon Taylor bridge in both directions due to paving on Highway 9/2nd Street from 3rd Avenue to the bridge. Read More

Car tour had a Drumheller pit stop Wednesday

Aug 13, 2014
Stop by A&W/Canadian Tire parking lot to see cars from the Western Canadian Power Tour Wednesday, August 13. Richard Sjolie from Hay Lakes (pictured) is there with his purple 1936 Chevy he restored over 12 winters. Cars from the tour are stopping in Drumheller before heading on to Medicine Hat where the cars from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and… Read More

August 13 - August 19 > Call 403.823.2580 to…

Aug 13, 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. FOR SALE UTILITY TRAILER... 4’ high, 6’ wide, 8’ long. Fully wired, aluminum exterior. Easy pull for car or light truck. Asking $400 OBO. Call… Read More


Aug 13, 2014
ROVERE, Oliva August 2, 1920 - August 6, 2014 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mom, Nonna and Biz Nonna, Oliva (Olive) Rovere on August 6th, 2014 at the age of 94. Olive was born August 2nd, 1920 in Cusano, Italy to Virginia and Santo Sist. In 1942, she married Giovanni (John) Rovere and together they had four children.… Read More


Aug 13, 2014
BARABASH, Walter March 30, 1927 - July 25, 2014 Walter Barabash was a genuinely happy man; he rarely went a day in his long life without spending as much time as he could outdoors; and he never wore a shirt whenever possible. Unfortunately, since suffering a stroke in December 2010, Dad was trapped indoors with not much to be happy about and he… Read More

DURBANO Donna Mary (nee Chapin)

Aug 13, 2014
DURBANO, Donna Mary (nee Chapin) March 15, 1949 - August 6, 2014 It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Donna Mary Durbano on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Drumheller Regional Hospital at the age of 65 years. Donna is lovingly remembered by her devoted husband of 46 years, Albert; her four children, Doug (Marie), Allison, Allan… Read More


Aug 13, 2014
ISAAC, Gordon William November 30, 1946 - August 2, 2014 Gordon “Zeke” Isaac of Delia, Alberta, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Foothills Hospital at the age of 67 years. Gordon was born to Frank and Jean Isaac in Claresholm, Alberta on November 30, 1946 after which they moved to Delia and he stayed until he joined the Air Force. Over… Read More

Court project underway at high school

Aug 12, 2014
Crews are paving the area for the multi-purpose courts at Drumheller Valley Secondary School. After paving is completed, Barb Travis, Friends of DVSS volunteer, says the next step is for Tomko to come in and drill the required holes for the nets and basketball court, then after that, lay down the surface of the courts over the asphault. Travis… Read More

Passion Play Golf Tournament surpasses expectations


    The Passion Play players will be even louder and prouder on stage this year, and the annual golf tournament is helping to make that happen.

    The annual tournament went on June 23. It enjoyed a healthy number of golfers taking to the pristine Dinosaur Trail Golf and Country Club Course and then enjoying a dinner and auction at the newly completed banquet facility. The entire event netted in the area of $20,000. These funds are to be directed towards the new sound system at the Passion Play.
    “In talking to one of the actors, the sound system is wonderful,” said Bryce Nimmo, who was one of the organizers of the tournament.
    Nimmo adds they are appreciative to Encana, which was a platinum supporter, and Canalta, which was a gold supporter. He said this year they had more hole sponsors than in the previous season, and “Beat Uncle Zeke” was a great hit.
    He said the live and silent auction shattered their expectations by raising $6,600.
    “The silent auction buyers and the silent and live auction sponsors were very good to us,” said Nimmo. “We budgeted for $6,000 and I am an optimist, so when we go over, it is wonderful.”
    The Passion Play opens this season on July 15. This year it will feature a newly renovated set and a brand new script. Supplementing and enhancing these changes is the new sound system. This will offer three-dimensional dynamic sound. While the Passion Play in previous years relied on the amazing acoustics of the natural amphitheatre, at times actors have had to over-project to be heard. With the new sound system, not only will every voice be heard but also the sound will travel with the actor through a series of speakers placed throughout the site. A new score has also been written to take advantage of the technology.
    The buzz for this year’s Passion Play has been building, and Nimmo says ticket sales are going well, surpassing last season’s rate.
    For more information on this season’s passion play, see www.canadianpassionplay.com