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Passion play completes Gospel of John cycle

Passion play completes Gospel of John cycle

 

The Canadian Badlands Passion Play wrapp...

Student uses summer to explore medicine in Bolivia

Student uses summer to explore medicine in Bolivia

nt used his summer to explore a career path work...

Hope College prepares for fall Semester

Hope College prepares for fall Semester

Hope College is getting ready for the fall semes...

Downtown core to welcome new businesses

Downtown core to welcome new businesses

Drumheller will be welcoming some new businesses...

STARS raffle tickets available in Drumheller today

STARS raffle tickets available in Drumheller today

A couple of the members of Goouch’s gang are han...

An obstacle of fun headed to Drumheller Friday, August 14

An obstacle of fun headed to Drumheller Friday, August 14

The Rotary Park will be a dinosaur obstacle of f...

Drumheller Town Council Meeting

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2015 Calgary Stampede
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Calgary Stampede Gid'up

Jul 16, 2015
It doesn't take more than a few clicks through the official Calgary Stampede Photo Archives to see that there have been a few changes to Stampede fashion in the last 103 years. In fact, during the first decade of the event, the only people who wore 'old west' attire, were the cowboys who actaully competed in the rodeo, while the attendees simply… Read More
New Obesity Medication - Liraglutide On The SCALE
Lifestyle

New Obesity Medication - Liraglutide On The SCALE

Jul 05, 2015
Liraglutide, a medication that we currently use to treat type 2 diabetes, will soon become available in Canada as a treatment for obesity. Hot off the presses, the biggest clinical trial to study liraglutide as an obesity treatment has just been published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.This SCALE obesity trial enrolled just... Read More
Preventing Childhood Obesity - Jamie Oliver on TED Talks
Lifestyle

Preventing Childhood Obesity - Jamie Oliver on…

Jun 26, 2015
In a world where not only adult obesity, but also childhood obesity, is a common and serious health concern, strategies are urgently needed to help to combat this epidemic.Jamie Oliver, chef and advocate against childhood obesity, has provided a riveting TED talk about childhood obesity that is well worth watching. A few points that... Read More
Keeping Kids Active This Father's Day - And All Year!
Lifestyle

Keeping Kids Active This Father's Day - And All…

Jun 20, 2015
In the fight against childhood obesity, it's important to promote an active lifestyle for kids. Studies show that family based interventions work best to prevent and treat childhood obesity. Recently, I participated in a fantastic family-oriented triathlon weekend, where kids raced one day and adults the next. What a great way to... Read More
We Think Fat. Why?
Lifestyle

We Think Fat. Why?

Jun 14, 2015
While the balance between calories in and calories out is closely monitored by our brains, our brains tend to ‘think fat’ – meaning that this regulation favors an accumulation of fat stores. The extent to which our brains ‘think fat’ is very different from person to person – genetics may in fact underlie as much as 70% of human obesity. ... Read More
Chew Your Smoothie!
Lifestyle

Chew Your Smoothie!

Jun 07, 2015
I came across the interesting concept of chewing a smoothie in my online travels, and I feel it's a concept well worth sharing!In my weight management counselling, one thing I will often mention to my patients is not to drink calories (with the exception of skim milk). There are a number of reasons for this:1. It takes about 15 minutes... Read More
News

Lots of excitement at the Tyrrell Museum this week

Jun 05, 2015
Check today's inSide Drumheller for the story about Regaliceratops peterhewsi. Read More
Peeing At Night? Could Be Sleep Apnea
Lifestyle

Peeing At Night? Could Be Sleep Apnea

May 30, 2015
Many people get up to pee at night. This could simply be a reflection of drinking water before bedtime, caffeine, or alcohol, or it could be a symptom of a medical problem, one of which is sleep apnea.Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition where the upper airway is obstructed during sleep, causing pauses in air intake despite an effort... Read More
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Science erupts in the minds of students

May 29, 2015
Grade 7 students at DVSS have been busy with their latest science project. They had to select a volcano and then reconstruct it and make a poster answering questions about their volcano. Here is a picture of Mrs. Palomaki’s Grade 7 class of girls with their projects after they erupted them outside. Some used a combination of baking soda and… Read More

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HEPTONSTALL, Scotty

Aug 03, 2015
HEPTONSTALL, Scotty JohnMay 10, 1977 - July 28, 2015 No Beauty Shines Brighter than that of a Good Heart On July 28th 2015 Scotty Heptonstall traded in his tool belt for a beautiful set of wings. Scotty was the third of four children born to Elaine and Dale Heptonstall in Drumheller, Alberta. As a child Scotty loved climbing hills, riding his bike… Read More
DaleBerry
Obituaries

BERRY, DALE BRIAN

Jul 31, 2015
BERRY, Dale Brian August 4, 1946 - July 28, 2015 It is with heavy hearts, the family of Dale Berry announces his passing at the age of 68 years. Dale passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family after a sudden brief illness. Dale was born in Lacombe, Alberta and was raised on the nearby family farm. He moved to… Read More
DOVE-1
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CRAIG, SAM

Jul 28, 2015
CRAIG, Sam July 8, 1931 - July 27, 2015 Sam passed peacefully on Monday, July 27. She is survived by 2 sons, 7 grandchildren and 2 great grand children and 5 siblings. The family wants to express our appreciation for the community of Dalum for always being there for mom. Also a special thanks to the staff at the Continuing Care unit in Drumheller… Read More
DIANETHOMAS
Obituaries

THOMAS, DIANE ROBERTA (CHAMBERS)

Jul 21, 2015
THOMAS, Diane Roberta (Chambers) August 13, 1955 - July 13, 2015 Diane was born August 13,1955 in Drumheller AB to Harold and Gertrude Chambers. She grew up on the family farm south of Delia. Diane received her high school diploma from Delia School and went on to complete her hairdressing certificate in Calgary. Diane married Ron Thomas December… Read More
BrentHoughton
Obituaries

HOUGHTON, BRENT DOUGLAS

Jul 20, 2015
HOUGHTON, Brent Douglas November 13, 1969 - July 13, 2015 It is with the deepest sadness that the family of Brent Houghton wish to announce his sudden passing. Brent was predeceased by his parents, Lorna & Vern Houghton. Brent leaves to mourn his passing his children, Victoria and Cole Houghton, and his brother Rob Houghton. A Celebration of Life… Read More
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Obituaries

LIDDICOAT, BERNICE ELIZABETH

Jul 16, 2015
LIDDICOAT, Bernice Elizabeth (nee Holmes) March 7, 1927 - Thunder Bay, ON - July 13, 2015 - Drumheller, AB Bernice Elizabeth Liddicoat went to be with her Lord on July 13, 2015 in Drumheller, Alberta. It is with joy that she is now reunited with her husband Wilbert, son Larry, and daughter-in-law Carol. Bernice is survived by sons, Howard of Red… Read More
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News

New owners for Centre Street Insurance

Susan Kolenz is excited and sad to announce her retirement as she has sold her well established insurance brokerage in Drumheller. “I would like to thank my wonderful staff and customers for their loyalty and support over the last 28 years” says Susan. “I am honoured to welcome the new owners of Centre Street Insurance, Braden and Landon Bosch,…
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Former Dragons forward joining SAIT Trojans this…

The Drumheller Dragons are proud to announce that Hunter Mills has been accepted into the Business Admin Degree program at SAIT and will be joining the Trojans Hockey Team. Mills, a fan favorite, has been with the Dragons for three seasons, receiving the Top Playoff Performer Award in his final year. Always a strong presence on the ice, Hunter…
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Top numbers for Tyrrell

The valley enjoyed another busy holiday weekend as visitors flocked from far and wide to take in all that Drumheller has to offer. The Royal Tyrrell was no exception, topping more than 7,000 visitors on both Saturday and Sunday. Over the entire Heritage Day Long Weekend they museum saw 20,274 visitors, besting last year’s numbers by more than…
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Local baseball player to represent Alberta at…

(Submitted photo) A young Rowley resident will be heading to Saskatchewan next week to represent Alberta. Quentin Kopjar, 17, will be part of Team Alberta at the 2015 Baseball Canada Cup U17 Championship in Saskatoon from August 5-10. “I went for a tryout in Okotoks. There were two cuts, the second one was in Edmonton. They emailed us (the week…
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Passion play completes Gospel of John cycle

The Canadian Badlands Passion Play wrapped its cycle of the Gospel of John on Sunday, and is celebrating the success of the season and pinnacle of the 5-year run. “You are talking about a very historic year, it was the fifth year of a five year run of a script,” said executive director Vance Neudorf. “We had 42 performances of John. We lost two of…
sam
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Student uses summer to explore medicine in Bolivia

nt used his summer to explore a career path working in medicine in a developing nation. About this time of year, readers might be used to hearing about Sam Brown, Grade 12 student at DVSS, taking on a marathon or a triathlon. This summer he just returned home from Bolivia after spending two weeks there seeing doctors in action and learning more…
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Hope College prepares for fall Semester

Hope College is getting ready for the fall semester. The college had their first graduating class this spring, and is ready to start taking registration for fall on Tuesday, September 8. The college has announced its programs for the Fall semester and will begin classes on Wednesday, September 9. The programs being offered this fall include:…
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Downtown core to welcome new businesses

Drumheller will be welcoming some new businesses to the downtown area soon. Although there may still be for lease signs in front of the properties on Centre Street and 3 Avenue West, they have indeed been leased. Bob Sheddy, Commercial Real Estate agent for Century 21, said the four properties with these signs are leased which leaves only one or…
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STARS raffle tickets available in Drumheller today

A couple of the members of Goouch’s gang are hanging out in Drumheller today (Friday, July 31). Rob Richmond, and his mom, are at Freson Bros. Drumheller selling raffle tickets for the 26th annual Rumsey Ride for STARS taking place Sunday August 9. The pair will be at the grocery store until about 6 p.m. selling tickets to raise money for STARS.…

A high streamflow adivsory has been made for the Red Deer River upstream of Dickson Dam, which means stream levels are expected to rise rapidly and no major flooding is expected. Minor flooding of low-lying areas is possible. Anyone situated close to the streams affected is advised to be cautious of the rising water levels.

Conditions are being monitored and updates will be issued as required, the release said.

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