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Splash attack!

Kids were having a blast splashing into the water at the Aquaplex on Wednesday during the town’s Summer Fun program on Wednesday. Next week, participants will learn all about prehistoric monsters in a dinosaur themed program from July 25 to 29. To sign up for… Read More
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Dorothy volunteers take on camp kitchen project

The Grassroots of Dorothy are showing their dedication to the small but picturesque community, this year rebuilding its picnic structure. Over the years, the cadre of volunteers have been busy raising funds and taking on projects that preserve the history of… Read More
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Eye in the sky: A day with a Mountain View Helicopters pilot

“It’s like spinning a plate on a pair of chopsticks,” says Mountain View Helicopter pilot Ryan Fornataro as he rocks his helicopter back and forth 1,000 feet over Horseshoe Canyon. Fornataro steadies the aircraft before taking it on a bend so I can look out… Read More

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Travel Drumheller considers funding model

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Marketing organization Travel Drumheller is readying plans to invite the local hotel and tourism industries to voluntarily…

Dorothy volunteers take on camp kitchen project

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The Grassroots of Dorothy are showing their dedication to the small but picturesque community, this year rebuilding its…

Music you can touch

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On Sunday, July 24, the hamlet of Rosebud will again welcome some of Canada’s finest chamber musicians for the festival’s…

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You may have noticed Drumheller’s RCMP patrolling around Drumheller on bikes during Canada Day. Drumheller RCMP introduced…

Hussar Library closes, board looks for future options

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When Hussar School closed its doors for the last time at the end of June, the Hussar Municipal Library marked the end of a…

Associate principal appointed for Wheatland Crossing

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The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Sean Latta to the position of Associate…

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Kadena Pierce ready for her fourth Tough Mudder

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U12 Vipers take home provincial silver medal

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The Highway 9 U12 Vipers came home with a silver medal around their necks after competing in the “C” Division Alberta…

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Cenovus donates to Drumheller Girls Softball Association

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Cenovus Energy donated $1000 to the Drumheller Girls Softball Association through the Cenovus Volunteer Program on Wednesday…

Local athlete qualifies for Alberta Summer Games

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Drumheller is well represented in the Alberta Summer Games coming up this week in Leduc. Payton Zacharuk, 16, is competing…

Hockey family welcomes Calgary Flames addition

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With the Calgary Flames' most recent acquisition, there is one hockey fan in Drumheller who will be cheering louder than…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of RAYMOND JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM

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CUNNINGHAM, Raymond Joseph December 16, 1949 - July 16, 2016 Raymond passed away suddenly July 16, 2016 at the age of 66…

Condolences to the family of GLEN ROY HARDY

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HARDY, Glen Roy July 21, 1939 - July 9, 2016 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Glen Roy Hardy on July…

Condolences to the family of GWEN NORA HANCEN

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HANCEN, Gwen Nora July 16, 2016 It is with great sadness and regret that we announce the passing of Gwen Nora Hancen nee…

Condolences to the family of WINNIFRED MAE JACKSON

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JACKSON, Winnifred Mae (Hooker) February 2, 1932 - July 2, 2016 Winnie Mae died suddenly in hospital at the age of 84. She…

Alberta Environment warns of high river levels for Red Deer River

No major flooding is expected as Alberta Environment gave a streamflow adivsory for the Red Deer River upstream of Dickson Dam and a flood watch warning for the Little Red Deer River on Friday morning.

Since Wednesday morning, 60 to 80 milimetres of percipitation has fallen in an area along the eastern slopes from Calgary to Pincher Creek, Alberta Environment said in a release on Friday. They are expecting an additional 20 to 30 milimetres to fall by Saturday.

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.


Will you travel out of province for vacation this summer?

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