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Drumheller May 19 2018 Motorcycle Incident

Emergency Services assist motor cyclists after impact with Gordon Taylor Bridge.

A motorcycle carrying two passengers headed southbound on the Gordon Taylor Bridge slid into the barricade on Saturday, May 19. RCMP, Drumheller Fire Department and EMS are currently on scene to assess the situation. More information will be made available as… Read More
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Community pays tribute to fallen miners

In the years when men risked their lives daily to eke out a living from the coal in the valley, 210 men perished in the mines. Now every year the Drumhellercommunity honours them. The annual Miners Memorial ceremonies are coming up on Sunday, May 20. Jay… Read More
Sheri Cooper stands at the location of the upcoming Habitat for Humanity Project in North Drumheller on Friday, April 6. The organization is looking for successful applicants to make the duplex project a reality for 2018.  mailphoto by Terri Huxley

Habitat for Humanity project needs family applicants

The Habitat for Humanity Drumheller Chapter is seeking new applicants interested in purchasing a new home with some conditions.The process has three simple steps: Take the eligibility quiz, attend an open house and then submit an application. The quiz portion… Read More

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Habitat for Humanity project needs family applicants

Sheri Cooper stands at the location of the upcoming Habitat for Humanity Project in North Drumheller on Friday, April 6. The organization is looking for successful applicants to make the duplex project a reality for 2018.  mailphoto by Terri Huxley
The Habitat for Humanity Drumheller Chapter is seeking new applicants interested in purchasing a new home with some conditions.The process has three simple steps: Take the…

Kneehill holds line on taxes

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Kneehill County Council has announced there will be no increase in municipal taxes this year.Although Kneehill County has lost significant assessment, particularly in the oil…

Roof-top dinos

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Centuries ago, dinosaurs roamed the Drumheller Valley, and today, they are roosting on the rooftops. Recently a small raptor appeared up on the roof of Pop’s Block, home of…

RCMP catch Break and Enter suspects

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Two adult males are facing Criminal Code charges after a property owner located them breaking into a sea can on his property last week. On Thursday, May 10 at approximately…

Rosebud home to innovative wastewater treatment project

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The Hamlet of Rosebud is seeing first-hand cutting-edge technology that could change how communities and industries deal with their wastewater. Symbiotic Envirotek Inc. has…

Novas National bound

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Beginning today, Wednesday, May 16, the U15 Nova Volleyball Club Team is headed to the Edmonton Expo Centre for the Volleyball Canada Nationals.The team is comprised of eight…

More Local Sports

Dietrich joins University of Regina Rams

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He took the long road, but a former Titan is headed to play college football. Last week Travis Dietrich signed with the University of Regina to join the Rams. The former St.…

Softball back into the swing of things

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The Drumheller Girls Softball Association (DGSA) has begun putting their leather gloves, bats, and cleats to good use as the softball season starts to ramp up. The Town of…

Minor Hockey ponders new Hockey Canada rules

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Drumheller Minor Hockey is still looking at how best to implement new rules from Hockey Canada. Hockey Canada is adopting cross-ice games for five and six-year-old players.…

Soccer house league looking for players

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Soccer teams are getting ready to get back on the field and are looking forward to a strong season. Mark Olbrich of Drumheller Minor Soccer said this year there have been a…

Badlands Rugby joins with Red Deer club to field men’s team

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The Badlands Rugby Football Club (RFC) is joining forces with the Red Deer Titans to compete this season. The plan is to enter a joint men’s team in the Calgary Rugby Unions…

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…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Ronald Orval Bigford

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BIGFORDRonald Orval June 10, 1933 - May 13, 2018 Mr. Ronald Orval Bigfordof Drumheller, beloved husband of Maria Gammie, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2018 at the age of…

Condolences to the family of Réal Joseph Alcide Dorais

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DoraisRéal Joseph Alcide February 14, 1948 - May 5, 2018 Captain Réal Dorais was born in Grand-mére during a fierce snowstorm on February 14, 1948. He was 8 weeks early and a…

Condolences to the family of Jeffrey Guy Hirsch

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HIRSCHJeffrey Guy Jeffrey Guy Hirsch passed away at the age of 45 years, husband of Patricia Seiller of Carbon,Alberta. He also leaves to cherish his memory his parents,…

Condolences to the family of Roland Albert Jensen

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JENSENRoland Albert June 4, 1949 - May 5, 2018 Roland Albert Jensen, son of Herluf and Marie Jensen of Dalum, Alberta was born June 4, 1949 and passed away May 5, 2018.…

Annual food drive house blitz tonight

salvation-army.jpgThe Salvation Army Food Drive will be out in full force tonight to bring much needed food to families in need this holiday season.
This year, the food bank needs help more than ever says Heather Colberg, the food drive co-ordinator.
“Maybe it’s the economic climate right now, but the food bank really needs help to get a  good chunk of their supplies,” Heather said.
She also said after the holidays last year, the food bank came close to having no food on their shelves.
“We ran pretty low this year, with lots more people in need than normal.”
Heather hopes people will “give as much as they can afford.”
Volunteers have been coming out in support, but more are always welcome as it helps keep the operation running smoothly.
“Any time volunteered is more than appreciated by The Salvation Army," she said.
 “We want to cover the valley from Nacmine to East Coulee and Morrin and Munson and Carbon."
 The drivers would appreciate if food could be bagged or boxed, as well as labeled. This makes it easier for volunteers  who will not have to disturb residents.
Eager volunteers are beginning the drive at 6 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) giving their time and effort to make the festive season a little more comfortable for financially struggling families.
 
Food Drive Meeting Places
 
Newcastle  - Newcastle Community Hall
 Nacmine - Nacmine Community Hall
Hunts Crescent, Bowling Alley - DeMott Floors
 Midland - Midland Community Hall
North Drum Area - Oasis Car Wash
 Bankview Area - In front of 710 1 St S.W.
Riverside/Willow Estates - DCHS parking lot
Downtown, Little League Park - The Brick
Greentree Area - Greentree School parking lot
 Morrin -  Main Street near firehall
 Munson - Munson Community Hall
Rosedale - Rosedale Community Hall 
Carbon -
Carbon Community Hall
East Coulee  - East Coulee Community Hall
McConkey Park Area  - Court house
 
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