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Province developing Filipino curriculum

The province has announced it would begin development on a new Filipino language and culture curriculum. Premier Rachel Notley made the announcement on Thursday, February 7 at a round table with community leaders. “Providing learning opportunities for… Read More
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“More about scoring political points”? UCP promises to cut MLA, premier salaries

Should Alberta’s provincial elected officials receive pay cuts? United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney thinks so, saying last week that if his party is elected, both MLAs and the premier would receive pay cuts “until the budget is balanced.” Mr. Kenney said… Read More
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Kaleidoscope explores haunting work in The Huron Bride

Kaleidoscope Theatre is taking on a unique story with its latest production The Huron Bride. Ashley Turner, long time Kaleidoscope Theatre performer and volunteer, is directing the Canadian play which is opening on February 22. Turner saw a performance of the… Read More
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Minister rules Kneehill County inspection ”not warranted”

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Kneehill County has been notified by the Minister of Municipal Affairs that a municipal inspection into the working of the County is not warranted. In November of last year,…

Two charged after Passion Play B&E, investigation

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Two men have been arrested and charged by Drumheller RCMP for break and enter, attempted theft of a motorvehicle, possession of stolen property, and other charges. On…

Two property crimes in 24 hours in Hanna area

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Hanna RCMP are investigating two property crimes which occured on February 19. The first was a vehicle that was broken into that evening, which was parked in the town of…

Three charged for stolen vehicle, property offences

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Drumheller RCMP have arrested and charged three individuals from Red Deer in relation to a number of stolen vehicles and property thefts. On February 11, Drumheller RCMP were…

MLA Strankman to run as independent in provincial election

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Drumheller Stettler MLA Rick Strankman, has announced he will be running in the next provincial election. Strankman, who has been sitting as an Independent member of the…

This Week’s Speaker Series presentation: ‘Palaeobiology of a Late Cretaceous Arctic Vertebrate Assemblage’

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For the February 21 session of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology’s 2019 Speaker Series, Dr. Greg Erickson (Florida State University) will present “Faunal Composition,…

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Dragons extend streak to five

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Drumheller are on a roll after winning their second game against the Calgary Canucks 4-0 shutout on Monday afternoon. The Dragons have only lost one game in February (6-1 on…

Dragons split weekend games

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The Brooks Bandits extended their franchise record winning streak to 22 games with a win over the Dragons on Saturday night at the Memorial Arena, securing themselves a first…

Former hoopsters excel on court and online

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Former Drumheller basketball players are excelling on the court and in the podcast world. Former DVSS Dyno Jordan Britton is playing in his third year at St. Mary’s…

FunTeam hosts Heritage Classic

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The Drumheller FunTeam hosted its annual Heritage Classic at the Midland outdoor rink on Saturday, January 26. There was great hockey action throughout the day at the…

Dragons hold on to third in the South Division

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With about a month left in the regular season, the Drumheller Dragons are clinging to third place in the AJHL south and earned two of possible six points last week. The…

McDonald’s Novice Raptors strike silver

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The Raptors hosted a six-team tournament that included Airdrie, Chestermere, Stony Plain, Leduc and Strathmore on January 18 - 20. The Raptors played well going 3-1 in round…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Arnold Leon Rasmussen

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Arnold LeonRasmussen September 11, 1926 - February 6, 2019 Arnold passed away quietly at the age of 92, on February 6, 2019 at Breton, Alberta. Arnold was born in Calgary and…

Condolences to the family of Cecil Botkin

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BOTKINCecil April 13, 1925 - February 16, 2019 Dad was born in Fillmore, Saskatchewan in 1925. He had 2 brothers and 5 sisters. Dad and Mom (Ida) were married for 69 years…

Condolences to the family of Elsie Mary Littlejohns (nee Long)

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LITTLEJOHNSElsie Mary(nee Long) April 2, 1947 - February 1, 2019 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elsie after a courageous battle with cancer on…

Condolences to the family of Lyle Douglas Hunter

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HUNTERLyle Douglas March 1, 1958 - February 11, 2019 Lyle Douglas Hunter was born March 1, 1958 and passed away February 11, 2019 at the Red Deer Hospital. Lyle is survived…

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