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Ainscough named Citizen of the Year

The greatness of the community was celebrated on Thursday Night, June 13, at Celebration of Excellence. There was a full house for the annual event at the Badlands Community Facility, where awards were presented to local individuals, businesses and… Read More
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Drumheller plans for dry season

With El Nino bringing a dry winter this year, the Province of Alberta is at risk of a critical drought. In April, the Town of Drumheller (TOD) signed a Water Conserving Agreement with the Province for drought mitigation. The objective is to reduce consumption… Read More
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DVSS student receives Lieutenant Governor’s Award

A DVSS student was honoured with the Lieutenant Governor Student Award at a ceremony in Government House in Edmonton.Keagan Farmer, 14, son of Stacey and Jack Hucaluk and grandson of Kevin and Linda Farmer all attended the ceremony on Monday, June 10. It… Read More
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Newcastle sees upgrades to ball diamonds, beach, rink

As part of the Parks and Rec 2024 Master Plan, Town of Drumheller Manager of Recreation, Arts and Culture, Rick Ladouceur has begun moving forward with the main priority of safeguarding the ball diamonds in Newcastle.“The ball diamonds need to be like every… Read More
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DVSS Class of 2024 Awards

Lucas Anderson plans to take a gap year before enrolling at Olds College. He was awarded the Ken Morrow Family Graduation Sponsorship, presented by Ken Morrow.Olivia Anderson plans to work next year before studying film production and history through SAIT and… Read More
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Rotary Park shade structure officially opens

The Rotary Club of Drumheller celebrated their 100th year in the Valley with the official opening of their Centennial Project on Saturday, June 8. The gold and blue shade structure was placed earlier this year in Rotary Park. Those in attendance enjoyed a… Read More
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Drumheller RCMP and Correctional Service Canada apprehend drug traffickers

On June 10, 2024, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Drumheller RCMP responded to the Drumheller Correctional Institution to assist Correctional Officers who had apprehended two suspects whom were introducing illicit drugs into the penitentiary. The investigation… Read More
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Little Women: The Broadway Musical at Rosebud Theatre this summer

An astonishing live-theatre production based on the beloved classic novel, Little Women: The Broadway Musical is hitting Rosebud Theatre’s Opera House stage this summer.Louisa May Alcott’s timeless, captivating story of the March family is brought to life in… Read More
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Murder, music and mystery on stage at Kaleidoscope Theatre

A summer of fun is coming to the stage as Kaleidoscope Theatre stages the musical murder mystery Curtains. Kaleidoscope celebrated 40 years last season and for more than 20 it has produced a summer musical. While often these productions are familiar to the… Read More
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New Midland rink on schedule, waiting for permits

Demolition of the old Midland Rink is wrapping up and the area is beginning to look much different.Since ground broke on the project in the spring on the new fully accessible NHL size outdoor rink, many local community members and businesses have come out to… Read More

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DVSS Class of 2024 Awards

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Lucas Anderson plans to take a gap year before enrolling at Olds College. He was awarded the Ken Morrow Family Graduation Sponsorship, presented by Ken Morrow.Olivia Anderson…

Drumheller RCMP and Correctional Service Canada apprehend drug traffickers

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On June 10, 2024, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Drumheller RCMP responded to the Drumheller Correctional Institution to assist Correctional Officers who had apprehended two…

Rotary Park shade structure officially opens

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The Rotary Club of Drumheller celebrated their 100th year in the Valley with the official opening of their Centennial Project on Saturday, June 8. The gold and blue shade…

Little Women: The Broadway Musical at Rosebud Theatre this summer

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An astonishing live-theatre production based on the beloved classic novel, Little Women: The Broadway Musical is hitting Rosebud Theatre’s Opera House stage this…

Murder, music and mystery on stage at Kaleidoscope Theatre

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A summer of fun is coming to the stage as Kaleidoscope Theatre stages the musical murder mystery Curtains. Kaleidoscope celebrated 40 years last season and for more than 20…

New Midland rink on schedule, waiting for permits

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Demolition of the old Midland Rink is wrapping up and the area is beginning to look much different.Since ground broke on the project in the spring on the new fully accessible…

Pride Week sees new inclusive Pride Walk

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In April, the new Flag, Pole Banner and Decorative Trail Policy INF-C-01 was brought forth by Drumheller Town Council, and on Sunday many people gathered to paint murals on…

Rails to Trails project receives Co-op Community Spaces Grant

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Rails to Trails in Drumheller, Alberta is one of 14 projects that have received a portion of $1 million as a 2024 recipient of Co-op Community Spaces.The Rails to Trails…

More Local Sports

U17 Smash earn bronze at provincials

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The U17 Smash Blue Club Volleyball team ended their season on a high note with a bronze medal at Provincials.The Smash went to provincials in Calgary on the weekend of April…

Local swimmers compete at provincials

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A couple local swimmers were having a great season in the water, and qualified for winter provincials.Eddie Boyd and Grady McGougan trained and competed this season with the…

Special Olympics Alpine Skiers wrap up season

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This season involved the team’s competition athletes participating in a regular low-key season focussing on dryland and on-snow training on an off-competition year.Three…

Dragons prep for post season

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The Dragons are in the stages of preparation for the postseason as the play-in round continues.The AJHL this season was dealt a shock with the defection of five teams to the…

Raptors fall in triple overtime heartbreaker

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It was as close as it could possibly get as the Kneehill Chiefs and the Drumheller Raptors U18 battled it out for the league championship over the weekend.The Drumheller…

Dragons split shootout finishes

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The Dragons earned three out of a possible six points last week, with two games going all the way to shootouts.The Dragons were on home ice on Tuesday, January 9 to take on…

Raptors battle through season

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Drumheller Minor Hockey is having a great season with some competitive teams in the mix, with lots of learning and successes on the ice.There is Raptor hockey in the valley…

Saints win home opener

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The St. Anthony’s Saints Junior Varsity Basketball team hosted its home opener last week versus the Youngstown Falcons, and by all indications, it looks like it will be a…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Patrick Allan Senior

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SENIORPatrick Allan September 11, 1952 - June 12, 2024 On June 12, 2024, Patrick Allan Senior, a beloved husband, father, poppa, and uncle sadly passed away.Patrick was born…

Condolences to the family of Norma Esther Seeger

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SEEGERNorma Esther August 4, 1935 - June 12, 2024 Norma Esther Seeger (nee Currie), beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away peacefully after a…

Condolences to the family of Laura Mildred Kelly (nee Winn)

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KELLY(née Winn)Laura Mildred February 15, 1934 - June 10, 2024 It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Laura Kelly (née Winn), who left us peacefully on June…