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Badlands Amphitheatre wins tourism award for 'Drumbeats'

The Badlands Amphitheatre ‘Drumbeats’ production won an ALTO award on October 22. The Travel Drumheller board celebrated earning in the marketing excellence category for the water and laser show put on this summer. The ALTO awards are recognize organizations… Read More
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Acme student wins $20,000 4-H Scholarship

A first-year university student from Acme was the recipient of a $20,000 4-H scholarship last week. Emmett Sawyer, 18, received the Leadership Excellence Award of Distinction for an essay on sustainable agriculture and food security for 4-H Canada. Sawyer,… Read More
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Methamphetamine, heroin seized at institution

Officers at the Drumheller Institution seized crystal methamphetamine and heroin on October 17. An inmate was intercepted in an attempt to bring contraband into the institution at about noon last Wednesday. The institutional value of the drugs is estimated at… Read More

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Stolen vehicle quickly recovered after resident report

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Drumheller RCMP recovered a stolen vehicle within 30 minutes Friday after a citizen reported what she thought was a suspicious vehicle. The victim left their truck running…

Country star, family man Brett Kissel returns to Drumheller

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Drumheller is in for a hell of a show come December when country singer Brett Kissel wraps up his massive tour with a performance at the Badlands Community Facility on…

Area schools attend first rural gay-straight alliance summit

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Students from three area schools attended what’s being touted as the first rural gay-straight alliance conference in Canada. Morrin School, JC Charyk School in Hanna, and…

Kneehill County CAO resigns

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The Kneehill County chief administrative officer announced his resignation from his position on October 17. Al Hoggan has been county CAO since 2013, previously serving in…

“We’re trying to go back to how our grandparents farmed”: farm to fridge marketing at Primrose Farms

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The vast majority of food products bought by consumers go from the farm gate to the store shelves, but a growing consumer interest in Alberta has been to buy directly from…

Standard community investors aim to attract retail store

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A group of Standard and area business operators and community boosters are working towards filling the retail void in the village after the closing of the Standard Co-op. The…

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Fleury returns for Victor Night with Dragons

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Calgary Flames legend and founder of the Breaking Free Foundation, Theoren Fleury, is coming back to the valley to share his story and celebrate victors with the Drumheller…

Dragons add power forward

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The Drumheller Dragons have completed a trade with the Nanaimo Clippers of the British Columbia Hockey League acquiring the rights to 1999 born forward Brady Berger. Berger…

Dragons split games at Showcase Weekend

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The Dragons split their games at the AJHL Showcase Weekend in Camrose and are only four points out of the top spot in the Viterra AJHL South. The Dragons were sporting a 3-2…

Drumheller Senior Titans top Strathmore

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A win by the Senior Titans allowed them to hold tight to the fifth place provincial ranking. The Titans hosted the Strathmore Spartans under Friday Night Lights in Drumheller…

Boguslavsky selected as Dragons captain

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The 2018-19 AJHL season is underway and the Dragons have selected third year veteran Markus Boguslavsky as their captain. Last week the Dragons announced its leadership…

Women’s hockey league returns

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Women’s hockey is back in Drumheller after a number of years with the start up of a new adult rec league this month, and they’re looking for more players. The league will…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Maxine Watkin

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WATKINMaxine Beverly January 2, 1947 - October 13, 2018 Maxine Beverly Watkin passed away in the Drumheller Hospital, a place she had worked for nearly 50 years, after a long…

Condolences to the family of Nancy Szureck

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SZURECKAgnes Spence(Nancy) September 11, 1918Airdrie, Scotland- October 11, 2018Drumheller, Alberta It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Nancy Szureck after 100…

Condolences to the family of Wendy Bilson

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BILSONWendy Lynnnee Sandercock September 7, 1947 - October 12, 2018 Wendy passed away peacefully and comfortably surrounded by her children on October 12, 2018. Wendy was…

Condolences to the family of Violet Johnston

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JOHNSTONViolet F. (Vi) August 10, 1926 - October 10, 2018 Violet Johnston passed away peacefully at the Drumheller Hospital at the age of 92 years. Vi is survived by her son…
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