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McDonald's bomb threat deemed hoax

On March 23rd 2019 at around 8 pm, Drumheller RCMP received a complaint that a bomb threat had been received at the McDonald's restaurant. The restaurant was closed and the area blocked off by marked police vehicles. The RCMP Explosives unit was consulted and… Read More

Drumheller Institution under lockdown

Correctional Service Canada - On March 24, 2019 at about 9:00 a.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution, to allow staff to conduct a search of the institution following an inmate altercation. The search was… Read More

Hanna Solar project attracts $10 million in funding

The Town of Hanna and the Special Areas Board, along with project partners ATCO Ltd. and Greengate Power, have successfully attracted $10 million in funding from Emissions Reduction Alberta for the proposed Hanna Solar Project. Developed as a private/public… Read More
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Dr. Caleb Brown hired as new curator at Tyrrell

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A familiar face at the Royal Tyrrell Museum Dr. Caleb Brown has been hired as the new Curator of Dinosaur Systematics and Evolution. Brown has a long history with the Tyrrell…

Stonnell commits to Robert Morris University

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While the Dragons season is over, a 20-year-old Drumheller Dragon will continue his hockey career and education at the NCAA Division 1 level. Dragons defenseman Bradley…

Strong spring for local swimmers

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The Canadian Badlands Aquatic Club is having a busy and successful March. Nathan Dobell (14), Kiera Hansen (13) and Emily Martin (16) qualified for Short Course Provincials…

Cookie Blitz!

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It’s that time of year again, where members of the Girl Guide Units of Drumheller will be blitzing the community selling Brownie Cookies. This annual tradition helps to fund…

Booth prices drop for 5th annual Spring Expo

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The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Spring Expo is back in a new venue and with new booth prices. The annual Expo and tradeshow will be at the…

Parade committee seeking volunteers

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The new Planning Committee for the 2019 Canada Day parade in Drumheller has been busy and are looking for volunteers on the day of the parade to make sure it goes smoothly…

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Bantam Raptors qualify for provincial final

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The Boston Pizza Western GM Bantam Raptors have qualified for the provincial championship tournament after a convincing win over Duchess. The Bantam Raptors were in action…

One for the books: Dragons finish season with most wins in franchise history

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A season full of accomplishments came to a close for the Drumheller Dragons on Sunday afternoon, as Drumheller easily made notched a franchise record 37 wins to cap off the…

Yavis Atom Raptors into thick of playoffs

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The regular season for Drumheller Minor Hockey has concluded and the Raptors are in the thick of the playoffs. Drumheller Minor Hockey President Lyle Caweizel tells the Mail…

Saints win consolation at Trochu tourney

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The St. Anthony’s Saints Junior A basketball team are headed to zones after a busy week of play. The Saints hosted the Morrin Mustangs on Thursday, February 14. This was a…

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…


Condolences to the family of Philip Blair Nelson

NELSONPhilip Blair June 13, 1960 - February 19, 2019 Philip Blair Nelson passed away from cancer on February 19, 2019 in Red Deer, AB. Philip (Phil) was born in Drumheller,…

Condolences to the family of Elizabeth (Betty) Peters

PETERSElizabeth (Betty) July 23, 1919 - February 20, 2019 Betty passed away peacefully in Continuing Care on February 20, 2019 at the age of 99 years. Betty was born in…

Condolences to the family of Irene Edith Forgo

FORGOIrene Edith August 20, 1925 - March 9, 2019 With heavy hearts, we share with you the passing of our Mom, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Mrs. Irene Edith Forgo, a…

Condolences to the family of Stephen Frank Peter Kun

KUNStephen Frank Peter March 15, 1931 - February 27, 2019 Steve is remembered as an active energetic man who got things done. His satisfaction came from planning, working on,…

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