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Kneehill County supports proposed seniors facility

A new senior facility to serve residents of Kneehill County has been an ongoing discussion between the Town of Trochu, Trochu Housing Corporation (THC), and Kneehill County, and council voted whether to support backing the town and THC borrowing $20 million… Read More
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Woman charged with aggravated assault elects trial in Queen's Bench

A woman charged with stabbing a man several times has elected to be tried by Court of Queen’s Bench.Lyndsy Bendfeld, 37, of Drumheller, appeared in provincial court in Drumheller via closed-circuit television, in custody from the Edmonton Remand Centre.She… Read More
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Community mourns loss of three young people

The community of Drumheller is mourning the loss of three young people in what appears to be drug-related fatalities.Messages of support for the families and friends of the three who perished have been coming in, in person, and through social media, as the… Read More
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Drumheller RCMP issue warning to public following deaths from suspected drug overdose

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The community of Drumheller is mourning the loss of three young people in what appears to be drug-related fatalities. On Feb. 20, 2021, at 7:42 p.m, Drumheller RCMP received…

Great Plains MDF looks to bring $850 million plant to Kneehill County

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Great Plains MDF Production Inc., a Canadian company which produces manufactured medium density fibreboard (MDF), approached Kneehill County regarding building a mill in the…

Sheerness conversion to natural gas underway

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Heartland Generation is continuing with the conversion of the Sheerness Powerplant to natural gas.Recently crews were staying in Drumheller working on the conversion which is…

MLA Nathan Cooper visits Rockyford Council

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The Village of Rockyford council was pleased to have MLA for Olds-Didsbury- Three Hills and Speaker of the Legislature, Nathan Cooper appear at their Council Meeting.At the…

AJHL gets greenlight to play

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The Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) has received approval from the Government of Alberta to restart the 2020-21 Season under the protocols of a comprehensive Return to…

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Minor hockey season cancelled, may be chance for development

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Alberta Hockey has pulled the plug on the 2020-2021 minor hockey season in light of the continuing health restrictions due to COVID-19, however, with the easing of…

Boyko listed as player to watch in NHL draft

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A Drumheller goalie‘s stock is rising even during a pandemic as Talyn Bokyo was listed as a player or watch on the NHL Central Scouting Report.Talyn, the son of Kelly and…

Titans aim for March restart

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The Titans are still hoping to get on the field this spring.Drumheller Community Football Association held their Annual General Meeting via video conference on Tuesday,…

Dragons building for future

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Even in the midst of a pandemic, the Dragons are looking forward to the future with three new signings last week.The team announced on January 11 they have signed Alexey…

Provincial hockey championship tournaments cancelled

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With COVID-19 restrictions hockey players are still not able to get back on the ice, and this week Hockey Alberta announced provincial championships have been cancelled.With…

Dragons look forward to season restart

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With the AJHL Hockey season on hold, the Dragons won’t be resting on their laurels.On November 25, the league announced it would be pausing the season until existing…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Albert 'Bert' Marshall

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MARSHALLAlbert ‘Bert’ August 10, 1925 - Hanna, ABJanuary 28, 2021 - Hanna, AB It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear father, he leaves to mourn…

Condolences to the family of Kathy Leonhardt

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LEONHARDTKathy December 12, 1961 - February 15, 2021 With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kathy Leonhardt. With family at her side, Kathy passed away peacefully on…

Condolences to the family of James William Neill

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NEILLJames William September 11, 1934 - February 18, 2021 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of James William Neill. He was born September 11, 1934 and passed…

Condolences to the family of Mike Kalman Jr.

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Kalman Jr.Mike October 14, 1948 - February 17, 2021 Mike Kalman Jr. of East Coulee, Alberta, beloved husband of Vivian, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2021 at the age…

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