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Maclean’s ranks Mountain View County last in Canada, MLA Cooper weighs in

Recently elected Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA Nathan Cooper is criticizing Maclean’s magazine for ranking Mountain View County last in its ranking of 415 of “Canada’s Best Communities” this year. Mountain View County, which includes the towns of Olds,… Read More
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Town, union reach four-year agreement

The Town of Drumheller and its employee union have reached a four-year deal which will see wage increases for some town employees , after council ratified the collective agreement at their meeting on Monday, August 19. Wages will increase at about 2 per cent… Read More
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"Fecal incident" forces Aquaplex closure

Staff at the Drumheller Aquaplex have a mess on their hands as they clean up after a "fecal incident" in the pool, they said on social media today. "Please be patient with us as we disinfect the pool from a fecal incident," the Aquaplex said in a post online.… Read More
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Drumheller woman sentenced for property crimes

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A Drumheller woman was given a six month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to property-related offenses. Jaime Ryan, 35, appeared in provincial court in Drumheller on…

Two Dragons depart for junior world cup in Russia

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The Drumheller Dragons will have representation in Sochi, Russia when Roc Truman and Brady Risk play for the AJHL at the Sirius Junior Club World Cup. Both forwards will have…

Hunts Crescent, McConkey Park area to undergo road construction

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Street improvement work will begin in Hunts Crescent and near McConkey Park later this month, the town has said. Road improvement has already started in Hunts Crescent, which…

Drumheller girl meets idol at Ghostbusters shoot

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A young Drumheller girl had a brush with her Hollywood idol who was in town filming Ghostbusters. Bailey Waters, 15, was excited to learn that McKenna Grace was in Drumheller…

Institution lockdown ends, murder investigation continues

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The Drumheller Institution ended lockdown protocol Tuesday, ten days after it was initiated on August 4. A contraband search of the medium security unit has ended and the…

W.O. Mitchell’s The Kite on stage at Rosebud until August 31

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There is still time to take in Rosebud theatre’s retelling of W.O. Mitchell’s Canadiana classic The Kite. This is Rosebud Theatre’s summer production, retelling the story of…

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Mixed Slo-Pitch wraps up season with year-end tourney

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The Drumheller Mixed Slo-Pitch League wrapped up their season with its annual year-end tournament. This year eight teams from the league came out for the year-end tournament…

Drumheller boys win provincial baseball championship

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The Drumheller U15 boys are provincial baseball champions after beating Edmonton’s South Jasper Place 12-0 Sunday. Drumheller hosted the tournament at the Newcastle diamonds…

Dinosaur Valley Half Marathon marks 10 years this September

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The Dinosaur Valley Half Marathon is celebrating a milestone this year with the 10th running of the premier road race event in the valley. In the 10 years, the event has seen…

Local athletes shine at Alberta 55-plus Games

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Drumheller was well represented at the Alberta 55-plus Summer Games. The event took place in Medicine Hat from July 4-7. Zone 2 President Linda Traquair said of the 118…

Vintage Motocross take on DORVA track

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If BSA, Can-Am, and Husqvarna are in your motocross vocabulary, you may have been lucky enough to take in a fun day of motocross at DORVA. Vintage MX Alberta was on the track…

Local softballer makes Team Alberta’s final cut

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A Drumheller softball player will be representing Team Alberta in the Western Canada Summer Games this August. Charli Calon will play outfield and shortstop for the Under 16…

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Condolences to the family of Randy Robert Raisbeck

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RAISBECKRandy Robert July 15, 1957- August 1, 2019 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Randy on August 1, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, surrounded by his…

Condolences to the family of James Barrie Hoover

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HOOVERJames Barrie September 30, 1957 - August 18, 2019 With great sadness we announce the sudden passing of James Barrie Hoover on August 18, 2019. Born September 30, 1957…

Condolences to the family of Gary George Francis Sr. Grimsdale

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GRIMSDALEGary George Francis Sr. October 22, 1944 - Montreal, QuebecAugust 11, 2019 - Calgary, Alberta It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gary Grimsdale…

Condolences to the family of Josefa - Josephine (Gangle) Zipper

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ZIPPERJosefa - Josephine(Gangle) August 9, 2019 Josefa Zipper died after a brief hospital stay Friday,August 9, 2019 at 4:00 a.m.She will be remembered and missed by her son…

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