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Drug and stolen property charges laid after search warrant on Newcastle home

Four individuals have been charged for stolen property and illicit drug offences after Drumheller RCMP executed a search warrant on a Newcastle home Tuesday morning. Drumheller RCMP, with the assistance of the Emergency Response Team, negotiators, and Police… Read More
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Bitfury announces layoffs at Drumheller mining facility

Significant layoffs at the Bitfury mining facilities near Drumheller and Three Hills were made last week, the cryprocurrency company has announced. Bitfury, the parent company of Hut 8 which operates the cryptocurrency mining facilities, told the Mail the… Read More
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Sentencing scheduled in daycare sexual interference case

Sentencing has been scheduled for a Drumheller man charged with sexual offenses at a local daycare. Anthony Piecowye appeared in provincial court in Drumheller on Friday, January 11. He was charged with four counts each of sexual assault and sexual… Read More

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Fountain Tire service vehicle stolen after thieves drive through bay doors

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RCMP are on the lookout for a Fountain Tire branded truck after a brazen morning theft from Fountain Tire in Drumheller. Owner Joanne Hodgson said at around 6:50 a.m. on…

Michichi couple rescues injured owl

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A great horned owl may have a new lease on life thanks to the quick thinking of a Michichi couple. Dave Heistad and Janet Stevenson were driving on Sunday afternoon, January…

Highland Gala supports East Coulee School Museum

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The East Coulee School Museum is celebrating all things Scottish at the 4th annual Highland Gala. The gala, slated for Saturday, January 19, has grown in the event’s short…

Strankman to sit as independent in Legislature

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MLA for Drumheller Stettler Rick Strankman has announced he will sit as an independent MLA in the Legislature. In a letter dated January 15, he requests to Speaker of the…

Four facing firearms charges after RCMP raid home

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Four people were arrested and are facing firearms charges after RCMP executed a search warrant Tuesday morning in upper Newcastle. Corporal Gerald Sherk tells the Mail that…

Paul Andrew retires from Hope College

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Hope College will be moving in a new direction with new leadership. This comes after Paul Andrew announced he would be stepping away as chair after five years of service.Hope…

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Bandits rob two from Dragons over weekend

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Despite coming off a two game skid against the top Canadian junior team in the Brooks Bandits, the Drumheller Dragons are about as good as they’ve ever been after heading…

High school alumni hit the courts

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On Thursday, December 20 former athletes from St. Anthony’s School returned to take on current students at the annual Alumni Games. This year, above members of the Junior…

Dragons end 2018 with win

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The Drumheller Dragons ended 2018 with a bang, downing the Olds Grizzlys in a convincing fashion.The Grizzlys were in Drumheller on Saturday, December 22, to take on the…

Dragons shuffle roster

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Some Dragons are on the move after the team announced a number of trades and player commitments this month. Brothers Scout and Roc Truman have committed to attend and play…

Dragons cooled with two OT losses

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Coming off a six-game winning streak earlier this month, the Dragons have lost three in a row with two of those in overtime as the team comes off a 2-1 loss to the Camrose…

Titans, Terps honoured at football banquet

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While snow has covered the grassy gridiron for the season, Titans and Terrapins gathered one last time to celebrate a great season of football. Drumheller Community Football…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Brian Douglas Farmer

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FARMERBrian Douglas April 20, 1953 – January 14, 2019 Brian was born April 20, 1953 and passed away suddenly on January 14, 2019. He is survived by his daughter Pamela…

Condolences to the family of Dion Zdunich

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ZDUNICHDion April 22, 1976 - January 3, 2019 Dion Zdunich passed away unexpectedly in Victoria, BC, on January 3rd, 2019. If anyone’s earned the right to RIP, it is him. Dion…

Condolences to the family of Dagmar Ilona Hamelin

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HAMELINDagmar Ilona May 14, 1951 - January 8, 2019 Mrs. Dagmar Ilona Hamelin passed away at the Red Deer Hospice on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the age of 67 years. Dagmar…

Condolences to the family of James Alfred Pearson

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PEARSONJames (Jim) Alfred November 23, 1961 - December 30, 2018 James (Jim) Alfred Pearson was born in Drumheller, Alberta November 23, 1961 and passed away suddenly in his…
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