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Open Farm Days allows visitors to experience farm industry

Now in its sixth year, Alberta Open Farm Days continues to allow Albertans and visitors to experience and understand where their food comes from. This weekend there are a few local farms opening up their doors to the public as a means of shedding light on… Read More
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Drumhellerites inducted into Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame

There was a Drumheller presence at the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame gala as two former residents were inducted as part of two very special teams. George Kallay, who previously had been inducted on his own, was inducted as part of the 1999 Canada Winter Games… Read More
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Smoke continues to cover valley with no relief in sight

Air quality continues to be poor in Drumheller due to the wildfires burning in B.C., and there doesn't seem to be an end in sight as the province continues to battle over 560 wildfires. Environment Canada has issued special air quality statements for much of… Read More

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Composting 101 with town CAO

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Town CAO Darryl Drohomerski, who is also a Master Composter with the Compost Council of Canada, ran an introductory composting workshop at the Valley Growers’ Learning Garden…

2018 Rumsey Ride tops $47K

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The annual Rumsey Ride For STARS has topped $47,000, raising its 29-year total to well over $800,000 for STARS Air Ambulance.The ride has enjoyed three decades of success,…

Positive signs in local energy industry

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Bolstered by improving oil prices, it appears the province is getting back to work, however, there is untapped potential in the valley. The Drumheller-Camrose region,…

Phoenix Pay System still broken for pen employees

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MP for Battle River Crowfoot, Kevin Sorenson, is hoping a new Senate report on the Phoenix Pay System will help get it fixed once and for good. The price tag of the system is…

Delia community rallies to enhance new K-12 school

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The Delia School Enhancement Society has kicked off their campaign to raise $1.2 million in funds to improve the new school planned for the community. In March of this year,…

UPDATE: Water fountain now open to the public

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The Rotary Spray Park water fountain is again open to the public after water samples were approved by Alberta Health Services on Monday, August 13. Repair work was completed…

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New quidditch club looks for Potter fans to play

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Get your broomsticks ready, muggles – quidditch is coming to the badlands. Organizers are preparing to start the Badlands Quidditch Club and bring quidditch to the area, a…

Lost Egg disc golf tournament ranks swell to 150

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This weekend a different kind of golfer will be taking over the small community of Wayne, not with clubs, but with flying discs. August in the valley means the return of the…

Local artist paints tribute mask for Humboldt Bronco, former Dragon

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A former Drumheller artist has created a goalie’s mask for a Humboldt Broncos player to honour the 16 victims killed in the April 6 bus crash. Morgen Schinnour, who grew up…

Harrington cleans up at Summer Games

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Local swimmer Ava Harrington smoked the competition at the Alberta Summer Games in Grande Prairie on July 21 and 22. Harrington won four gold medals representing Zone 2(50,…

‘Gifted’ local swimmer off to Alberta Summer Games this weekend

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A local swimmer who has been collecting medal after medal hopes to bring home a few more from the Alberta Summer Games this weekend. Ava Harrington, 12, has regularly made…

World Cup soccer fans enjoy England win over Sweden

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Yavis Family Restaurant served up some FIFA world soccer fun for England’s quarter final 2-0 win over Sweden Saturday morning. Pictured is Richard Jones, Colin Jones, Karlie…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Doug Lemal (Celebration of Life)

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE LEMALDoug July 6, 2018 Family of Doug Lemal, who passed away July 6, 2018, invite you to join us to celebrate his life. Saturday, August 18 from 2-4 p.m.…

Condolences to the family of Anne Beach

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BEACH (nee DUKE)Anne March 17, 1926 - July 28, 2018 Anne Beach, resident of Grande Prairie, formerly of Drumheller, AB, passed away on July 28, 2018 at the age of 92 years.…

Condolences to the family of Lillian Gaye Dube

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DUBELillian Gaye 1959 - 2018 Lillian passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Regional Hospital at the age of 59 years. She was born in Olds, Alberta to Gwen and Maurice Dube.…

Condolences to the family of Mike Musteca

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MUSTECAMike July 18, 2018 It is with great sadness that the family of Mike Musteca announces his passing after a year long battle with cancer, on Wednesday, July 18 at the…
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