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2018 Rumsey Ride tops $47K

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, and the sun shined (and the wind blew) again on this year as 152 riders took to the… Read More
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RCMP changes alarm policy to reduce false alarms

Alberta RCMP announced August 14 they have adopted a new policy of verifying alarms before responding, saying previous policy was draining resources. Mounties in Alberta will no longer respond to alarms which are triggered only once, but will still respond to… Read More
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Surrounding counties amending bylaws ahead of cannabis legalization

Starland, Kneehill and Wheatland Counties are all currently in the process of amending their land-use bylaws in anticipation of marijuana legalization in October. The amendments follow nearly identical changes to the bylaws which the Town of Drumheller… Read More

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'Suspicious' house fire this morning being investigated as arson

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The Drumheller Fire Department and RCMP are investigating the cause of a ‘suspicious’ fire which occurred in the early morning hours of Monday, August 13. Around 4 a.m.…

Pride crosswalk reaches crowdfunding goal in less than 24 hours

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A crowdfunding effort by the Drumheller Pride Association for the planned pride crosswalk downtown reached its goal within 24 hours this weekend. The pride association raised…

Fire bans issued in town, surrounding area

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The sweltering heat and tinder-dry conditions have led the Town of Drumheller, Wheatland County, and Starland County to issue fire bans and advisories in the area. Fire bans…

Drumheller FCSS to launch 100 Kids Who Care Group

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Drumheller Family and Community Support Services are very excited to announce the first ever 100 Kids Who Care Drumheller Event on September 11 at the Badlands Community…

A record of prairie past, Pioneer Acres hosts 49th anniversary show this weekend

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Just one kilometre from Irricana is Pioneer Acres, a museum dedicated to preserving Alberta’s heritage. The museum, which features vintage tractors and historical pioneer…

UPDATE: Water fountain remains closed but repairs complete

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Those looking to beat today's scorching heat will have to look somewhere other than the Rotary Spray Park water fountain, as repair work is complete but it remains closed…

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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…

Lovsin lands in Jamaica for athletics invitational

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Former Drumheller resident and track and field hurdler Julia Lovsin, top row fourth from left, landed in Kingston this morning for the Jamaican U18 Invitational competition.…

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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