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Work continues on second water main break

Town crews continue to work on a second water main break on Highway 9 near Western GM.Town Staff are onsite; traffic has been reduced to single lane and some localized water outages will occur in the area as repairs are made. Please use caution if in the… Read More
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ATCO meter replacements underway

Residents in Drumheller may notice more of the presence of ATCO Electric workers as it completes its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) program.According to its website, “AMI is an integrated system comprising of AMI meters, radio gateways that collect… Read More
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Rumsey Ride gallops into 35th year

The Rumsey Ride for STARS is going into its 35th year and is riding high in the saddle after breaking its $1 million milestone last year.The Ride is STARS’ longest consecutively held fundraiser and throughout its history has taken on many new and different… Read More
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Municipalities respond to fire threat

As quickly as it rains, last week’s heat wave is already causing tinder-dry conditions, prompting municipalities to take action. On Thursday, July 11, the Town of Drumheller issued a Fire Restriction. This means all existing Fire Permits are revoked, and… Read More
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Town of Drumheller hires infrastructure director

Jared Brounstein has been appointed Director of Infrastructure Services at the Town of Drumheller.For the last five years, Brounstein has worked in Osoyoos, BC, but also lived in various municipalities across Western Canada, including Clearwater, BC,… Read More
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Big Valley’s Thurston loses in nail-biter showdown

Big Valley Saddlebronc rider Zeke Thurston literally had the spoils of victory in his hand, before there was a slight recalculation.Thurston led the way through Pool A at the Calgary Stampede Rodeo, looking for his fourth title, having claimed a three-peat in… Read More
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Nill named back-to-back NHL General Manager of the Year

Twice is a charm for Hanna native Jim Nill as he won a second consecutive NHL General Manager of the Year award.The NHL announced that Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill has won the 2023-24 Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award.Nill has been at the… Read More
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Big Valley’s Zeke Thurston leads Pool A at Stampede

Big Valley Cowboy Zeke Thurston is on the road to make Stampede history, and judging by the pool results, he could make it happen.Thurston is competing at the Calgary Stampede in the Saddle Bronc. He also has three Stampede crowns under his hat, winning in… Read More
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1,500 mile road trip to Badlands Science camp

The Badlands Science Camp at the Royal Tyrrell Museum is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for youngsters to live out their palaeontological dreams. For one family it also turned out to be the road trip of a lifetime. Jason Howe and his husband Adrien Perez… Read More
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Drumheller Street Improvement Program underway

The Drumheller Street Improvement Program (SIP) is underway, and many residents will be seeing work in their areas.The following areas are included in this year’s SIP:• The entirety of 1st Avenue in Wayne• Centre Street, 1st Avenue, 3rd Street, and 4th Avenue… Read More

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Town of Drumheller hires infrastructure director

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Jared Brounstein has been appointed Director of Infrastructure Services at the Town of Drumheller.For the last five years, Brounstein has worked in Osoyoos, BC, but also…

Big Valley’s Thurston loses in nail-biter showdown

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Big Valley Saddlebronc rider Zeke Thurston literally had the spoils of victory in his hand, before there was a slight recalculation.Thurston led the way through Pool A at the…

Nill named back-to-back NHL General Manager of the Year

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Twice is a charm for Hanna native Jim Nill as he won a second consecutive NHL General Manager of the Year award.The NHL announced that Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill…

Big Valley’s Zeke Thurston leads Pool A at Stampede

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Big Valley Cowboy Zeke Thurston is on the road to make Stampede history, and judging by the pool results, he could make it happen.Thurston is competing at the Calgary…

1,500 mile road trip to Badlands Science camp

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The Badlands Science Camp at the Royal Tyrrell Museum is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for youngsters to live out their palaeontological dreams. For one family it also…

Drumheller Street Improvement Program underway

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The Drumheller Street Improvement Program (SIP) is underway, and many residents will be seeing work in their areas.The following areas are included in this year’s SIP:• The…

Miles of smiles for cyclists at Fondo

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The population of Drumheller grew by 1,000 on Saturday. Coincidentally, the population of bike tires also grew by 2,000 as the Gran Fondo Badlands took to the highways of the…

Impaired driver arrested following collision

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A Saskatchewan man was arrested and charged with driving with nearly twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system, with two children in the vehicle.On June 27, at…

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Minor hockey player vegas-bound for tournament

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A young Drumheller hockey player is Vegas-bound for tournament play this summer.Emmett Gouy, 8, son of Shane and Katrina, played his regular season with U9 Sunrise Auto…

U16 Smash volleyball team wins national silver

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The U16 Smash girl’s volleyball team shined at nationals, taking home a silver medal.The Smash is the sole Drumheller Club Volleyball team that went to nationals this season.…

U17 Smash earn bronze at provincials

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The U17 Smash Blue Club Volleyball team ended their season on a high note with a bronze medal at Provincials.The Smash went to provincials in Calgary on the weekend of April…

Local swimmers compete at provincials

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A couple local swimmers were having a great season in the water, and qualified for winter provincials.Eddie Boyd and Grady McGougan trained and competed this season with the…

Special Olympics Alpine Skiers wrap up season

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This season involved the team’s competition athletes participating in a regular low-key season focussing on dryland and on-snow training on an off-competition year.Three…

Dragons prep for post season

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The Dragons are in the stages of preparation for the postseason as the play-in round continues.The AJHL this season was dealt a shock with the defection of five teams to the…

Raptors fall in triple overtime heartbreaker

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It was as close as it could possibly get as the Kneehill Chiefs and the Drumheller Raptors U18 battled it out for the league championship over the weekend.The Drumheller…

Dragons split shootout finishes

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The Dragons earned three out of a possible six points last week, with two games going all the way to shootouts.The Dragons were on home ice on Tuesday, January 9 to take on…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Alfred (Fred) Vincent Ewing

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EWINGAlfred (Fred) Vincent April 30, 1944 - July 15, 2024 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dad, Fred Ewing. Dad loved his farm and chuckwagon…

Condolences to the family of Arnold Edward Brown

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BROWNArnold Edward October 4, 1956 - July 8, 2024 Arnold Edward Brown of Drumheller passed away peacefully at Drumheller Hospital on July 8 at 8:30 p.m. He was 67 years…

Condolences to the family of Winnifred (Winnie) Fay Peake

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PEAKEWinnifred Fay(Winnie) October 12, 1943 - July 7, 2024(Age 80) It is with the greatest sadness and everlasting love that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mom,…

Condolences to the family of Vella Dean McGechie (Byer)

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McGECHIE (Byer)Vella Dean May 22, 1932 - June 29, 2024 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Vella Dean McGechie at the Drumheller Hospital. We have lost our…