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Special Areas Board looks ahead to 2019

As 2019 begins, the Special Areas Board is hard at work getting ready for the busy year ahead. Some key initiatives for the first part of the year include policy work related to public lands, economic development and business retention tools, road committee… Read More
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Don Brinkman retires from Tyrrell Museum

One of the personalities that helped shape the Royal Tyrrell Museum and indeed the shape of Drumheller over the last three decades has retired. While Don Brinkman has decided to retire, the best place to find him will still be at the museum as he continues… Read More
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Subsidized counselling waitlist highlights Drumheller’s need

Drumheller’s town-subsidized counselling program launched in the fall last year and was quickly filled, demonstrating the need for affordable mental health and counselling services in the valley. The program, organized by Family and Community Support Services… Read More

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Man sentenced for possession of stolen keys from Drumheller business

A Drumheller man pleaded guilty to being in possession of stolen keys from a local business. Tyree Ewing appeared in provincial court in Drumheller on Friday, January 11 via…

Three Hills RCMP execute search warrant, arrest one

On Thursday, January 3, Three Hills RCMP, along with RCMP Emergency Response Team, and the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit, conducted a search warrant on a residence…

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,…

Eventful year in Starland County

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2018 has passed and it’s been quite the eventful year for Starland County. From staff and council turnover, to a new fire station and truckfill in Munson, as well as a new…

Don Brinkman retires from Tyrrell Museum

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One of the personalities that helped shape the Royal Tyrrell Museum and indeed the shape of Drumheller over the last three decades has retired. While Don Brinkman has decided…

Speaker Series returns tomorrow with the life story of local amateur fossil collector

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The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology’s 2019 Speaker Series starts on January 17, 2019. The first session, “Depth charges, dinosaurs and a lost love found: Amateur fossil…

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Dragons’ Hanas commits to WHL’s Spokane Chiefs

Kaden Hanas has signed a WHL education contract with the Spokane Chiefs, the Dragons announced on Wednesday. Hanas, the 5’10 right shot power forward from Strathmore,…

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…


Condolences to the family of Gordon Wilfred Johnson

JOHNSONGordon Wilfred July 8, 1937 – January 11, 2019 Gordon Wilfred Johnson, formerly of Eckville, Alberta, passed away peacefully with family at his side at the South…

Condolences to the family of Brian Douglas Farmer

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

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

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…
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