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Flood Mitigation work continues

While an interim project leader for the Flood Mitigation program has just been installed, the flood mitigation team is still hard at work.Last week the town announced it has replaced the leadership of the Flood Mitigation program and has an interim leader. A… Read More
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Premier focuses on rural vaccine hesitancy

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said the province is focusing on getting the population vaccinated, especially in rural areas where vaccine levels are lagging behind.Kenney addressed the issue at a roundtable with Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association members,… Read More
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Province enters Stage 2, announces vaccine lottery

Alberta moved into Stage 2 of the Open for Summer plan on Thursday, June 10 as active case numbers and hospitalizations continue to trend downward; Stage 2 allows indoor fitness activities and indoor and outdoor dining to resume, and Albertans can gather… Read More
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Students get chance to "Ask a Farmer"

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Students at Greentree School had the opportunity to learn about agriculture from farmers with decades of experience.The Verdant Valley Ag Society reached out to Greentree…

Drumheller has Pride

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For the first time, the Progress Pride Flag was raised in Drumheller to mark the beginning of Pride Month.On Sunday, June 6, Badlands Pride Association organized a parade…

Titan signs with Edmonton Wildcats

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Chase Sattler has signed to play football with the Edmonton Wildcats of the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL).Sattler has played football with the Drumheller Community…

Soccer back on field

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Despite struggles with the COVID-19 restrictions, area soccer players are getting back on the field.President of Minor Soccer, Scott Duggan, says with all the sports options…

More 5G cellular service coming soon

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So far, one major carrier in the valley is offering 5G cellular phone service, but others may soon be following suit.In October of 2020, Rogers announced it would be offering…

Calgary Metropolitan Regional Board submits draft growth plan

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The regional growth plan for Calgary Metropolitan Regional Board (CMRB) was approved on Friday, May 21 and submitted to Minister of Municipal Affairs Ric McIver despite…

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Dragons' season ends

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It was an unceremonious end to the Drumheller Dragons hockey season on Wednesday, April 28, when the AJHL announced the final schedule for the 2020-2021 season, and the…

Yakimchuk commits to Lindenwood University Lions

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The Drumheller Dragons announced 20 year-old defenseman Aiden Yakimchuk has committed to Lindenwood University for the 2021-2022 season. The Lions play in the American…

Dragons back on ice Saturday

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The AJHL announced the season will resume, and the Dragons will be back on the ice this Saturday to take on the Okotoks Oilers.The league announced new two-team cohort groups…

Dragons top Grizzlys, drop to Kodiaks

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The Drumheller Dragons split last weekend with a win over Olds on the road but fell to Camrose at home.The Dragons were in Olds to take on the Grizzlys on Friday, April 2.…

Dragons on three game winning streak

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With two victories last weekend, the Dragons are on a three-game winning streak through the second weekend of the new season.The Dragons were in Olds on Saturday, March 20,…

Dragons return to home ice Saturday

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This Friday, the Dragons will be back on the ice as the regular season gets back on track.On March 1, the AJHL announced that regular-season play would resume under new…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Dana Ralphine Gall

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GALLDana Ralphine August 12, 1964 - June 6, 2021 It is with the heaviest of hearts and deepest sorrow we announce the passing of our daughter, sister, auntie, cousin, friend,…

Condolences to the family of Carol Coffyne

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COFFYNECarol May 24, 1943 – April 27, 2021Drumheller, Alberta It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother and Grandmother, Carol Coffyne.She was…

Condolences to the family of Douglas (Doug) Maxwell McCully

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McCULLYDouglas (Doug) Maxwell May 19, 1943 - May 23, 2021 Douglas Maxwell McCully was born May 19, 1943 and passed away peacefully May 23, 2021 at the age of 78. He was the…

Condolences to the family of Albert "Bert" Russell Hanson

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HANSONAlbert “Bert” Russell August 4, 1940 - May 26, 2021 Bert passed away peacefully May 26, 2021 at the age of 80 following a week in palliative care in the Ponoka Hospital…

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