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Restrictions remain in effect, situation continues to be monitored

Despite an easing of restrictions, which went into effect on Monday, January 18 and permit personal and wellness services to resume one-on-one operations by appointment only, there will be no additional lifting of restrictions at this time.Restrictions on… Read More
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Titans rally to return to field

The Drumheller Titans staged a demonstration on Tuesday afternoon, January 26, to send a message to the government about COVID-19 restrictions prohibiting team sports. This march was in conjunction with events planned throughout the province to bring… Read More
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Kneehill County anticipates $27 million savings from Torrington gravel pit

Kneehill County council members held their first council meeting of 2021 on Tuesday, January 12 and received a request to amend the previously approved budget for the Torrington gravel pit.An initial drill test in 2009 estimated 1.5 million tonnes of gravel… Read More
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Kneehill County anticipates $27 million savings from Torrington gravel pit

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Kneehill County council members held their first council meeting of 2021 on Tuesday, January 12 and received a request to amend the previously approved budget for the…

2020 - A Year in Review Village of Rockyford

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It has been a challenging year for most all communities in the midst of a pandemic, including Rockyford. Mayor Darcy Burke took some time with the Mail to talk about the…

2020 - A Year in Review Village of Carbon

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Like many communities, the Village of Carbon was faced with the challenge of navigating event and project cancellations and postponements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.While…

Inmates engage in hunger strike at Drumheller Institution

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Inmates at the Drumheller Institution engaged in a hunger strike following restrictions and lockdowns due to a number of reported COVID-19 cases among the inmate…

COVID restrictions ease slightly, one new death reported locally

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Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced provincewide COVID-19 restrictions would ease slightly during the Thursday, January 14 update.The changes went into effect on…

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Provincial hockey championship tournaments cancelled

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With COVID-19 restrictions hockey players are still not able to get back on the ice, and this week Hockey Alberta announced provincial championships have been cancelled.With…

Dragons look forward to season restart

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With the AJHL Hockey season on hold, the Dragons won’t be resting on their laurels.On November 25, the league announced it would be pausing the season until existing…

CBAC swimmers perform well, despite lockdowns

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The Canadian Badlands Aquatic Club (CBAC) is another team affected by the new COVID-19 restrictions.Last season the club was having a great year, and coach Morgan Syvertsen…

AJHL puts pause on season

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It will be a little longer until fans will get the chance to see the Dragons on the ice.Already the Dragons’ season was halted when a member of the Canmore Eagles tested…

COVID pauses Dragons' season

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There is already a pause in the Drumheller Dragons’ regular season due to COVID-19.So far, the Dragons have played in two regular-season games versus the Canmore Eagles. The…

Senior girls Dynos place third at home tourney

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The DVSS Senior girls Dynos were happy to be on the court to play as they hosted a four-team tournament over the weekend.School sports are very different, especially indoor…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Ronald Bertsch

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BERTSCHRonald June 30, 1934 - January 14, 2021 Ronald Bertsch, a long-time resident of Rosebud/Drumheller area went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 14th, 2021 at…

Condolences to the family of Leonard Bernard and Marion Patricia Olsen

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OLSEN Leonard BernardFebruary 3, 1927 - January 12, 2021 Marion PatriciaDecember 27, 1932 - January 12, 2021 It is with great love and deep sorrow that the family of Marion…

Condolences to the family of Leslie Alexander Leonhardt

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LEONHARDTLeslie Alexander September 18, 1962 - January 12, 2021 On January 12, 2021, Leslie Leonhardt was called to his eternal home while at the Continuing Care Centre of…

Condolences to the family of Beth MacDonell (Heller)

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MACDONELL (HELLER)Beth October 12, 1927 - January 11, 2021 Beth MacDonell passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on January 11th, 2021. Predeceased by the love of her life,…

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