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Centuries-old tree downed by weekend snowfall

The early snowfall this weekend damaged a number of trees in the valley, including a centuries-old tree in East Coulee. Irvin Almadi told the Mail he estimated the prairie poplar tree was between 400 to 500 years old, as he had a similarily large tree on his… Read More
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Potential dog park locations discussed at open house

The town held an open house last week to garner resident feedback on potential dog park locations in Drumheller. They brought three locations on town-owned land to the open house on September 20 including one in Midland along the highway, a strip of land near… Read More
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Town launches online budget survey

The Town of Drumheller is inviting property owners to share their thoughts on their priorities for the upcoming 2019 budget with an online survey. The results of the survey will be shared with town council prior to their strategic planning session ahead of… Read More

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Ewing sentenced to four months

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A resident of Starland County was sentenced to four months in jail, after pleading guilty to anumber of charges after police attempted to arrest him in July of this year.…

‘Uber’ ridesharing bylaw mulled by town

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Protective services is developing an amendment to a bylaw to potentially allow Uber drivers to operate in Drumheller, but the local taxi company doubts the service will take…

Impaired driving charges laid in multivehicle collision

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The driver of a vehicle involved in a multi-vehicle collision Wednesday has been charged with impaired driving. At around 4 p.m. on September 19 a driver of a black Ford…

Western GM collects over 350 coats for kids

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Western GM wrapped up their 10th annual Coats for Kids campaign today and managed to collect well over 350 free coats for youth in need by community donation . “I think the…

Tanker truck rolls over on Highway 56

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A tanker truck carrying water rolled over on Highway 56 and Highway 10 this morning. Drumheller RCMP and the fire department responded to the call around 10 a.m. on September…

UCP candidates spar at nomination forum

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United Conservatives held a forum at BCF Thursday night, one of three held in the Drumheller-Stettler constituency, as the party heads into the provincial election next…

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Boyko shines in preseason for Tri-City Americans

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A Drumheller youngster is turning heads in the hockey world as he works for a spot on the roster of the Tri-City Americans. The Mail reported that goalie Talyn Boyko was…

Local wins MVP in start-up pro volleyball league

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A former Drumheller resident was named MVP of an upstart professional volleyball league in Calgary. Andrea Price, who was a star on the Drumheller Composite High School girls…

Dragons and Sherwood Park ink four player deal

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The Drumheller Dragons and the Sherwood Park Crusaders completed a multi-player transaction involving four players, it was announced Tuesday. The Dragons have sent 2001 born…

Drumheller Dragons raising bar for upcoming season

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After their strong second round playoff push and a disappointing finish last season, the Drumheller Dragons are looking to build on last year’s success when they hit the ice…

Former Dragon Kreklewich commits to University of Regina

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The Drumheller Dragons are very pleased to announce that forward Tyler Kreklewich has committed to attend the University of Regina in the Fall of 2018. The Regina Cougars…

Jurassic Classic Chamber golf tourney winners

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The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce held their annual Jurassic Classic tournament at the Dinosaur Trail Golf club on the weekend. Pictured are the men’s open…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Alexander Shukys (Al)

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SHUKYSAlexander (Al) May 15, 1934 - September 16, 2018 “Al” was born Aleksandras Augustinas Sukys, the eldest of 6 children born to Vanda and Stanley in Kaunas, Lithuania.…

Condolences to the family of Bert Johnson

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JOHNSONBert April 17, 1938 - September 11, 2018 Bert Johnson of Rumsey passed away on September 11, 2018 at the age of 80 years. Bert was born on April 17, 1938 to Johnny and…

Condolences to the family of Dr. Boris Nahornick

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NahornickDr. Boris August 18, 1931 - September 13, 2018 Dr. Boris Nahornick passed away peacefully at the Drumheller Continuing Care at the age of 87 years. Boris is survived…

Condolences to the family of Carol Jane Wilkins

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WILKINSCarol Jane June 2, 1947 – September 16, 2018 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Carol at the age of 71. She will be greatly missed by her husband…
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