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Hunts Crescent, McConkey Park area to undergo road construction

Street improvement work will begin in Hunts Crescent and near McConkey Park later this month, the town has said. Road improvement has already started in Hunts Crescent, which is seeing portions of the road being repaved. Work will begin on 2 Avenue West by 8… Read More
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Drumheller girl meets idol at Ghostbusters shoot

A young Drumheller girl had a brush with her Hollywood idol who was in town filming Ghostbusters. Bailey Waters, 15, was excited to learn that McKenna Grace was in Drumheller filming. On Thursday, August 15, Bailey, who is autistic, headed downtown and waited… Read More
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W.O. Mitchell’s The Kite on stage at Rosebud until August 31

There is still time to take in Rosebud theatre’s retelling of W.O. Mitchell’s Canadiana classic The Kite. This is Rosebud Theatre’s summer production, retelling the story of a CBC journalist trying to secure an interview with Daddy Sherry, Canada’s oldest… Read More
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Drumheller library funding put on hold by province

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A provincial freeze on half the regular funding for public libraries will see a significant amount of money on hold for the Drumheller Public Library, but services and…

Rumsey Ride for STARS raises $45k in 30th year

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The Rumsey Ride for STARS surpassed a milestone this year, passing 30 years and approaching raising $900,000. The annual Ride for STARS is the longest-running fundraiser for…

Woman completes 102km run for mental health awareness

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A former Drumheller woman made an inspiring journey of more than 100 kilometres by foot to raise awareness and funds for Suicide prevention. Jessi Durant-Chayer was up with…

Stranger Things’ Finn Wolfhard stops for burgers

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Canadian actor Finn Wolfhard (right), best known for his role in Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things,’ stopped at A&W in Drumheller while he was here filming for Ghostbusters 2020.…

Stuff the Bus slated for Wednesday, August 14

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Come Wednesday, August 14, volunteers will be at the Freson Bros, for the annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive. This food drive is a staple for the Drumheller Salvation Army…

"Probably the biggest production here ever": Ghostbusters 2020 films in town

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Downtown Drumheller was transformed into the fictional town of Summerville, Oklahoma for the ‘Ghostbusters 2020’ film production, which shot in the valley earlier this week.…

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Mixed Slo-Pitch wraps up season with year-end tourney

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The Drumheller Mixed Slo-Pitch League wrapped up their season with its annual year-end tournament. This year eight teams from the league came out for the year-end tournament…

Drumheller boys win provincial baseball championship

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The Drumheller U15 boys are provincial baseball champions after beating Edmonton’s South Jasper Place 12-0 Sunday. Drumheller hosted the tournament at the Newcastle diamonds…

Dinosaur Valley Half Marathon marks 10 years this September

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The Dinosaur Valley Half Marathon is celebrating a milestone this year with the 10th running of the premier road race event in the valley. In the 10 years, the event has seen…

Local athletes shine at Alberta 55-plus Games

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Drumheller was well represented at the Alberta 55-plus Summer Games. The event took place in Medicine Hat from July 4-7. Zone 2 President Linda Traquair said of the 118…

Vintage Motocross take on DORVA track

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If BSA, Can-Am, and Husqvarna are in your motocross vocabulary, you may have been lucky enough to take in a fun day of motocross at DORVA. Vintage MX Alberta was on the track…

Local softballer makes Team Alberta’s final cut

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A Drumheller softball player will be representing Team Alberta in the Western Canada Summer Games this August. Charli Calon will play outfield and shortstop for the Under 16…

Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Gary George Francis Sr. Grimsdale

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GRIMSDALEGary George Francis Sr. October 22, 1944 - Montreal, QuebecAugust 11, 2019 - Calgary, Alberta It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gary Grimsdale…

Condolences to the family of Josefa - Josephine (Gangle) Zipper

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ZIPPERJosefa - Josephine(Gangle) August 9, 2019 Josefa Zipper died after a brief hospital stay Friday,August 9, 2019 at 4:00 a.m.She will be remembered and missed by her son…

Condolences to the family of Shirley Rose Elsbett (nee Conners)

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ELSBETTShirley Rose(nee Conners) November 7, 1944 - August 2, 2019 Shirley Rose Elsbett (nee Conners) of Drumheller, AB, passed away peacefully August 2, 2019 at the age of…

Condolences to the family of Walter Joseph Primrose

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PRIMROSEWalter Joseph September 11, 1940 - August 12, 2019 Walter passed away peacefully at home in Edmonton.He leaves to mourn his wife Barbara and two daughters, Kristy…

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