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CN train to disappear

train.jpg “I didn’t like the call, but I knew it was coming,” said Mayor Bryce Nimmo Monday afternoon after talking to  Canadian National (CN) about the fate of the rail line through Drumheller. “At the same time, there is not much you can do about it.”
    On November 17 Mayor Nimmo was informed by a CN spokesperson the rail line from Lyalta to Oyen, running through Drumheller, was put on the discontinuance list.




Local girls donate angel hair

hair-girls.jpghair-girls-after.jpgIt took about four generous snips, and two local girls changed their look, and possibly the look of young cancer patients they have never seen or met.
    Averie, 6, daughter of Sandra Graham and Mark Meuchel, and Mackenna, 6, daughter of Sharon and Kurt Walker had hair most women of any age would die for. When they decided to lose the locks, a suggestion was made to perhaps give their hair to those who need it most, and they went for it.



Drumheller recognizes war time sacrifices

remembrance.jpgDrumheller residents came out in force to recognize those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom of all Canadians. Drumheller Remembrance Day ceremonies were held Tuesday, in the DCHS/ Central School gymnasium. The service was followed by a march back to the Royal Canadian Legion, Drumheller Branch.  Veteran Pat Sparrow lays a wreath at the foot of the cenotaph as members of the First Drumheller Scouts, Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Furious, and Air Force Cadets stand guard.  Mayor Bryce Nimmo was invited as guest speaker, Drumheller Institution Warden Mike Hanly brought greetings from the federal government, and Stan Schumacher brought greetings from the provincial government.

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