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...And they're off!

min1chucks.jpgMyra Kuhl of Mark's Work Wearhouse, left, and Amy Hunter of BMO in Drumheller round the first barrel at the Q91 charity mini chuckwagon races on Friday, July 25 at Greentree Mall. Dozens of spectators came out to watch a slate of teams compete for their charity of choice. LPR Concrete won the contest and donated $2,500 to the Drumheller Minor Hockey Association This was Q91's first ever Stampede Breakfast and charity mini chuckwagon races leading up to the 2008 Richard Cosgrave Memorial Rodeo and Badlands Dinosaur Derby.

Strategic flushing brings clarity to water problems

flushing-water.jpgTown flushes main transmission line in strategic approach to solve water clarity issue


It appears the town has made some progress by taking a more strategic approach to clearing up water colour complaints.

On June 13 of this year the town issued the first of a number of press releases dealing with complaints of tinted water coming through area resident’s taps. One of the reasons identified for the coloured water was a mechanical failure at the water treatment plant that released an overabundance of a common water treatment chemical called Potassium Permanganate. In the process of flushing the system, more existing sediment in the lines was stirred, and the water colour problems have persisted.

Local man wins big in Kinsmen Home Lotto

A Drumheller man’s support for charity has landed him a new summer home.
Terry O’Connor-Browne was the third place grand prize winner in the Kinsmen Children’s Hospital Home Lotto. He won the Coyote Creek Resort Package. This includes a 2008 Chevrolet HHR LS and a Timber Ridge Park Home in the Coyote Creek Golf and RV Resort on the banks of the Red Deer River, about 130 kilometres north of Calgary.


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