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Makowecki finally sees Morgan Jayne Project at work

fred.jpgAfter two years of building the Morgan Jayne Project, Fred Makowecki has finally made his way south to the Island of Roatan in Honduras to see the project in action.
    The Morgan Jayne Project supplies infant formula to the children of mothers with HIV and AIDS in the Roatan to help stop the spread of the disease from mother to child through breast milk. The program, named after Makowecki’s daughter who died suddenly, has saved lives and caught the imagination of Drumheller residents.

Tenders close for new Catholic school

The period for submitting tenders for St. Anthony’s School in Drumheller has ended, and the school division is hopeful they will be making the announcement for a contractor in December.
    According to Christ The Redeemer School Division superintendent, Michael O’Brien, the tendering process wrapped up last week, and now the board has submissions to mull over. 

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.


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