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RCMP investigate father/son death

scene-of-murder-suicide.jpgDrumheller RCMP are investigating the death of a 35-year- old Drumheller man and his three-year-old son, in what appears to be an apparent murder-suicide.
Police were called to a residence on 4th Street West in downtown Drumheller across the street from the Central School building where DCHS students are attending, on Sunday morning, September 28. Drumheller Emergency Services responded to the scene, and the Drumheller Fire Department was seen ventilating the house.
    A release from the RCMP says their Major Crimes Unit is investigating, and that at no time were the residents of Drumheller at risk.
It has been reported the incident was at the home of Richard Saunders and his son Colton.  Look for more details in the October 1 edition of The Drumheller Mail.

Just what neighbours do...

tractor.jpgWhen Morrin area farmer Terry “Ole”  Martin was laid up in the hospital, his neighbours pitched in to help get his crops off this fall. “It’s what neighbours are for,” said Krystal Sharpe, “I had tears in my eyes seeing them out there.” Working on Martin's southern land are combine drivers: Ryan Bitz, Len Sharpe, Rick Sharpe,  Bob Chambers, Art Grenville and Chris Chambers. Truck drivers included Don Bitz, Jeff Sharpe and Mark Chambers. Bin operators  were Les Olsen, Daryl DeMille and Dallas DeMille. The Chief Foreman of operations was, of course, Martin. Watching the combines, bottom right, is  Katrina Sharpe.

Two in running in Carbon by-election

Carbon residents will have two choices to make come October 14; to choose a Member of Parliament, and a new town councillor.
     A vacated seat on Carbon Village Council will be filled on the same day as the federal election. Shaun Henry, who has moved out of the village, vacated the seat. So far two candidates have lined up to be counted. They are (alphabetically) Heather Boyd and Brian McHugh.


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