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Local politicians look into regional government

With several regions in the province adopting a singular regional government over the past number of years, a host of local politicians weighed in on what a regionalized government would do for residents and services in the area.

Public opposes MD's permit amendment

The MD held a public hearing during its regularly scheduled council meeting on August 28 to discuss proposed amendments to five separate bylaws.

AHS postpones cuts to pathology services

Following further discussions between Alberta Health Services and staff at the Bonnyville Health Centre on Aug.

Storseth sees proroguing of parliament as a 'kind of reset'

Last week Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced his intentions to ask the governor general to prorogue parliament this fall. According to Westlock-St.
Local's wood splitter wins Favourite Invention Award

Local's wood splitter wins Favourite Invention Award

A local builder and inventor was honoured at The Princess Auto West Edmonton Inventors Fair on July 13.

Investigation and clean-up efforts continue at CNRL sites

An investigation is ongoing at four of CNRL's Primrose sites with bitumen emulsion still seeping to the surface at a combined rate of less than 20 barrels a day.

Group calls for public inquiry into oil extraction methods

A total of 25 organizations have signed a letter calling on the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) to launch a public inquiry into the safety of oilsands cyclic steam stimulation (CSS) and steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) in-situ operations.

RCMP shoot and kill man on Cold Lake First Nations

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating an incident on Cold Lake First Nations, which resulted in a 52-year-old man being shot and killed by police after a confrontation with RCMP officers who were executing an arrest warr
Blue-green algae advisory issued for Kehewin Lake

Blue-green algae advisory issued for Kehewin Lake

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has issued a blue-green algae advisory for Kehewin Lake that will remain in effect for the remainder of the season.
Premier discusses future of Alberta's highways

Premier discusses future of Alberta's highways

Premier Alison Redford was in St. Paul Saturday morning as part of her Building Alberta 2013 Tour, and took a moment to speak about the infrastructure needs affecting northern Alberta.
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