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2nd Chance Trail Ride sets a new attendance record

2nd Chance Trail Ride sets a new attendance record

Saturday was “a perfect day for a trail ride,” 2nd Chance Trail Ride organizing committee members Lionel Romanchuk and Robyn Ockerman agreed as they welcomed a capacity crowd to Heinsburg Community Hall on Saturday evening at the conclusion of the af
Seniors welcome festive season in Heinsburg

Seniors welcome festive season in Heinsburg

Seniors from across the County of St. Paul and the towns of St. Paul and Elk Point gathered in Heinsburg on Friday for the long-awaited Seniors’ Festival, hosted by the County of St. Paul/Town of Elk Point FCSS Department, with the assistance of St.
Hello Dolly! hits Arts and Leisure stage

Hello Dolly! hits Arts and Leisure stage

A musical that was once the longest-running show on Broadway opened on 59th Avenue in Elk Point this past weekend, as Elk Point Community Choir presented ‘Hello Dolly!’ to its first two of six audiences at the Elk Point Arts and Leisure Centre.
Celebrating grandparents

Celebrating grandparents

Grandparents celebrated with walk, program Vicki Brooker Review Staff Blue skies and a bright September sun shone on multiple generations of local families who set out from the Elk Point Seniors’ Recreation Centre for the annual Grandparents’ Day Wal

New faces on Elk Point town council

Two first-time candidates topped the polls in Elk Point's municipal election on Oct. 21, with Lorne Young receiving 257 votes and Debra McQuinn 207 votes.
Bears and Berries a hit with young Forts visitors

Bears and Berries a hit with young Forts visitors

”If you go down in the woods today…” A brave and excited group of youngsters, all clutching their favourite bears, dinosaurs, monkeys and other stuffed friends, converged on Fort George and Buckingham House on Saturday, eager to head off to the woods

Elk Point holds the line on tax rate

Elk Point Town Council gave approval to its 2013 taxation rate bylaw May 13 voting to keep the overall mill rate in line with the last year. The residential mill rate is set a 9.996 mills and the business rate is 22.5 mills.

Elk Point airport offered up for $1

Alberta Transportation is offering up the Elk Point airport to the Town of Elk Point and the County of St. Paul for $1.

Elk Point mayor optimistic as two acute care beds open

Mayor Parrish Tung announced last week that ongoing negotiations with Alberta Health Services (AHS) has resulted in the re-opening of two of the 12 available acute care beds at the Elk Point Health Centre.

Alberta's Lakeland reviews challenging, eventful year

“It’s been a challenging, eventful past year,” Alberta’s Lakeland Destination Marketing Association president Fred Alexandruk told members at the April 28 annual meeting. “We’ve celebrated some victories and welcomed new members.