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M étis vow to battle on for hunting rights

The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) has vowed to continue a battle for hunting rights after Provincial Court Judge Ted Fisher handed down a Dec. 1 decision that Métis harvester Garry Hirsekorn was guilty of hunting without a license near Cypress Hills.
Family festivities offered at Christmas fundraiser

Family festivities offered at Christmas fundraiser

Kids’ faces lit up as they saw Santa, their laughter rang out as they catapulted through the bounce house and all ages enjoyed coffee and hot chocolate after winding their way through St. Paul on horse-drawn wagon rides in the snow.
Glendon writer featured in Chicken Soup series

Glendon writer featured in Chicken Soup series

Ruth Snyder has always enjoyed writing from when she wrote to relatives as a child living in Africa to her recent short story on parenting published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Mothers.

Residential school gathering continues reconciliation process

The Third Annual Indian Residential School Gathering, to be held Jan. 5 to 7, is aimed at healing the hurts inflicted by residential schools.
Local filmmaker puts together psychological thriller

Local filmmaker puts together psychological thriller

Anyone looking for a bone-chilling psychological thriller this season may want to check out Mea Maxima Culpa by local filmmaker and director Eric Spoeth. It is an adaptation of the famous Edgar Allen Poe’s short story The Tell Tale Heart.
Students love learning Shakespeare with professional actors

Students love learning Shakespeare with professional actors

Professional actors from Theatre Prospero performed the Shakespearian classic Macbeth together with students from Racette School last Friday afternoon.
Food bank board and ideas starting to gel

Food bank board and ideas starting to gel

The shelves might still be a bit on the bare side, but the good news is that awareness of the service is growing, donations are on an upswing, and there is now a formal board to oversee the operations for the St.

Town seeks to make recycling more effective

The Town of St. Paul must do its part to ensure that recycling happens in the most effective way and to that effect, there will be some changes to St. Paul’s recycling program, Mayor Glenn Andersen reported at a Nov. 22 council meeting.
Festival of Hope filled with Christmas spirit

Festival of Hope filled with Christmas spirit

The second annual Columbus House of Hope’s Christmas season celebration, called the Festival of Hope, promises to be bigger and better than last year.
Newest library board member quits, citing dysfunction in board

Newest library board member quits, citing dysfunction in board

One more person has walked away from the St. Paul Municipal Library Board, less than two weeks and one official meeting into the role, saying the board is “dysfunctional” and expressing concerns about a board decision to fire its library manager.