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Man killed in school bus accident

A tragic accident impacted the community of Saddle Lake last Friday morning, as a truck collided with a school bus full of children, killing the driver of the truck, in an accident that occurred five kilometres west of the Bison intersection on the r

Freedom Writers' inspiration comes to Saddle Lake

Boxes of tissues lie scattered on the bleachers and when the lights come on after a documentary screening, they reveal spellbound teachers, some wiping their eyes with emotion.

Ukrainian dance club finds a home

All they want to do is dance. So for the past 36 years, members of the St. Paul Ukrainian Dance Club have been practicing in school gyms, classrooms, local halls, and anywhere else the club could find to rent.

Vilna village run 'improperly, irregularly' - report

The management of the Village of Vilna has been irregular, improper and improvident, according to a scathing Final Inspection Report conducted by Doug Irwin on behalf of Alberta Municipal Affairs, which highlighted shortcomings in decisions made and

Vilna's people see hard work ahead for village

Some of Vilna businesspeople and residents were not surprised to hear the results of a final inspection report on the state of the village, saying they had been complaining for some time about the way the village’s affairs were run.

Ukrainian dance club finds a home

All they want to do is dance. So for the past 36 years, members of the St. Paul Ukrainian Dance Club have been practicing in school gyms, classrooms, local halls, and anywhere else the club could find to rent.

Vilna village run 'improperly, irregularly' - report

The management of the Village of Vilna has been irregular, improper and improvident, according to a scathing Final Inspection Report conducted by Doug Irwin on behalf of Alberta Municipal Affairs, which highlighted shortcomings in decisions made and

Vilna's people see hard work ahead for village

Some of Vilna businesspeople and residents were not surprised to hear the results of a final inspection report on the state of the village, saying they had been complaining for some time about the way the village’s affairs were run.
A farming blast from the past

A farming blast from the past

Chuck Smith walked onto the open field and the world of Haying in the 30s, and a rush of memories came back to him – the smell of fresh cut hay and homemade bread and the noise of threshing machines and children laughing as they played in the barn.

Limit oilsands to conserve boreal, say experts

The oilsands industry needs to limit its growth if it wants to conserve the boreal forest, according to world experts.