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Inactive security system account leaves senior on floor for three hours

Yvette Lafortune found herself the victim of bad timing; the 77-year-old signed up for a new security system only to fall and end up lying on the bathroom floor for nearly three hours with her medical alarm ringing and no one responding.
Wheat Board monopoly comes to an end

Wheat Board monopoly comes to an end

Western Canadian farmers will be dealing with some changes in the upcoming months, with the historic ending of the Canadian Wheat Board’s (CWB) monopoly this Aug. 1.
Ashmont Heritage Days looking for parade and ball team entries

Ashmont Heritage Days looking for parade and ball team entries

Ashmont’s 34th annual Heritage Days celebration is come up fast, and is set to take place this weekend, complete with a ball tournament, bench show, horseshoe tournament, kids’ games and the always-popular parade.

MLA calls for dismantling of AHS after department rocked by scandal

MLA Shayne Saskiw is calling for a return of regional health authorities after a scandal last week rocked the leadership of the Alberta Health Services superboard.

Home-cooked meals to be served for seniors

Seniors’ advocate Edith Read has fought the provincial 21-day menu for the past two years, since the program was first introduced.

Ukrainian dance camp offers culture and fun

Young Ukrainian dancers were offered a week filled with culture, dance and fun last week as about 25 children took part in this year’s Desna Dance Camp, hosted by the local Ukrainian dance club.
Heritage Festival an 'exceptional' experience

Heritage Festival an 'exceptional' experience

The people who attended last Thursday’s Heritage Festival enjoyed a truly “exceptional” experience, according to Sheila Parks, a member of the organizing committee.

Man shot in Saddle Lake now in stable condition

A 34-year-old male was shot in the upper body at Saddle Lake First Nation early Tuesday morning, according to an RCMP press release. Both the man and a 31-year-old woman with non-gunshot injuries were transported to hospital in St.

Over $14,000 taken from couple's bank accounts

A St. Paul couple found their faith in the online banking system shaken recently, after more than $14,000 mysteriously disappeared from their accounts over the course of three transactions. “It’s scary,” said the woman, who asked not to be named.
Minister Kenney talks immigration in St. Paul

Minister Kenney talks immigration in St. Paul

Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney took time to stop in St.
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