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Police pursuit ends with charges

During the afternoon of March 4, RCMP attempted to stop a vehicle being operated in Onion Lake First Nation by an individual known to Elk Point and Onion Lake RCMP.

Teachers say no to minister's offer

Last week the Alberta Teacher’s Association (ATA) rejected a deal from the Alberta government, leading teachers to local bargaining with Alberta school boards across the province.
Mallaig School goes big for Pink Shirt Day

Mallaig School goes big for Pink Shirt Day

Schools across the country celebrated Pink Shirt Day last week, and in the spirit of the anti-bullying campaign Ecole Mallaig School held its event a day early so that no one was left out.

Province announces increased billion dollar deficit

Last week, the Alberta Government announced that based on results from the first nine months of the fiscal year, the province is forecasting a deficit of between $3.
Fatal collision on main street

Fatal collision on main street

A 46-year-old man has died following a collision between a pickup truck and a pedestrian on main street in St. Paul on Feb. 14. The incident occurred at a crosswalk in downtown St. Paul, at the intersection of 50th avenue and 48th street at 9:30 a.m.

Debate ongoing as medevac change imminent

With less than a month to go before medevac planes from northern Alberta stop flying into Edmonton’s City Centre Airport and are rerouted to the International Airport outside of the city, the debate continues as to the impact on emergency services.

Emergency service adds new helicopter to its fleet

The well-known STARS Air Ambulance service was in St. Paul on Feb. 13 to offer a special training information session with local firefighters, emergency medical technicians and police officers, along with updating them on the newest STARS helicopter.

Elk Point 'aggresively' recruiting staff for hospital

Aggressive efforts are being made to recruit staff for the Elk Point Hospital and a recruitment committee is looking at offering potential staff some lucrative incentives. Councillor Dwight Dach spoke to County of St.

Trial date set for Benson

Richard Edward Benson, who is charged in relation to the incident at Racette School that resulted in the death of 11-year-old Megan Wolitski and serious injuries to two of her classmates, is scheduled to stand trial in November.

Medevac flights soon to be rerouted to International Airport

Beginning in March, emergency patients being transferred by fixed-wing air ambulance service from northern Alberta to Edmonton will be rerouted to the International Airport instead of landing at City Centre Airport in the capital.
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