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RCMP Update: Sudden death near East Coulee

RCMP Update: Sudden death near East Coulee

 
On July 19th, 2014, at about 9:30 am, Emergency Services from Drum...
 Young man killed in gravel crusher, updated

Young man killed in gravel crusher, updated

From the Drumheller RCMP:

On July 19th, 2014, at about 9:30 am, Emergency...

Carbon Farmers’ Exchange tucked away gem

Carbon Farmers’ Exchange tucked away gem

The Carbon Farmers’ Exchange is a 99 year old heritage building housing a mus...

Funky fitness movement hits Drumheller

Funky fitness movement hits Drumheller

Carol Todor, second from the left, training her Functional Fitness Fascia Cla...

Not all dangers in the river are monsters...

Not all dangers in the river are monsters...

 

(l-r) Hayven Tucker, Alisha Hilchey, Eden Hilchey and Karis Hilche...

Starland’s Nelson  Farms named BMO Farm Family

Starland’s Nelson Farms named BMO Farm Family

Nelson  Farms was named the BMO Farm family for Starland County at this ...

Three Hills derailment under investigation

Three Hills derailment under investigation

By 2 a.m. Monday morning, crews were able to clear up a derailment North of T...

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Atkins - Dr Sue's Review

Jul 21, 2014
The Atkins Diet is one of the most longstanding and highly popularized diets out there. The foundation of the diet is based upon avoidance of carbohydrates, without restricting calorie intake per se. It's extremely restrictive in carbohydrate intake in the beginning phase at only 20g per day. From there, there is an eventual... Read More

GIECK nee CARDAMONE ANGELA MARIA (BUTT)

Jul 18, 2014
GIECK, nee Cardamone Angela Maria (Butt) July 11, 1930 - July 14, 2014 It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Angela Maria Gieck, our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother on July 14, 2014 at Drumheller Continuing Care (Victoria Lane), surrounded by her family. She was born in Haynes, Alberta and moved to Drumheller with her family… Read More

Former councillor supports BCF

Jul 16, 2014
The Badlands Community Facility (BCF) Fundraising Cabinet is pleased to announce more support from the community. Doug Stanford, former Town Councillor, recently decided to increase his donation to $5,000, in order to secure a place on the Donor Wall, just inside the front doors of the BCF. Stanford’s decision was spurred by receiving a cheque… Read More

July 16 - July 22 > Call 403.823.2580 to place ad

Jul 16, 2014
MISCELLANEOUS COFFEE TABLE FOR SALE... Beautiful brass, glass and stone coffee table from high end furniture store. Will let go for $350.00 or best offer. Bevelled glass is 44x44x1 inch thick. Must be picked up. Phone 403-823-6531. FOR SALE... GE Front Load Laundry pair, like new, used 1 year, $700, Moffat bar fridge, $50, Nature patterned sofa,… Read More

Debt Clock Tour rolls through Drumheller

Jul 15, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, the Drumheller Valley was visited by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), a lobby group campaigning for a debt-free Alberta. The Debt Clock, towed behind the group’s brand new Ford F-150, represents the how for every second, minute and hour that passes, Alberta’s debt increases by a certain amount. The Alberta Debt Clock tour… Read More

Diabetic Alert Dogs - Fact or Fiction?

Jul 14, 2014
Some dog-owning diabetics have reported that their dogs alert them to the fact that they are having a low blood sugar. As such, there are a number of organizations out there that train dogs specifically to alert their owners to a hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) event. So, does having a hypoglycemia alert dog actually work?A recent s... Read More

Images of derailment near Three Hills

Jul 13, 2014
There is a train derailment north of the Town of Three Hills that includes minor disruption of transportation services. Township Road 322 is closed from Range Road 240 east to the entrance to the grain elevator. The road will remain closed until further notice. Photos courtesy the Three Hills Capital Read More

Train derails near Three Hills

Jul 13, 2014
Township Road 322 in Kneehill County is closed as crew deal with a train derailment north of the Town of Three Hills. Alberta Emergency Alert issued the alert at 10:18 p.m. Initial reports indicate the derailment happened north of Three Hills at about 7p.m. Saturday and involved about 15 cars. There were no reports of injuries. Township Road 322… Read More

Hanna Roundhouse scheduled for assessment

Jul 11, 2014
The Hanna Roundhouse Society has received funding that allows it to move forward with work on the historical site. The society is receiving over $17,000 in a matching grant from the province which will help cover the costs of an assessment on the Roundhouse. “We are proceeding with some of the building evaluation - the ceiling and the walls. The… Read More

New angle on area aerial photography

Jul 11, 2014
A number of towns in the area are getting a new look when it comes to aerial photography. Not only are the recent aerial photographs of these towns the traditional overhead view, they’re also taken at a forty-five degree angle for a more complete picture. Justin Hill, GIS Coordinator with Palliser Regional Municipal Services, co-ordianted the… Read More

New federal law aimed at curbing electronic junk…

Jul 11, 2014
Businesses and organizations, including charities and not-for-profits, face restrictions communicating with their customers under a new federal law designed to curb electronic junk mail. The Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) came into effect July 1, 2014, setting out conditions for anyone that sends what it describes as a commercial electronic… Read More

Track athlete's on her way to Alberta Summer…

Jul 11, 2014
A Drumheller track and field athlete is heading to the Alberta Summer Games. The Alberta Summer Games is in Airdrie from July 24-27. Payton Zacharuk, 14, has qualified to compete in track and field events, and in her case, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. She comes from a long line of athletes. In fact, her sister Sydney competed in the… Read More

Local fitness enthusiasts strive for excellence…

Jul 11, 2014
Three local girls have discovered their passion in the sport of body building. Madison Colberg, 18, Semone Ell, 25, and Maria Patterson, 18, recently competed in this year’s Southern Alberta regional show on June 14. “Body building gives you a constant goal,” said Patterson. And the goal each one is striving for? Nationals. While Ell prospered in… Read More

No injuries in Highway 10 collision

Jul 11, 2014
The Drumheller RCMP, EMS and the Drumheller Fire Department responded to a collision on Highway 10 near the Cambria Bridge shortly after 2 p.m., Friday afternoon. It appears a camper westbound collided with the corner of a combine, which was being hauled on a flatbed truck eastbound. The top of the camper above the cab of the truck was damaged and… Read More

Water no threat to Standard, Rosebud

Jul 11, 2014
A blue-green algae bloom in the Severn Creek Reservoir near the Village of Standard is not a threat to drinking water. Alberta Health Service issued an advisory on Thursday that blue- green algae is present in the water. A report on another local media website implies that the Rosebud Reservoir may be carrying a harmful bacteria in the water. The… Read More

Passion play prepares for new experiment this…

Jul 11, 2014
The Canadian Badlands Passion Play has been associated with Drumheller as a tourist attraction for 21 years, and the play kicks off this year with a new change. The Passion Play will be adding a third weekend onto their shows in July. Weekend performances will take place from the 11th through the 27th. The Passion Play’s new times will be able to… Read More

Motorcycle Madness infects the Hamlet of Wayne

Jul 11, 2014
A two day experience, Motorcycle Madness, is a weekend adventure for any motorcycle enthusiasts hoping to show off, burn out, or check in. Motorcycle Madness has changed venues for it’s 11th year. Instead of having the events on Centre Street Drumheller, the community of Wayne will be hosting for the motorcycle themed fun. Kicking off the event on… Read More

EMS responds to cycle collision

Jul 10, 2014
Emergency Services responded to a collision between a motor vehicle and a cyclist Thursday afternoon. At about 2:30, the Drumheller Fire Department, RCMP and EMS responded to the scene where it appears a south bound minivan collided with a cyclist at the intersection 2nd, Avenue and 2nd Street West in downtown Drumheller near the Vietnamese Noodle… Read More

Fish and Wildlife officer game for outdoor work

Jul 10, 2014
The Hanna district’s new Fish and Wildlife officer said she gets paid to do what others pay to do. Her day is spent in the outdoors on quads, horseback, helicopters, and boats. Lori Backen started the first of June working in the Hanna district. She also works with Fish and Wildlife officers from Oyen, Brooks and Strathmore to patrol the… Read More

Parade results from Carbon Sports Day

Jul 10, 2014
The Carbon Ag Society took first place in the Non-Profit category of the Carbon Sports Day parade. Below , Princess Berdahl took first in the equestrian. The Village of Carbon enjoyed a great Sports Day on the weekend of June 13 with all kinds of activities. They started the day out with a great community breakfast, and a bevy of activities all… Read More

Team Riverside wins soccer championship

Jul 09, 2014
Melissa Dionisio, left and Parker Davies race for the ball in the championship match last Thursday. Team Riverside Value Drug Mart edged out DVSS United for the win. Team Riverside Value Drug Mart came out on top to conclude the first ever season for Adult co-ed soccer in Drumheller. The team took on DVSS United in the final last Thursday night,… Read More

Brooks mayor seeking Conservative nomination for…

Jul 09, 2014
Mayor of Brooks, Martin Shields, is planning to take the leap from municipal to federal politics. Shields, who has served the community of Brooks for one term as a councillor and is now in his third term as mayor, has declared his intention to seek the nomination of the Conservative Party of Canada for the newly formed Bow River Riding. He feels… Read More

SMITH Larry

Jul 09, 2014
Smith, Larry Larry was born in Drumheller Alberta, to Fred & Eileen Smith. He started his education in Drumheller before moving to Duncan, B.C. where he then graduated from Cow High. After High School he went on to complete a Civil Engineering Technician Diploma from B.C.I.T. Larry spent most of his career in the oil and gas exploration industry,… Read More

FAECHNER Harvey Edwin

Jul 09, 2014
Faechner, Harvey Edwin August 15, 1928 - June 30, 2014 In loving memory of Harvey Faechner; God gave him life on August 15, 1928 and called him home on June 30, 2014. Lovingly remembered by his children, Ty of Sherwood Park, Alberta, Clayton of Surrey, British Columbia and Randal of Androssan; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.… Read More