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Dealership family funds STARS mission

Dealership family funds STARS mission

CARSTAIRS - Donating to the STARS Fund a Flight program was an easy choice for Graham and Bonnie Steckly of Family Auto Sales. The Stecklys are very appreciative of the work that STARS does, particularly for those in rural areas.

MVC's numbers

Mountain View County’s Farm Plastic Round-Up Program is under review. The changes being considered are to only collect plastics that can be recycled and reallocating the monetary incentive to offset processing costs or equipment.
Victim impact statements detail Broncos devastation

Victim impact statements detail Broncos devastation

Friends and loved ones impacted by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash last April poured into a makeshift courtroom in a Melfort, Sask., gymnasium Monday to share their grief with the court.
Sidhu ran stop sign before fatally striking Broncos bus

Sidhu ran stop sign before fatally striking Broncos bus

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu did not stop at the intersection where he struck the Humboldt Broncos team bus on April 6, 2018.
Former MLA pleads guilty to sexual interference

Former MLA pleads guilty to sexual interference

Former Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Don MacIntyre pleaded guilty to a charge of sexual interference during a court appearance in Red Deer Court of Queen's Bench on Friday, Jan. 11. A publication ban protects the identity of the victim.
Ride to Conquer Cancer coming through

Ride to Conquer Cancer coming through

About 1,800 cyclists will descend on parts of Mountain View County this weekend as the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer takes place. Leaving Calgary on the morning of Aug.
Dreeshen appointed UCP trade critic

Dreeshen appointed UCP trade critic

INNISFAIL – Newly elected Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Devin Dreeshen has been named as the United Conservative Party’s (UCP) trade critic. The UCP sits as Alberta’s official Opposition.
Greyhound cancellation a concern, says Kemmere

Greyhound cancellation a concern, says Kemmere

The pending cancellation of Greyhound service in Western Canada is a concern, including for its impact on business activity and the health care of rural residents, says Mountain View County councillor Al Kemmere, who is also the president of the Rura
Pipeline sale garners mixed reaction

Pipeline sale garners mixed reaction

The proposed sale of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline has garnered mixed reaction from several local observers. The federal government announced on May 29 that it was purchasing the existing Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.

Towns support Trans Mountain

For months now, we have been following with interest, concern and consternation the debate between Alberta and B.C. about the Trans Mountain pipeline. We have heard much about how the project will benefit residents of Alberta, of B.C.