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Innisfail's youth ride high on new skatepark

Innisfail's youth ride high on new skatepark

INNISFAIL – The town’s new skatepark may not be officially open, but that didn’t stop excited kids and youth from using the completed million-dollar recreation facility. “This skatepark is way better.
Skatepark gets huge federal tax money boost

Skatepark gets huge federal tax money boost

INNISFAIL - The town is redirecting hundreds of thousands of dollars of federal Gas Tax Fund monies to offset the cost of its million-dollar skatepark project. The move was unanimously approved by town council at its regular meeting on Oct. 14.
Armed robbers hit the Torrington Hotel

Armed robbers hit the Torrington Hotel

TORRINGTON – Olds RCMP are looking for two suspects, one male and one female, after the Torrington Hotel was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday evening.
Fire department rolls out its big new unit

Fire department rolls out its big new unit

INNISFAIL - The Innisfail Fire Department is now equipped with one of Canada's best top-of-the-line firefighting machines. On Oct.
Royalty inspires this year's Halloween fun

Royalty inspires this year's Halloween fun

INNISFAIL – The town's annual Halloween bash will be an event fit for royalty. The Innisfail and District Historical Village will welcome Innisfail and area residents and a few 'royal' guests for their annual Halloween event on Oct. 19 and 20.
EQUS takes technological leap into future

EQUS takes technological leap into future

INNISFAIL - EQUS is boldly moving forward with a multi-million dollar investment to connect thousands of its rural members with what the company is heralding as Canada's first ultra-rural smart grid.
Growing season comes to a close

Growing season comes to a close

INNISFAIL – The arrival of autumn signals harvest season for many Alberta farmers. It also marks the end of the growing season for local gardeners. The Innisfail Garden Club held its annual fall work bee at the Innisfail Community Garden on Oct. 5.
Riding the trails to find a cure for cancer

Riding the trails to find a cure for cancer

INNISFAIL - Scores and scores of horse riders came once again from far and wide to raise tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research.
Heroism through practising fire escape plan

Heroism through practising fire escape plan

INNISFAIL - This year most everyone can be a hero when it comes to fire safety in their home and place of business. They can do it any time of course, but it's especially important to take note of it during Fire Prevention Week (FPW) from Oct.
Mounties urge safe driving for Thanksgiving

Mounties urge safe driving for Thanksgiving

INNISFAIL - RCMP across the province, including Mounties in Innisfail, will soon be enforcing Operation Impact to make sure roads are safe for the holiday Thanksgiving weekend. From Oct.