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West Central Wranglers 4-H update Submitted By Shelby Job Here’s what has happened since my last article. We had a bottle drive in December and would like to thank all those people who gave us bottles. This bottle drive was a great success.

Highway barriers proving effective say police patrols

It has been close to a year since the cable barriers were installed in the median of Highway 2 in between Calgary and Red Deer and they have already helped to reduce the severity of collisions along the roadway, say police patrolling the area.

Town clean-up organizers looking for volunteers

With spring looming just around the next ice-covered corner, the Town of Innisfail community services department is encouraging residents to start thinking green.

Innisfail council briefs

Council says ‘no’ to Hwy. 54/2 land Provincially-owned land along the intersection of Hwy. 54 and Hwy. 2 is expected to go on the open market, after Town of Innisfail officials decided against purchasing it.

Residents hold vigil for Whistler sled dogs

A number of concerned Innisfail residents rallied this weekend at a candlelight vigil outside the aquatic centre after hearing the circumstances surrounding the death of as many as 100 sled dogs in Whistler, B.C..

Early recognition key to treating Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias have long been at the forefront of Canada’s social conscience.
Cabinet ministers on hot seat in Innisfail

Cabinet ministers on hot seat in Innisfail

The electricity transmission lines, education, and land laws dominated the discussion during an Alberta government cabinet tour stop in Innisfail last Wednesday.

Three teens arrested for robbery

One of three teens charged in last week’s robbery of a 24 hour gas station and convenience store in Innisfail is scheduled to appear in court this week.

Community news briefs

Calls and texts raise money for health initiatives Area Bell and Bell Aliant phone subscribers may have unwittingly helped the company raise over $3.3 million for mental health initiatives last Tuesday. During the Feb.

Healthier brain possible

For a healthier brain, Donna Durand, Alzheimer Society Alberta’s regional manager for Central Alberta, outlined the following components of the society’s Heads Up campaign. 1. Eat healthy. Follow Canada’s Food Guide and drink lots of water.