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AltaLink open house draws over 50 people

Over 50 people turned out last week for an open house on AltaLink’s proposed $200 million redevelopment of the Red Deer transmission grid.

For the love of Smurf

The Smurfs - two and a half stars Rated: PG For me, there are some childhood memories that should never be tampered with. One of them is Pitfall for the Atari; another is The Smurfs.

Truck stolen from home, set ablaze

Innisfail RCMP is asking for the public’s help after a red 2001 Dodge Ram pick-up was stolen from a home near Innisfail, dumped and then set on fire.

Expansion project is underway at Bowden Institution

A $25 million expansion at Bowden Institution is underway that will ultimately increase the population at its medium and minimum-security facilities by almost 150 prisoners.
Flood waters rears ugly head again in Penhold

Flood waters rears ugly head again in Penhold

Following some of the worst flooding of area streets he’s seen in 30 years as a town resident, Penhold’s mayor said the town’s drainage issues must be addressed immediately. Dennis Cooper was on scene at 5 a.m.

AltaLink hosting open house

Innisfail residents are invited to have their say on AltaLink’s plan to upgrade the transmission system between Wetaskiwin and Didsbury during an open house tomorrow night.

Town council approves Autumn Glen Lodge feasibility study

Innisfail Town Council signed on to a Parkland Foundation plan to conduct a feasibility study and business plan for the replacement or renovation of Autumn Glen Lodge. The facility, located at 4045 50 Ave.

Aftermath of the wrath of the witch

At about 8:15 p.m. on July 7 a nervous Monica Kaban was looking out her window across her acreage towards the blackening sky to the southwest.
Downtown vision dream ready for drawing board

Downtown vision dream ready for drawing board

The talk and visioning is over. It’s time to show the dream. Innisfail’s long journey to revitalize its downtown core has completed the formal stage of public consultation on ideas for the future of Main Street.

Wildrose Party leader opens summer tour in central Alberta

Wildrose Alliance Party leader Danielle Smith’s decision to open her 22-day, 4,400-km summer tour in central Alberta is a sign of the area’s importance in the coming election, the party’s local candidate said.