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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.

Solid Waste Bylaw amendments approved

Amendments to Innisfail’s Solid Waste Collection and Disposal System Bylaw passed second and third reading at the July 11 town council meeting.

Cadets get opportunity to meet air show team

Air cadets attending summer camp near Penhold got a rare treat last week when members of the Canadian Forces (CF) CF-18 Demonstration Team stopped by for a visit.

New library on pace for fall opening

Innisfail’s new public library is on pace to open its doors in early October, Innisfail Town Council was told last week. Project manager Dale Mather provided an update on the building’s progress at the July 11 council meeting.

Search is on for final Rick Hansen medal bearer

The town is launching a local contest to choose the final medal bearer for the Innisfail leg of the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay.

Dog park construction wins council's approval

Innisfail’s off-leash dog park will soon become a reality after the proposal received town council approval on July 11. The 2.

Police on look out for stolen pickup

Innisfail RCMP are on the look out for a pickup truck stolen from a home near Innisfail earlier this month. According to police the truck, a blue 1991 Ford F250 pickup, was stolen from a residence on Township Rd. 352 sometime between 5 p.m.
Innisfail jumps into Alberta's Special Olympics program

Innisfail jumps into Alberta's Special Olympics program

With one look TJ McLaughlin was told he was big and strong and will be Innisfail’s next star shot putter. Across the room Amanda Henschel heard that she was fast and will soon be a formidable force in track and field.

Johns Manville hosting gigantic lift in the sky

Innisfail residents are witness to a sky-high vertical lift. On the north side of town, near Discovery Wildlife Centre, the Johns Manville Industrial Plant, which manufactures glass insulation products, is the setting of a major physical upgrade.

Innisfail student up for provincial award

For Innisfail Junior Senior High School graduate Taelynn Graham, the challenge isn’t finding a volunteer opportunity she’s involved in, it’s trying to find one she isn’t.