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Senate candidate stops in Innisfail

There are 13 senate nominees running in the upcoming April 23 election, one of whom stopped in Innisfail on his campaign trail on April 12.

Tax rate set

Town council passed second and third reading of the 2012 property tax rate bylaw last week. The mill rate is set at 6.35 for residential, 7.87 for non-residential and 7.87 for machinery and equipment.
Candidates state priorities

Candidates state priorities

Before the question and answer period of the MLA candidate forum April 10 at the Innisfail library and learning centre, candidates were given three minutes to talk about themselves and their platforms.
Air cadets program teaches leadership and more

Air cadets program teaches leadership and more

When Warrant Officer Second Class Greg Porter listed the skills he learned during his time with the No. 7 Penhold Royal Canadian Air Cadets, he mentioned self-confidence, self-control, survival skills, aerospace skills and knowledge and first aid.

Family Centre numbers steady two months into programming

Friday will mark two months since the Envision First Innisfail Family Centre opened its doors to the public and community facilitator Heather Dixon said the numbers of participants have been exceeding expectations. “It's been amazing,” she said.

Town enters 20-year policing agreement with RCMP

Council entered into a 20-year municipal police service agreement with the RCMP March 26. “Do we really have much of a choice?” asked Coun.

Charges laid after police chase

A Calgary man is facing charges of dangerous driving, flight from police and more after fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle on April 8.
BGS student going to national science fair

BGS student going to national science fair

A student from Bowden Grandview School is among a list of five Chinook's Edge School Division students that will be going on to participate in the Canada-Wide Science Fair to be held in Charlottetown, PEI from May 12 to 19.

Successful bid chosen for land around multiplex

The former owner of the land around the Penhold Regional Multiplex was the successful bidder to rent the land back. Cornelis (Casey) den Boer was the successful bidder after the Town of Penhold put approximately 60 to 65 acres up for tender.

Council briefs

Election sign locations approved Council amended the policy manual on where to post election signs.