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Municipal census shows Penhold population up

The Town of Penhold is just 24 residents shy of hitting the 2,500 population mark. The municipal census report was before council during the July 9 meeting.

Agreement for tower site in place: Telus

Telus has secured a site in Penhold for a new communications tower. “We've got an agreement in place,” said Chris Gerritsen, manager of community engagement for Telus.

Community gardens trampled

Strewn carrots and crushed onions are just a couple of examples of foul play at the community gardens.


Crowd comes out for council meeting

So many Penhold residents descended on town council that they couldn't all fit into the council chambers during the July 16 meeting. Most of the crowd came out to hear Ken McCarthy address council.

Local author set to release romance novel

An old schoolhouse west of Innisfail is the setting for a new romance novel about to be released.

Bowden councillor resigns due to move

Former Bowden councillor Steve Blamire was forced to resign from council earlier this month due to him moving to Red Deer County.

Whatley rings national win

Just three years into the sport, Charlie Whatley has become a national champ. During the Canadian Horseshoe Pitching Championships July 11 to 14 in Saskatoon, Whatley placed first in the Elders D division.

New sentencing date set for former cop

The former Innisfail RCMP officer who was convicted of criminal harassment, extortion and mortgage fraud is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 6.

Three-vehicle crash on QEII

Heavy rains caused two vehicles to lose control with a third receiving damage as well Saturday morning on the QEII highway, said police. Just after 10 a.m.