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Bowden LUB, MDP to be updated

A handful of residents attended an open house Tuesday at the Bowden Friendship Centre to give their feedback on the first draft of a revised Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Development Plan for the town.

Local one of five to receive 4-H award

Innisfail native Garnet Marshall has been recognized for his volunteer work within the 4-H community. He was one of five awarded the United Farmers of Alberta (UFA) 4-H Alumni Service Award April 24. "I have been in 4-H from eight years old to 18.
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Kerry Towle new MLA for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake

More than 50 per cent of the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding turned out to the polls last week to cast their vote in the provincial election that ultimately bumped 19 years of PC leadership since the boundary was formed in 1993.

Unofficial results show spike in voter turnout

Voter turnout in the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding jumped more than 15 per cent when compared to the 2008 provincial elections according to calculations made using the unofficial results from Elections Alberta. In 2008 voter turnout was 40.9 per cent.

Police briefs

Domestic assault A woman is facing charges after an alleged domestic assault occurred in the early morning hours of April 23. Cpl.

Guard praised for rescuing abducted woman

A security guard who helped rescue a woman allegedly abducted by an Innisfail man in March is getting rewarded for his work.

Defeated MLA estimated to get $515,000 payout

Recently defeated former Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Luke Ouellette will get an estimated transition allowance worth more than $500,000, Canadian Taxpayers Federation records show.

Penhold fifth graders graduate DARE

The Grade 5 students of Penhold School graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program on April 17. “It's wonderful,” said Clark Peters, the principal of Penhold School, of the 10 week long program. Cpl. A.J.

Every cent counts with Lions fundraiser

The Innisfail Lions are hoping to cash in on the soon to be defunct penny.