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Inmates donate handmade goods and other items to charities

Inmates at the Bowden Institution handed off a year's worth of woodworking and leather work to local charities last week.

Court briefs

Election delayed Court election was delayed again in the case of a man charged in relation to a collision that left four Filipino workers dead and one injured. Tyler James Stevens had a court appearance in Red Deer provincial court on July 16.

Penhold breaks building permit record

The value of building permits issued in Penhold as of the end of June has already exceeded the total value of permits issued in 2011. Penhold town council received the numbers current to the end of June during the July 10 meeting.

Bike ride in support of Heart and Stroke Foundation

It's going to take 30 people to power the Big Bike when it shows up in town Aug. 1.

Kemp honoured with Diamond Jubilee Medal

Senator Bert Brown travelled to Innisfail July 17 to hand deliver a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to recipient Gerald Kemp. “I was quite amazed they would think of little old me,” said Kemp, smiling.

Get scared this summer with Innisfail ghost walks

The Innisfail Historical Village is putting on a spooky show with this year's edition of the popular ghost walks on Friday nights. This year's remaining walks will run July 27, August 10, 17 and 24.
Rope 'em

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Council briefs

Property auction upcoming Four properties could go up for auction in the fall if taxes aren't paid. Council agreed last week to market value reserve bids on four properties because property owners haven't paid their taxes in three years.

Inline hockey player made Team Canada

Local inline hockey player, Jordan Rathwell, just came back from California where he spent the week competing at the Amateur Athletic Junior Olympics International tournament.

Summer forecast stays warmer and drier for Innisfail area

The humidity that marked last week's summer weather debut is forecasted to be on its way out according to a senior climatologist with Environment Canada.