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Bowden man dies in crash

A Bowden man died Sunday afternoon in a head on collision on Hwy. 587 just north of Bowden. RCMP said Richard Sorensen, 45 was driving a Dodge Dakota truck west bound on Hwy. 587 around 3 p.m. Jan.

Police briefs

Shoplifters make off with $500 Bieber poster Parents of Justin Bieber fans may want to look twice at their children's collection of Bieber paraphernalia. Around 8 p.m. Jan.

Subdivision to include affordable housing approved

Construction on an $8-million housing project is expected to start this spring or early summer. Council approved Clay Cup Developer's subdivision application for a 33-unit apartment style complex off Woodland Road last week.

Getting rid of graffiti up for discussion

A graffiti removal program is about to get more legs, following town-approved funding of $5,000. For the past four years Coun.

Council briefs

Open house in February for proposed substation A second round of open houses is set to start in February to get the public's feedback on a proposed substation six kilometres east of Innisfail.

Innisfail is site for classic antique car show

For 12 years before his retirement Lawrence Gould was a mechanic for the City of Red Deer. Today, at the age of 70, he is still a car man, a collector of vintage antique automobiles.

ERCB probing oil well blowout near Gleniffer Lake

Investigators with the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) are continuing to probe the site of a "unique" oil well blowout incident near Gleniffer Lake, 26 kilometres west of Innisfail.

New subdivision plan receives council's approving eye

Town council has enthusiastically accepted a subdivision report from Parkland Community Planning Services to allow a new development at Hawkridge Estates that would add another 43 residential lots to its burgeoning inventory.
Expansion project brings surgeries back to Innisfail

Expansion project brings surgeries back to Innisfail

Surgeries are expected to return to the Innisfail Health and Care Centre this July after the doors of the operating room closed six years ago.
Stevens sentenced to six and a half years

Stevens sentenced to six and a half years

An Innisfail oil services company owner has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for killing four Filipino temporary foreign workers and seriously injuring another while driving drunk on the wrong side of the Queen Elizabeth II Highway (Q