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Physiotherapist addresses obestity epidemic

A physiotherapist is hoping to start a chain reaction in the community from a talk he plans to give next Tuesday on the obesity epidemic facing the community and society at-large.

Multi-million dollar Bowden community centre proposed

An open house regarding the potential building of an indoor activity centre in Bowden will be held on March 10 between 5 and 8:30 p.m. at the Friendship Centre.

Council committs $700,000 to new gym construction

The Town of Innisfail will be entering a joint use agreement with Chinook's Edge School Division after council approved its $700,000 contribution to the project during the February 14 council meeting.

$22.2 million Innisfail budget passes

The 2011 Innisfail tax bills will reflect a three per cent municipal tax increase but taxpayers may not notice it on the bottom line.

Women join in a wellness day

Women from Penhold and the surrounding area planned to take part in a day of learning, growing, and even a little pampering at the Women’s Wellness Day on the weekend.

Morton announces PC Party leadership bid

Foothills-Rocky View MLA is a little coy about what the Alberta government would look like under his leadership.

Seniors' views sought

Area seniors are being randomly contacted this month by University of Alberta researchers hoping to compile views on transportation availability.

Neighbourhood news briefs

West Central Wranglers 4-H update Submitted By Shelby Job Here’s what has happened since my last article. We had a bottle drive in December and would like to thank all those people who gave us bottles. This bottle drive was a great success.

Highway barriers proving effective say police patrols

It has been close to a year since the cable barriers were installed in the median of Highway 2 in between Calgary and Red Deer and they have already helped to reduce the severity of collisions along the roadway, say police patrolling the area.

Town clean-up organizers looking for volunteers

With spring looming just around the next ice-covered corner, the Town of Innisfail community services department is encouraging residents to start thinking green.