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Power monitors available at library

A device that could help area residents save money on electricity bills is now available at the Innisfail library. Along with books, videos and other items traditionally available to borrow, members can also now borrow a power monitor.

Affordable housing increase planned

Provincial funding was granted last Friday for a $2.5 million 16-unit housing complex in Innisfail intended to help lessen homelessness and the marginally-housed.

Bull auctioned off in memory of Parsonage

Over $18,000 has been raised for the Red Deer Hospice and the Innisfail Professional Rodeo, partially from the sale of a donated bull.

Innisfail Briefs

Fire services agreement struck A new contract has been struck between Red Deer County and the Town of Innisfail to provide fire protection for residents in the town and in the rural area around Innisfail.

Scout booster continues bid to revive organization

A Penhold man has not given up hope that volunteers will come forward to revive a children's organization that disbanded in the community in 1992.

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.