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Peace officers train in Innisfail

Peace officers train in Innisfail

Community Peace Officers from across the province tested their defensive skills in Innisfail last week during a Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) course.

Saunders collects $1Mlottery prize a year later

A Penhold woman is now $1 million richer having recently cashed in a lottery ticket she knew last February was the game's top prizewinner. "I'm still processing everything. It's still sinking in even now," said Beth Saunders.

How to kill communities

Doug Griffiths, MLA for Battle River/Wainwright and a contender to be the next premier of Alberta, showed his support for rural development last week during the Central Alberta Rural Electrification Association (CAREA) annual general meeting.

Curbside recycling proposal pitched for Innisfail

Innisfail residents could soon be putting more than just their trash out to the curb with town council’s proposal of a curbside recycling program.

Covert cops nab drivers

In a covert operation staged Friday along Hwy. 2 between Innisfail and Wetaskiwin, traffic services officers nabbed drivers for a variety of distracted driving offences, including texting while driving.

Mayor backs nixing mandatory long form

With the national census to take place in just a few months, and the long form census no longer mandatory, municipalities will be waiting to see what kind of information they will be left with to use for planning.

Museum amps up security

Staff at the Innisfail Historical Village will now be able to better preserve history with the installation of a new security system at the museum.

Lady Luck remembered at Discovery Wildlife

Nineteen-year-old Lady Luck, a Siberian, or Amur, tiger from Discovery Wildlife Park had to be put down last week due to problems associated with old age.
Eight per cent of sports fans are drunk, says study

Eight per cent of sports fans are drunk, says study

Did you have a good time at a recent professional sports game? That might be because eight per cent of you were drunk. The Continental Cup curling championship was held in St. Albert last month.

Town eyes library for new fire hall location

The current site of the Innisfail Library could soon be home to a very different kind of public service department after the completion of new library this summer.