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Braving the autumn chill for glorious Fun Run

Braving the autumn chill for glorious Fun Run

INNISFAIL - The morning had a clear blue sky but it was bitterly cold.
Celebrating Autumn

Celebrating Autumn

INNISFAIL - Pumpkins, activities, live music and a bit of sunshine welcomed hundreds of families for The Jungle Farm’s fall festival. The annual one-day event took place at the farm, just north of Innisfail on Oct. 5.
Penhold firefighters quickly put out two blazes

Penhold firefighters quickly put out two blazes

PENHOLD - A local apartment building was evacuated during the early morning of Oct. 4 when a dryer in a laundry room caught fire. There were no injuries to tenants or firefighters.
Innisfail's giving spirit grows during autumn

Innisfail's giving spirit grows during autumn

INNISFAIL – Food banks across the country are often struggling with a lack of donations at this time of year. Fall food drives, including those here in Innisfail, can make a big difference for needy families.
Council turns down soft-sided building appeal

Council turns down soft-sided building appeal

INNISFAIL - A mother and daughter have lost their bid to keep their soft-sided buildings on their property, structures they have primarily used for more than three years for Indigenous spiritual practices.
Clarity called for policing costs

Clarity called for policing costs

PENHOLD – Municipalities with smaller populations, including the town, may soon find themselves paying more for policing.
Life redeemed for a mission

Life redeemed for a mission

INNISFAIL – A second chance at life is something Adam Bishop knows all about. The 33-year-old student pastor at CenterPoint Church in Innisfail has experienced a turbulent and troubled life.
Innisfail's first taste of winter

Innisfail's first taste of winter

INNISFAIL - Local residents across Central Alberta woke to a blanket of snow Monday morning. Parts of the province received their first taste of winter after the recent snowfall over the weekend.
UPDATE: Catholic church demolished for replacement

UPDATE: Catholic church demolished for replacement

INNISFAIL – There will be a new church for Innisfail’s Catholic community. Our Lady of Peace Catholic Parish church, built in 1962, was torn down on Friday (Sept. 27), several months after a fire on the church roof last December.
Catholic church is demolished for replacement

Catholic church is demolished for replacement

INNISFAIL – There will be a new church for Innisfail’s Catholic community. Our Lady of Peace Catholic Parish, which was built in 1962, was torn down on Friday (Sept.