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Dangerous dog hearing to be held in Akita attack case

Dangerous dog hearing to be held in Akita attack case

A dangerous dog hearing will be held at the Didsbury provincial court August 19 to determine the future of two Akitas that attacked a couple and their pet beagle outside of Didsbury July 26.

Police and educators working to keep students safe

Chinook's Edge School Division students will continue to benefit from the ongoing partnership between the division and area RCMP detachments during the upcoming 2011-2012 school year, say officials.

RDC councillors disagree on road upgrade responsibilities

Red Deer County councillors approved plans for a new fertilizer plant near Innisfail last week but were split over who should bear the cost of the road improvements associated with its construction.

Inspiration and challenge found at a Bowden area ranch

When NexLevel Challenge officially opened its doors on June 25 at the Red Lodge Guest Ranch, 11 kilometres west of Bowden, it was targeting underprivileged and at-risk youth with an innovative experiential learning retreat program.

Four water bodies or none? MGB hears both sides at Elsner hearing

The presence of water on the Elsner property southeast of Sundre was the focus of a Municipal Government Board jurisdictional hearing in Olds on July 29.

Burned-out headlight leads to $2,300 fine

A 51-year-old man pulled over during a routine traffic stop in Didsbury in 2009 has been fined $2,300.

Bench fair expected to build on last year's success

The biggest turnout in a Didsbury-area bench fair's history may be bested with this year's event.The 2010 Lone Pine Bench Fair drew 681 entries ñ ìa record number,î said Paula Harris, member of the Lone Pine board.ìWe had huge, huge interest.

Wet weather, cool conditions delay crops

Overall, the consistently wet weather has had a detrimental effect upon crops in Mountain View and Red Deer counties, say agricultural services officials from the two counties.

Lyme disease detection prompts pet warning

West Central Alberta dog and cat owners are being asked to check their pets for ticks after several animals in the province tested positive for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.
CP's heritage train rolls through region; ticket sales go to Children's Wish Foundation

CP's heritage train rolls through region; ticket sales go to Children's Wish Foundation

Railway enthusiasts should be feeling a boost this week as Canadian Pacific's Heritage Train was scheduled to roll through the region as part of the second annual drive to support the Children's Wish Foundation (CWF).