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Saluting businesses' contributions to the community

Saluting businesses' contributions to the community

Small to medium sized businesses are not only the lifeblood of communities like Sundre, but also the fuel that propels the whole country’s economy forward.
Several Remembrance Day services scheduled

Several Remembrance Day services scheduled

River Valley School will for the second year in a row be hosting the community’s annual Remembrance Day service.
Council hears case against municipal franchise agreement

Council hears case against municipal franchise agreement

Council recently heard an argument against approving a municipal franchise agreement bylaw with FortisAlberta to ensure people have other options to consider.
Council approves modest hike to Fortis franchise fee

Council approves modest hike to Fortis franchise fee

Sundre electricity customers will see a nominal increase on their FortisAlberta bill starting next year. Council agreed during the Oct. 7 meeting to approve a 10 per cent franchise fee starting Jan. 1, 2020, up from this year’s nine per cent.
Levels of service open house lightly attended

Levels of service open house lightly attended

About half a dozen people attended the Town of Sundre’s second open house on the municipality’s levels of service, even fewer than the first such public engagement in August .
Hospital hosts skills event for nursing students

Hospital hosts skills event for nursing students

A Sundre High School graduate who is pursuing a path in medicine was among a group of Red Deer College students who recently participated in a skills event hosted at the local hospital.
Town of Sundre council notes

Town of Sundre council notes

Late tax appeal declined Council turned down a landowner’s request to revise one of his property’s appraisals dating back several years.
Celebrating health-care career milestones

Celebrating health-care career milestones

Working in a rural hospital requires a tremendous amount of teamwork, says the chair of the Sundre Hospital Futures Committee.
Sundre RCMP’s newest member former army reservist

Sundre RCMP’s newest member former army reservist

The Sundre RCMP detachment’s newest member, who started his position earlier this summer, said a career in policing has appealed to him about as long as he can remember. “It’s definitely something I was always interested in,” recently said Const.
Fire hall open house

Fire hall open house

The Sundre Fire Department welcomed the community last Wednesday, Oct. 9 during the annual Fire Prevention Week open house. The event included live demonstrations, family friendly activities, as well as snacks and refreshments.