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PAMZ awards Morris with environmental scholarship

A recent Sundre high school graduate has won a scholarship established to celebrate the legacy of an area environmentalist. Colby Morris won Parkland Airshed Management Zone's Dr. Martha Kostuch Environmental Education Scholarship Award for 2011.

Participants down but donations up

The number of participants in this year's Sundre Terry Fox Run was 33% less than it was in 2010 but the runners, still moved by the legendary Canadian's courage and determination to beat cancer, managed to raise more money than the year before.

Deal almost signed for affordable housing project

Clay Cup Developers (CCD) is expected this week to finalize a long-awaited deal to secure land for a multi-million dollar affordable housing complex.

Botham wins top Alberta army cadet honour

Sundre is home to the most outstanding army cadet in Alberta as recently determined by the Army Cadet League of Canada (Alberta).

20-year-old mourned after work-related death

Always kind and considerate to others, Johnan Leussink lived his life for love, to share it with family and friends, and gratefully but always graciously except theirs in return.

Whitesell recognized for 30 years fire service

John Whitesell may have retired last year after 30 years of service with the volunteer Sundre Fire Department but near and distant voices keep calling him back.
Ringland crowned Mrs. Calgary

Ringland crowned Mrs. Calgary

Sundre's Deanna Ringland says she's looking ahead to an exciting year as the newly-crowned Mrs. Calgary 2012.
Public still smiling with Neighbour's Day and trade fair

Public still smiling with Neighbour's Day and trade fair

With the weather being perfect on Sept. 14 most Sundre area farmers were out in the field but in town they were being honoured at the annual SPOG Neighbour's Day and Trade Show. However, some did take a break from their work and came to celebrate.

No relaxation on unpaid tax penalty

In a move to stave off precedent, town council has defeated a motion to relax a six per cent property tax penalty on one individual case. At town council's Sept.

New seniors' housing committee formed

Sundre town council has created a Seniors' Housing Committee. At council's regular meeting on Sept.