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Bergen Rocks moving to Red Deer for a year

Bergen Rocks moving to Red Deer for a year

The popular Bergen Rocks International Sculpture Symposium is moving to Red Deer College in 2011 - but will be back in Bergen in 2012, founder Morton Burke said Friday.

Sundre detachment will be getting lockboxes for firearms

The Sundre RCMP detachment has recently added a second prisoner holding cell and plans are in the works to add lockboxes for securing police firearms, says detachment commander Sgt. Percy Leipnitz.

FireSmart protection all about safety

Area home and business owners should make a concerted effort this spring to ensure their properties are properly protected from the danger of wildfires, according to Sustainable Resource Development wildfire ranger and information officer Barry Shell
A Royal Good Time in Sundre

A Royal Good Time in Sundre

War brides Alice Hall and Lesley Munns watch the wedding of Kate and William at Munns' Sundre home early Friday morning. “We love the pomp and pageantry,” said Munns, who is originally from London, England.

Crop insurance deadline April 30

Farmers in the Sundre area and across the province have a lot on their minds as they prepare to seed their crops this spring.

Connecting rural Alberta to the world

The Alberta government is taking another step to ensure reliable broadband Internet access is available to every Alberta home. The province will provide $9.

Councillors hear Hunter's plans in-camera

Sundre town councillors, several town staff members and a representative from the chamber of commerce met in-camera with Jungle Jim Hunter last week to hear the latest on Hunter's proposal for the construction of an athletic training centre in town.
Soccer time for youngsters

Soccer time for youngsters

The non-competitive Sundre soccer teams start practices at the Sundre High School gymnasium last week. The 2011 season is set to get underway in May, with everyone hoping warmer weather will help dry out Sundre's fields in time.

New chamber website promotes local shopping

The new Sundre and District Chamber of Commerce website, officially launched last week, includes a call for residents and visitors alike to shop locally.

Making the right choices key to oral health

While many residents may be under the impression that fruit juices are better for their teeth and gums than soft drinks, when it comes to oral health that isn't true, says Sundre dentist Dr. Richard Kolen.