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New distracted driving law comes into effect September 1

New distracted driving law comes into effect September 1 The most comprehensive distracted driving legislation in Canada will soon be implemented in our province. Alberta's new distracted driving law will come into effect on September 1.

Drowning deaths largely preventable warns Canadian Red Cross

Drowning deaths largely preventable warns Canadian Red Cross Canadian Red Cross is greatly saddened by the six drownings that have occurred in Alberta in the past three weeks.

SPIRT hears about pine beetle battle

The Sundre Forest Products Public Involvement Round Table (SPIRT) group recently met in Rocky Mountain House. There had been planned a tour for earlier in the day, but due to the wet weather it was cancelled.

Couple suffer serious wounds in dog attack

A man and woman are recovering from serious dog bites inflicted on various parts of their bodies early last week.
Water works a summertime job

Water works a summertime job

Town employee Lisa Picard waters plants along Centre Street last Thursday. The town has dozens of hanging plants around the community. - Noel West/Round Up

Town awaiting riverbank grant funding application

Town awaiting riverbank grant funding application By Dan Singleton Round Up staff The Town of Sundre is making some preliminary preparations for riverbank stabilization work as the municipality awaits the official grant application for $2.
Past champ ready to drive

Past champ ready to drive

Pony chuckwagon driver Wade Salmond, with his daughter Marty Marie, prepares his wagon for Bulls & Wagons. From Weekes, Saskatchewan, Salmond won it all in Sundre last year and hoped to repeat in 2011. “Sundre is a good place to run,” he said.

Health care is fundamentally flawed

Guest editorial Let's say you're a homeowner and your roof is leaking. When it stops raining, you go up on the roof with a tar brush and patch the hole. Problem solved. However, a couple of days later, it starts raining again.
Making the most of summer

Making the most of summer

Making the most of summer Sundre Daycare Centre & Valley Kids Out of School Care participants are all smiles during a recent field trip outing to the military museum in Calgary.

Public awareness campaign kicks-off August 1

Over the coming weeks, Albertans can expect to see and hear a public education campaign featuring the new Alberta Emergency Alert on television, in movie theatres and on participating radio stations.