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Helping hands for Slave Lake relief

Helping hands for Slave Lake relief

Caption: Kay Packer (right) hands a package of bedding to Moe Fahey during a Slave Lake Fire Victim relief effort on Wednesday.
Chamber News

Chamber News

The Sundre and District Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the Town of Sundre's Economic Development Committee to undertake a survey of local business owners. Committee member Monica St.
U-16s Girls battle Carstairs at home

U-16s Girls battle Carstairs at home

The Sundre U-16 Girls team takes on Carstairs at the Bergen Field last week. The teams finished up with a rare nil-nil tie. Sundre netminder Merody Maiklem got the shutout. Meanwhile, the U-16 boys played in Three Hills last week, tying 3 - 3.

Mayor's Corner Column

P3 Projects, how do they work and are they a benefit to municipalities? Since the inception of the proposed replacement of our aging arena through a public/private partnership, the community has had many conversations on the topic.

Chamber and town working together to promote business

Sundre town council and Sundre and District Chamber of Commerce members are planning to work more closely together over the coming months to encourage new businesses to locate in Sundre and area, say officials.
PC leadership hopeful visits Sundre museum

PC leadership hopeful visits Sundre museum

PC leadership hopeful visits Sundre museum By Dan Singleton Round Up staff Caption: Museum tour - Gary Marr (right to left) tours the Sundre museum with MLA Ty Lund, and residents Jack Nicol and Rick Smee.

Tax bylaw passes as municipal and commercial rates increase

The Town of Sundre's 2011 tax bylaw received second and third reading at last week's council meeting. The bylaw calls for $2,406,355 to be raised by general municipal taxation. Under the bylaw, the general municipal residential tax rate is 6.
Nature's children

Nature's children

Jan Lahring, owner of Bearberry Creek Greenhouse, gives Sundre Kindergarten students a lecture on bugs in springtime during a visit to the facility last week.

SPOG Learn at Lunch focuses on environmental awareness

The Sundre Petroleum Operators Group (SPOG) Learn at Lunch lecture series continued at the James River Hall last week, with guest speakers discussing environmental awareness issues.
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.