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Shopping locally the goal of new project

Shopping locally the goal of new project

The chamber of commerce has passed a motion in support of a new project that will promote shopping at Sundre chamber member businesses.
Spring weather helps clean up

Spring weather helps clean up

Les Mackintosh, the Town of Sundre's streets foreman, removed snow outside the Sundre High School last week.

Sundre horse shooting trial adjourned

Three men charged after a feral horse was shot and killed west of Sundre almost two years ago will be back in court on April 27 after their trial was unexpectedly adjourned last week.

Wild Rose candidates set out gun registry views

The four Wild Rose riding candidates have weighed in on whether the nation's controversial long gun registry should be retained, abolished or examined further.

Business optimism on the upswing, says chamber president

Small businesses optimism in Sundre is on the upswing following the recession, said chamber president Sherry Tytkanych “It think things are looking up,” she said. “I think little businesses are starting to pick up and are doing better.

Proposed skatepark drawings unveiled

Supporters of the new Sundre skatepark project got a first look at the proposed design of the facility last week. The $170,000 park is being proposed for an open area west of the Sundre AquaPlex parking lot along the Bearberry Creek.

Community awards will be June 2

The annual Sundre Community Awards and Volunteer Appreciation night will be held June 2, officials announced.

Mayor hopes election won't derail river stabilization efforts

Sundre Mayor Annette Clews says she hopes the 2011 federal election won't unnecessarily delay efforts aimed at obtaining funding for riverbank stabilization in town. “My fear is it could be,” said Clews.

Pinkest Little Town in the West Challenge moving into high gear

Karen Carrier, a member of Sundre's Pinkest Little Town in the West committee, says she is confident Sundre will be able to meet a challenge laid down by Trochu to raise money for breast cancer research.

New Aquatic Society president has big plans

Al Shermack, the newly elected president of the Sundre Aquatic Society, says he has lots of plans for 2011, including getting more of the community at large involved in the AquaPlex.