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Olds man accused of Airdrie murder appears in court

Dustin Piper, a 23-year-old Olds man charged with first-degree murder, made his first court appearance in Airdrie provincial court via closed-circuit television from the Calgary Remand Centre on March 21.

Sundre shines as host of provincial tourney

The community has shown once again that it can pull off hosting a major event that not only showcased Sundre's hockey program but the community as well.

Atom A Huskies crowned provincial champs on home turf

The Sundre Atom A Huskies were crowned provincial champs Sunday in front of a hometown crowd. The team beat the Rimbey Renegades 6-1 to claim gold at the 2013 Investors Group Atom C Provincial Championship held in Sundre over the weekend.

MVSH seeks government funding for new facility

Mountain View Seniors' Housing (MVSH) officials will find out in a few weeks if they were successful in their bid for grant funding to build a new facility in Sundre.

Scholarship to honour Carrier

A scholarship has been created in memory of Stephen Carrier, a local teen who passed away suddenly in January. His family thought of the idea as a way for Carrier to always be remembered in the community.

Students collect pennies for less fortunate

Students from River Valley School (RVS) are collecting pennies for less fortunate people in developing countries. The fundraiser began last month and is running until April when the pennies will be donated to Free the Children.

Mennear elected new chamber president

Marty Mennear was elected the new president of the Sundre & District Chamber of Commerce during the organization's annual general meeting last Tuesday, March 12.

Olds man charged with murder

A 23-year-old Olds man is charged with first-degree murder in relation to the death of an Airdrie man in January. Dustin Piper was arrested without incident in Didsbury on March 16, police said.

In-town bus fees to increase by $20

The Chinook's Edge School Division's board of education will be raising in-town busing fees by $20 this year to $130 for the 2013/2014 school year.

Group seeks community interaction to prevent suicide

Sundre volunteers have been coming together in the hopes of creating a connected atmosphere in the community to ultimately prevent suicide.