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Rain does not dampen students' enthusiasm

Rain does not dampen students' enthusiasm

Students and staff from River Valley School and Sundre High School participated on Sept. 26 in the annual Terry Fox Run. Despite some drizzling rain, there were plenty of beaming smiles all around.
Barb Bell mural unveiled at library

Barb Bell mural unveiled at library

Local artist Dax Stringer took a blank, lifeless wall at the back of the Sundre Municipal Library and transformed it into a colourful canvas for creativity.
Freshly paved road

Freshly paved road

A crew from GrindStone Paving & Excavating, a subcontractor of UG Excavating, which the municipality awarded the Main Avenue West upgrade project to, was busy on Wednesday, Sept.
Main Avenue West upgrade ‘on course and schedule’

Main Avenue West upgrade ‘on course and schedule’

Council recently heard from Sundre’s operations manager that construction on the second phase of the multi-million-dollar Main Avenue West upgrade, which started last year , is progressing “on course and schedule.
Keeping the legacy of Terry Fox alive

Keeping the legacy of Terry Fox alive

The skies cleared from an otherwise cloudy weekend on Sunday, Sept. 15 to allow the sun to shine for the annual community Terry Fox Run, which brought out some new faces alongside longtime supporters.
Feasting away

Feasting away

A pileated woodpecker was so preoccupied feasting on Tuesday, Sept. 17 that he hardly even flinched or paused as this picture was captured on a smartphone from barely a few feet away along the Red Deer River nature trails.
Sidewalk improvements

Sidewalk improvements

A construction crew was working this week to improve sidewalk connections on the asphalt path that runs along Centre Street North to install wider slopped accesses for wheelchairs and strollers.
Lodge hosts annual car show and barbecue

Lodge hosts annual car show and barbecue

The Sundre Seniors' Supportive Living centre recently hosted its annual barbecue and car show for the facility's residents as well as the community. A jeep that was used during the Second World War in France on display.
Fish and Wildlife officers hold exercises in Sundre

Fish and Wildlife officers hold exercises in Sundre

Staged but realistic training scenarios are an important part of ensuring Fish and Wildlife officers are prepared to act confidently in the heat of an adrenalin-fuelled moment, says a regional problem wildlife specialist with Alberta Fish and Wildlif
Fuelling educational growth with hearty breakfast

Fuelling educational growth with hearty breakfast

A proper breakfast plays an important part in helping to maximize a student’s developmental potential.