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Squishing Styrofoam waste down to size

Squishing Styrofoam waste down to size

Once Larson and Fink sort the chunks by colour, they toss them into a hopper where whirring gears shred them into puffy white beads. An auger crushes the beads into a steel box and compresses them to about 1/40th their original volume – enough to turn a slab the size of a phone booth into a rock-hard chunk the size of a coffee can.
St. Albert roofing angels to the rescue

St. Albert roofing angels to the rescue

Local roofing company Roe Roofing helped a family in need by donating a much-needed free roof. It couldn't have come at a better time.
Ryley Woodcrafts mix craftsmanship and solar technology

Ryley Woodcrafts mix craftsmanship and solar technology

To boost morale, the couple built 24 “COVID lamps” and gave them as gifts to shut-ins as a reminder that people care and light has a way of piercing the darkness.
Mushroom farmers riding an "ugly dragon" as pandemic hits supply chain

Mushroom farmers riding an "ugly dragon" as pandemic hits supply chain

“The majority of what we sell gets picked, packed and shipped within the same day ... there is no ability to weather challenging times and difficult storms by building inventory,” Hamer said.
The movies are back: Landmark Cinemas to reopen June 26

The movies are back: Landmark Cinemas to reopen June 26

Movie-lovers will be required to maintain physical distancing while directional arrows regulate traffic flow. Staff will serve food behind a Plexiglas shield.
What to expect from St. Albert gyms as they prepare to reopen

What to expect from St. Albert gyms as they prepare to reopen

Changes include distancing, sanitization and pre-registration
Four Edmonton performing arts organizations delay season relaunch

Four Edmonton performing arts organizations delay season relaunch

Despite a safe relaunch, arts practitioners are leery of COVID-19 spread
Rain, rain go away – St. Albert Farmers' Market is here to stay

Rain, rain go away – St. Albert Farmers' Market is here to stay

St. Albert Chamber welcomes news of provincial grant, eviction relief

St. Albert Chamber welcomes news of provincial grant, eviction relief

Online application for up to $5,000 expected in the coming weeks
Alberta dairy farmers pare back milk production

Alberta dairy farmers pare back milk production

The cut helped even out an oversupply of milk that was forcing some farmers to dump their milk for lack of anywhere to send it.