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Council approves $1.5 million in funding for twin-rink facility

Council approves $1.5 million in funding for twin-rink facility

Coun. Natalie Joly disagreed with the choice, saying she "can’t justify telling a senior on a fixed income that we need to spend $1.5 million on a project that’s not even recommended by our staff.”
Good morning, St. Albert!

Good morning, St. Albert!

Happy Thursday!
Up front ...

Up front ...

Enjoy this photo from the front page of today's St. Albert Gazette.
Council eyes one-time measures in effort to scale back 2023 tax increase

Council eyes one-time measures in effort to scale back 2023 tax increase

Ultimately, council did not vote at the meeting's end to give direction on the options presented by administration, but instead left potential solutions at the discussion level.
RCMP charge St. Albert man with sexual assault of underage child

RCMP charge St. Albert man with sexual assault of underage child

RCMP believe there may be more victims and are encouraging them or their guardians to come forward.
Zack Ostapchuk, Team Canada undefeated through World Juniors preliminary round

Zack Ostapchuk, Team Canada undefeated through World Juniors preliminary round

St. Albert Minor Hockey alumnus Zack Ostapchuk and his Team Canada teammates have gone undefeated through preliminary round action at the World Junior Championship in Edmonton.
Garden-goers give mushroom its due

Garden-goers give mushroom its due

The Alberta Mycological Society's annual Mushroom Expo provided mycophiles the chance to see, touch, eat, and celebrate many, many types of mushrooms at the U of A Botanical Gardens on Aug. 14.
City council votes down ad bylaw

City council votes down ad bylaw

Bill Fletcher, St. Albert's chief administrative officer, said the bylaw was designed to increase the city’s options in reaching the most St. Albertans possible. Additionally, Fletcher noted publishing legal ads online would save the city money. 
Good morning, St. Albert!

Good morning, St. Albert!

Happy Wednesday!
Shandro: Debate on cost of provincial police force is a 'red herring'

Shandro: Debate on cost of provincial police force is a 'red herring'

Justice minister doubles down on questions about transition costs, says every detachment would have a minimum of 10 officers.