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Low water levels lead to fish-kill

Low water levels lead to fish-kill

A raft of dead fish has one local resident worried about water levels in the Sturgeon River. Terry Boutin has lived on the banks of the Sturgeon a few minutes west of St. Albert for 19 years.

Local Spotlight

Young actors have a lot to say and when they speak up, it’s with passion and conviction.

Tories tout new crime bill

The federal government introduced yet another tough-on-crime bill this week that creates a new offence for leaving the province, gives police easier access to search warrants and allows for the collection of photographs and fingerprints before an off

Business Beat

The federal government is considering new regulations for credit cards in Canada.

City comes alive for International Children's Festival

The sun’s coveted appearance is adding pep to everyone’s step, no more so than at the Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival on the banks of the Sturgeon River and Lions Park where a magical tent city is mushrooming this

Business Beat

Interprovincial tide turns More people left Alberta for other provinces in the third quarter of 2009 than came to the province from elsewhere in Canada, show figures from Statistics Canada.

Annual golf tourney supports Special Olympics, Stollery

A group of local business people have once again teamed up to host a round of Texas Scramble golf tournament that will benefit charities. Organizers only hope to spark more interest from local golfers. The St.

Da Camera Singers explore Romantic period

The majestic voices of the Da Camera Singers close their 48th season with Josef Rheinberger’s monumental work Cantus Missae, a rare work that has only been performed twice in the last 11 years.
No plans for local cellphone ban

No plans for local cellphone ban

St. Albert city councillors want the province to get into the driver's seat on legislation that would target drivers who use cellphones while behind the wheel.

Weird Science

Duck reproduction finding Researchers have discovered how female ducks avoid unwanted sex: counter-threaded genitals. Ducks are one of the few known birds to have penises, says Pat Kehoe, a St. Albert waterfowl biologist with Ducks Unlimited.