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Resource officer puts 40-asset program in action

Resource officer puts 40-asset program in action

Before he gets to Bellerose Composite High School's front door, resource officer Const. Dave Henry is dealing with the day's first issue. A 15-year-old student took her mother's car keys this morning, which she has done before.

Housing starts to fall short of last year

Housing starts in the Edmonton region in 2009 will fall below 2008 levels, predicts the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) in its spring market outlook.

School Notes

Sturgeon student off to nationals A Grade 12 student from Sturgeon Composite High School is off to a national skills competition after becoming the Alberta champion last week.
Just an ordinary day for local artist

Just an ordinary day for local artist

It’s tempting to use the phrase “renaissance man” to describe the artist whose works are now showing at Art Beat. That would only be half correct, though. Renaissance works but Bev Bunker is no man. The St.
Teacher of the old ways

Teacher of the old ways

Hazel McKennitt's father never went to school. It was her grandfather's choice, McKennitt says. "He said he would not allow his son to go to school because we would lose all of our culture.

Environment File

Auditor thrashes government Canada’s environmental commissioner criticized the government last week for failing to protect fish and for overstating the effects of its greenhouse gas reduction policies by a factor of four.
Behind the polka dot curtain: life as a Hutterite

Behind the polka dot curtain: life as a Hutterite

“We live according to the Biblical verse, ‘Be ye in the world but be ye not of the world.’” That’s how Manitoba-born author Mary-Ann Kirkby describes the Hutterite motto.

Grandin home targeted in home invasion

The St. Albert RCMP is now investigating the city’s second targeted home invasion in less than a month. Officers were called to a home on Grosvenor Boulevard Thursday evening for a robbery that apparently occurred on Tuesday morning.

Litter crackdown coming

Litterbugs beware — the city has a law against littering and offenders can be made to pay.
Vocal Arts Festival

Vocal Arts Festival

Anyone who heard Cait Wood sing at Bellerose High’s past musicals Les Misérables and West Side Story were sure she’d reach stellar heights. Well, the 2006 alumna is on her way.