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H1N1 suspected at St. Albert school

As Albertans prepare to roll up their sleeves for H1N1 flu vaccines, one local school is already feeling the pinch.

Court Briefs

A St. Albert man charged with growing marijuana last year was handed a heavy fine this week after pleading to a lesser charge.
Traffic lanes to reopen on St. Albert Trail

Traffic lanes to reopen on St. Albert Trail

Drivers in St. Albert have had their patience pushed to the max this summer as construction crews tackled much-needed repairs to major roads throughout the city.

Enviro Briefs

Chopper brings fireflies Birds should have an easier time dodging the Big Lake power lines this week thanks to reflectors installed by an iron dragonfly.
Chamber honors family business

Chamber honors family business

Two long-time St. Albert families and a city employee earned high praise from the business community this week. Members of the St.
Local coder makes iPhone running mate

Local coder makes iPhone running mate

A local programmer has created an iPhone app for people who love to run. Randy Troppmann’s RunningMap Trackometer app debuted last week in the Apple iTunes store.
Farm Focus

Farm Focus

New prize for healthy food Local farmers can now win $10,000 from the premier for making local, healthy food. The province announced the new Alberta Food for Health Awards last week.
Youth council gets to work

Youth council gets to work

Justin Arcand sees money to be made in Alexander.
Cows come home to Alexander

Cows come home to Alexander

Joe Kootenay sits astride a tall horse as he watches the cows come home. As a cold rain pours down onto his black Stetson, hundreds of brown and white calves scurry out of the wooden chute before him and into a wire-fenced pen.
Province touts hemp cars

Province touts hemp cars

The next car you buy could be made of hemp, thanks to a new $15 million research facility in Alberta.