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Province gives nod to regional growth plan

The Capital Region Board (CRB) got a ministerial nod for its growth plan into the future, but provincial officials still want the finer points ironed out.

Court Briefs

False name A 24-year-old man caught lying to police in the hopes they wouldn’t notice the warrants out for his arrest was sentenced to time served this week.

Volunteers

Volunteer and enrich your life and community! The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.

The healing power of plants

Caution: this is not a how-to guide for the gathering and consumption of wild plants. All of the authors stress that you’re a fool to think you can eat any found vegetation without repercussion. Poisoning and death are potential outcomes.

B.C. man pleads guilty in fraud case

A B.C. man who defrauded his uncle of more than $14,000 will have to repay him over the next two years of his probation. Cordell Bruce Roper, 21, pleaded guilty to one count of fraud over $5,000.
City hall branded historic

City hall branded historic

Look but don’t touch — it’s historic. That’s the message city council broadcast Friday when it officially designated St. Albert Place a municipal historic resource.

St. Albert to explore "botanic arts" brand

St. Albert could be Alberta’s botanic arts capital after a weeklong branding charette identified a gardening-related brand as the best option for attracting tourists and spurring economic development.

From baroque to Broadway

Patrick Lloyd Rose has always been a powerful champion of high-end classical music ever since he discovered the recording of Mario Lanza in The Student Prince. And tomorrow afternoon at McDougall United Church, the St.

Volunteers

Volunteer and enrich your life and community! The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.

Local Spotlight

The ‘rowdy’ is back St. Albert-raised Wayne Allchin packed his bags and moved to Edmonton a few years ago to seek fame and fortune. But about six months ago the frenetic guitarist moved back home to his roots.