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Legal riders prepare for numb bums

Two brothers from Legal are preparing to freeze their butts off this weekend as they challenge the world's coldest ice race.

Not an interior decorator

A modest bungalow on the tree-lined street of Lafonde Crescent has been on the market now for two months and has yet to receive an offer. But property stylists Jackson West and Duncan Scott are confident that’s about to change very soon.

RCMP and sheriffs team up on Alberta highways

Alberta sheriffs patrolling the province’s highways will now take their daily marching orders from the RCMP under an integration model announced Monday.

Third quarter brings improvement to government finances

Alberta will run a deficit of $3.6 billion for the current fiscal year, based on updated third quarter data made public along with the spring budget. The third quarter of the government’s fiscal year ended Dec. 31.

School board concerned about education funding

Tuesday’s budget contains no money for new road or school projects, which means no money for Ray Gibbon Drive or a desired P3 school in Erin Ridge North.

Syringe-wielding thief stuck with jail term

A Newfoundland man will spend the next two years behind bars after admitting to robbing a local pharmacy and brandishing a syringe at terrified workers.

City brand wins over business

St. Albert’s business community is giving a green thumbs-up to the city’s new branding direction that aims to stamp the city as Alberta’s “botanical arts capital.

City nets $1.3M surplus

The city will end 2009 on a high note with a $1.3-million operating surplus. The operating surplus is a result of extra revenue from development permits, emergency dispatch service through the fire department, and Servus Credit Union Place.

Alberta laws now free to download

It’s now free to download Alberta’s statutes. St. Albert MLA Ken Allred is happy with the change because he’s spent a year asking for it.

All eyes are on Tuesday's budget

There’s only one thing to see during this year’s spring legislature sitting and that’s the budget, said Alberta Liberal leader David Swann.