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Christmas trash greens up

Blue bags are piling up in St. Albert as residents use recycling to get rid of their festive trash.
Hidden worlds under the snow

Hidden worlds under the snow

If you head out into the snow this week, you might want to watch your step — you could be treading on someone's home.

Morinville budget finally approved

Morinville town council approved a balanced budget last week, but not before accidentally plunging the town into deficit for about 10 minutes. After hours of procedural wrangling and debate, council unanimously approved a budget with a 3.

Bus driver warns of dangers

A concerned school bus driver says a number of drivers in the Pinnacle Ridge and Riverstone Pointe subdivisions aren’t stopping when his flashing red lights are on and he’s worried that someone might get hurt.

Health Monitor

A stuffy nose can be a sign or symptom of severe asthma, which is growing increasingly more common than previously believed, according to a study published in Respiratory Research.

Mayor reflects on 'mixed' year in 2010

The Gazette sat down with St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse for a year-end "fireside chat" to discuss the highlights of 2010 and the challenges ahead in 2011. Here is the first of a two-part series.


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Inglewood development suffers a delay

Delays at an Inglewood Drive housing complex mean new residents won’t be able to move in until sometime in 2012 instead of spring 2011. Located at 2 Inglewood Dr., Lions Village Inglewood is an independent-living facility for seniors.

Christmas Seals struggling to reach goal

Christmas is over but the Christmas Seals are still waiting for this city's Santa to arrive. The annual campaign of the Lung Association of Alberta and Northwest Territories is running shy of its goal in St. Albert.

Morinville looks at armadillo ban

Morinville residents will have to give up their armadillos and elephants under a new pet law currently before town council. Council tabled a draft of its new Responsible Pet Ownership bylaw at its Dec. 21 meeting.