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Food bank expects high demand for another year

It may be hard to imagine in a place like St. Albert, but more families than ever are relying on the food bank for a decent meal this holiday season. For the past nine months, the St.

Christmas 101

Did you ever wonder why we do what we do at Christmas time? Here's a brief glimpse at the history behind three of the most common North American Christmas traditions/images.

A look back on the decades most prolific crimes

As time winds down on the first decade of the 21st century the Gazette looks back on the stories from the crime desk that grabbed headlines, shocked residents and in a few cases, shot the city into the broader spotlight of the nation.
Saboteur has a dynamite personality

Saboteur has a dynamite personality

The charm of The Saboteur comes from it being set in France in 1940, on the heels of Germany’s invasion.

Go green this Christmas

Canadians are cutting down on their waste this holiday season according to Waste Management Inc., who recently commissioned a survey through Ipsos Reid to learn more about Canadians' holiday habits and encourage 'greener' traditions.
Civic election race kicks off

Civic election race kicks off

There’s still 10 months to go until a new council is chosen during the municipal election in October, 2010, but one candidate is wasting little time getting his campaign started.

A system in change

When local member of Parliament Brent Rathgeber sits in St. Albert's docket court, he is not just another face in the crowd.

Prison time for flasher

Exposing himself in the lobby of a local hotel added three more months behind bars for a 35-year-old man.
Trading Santa for sun

Trading Santa for sun

Many associate Christmas with family gatherings at home.
Families celebrate new Habitat homes

Families celebrate new Habitat homes

Moving right before Christmas isn't everyone's cup of tea, but it's a dream come true for a pair of single mothers. Amber Sleen and Jennifer Pass received keys to their respective Habitat for Humanity homes on Saturday.