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Tails on the Trail

Tails on the Trail

Dogs are not our whole life, but they maker our lives whole. — Roger Caras Last year St. Albert resident Melane Therrien decided to foster dogs that were dropped at Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS).

Concerns over designation

St. Albert Place is one step closer to being enshrined in the city’s history, but not everyone is convinced it’s a good idea.

Volunteers

Do you have some time to make a difference in someone’s life, while making a difference in your own? The St.

RCMP has all hands on deck

For the first time in several years the St. Albert RCMP detachment is fully staffed. While that’s good news in terms of reducing crime, city officials hope the increase won’t wreak havoc on the public purse.
Developer touts high-tech vision

Developer touts high-tech vision

St. Albert could become home to a massive $1.6-billion mixed-use community west of North Ridge.

Province wants scofflaw parents to pay up

The province is hoping a revamped website will help track down deadbeat parents who fall behind on their child support, including one parent who owes $1.2 million in back payments. The province unveiled the site this week.

Ring road work in full swing

Earthmoving equipment and bridge pilings will continue to be a fixture on St. Albert's southern boundary as construction moves ahead on Anthony Henday Drive.
School Notes

School Notes

The Protestant school board is projecting a $1.78 million deficit in its 2009/10 budget. The deficit will be offset by reserves. The board passed the budget at its public meeting Wednesday evening.
This PARTY isn't fun but it's important

This PARTY isn't fun but it's important

The underlying principle of the PARTY program is to help teenagers guard themselves from unnecessary injury. That’s right in the name: Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth.
Robot with a heart

Robot with a heart

Some people say the days of smart action movies about robots are so 1984. Those people are mostly right. The last one that even tried was I, Robot and that movie stunk like a mouldy CPU.