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Secret Santa helps food bank

Suzan Krecsy doesn't know who he is, but she has an apt nickname for him. She's referring to the mysterious man who comes by every year to make a substantial donation of food.
Tree sellers counting the sleeps until Christmas

Tree sellers counting the sleeps until Christmas

If you thought it was tough picking out a Christmas tree every year, try being the guy selling it to you. The people who work the Christmas tree yards put in 11-hour days from late November until Dec.


December is the month of holiday giving and the month to plan resolutions. Resolve to be involved — volunteer and make an impact in your community. The St.
Torchbearers ready to run

Torchbearers ready to run

When Carol Sobkow-Alloway thinks about carrying the Olympic torch through the streets of St. Albert next month, she can’t help but get a lump in her throat.
No more ski trails in River Lot 56

No more ski trails in River Lot 56

Skiers will no longer have groomed trails in the River Lot 56 Natural Area because of a dispute between a local ski club and the region's management. The River Lot 56 Natural Area Society and St.

Cap tax hikes at 1.5 per cent - councillor

A city councillor wants to do more to rein in municipal spending by capping property tax increases at 1.5 per cent in 2011 and 2012. Coun.

Tree sales down slightly, vendors

Depending who you ask, Christmas tree sales are either down a bit or doing well this year. “It’s been cold but it’s been busy, people still buying trees,” said Lloyd Hicks, who operates the Christmas tree yard on Hebert Road.

Red Nose ready for the season

When Edmonton’s Operation Red Nose was nearly abandoned in August, the Spirit Keeper Youth Society stepped up to the plate and rescued the program.

Teeanger struck by vehicle on Trail

A 13-year-old boy remains in hospital after being struck while crossing St. Albert Trail Thursday afternoon. A flurry of police officers and emergency vehicles arrived on scene at around 3 p.m. following the crash.

Councillors willing to listen on policing changes

Councillors are reacting with an open but non-committal mind to a new report from the RCMP that could either add new officers to the roster or change how the community is policed.