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Tiny terrors ravage downtown trees

Tiny terrors ravage downtown trees

More than one hundred black ash trees disappeared from downtown St. Albert this weekend after they were ravaged by tiny leaf-sucking bugs. City crews cut down 119 black ash trees along St. Thomas Street, Perron Street and St.
Boonstock ready to rock

Boonstock ready to rock

A rock invasion is about to ignite the sleepy town of Gibbons as the fourth annual Boonstock Festival celebrates its hipster three-day party from June 25 to 27.

Look Ma, no controller!

The video game community is buzzing after what was shown at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) convention in Los Angeles in early June. Microsoft unveiled Project Natal, a system that allows players to play the Xbox 360 without a controller.

Local Spotlight

On the move Slowburn is one of those bands that never slows down, onstage or off. And they are just ramping up the energy.

Correction

In the Gazette story “Ballet and martial arts mix in Mulan” on Saturday, June 13, the names of Ashlyn Sirdiak and Katrina Sha were misspelled. The Gazette regrets the error.

No panic over flu pandemic

It’s business as usual at local schools as the H1N1 flu reached another 89 Albertans Tuesday and reached pandemic levels globally last week.

Parkinson's can affect anyone

Over 100,000 Canadians are living with Parkinson's disease and they want the Canadian public to know just how difficult that is – how everything is harder when your body turns against you.

Dry heat wilts crops

This spring's hot, dry weather has some county farmers worried about a return to the days of the 2002 summer drought.
Food bank celebrates new digs

Food bank celebrates new digs

It’s a rare occasion that the St. Albert Food Bank gives out plates of cake and cups of punch instead of peanut butter and other food staples, but it happened yesterday for two very good reasons.
Morinville students ante up

Morinville students ante up

What started as a response to the devastating Indonesian tsunami in 2004 turned into a wave of sound and success during a special ceremony last week.