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City releases bike rack stats

A little more than 300 people per month used bike racks on St. Albert’s transit buses in July and August, the peak times in the short history of the new feature.

Leave health act alone, says lobby group

Health care advocates have called on the province to shelve plans to overhaul Alberta’s existing health care legislation and introduce a new health act later this fall.

Live blog from Morinvile forum

It's a two-way race for Morinville mayor and a 10-way competition for six seats on town council. Three are in the running for the Morinville seat on the Catholic school board.

Court Briefs

A man who played a role in stealing one car and damaging another was given a four-month jail term last week. Keenan Travis Alec pleaded guilty to mischief, theft, and breach of probation last Thursday and was given the jail term.

New ideas emerge at candidates forum

A polite but responsive crowd saved its most enthusiastic approval for the waning moments of a political forum at the St. Albert Inn Tuesday evening.

Business Beat

Meese clothing store owners Tressa Heckbert and Evan Sterling will celebrate the grand opening of their sister store in Edmonton this weekend. The duo opened Meese in downtown St.

Changes needed to city spending

The two people vying for St. Albert's mayor's chair have differing views on how to handle St. Albert's high residential taxes.

The (slightly) radioactive man

Every day after work, Doug Abrams checks to see if he's radioactive.

Morinville needs more recreation offerings, candidates say

Morinville’s prospective mayors are both advocating for new services to serve the town’s growing population of young families, but say it will be a slow and steady approach.

Morinville candidates talk business

Morinville business owners heard from their prospective elected officials last week, as candidates made their pitch to be added to the ranks of town council.