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ER protocols show positive signs

ER protocols show positive signs

It's been less than a month since Alberta Health Services (AHS) launched new protocols designed to reduce pressure on emergency rooms but the new measures are showing some encouraging early signs, says the organization's top official.
Environment File

Environment File

A dashing hawk and a grey card player were just two of the many rare birds spotted last month during St. Albert’s annual bird count. Count co-ordinator Alan Hingston released the results of the 20th annual St.

Ag industry needs to open up, says expert

Farmers should use audits and video cameras to show the public they are treating their animals right, says a noted researcher. Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, gave the annual Louis D. Hyndman Sr.
Plows hit residential streetsÂ…again

Plows hit residential streetsÂ…again

You can stop calling now — city crews have started plowing residential streets. City administration started a second round of residential snow clearing late Tuesday. The city normally does just one clearing per winter.

Impaired driving trial concludes, decision expected in March

The trial of a Sherwood Park woman accused of impaired driving in a collision on Highway 28 that claimed two lives wrapped up Thursday, but a decision in the case could be months away.

Live bus updates to be available online

Wireless bus schedule updates are on the way for St. Albert transit riders. The city will soon begin testing a new system that will allow transit users to access real-time bus updates from any web-enabled device, such as a smartphone.

Heartland community hearings announced

Sturgeon County residents will get to go one-on-one with a provincial panel this April to help decide the fate of the Heartland Transmission Project.
Good deed leads to fines, charges

Good deed leads to fines, charges

A St. Albert man faces a $250 fine, while his son faces criminal charges after he ran afoul of local RCMP while attempting to use an ATV outfitted with a plow to clear a sidewalk near his house.

Morinville library wants more from Sturgeon

A long-simmering debate about how much Sturgeon County should pay to support the Morinville Public Library took another step forward Tuesday when the library’s board attached some hard numbers to its concerns.
NASAP

NASAP

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