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Want to volunteer and give back to the community, but don’t know how to get involved? The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.

Morinville teacher acquitted

Judge Brian Fraser called the ordeal of a Morinville teacher a “tremendous injustice” as he dismissed the sexual assault charges against him on Friday.

Special Olympics hurting for volunteers

Brother, can you spare some time? That’s the message being sent out by the organizer of the local recreation and athletics program for Special Olympics.

MS group stumps $1 million for liberation treatment

A St. Albert woman says she's glad that a national organization has committed a million dollars to fund trials of a treatment she underwent for multiple sclerosis.

Food donations sorely needed

The St. Albert Food Bank and Community Village isn’t normally open on weekends but today is a special exception as the organization conducts its annual food drive.

St. Albert chef champions regional cuisine

Chef Willie White has the distinction of being one of the original driving forces of the regional cuisine movement in the area, first as executive chef at the Fairmont MacDonald Hotel and now as owner of River House Grill.

Proposed Health Act would put patients first

A new report recommending what the future of an Alberta Health Act could look like was handed over to Health Minister Gene Zwozdesky this week.

Enviroment File

Grounded goose A ground-bound goose might have to be put down if it can't fly south from a local golf course, says an expert.

Okay class, there's an app for that

In Heather Tumbach's social studies class, the students are huddled over their iPods, their dextrous thumbs a-blur over their respective touch screens. Last year, Tumbach's job would have been to prevent this type of wireless activity in her class.

Man dies after car hits flatbed

An Edmonton man is dead after an SUV smashed into a flatbed truck west of Namao yesterday. At about 11 a.m. on Thursday, Morinville RCMP got a call about a crash on Highway 37 about five kilometres east of Highway 2.