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Real estate activity remains brisk Home sales in St. Albert were brisk in May, continuing a trend from the previous month. The St. Albert market saw 112 homes sold in May, a 75 per cent jump over the same month last year.

New library would solve space crunch - mayor

St. Albert Place is just too small, say some city officials, but Mayor Nolan Crouse has come up with a solution that may solve the space crunch for the library, administration and museum. On Monday night, Crouse unveiled his vision for downtown St.

Environment File

Scientist seeks oilsands trees Trees could once again grow from old coal and gravel mines near St. Albert if an Edmonton scientist’s research takes root.
School holds bigger, better arts festival on Monday night

School holds bigger, better arts festival on Monday night

Students and teachers at St. Albert Catholic High School (SACHS) are getting ready to show off the creative fruits of their labours next week and they’re going to use the school’s new modern gathering space to do it.
Stereos fine-tune their success

Stereos fine-tune their success

One local band is following their own version of the yellow brick road all the way to fame and fortune. Stereos, formerly known as Turn It Up! and Stand By Me, is leading the life most bands only dream about.

Volunteers

The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you, even if you are not sure of what that might be.

Reaction mixed to mayor's vision

Closing St. Anne Street to traffic would ruin the commercial viability of downtown, say some downtown business owners, while others are willing to take a cautious approach.
Blind man bulldozes way to science degree

Blind man bulldozes way to science degree

After seven years of blindly barging his way to a bachelor of science degree, Wade Brown felt he owed his fellow graduates an apology.
St. Albert Place turns 25

St. Albert Place turns 25

As stages go, St. Albert Place is the largest this city has ever known. Home to government, history, the arts, culture and learning, the building is a monument to what's possible when a community comes together.

Local Spotlight

Book about feelings St. Albert resident Cathy McLennan strongly believes young children need to be encouraged to express their feelings.