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Crown rests in Lupyrypa trial

The trial of Barry Lupyrypa, a former Sturgeon County council candidate, accused of assaulting a Morinville police officer, got under way last week, three-and-a-half years after the incident.

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.

Missing murals can't be found

Where has all the art gone? No one knows, after city staff discovered earlier this month that 12 of the city's paintings had vanished without a trace.

Grant helps Alexander kids SNAP

The Alexander school is set to test-drive a world-famous program meant to help troubled boys stay out of jail. Alberta Education officials announced last week that it had awarded the Society for Safe and Caring Schools and Communities $1.
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.