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City checks green goals

St. Albert is marching towards its ecological goals, according to the latest State of the Environment report, with less water used, more people on buses and a new plan to control air pollution.
Pets abandoned at local pet kennel

Pets abandoned at local pet kennel

A local pet boarding facility is seeking permanent homes for a couple of furry guests who have overstayed their reservations and whose owners aren’t interested in settling the bill. Barkers Pet Motel in St.

Rally aims to protest cuts for developmentally disabled

Local organizations are gearing up for a rally Thursday to protest government funding cuts for persons with developmental disabilities (PDD.

Developers feel good about 2010

Optimistic but not bullish is the general feeling in the development community about the prospects for residential building in St. Albert in 2010.
Local lawyer to cover Olympics for national paper

Local lawyer to cover Olympics for national paper

It usually takes years of hard work and dedication to reach the Olympic Games. Not for Geoff Edgar. All it took for the 37-year-old St. Albert resident to earn a free ticket to Vancouver was a couple of minutes of tapping on his computer keyboard.
Francophone school opens

Francophone school opens

A new school opened in St. Albert on Monday as the local francophone board welcomed students to a long-awaited temporary facility. After trying for years to establish a temporary school in St.
Local minister defends leader, party

Local minister defends leader, party

Alberta has the finest leadership it’s had in a long time, said a local Progressive Conservative MLA and cabinet minister in defending Premier Ed Stelmach after two PC MLAs defected to the upstart Wildrose Alliance Party.
Restaurant opens in Servus Place

Restaurant opens in Servus Place

A new restaurant is now open in Servus Credit Union Place. After sitting largely unused for two years, the space overlooking Mark Messier Arena and the indoor soccer fields is now home to Skybox Grill.

New chamber chair strives to keep machine rolling

With a new year comes a new chair for the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce. Mike Howes, owner of DKC Sparklean, will be the chair for 2010. The chamber promotes its executive members every year on Jan. 1 so the change isn’t a surprise.

2010 a pivotal year for council

A new year and decade is for many a time of reflection and goal setting. It’s no different for city council, which many issues to resolve in 2010, an election year. Here’s our list of recommended council new year’s resolutions.