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New World comes to Children's Festival

New World comes to Children's Festival

Children’s puppetry companies have an advantage over mega theatrical shows — they can stage a show, pack it up when it’s run its course and reintroduce it half a dozen years later for a whole new generation of children.

Housing society hunts for land

The St. Albert Housing Society moved into its first office earlier this month, but its search continues to locate land for the low-income families it’s trying to help.
Strikes for Cancer right up your alley

Strikes for Cancer right up your alley

When it comes to striking out cancer, Jaden Babiuk has his sights set on the headpin. The energetic and focused six-year-old ├ęcole Marie Poburan student has organized a charity event based on his favourite pastime.

Through the eyes of assassins

American presidential assassins, especially played as sympathetic characters, are rarely the meat of peppy comedic-musical theatre. However, one of the brightest constellations on Broadway is Stephen Sondheim, a composer who relishes taking risks.

Utility deficit shrinks

The city’s updated 10-year utility capital plan projects a $27-million funding gap, a startling decrease from the $148-million gap reported last fall.

Son stole, then pawned mom's jewels

A man who pawned $20,000 of his mother's jewelry was sentenced to six months in jail this week.

Mungall gets her seat

Carmen knew from an early age her daughter Michelle Mungall was suited for a career in politics. On Tuesday night her belief became reality as Mungall, born and schooled in St.
Sculpture pays tribute to Lois Hole

Sculpture pays tribute to Lois Hole

Despite blowing snow and frigid temperatures, more than 300 people gathered at city hall on Thursday to unveil a bronze sculpture of late lieutenant-governor Lois Hole.
Cabinet maker sees gold

Cabinet maker sees gold

Andrew Spring is still golden. The former Paul Kane student won his fourth consecutive gold medal at the provincial Skills Canada competition at the Agricom this week. Spring, 21, competed in the cabinet making category.

Local Spotlight

Ammar’s Moosehead Open Stage started off as a funky blues jam. But lately hosts Mark Ammar and Noel (Big Cat) Mackenzie have diversified the talent.