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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.

City, RCMP tackle park partying

Braeside residents living near Red Willow Park might finally get a good night’s rest, now that the city and RCMP plan to deter raucous late-night youth parties in the area.

Meals on Wheels celebrates volunteers

The Meals on Wheels program depends on its volunteers to deliver approximately 500 meals a month to area seniors and others who are housebound.
Fire rips through Akinsdale house

Fire rips through Akinsdale house

A raging fire that tore through the upper floor of an Akinsdale home this week caused at least $300,000 in damage.
Up where it belongs

Up where it belongs

As of now, Pixar is 10 for 10 at developing and producing animated movies that aren’t just blockbusters, but true cinematic events. They are highly anticipated. They are culturally iconic.

Still no answers in RONA accident

A year after his tragic death at the St. Albert RONA, the investigation into the death of a local teen is still ongoing. Mitchell Tanner, a popular 16-year-old Paul Kane student, was killed one year ago tomorrow on June 7, 2008.

Business Beat

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.