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Morinville library gets early Christmas present

They weren’t elves that visited the Morinville Public Library last week and the presents they brought weren’t even gift-wrapped but the administrators still felt like it was Christmastime.

Cop catches a ride to nab thief

A passing motorist helped St. Albert RCMP nab a suspected car thief by offering a ride to a constable who was in the middle of a foot chase.
Protestant students give back to community

Protestant students give back to community

Approximately 6,600 students who currently attend the 14 schools in the St. Albert Protestant School District did their part to give back to the community by helping those in need.

Car smashes into local church

A pastor at Victory Life Church got an unwelcome surprise this week when a car drove right into the building, destroying his office.

Secret Santa helps food bank

Suzan Krecsy doesn't know who he is, but she has an apt nickname for him. She's referring to the mysterious man who comes by every year to make a substantial donation of food.
Tree sellers counting the sleeps until Christmas

Tree sellers counting the sleeps until Christmas

If you thought it was tough picking out a Christmas tree every year, try being the guy selling it to you. The people who work the Christmas tree yards put in 11-hour days from late November until Dec.

Volunteers

December is the month of holiday giving and the month to plan resolutions. Resolve to be involved — volunteer and make an impact in your community. The St.
Torchbearers ready to run

Torchbearers ready to run

When Carol Sobkow-Alloway thinks about carrying the Olympic torch through the streets of St. Albert next month, she can’t help but get a lump in her throat.
No more ski trails in River Lot 56

No more ski trails in River Lot 56

Skiers will no longer have groomed trails in the River Lot 56 Natural Area because of a dispute between a local ski club and the region's management. The River Lot 56 Natural Area Society and St.

Cap tax hikes at 1.5 per cent - councillor

A city councillor wants to do more to rein in municipal spending by capping property tax increases at 1.5 per cent in 2011 and 2012. Coun.