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Red Nose ready for the season

When Edmonton’s Operation Red Nose was nearly abandoned in August, the Spirit Keeper Youth Society stepped up to the plate and rescued the program.

Teeanger struck by vehicle on Trail

A 13-year-old boy remains in hospital after being struck while crossing St. Albert Trail Thursday afternoon. A flurry of police officers and emergency vehicles arrived on scene at around 3 p.m. following the crash.

Councillors willing to listen on policing changes

Councillors are reacting with an open but non-committal mind to a new report from the RCMP that could either add new officers to the roster or change how the community is policed.

Province to make public bond issue

The province will issue Alberta Capital Bonds to the public sometime early in the new year to raise money for seniors’ housing.

City to clear collector roads

City snow removal crews are still dealing with the aftermath of a winter storm that dumped more than 20 centimetres of snow in the region two weeks ago.

Vacancies drop in St. Albert, rise in the region

Apartment vacancy rates fell in St. Albert in 2009, a trend that ran contrary to a significant uptick experienced in the wider Capital region. St. Albert's overall vacancy rate fell to 2.3 per cent from 3.

Service groups turning to legal help

More funding cuts in the human services sector has community organizations considering legal action against the government.

Soft tissue cap will remain in place

Alberta’s $4,500 cap on soft-tissue claims will remain in place as the Supreme Court of Canada this week refused to take on the issue. The controversial cap had gone through two levels of Alberta’s judicial system.

Don't give the gift of influenza

Influenza is one “gift” you don’t want to give or receive. Alberta Health Services is encouraging Albertans to protect themselves and their families from illness during the holiday season.


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.