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If you missed the spectacular performance of the Stereos last Monday at the Starlite Room, rest easy. Capital Ex just announced the local fivesome will open for Marianas Trench on July 21 at the ED Fest stage.


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Stabbing suspect at large

St. Albert police are on the hunt for a knife-wielding male after an Akinsdale man was stabbed twice in his own home. St. Albert RCMP were called to an Akinsdale home at about 8:40 p.m. Thursday, said Const. Janice Schoepp.
All hands on the 10 and 2

All hands on the 10 and 2

There must be oil coursing through the veins of the Kelso family — engine oil. It's in their blood and permanently on the hands of Maurice, the 60-year-old St. Albert father and two of his three grown daughters, Val and Donna.

Council approves $1.3M purchase

The city is closer to tying up loose ends for the first two stages of Ray Gibbon Drive after council approved a $1.3-million deal to snatch up land alongside the road. On Monday, council met in private before approving the additional land purchase.

Walkway pitched for Lois Hole park

City staff have been instructed to find out how much it will cost to build a pedestrian walkway over Ray Gibbon Drive, one that a local business owner thinks could be the keystone to future tourism in St. Albert.

Locals weigh in on day care debate

A local daycare operator is defending Iris Evans after the Alberta finance minister made remarks that have been interpreted as a criticism of parents who put their children in day care.

Minister defends funding changes

Changes aimed at replacing the departed Wildrose Foundation and streamlining community funding programs don’t change the bottom line — Alberta charities will have to do more with fewer dollars, critics say.

St. Albert mom enjoys a good yarn

A St. Albert resident takes pride in telling tales. When Kerry McPhail-Hayden’s son Mitchell was born prematurely, it took an hour to nurse him.
Swann, seniors talk taxes

Swann, seniors talk taxes

Some St. Albert seniors want the provincial government to increase taxes. The idea came up Tuesday at a seniors’ forum hosted by Alberta Liberal leader David Swann and Calgary MLA Dave Taylor. About 160 seniors filled the St.