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Franchise fee changes on tap

A council committee has endorsed changes to natural gas franchise fees, despite concern from some members who say it could give users less control over how much they pay. "I always think of the word 'stealth tax' when this comes up," Coun.

Health Monitor

Children conceived using assisted reproductive technology (ART) have an increased risk of congenital malformation, according to a presentation at the European Society of Human Genetics Monday. Dr.

Catholic school board expects to drain reserves

A shortage of provincial dollars has the board of Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools looking at emptying its reserves to pay for the upcoming school year. Trustees voted Monday night in favour of using up all the division's reserves, which total $1.

Province hands over $14M for Ray Gibbon Drive

The city’s long awaited provincial payback for Ray Gibbon Drive has arrived to the tune of $14 million. Transportation Minister Luke Ouellette announced the first round of funding on Tuesday. The money will reimburse the City of St.

Volunteers

Volunteer and enrich your own life and your community! The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.

Man gets house arrest for fraud

A local man was commended this week for turning his life around, but also warned he was out of chances.

Crouse dishes up support for youth

Looking to the city's northwest Thursday morning, you might have seen a rainbow landing right in the heart of the Alliance Church.

Environment File

A team of scientists worked with some local students this week as part of a massive new study of the Sturgeon River.

Rotarians boost CAMTA's coffers again

Local service clubs are providing critical funding to a group of concerned medical professionals who make special trips down to South America to administer orthopedic care. At its regular breakfast meeting yesterday morning, the Rotary Club of St.

What can happen in three minutes?

The very second a fire starts in your home, a countdown clock starts ticking down from three minutes.