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City does not give Landrex $3M

The Gazette would like to retract a story published in Wednesday's paper that contained inaccuracies about a city council motion regarding a development agreement with Landrex Developers for Erin Ridge North.

Province pursues special education changes

The province wants to create a more inclusive education system that covers special needs and regular students with one umbrella. However, this does not mean that special education students will be forced into regular classrooms.

Bracko makes another council run

Incumbent Coun. Len Bracko will run for a fifth term. "I'm a person that gets energized with big challenges," he said. "I've been part of a lot of big challenges and I think some more things need to be done in St. Albert.

It's wet out there

Pouring rain has helped turn spring from one of the driest to one of the wettest in Alberta history. Environment Canada published its quarterly climate review this week.

Region takes a look at northwest LRT

Edmonton resident Fran Bittman doesn't like the idea of the capital building an LRT to St. Albert before resolving other city challenges.

Police seize pick-up truck in drug bust

Police seized drugs, cash, cellphones and the truck they came in last week. Officers in the St. Albert Drug Unit arrested a young man coming out of a fast-food restaurant on June 4 and have charged him with drug trafficking.

Erin Ridge North roadblocks lifted

The city's next subdivision came closer to reality Thursday night, when council voted to close Coal Mine Road and rezone pockets of land for Erin Ridge North.

Deficit budget for Protestant school district

Protestant school trustees held their noses while voting in favour of a $1.8-million deficit Wednesday evening during the district’s budget deliberations. The district will spend $62.

Golf Contest

Love to golf? Love to golf for free? Then we have the contest for you. Just answer the golf trivia question each week and you could win a free round of golf. One lucky winner will be headed to Kimberley B.C. for a weekend of free golf.

Fliers honour fallen airmen

It was a black day in the history of the Edmonton Garrison. Master Cpl. Albert Camphuis was there.