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School aims to revamp playground

A five-year project is now just two months away from completion at a local elementary school but a group is still hoping to drum up just a few more coins for the piggy bank.

Tougher rules for sex crimes

Cities will have safer streets if proposed changes to the federal sex offender registry go through, says St. Albert's top cop. But a local lawyer fears that the new law might be too harsh on offenders.

Legal Co-op to stay open

Three Edmonton businessmen have purchased the Legal Co-op, who have changes in mind to make the outlet viable as a grocery store. The ownership group is comprised of Ahmar Syed, Kashif Alan and Nadeem Mirza.
Seniors' club reaches out to elderly

Seniors' club reaches out to elderly

The St. Albert Senior Citizens’ Club has a secret weapon in improving the lives of seniors. Executive director Leslie MacEachern said she is ready to let the cat out of the bag.
Vandalism prompts community outpouring

Vandalism prompts community outpouring

Life lost a lot of its meaning for Heather and Jerry Peddle when their only child died three years ago.
Tragic tale of descent into evil

Tragic tale of descent into evil

Almost every child and adult has at some point delighted in Disney’s sanitized version of Peter Pan and his Neverland cronies. But what if this seemingly innocuous tale carries a darker, edgier message.

County Council

Fire ban Weeks after they were first introduced the county’s bans on fires and ATV use, remain in effect.
Alexander abroad

Alexander abroad

Kaitlin Arcand didn't go all the way to Costa Rica to monkey around, but the monkeys wouldn't take no for an answer. It was a hot day May 7 in San José and Arcand and her fellow students from Alexander had left to explore the local rainforest.

At City Hall

Playground funding On Monday, city council approved $256,602 to replace four school playgrounds. The playground dollars, funded through the city's community capital grant program, came a few weeks after council awarded other grants under the program.

Aboriginal soliders honoured for service

Not rain nor snow nor the complete absence of the recipients could stop Edmonton Garrison officials from granting two Alberta aboriginal soldiers a historic honour. Bombardier Kisha Potts and Master Cpl.