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Friday , 26 February 2021

Meredith Kerr

Meredith Kerr moved to St. Paul for a career in journalism and morning radio in 2014 expecting to stay for six months to a year. Since then, she has put down roots in the form of a husband, a mortgage, two babies, and a poorly behaved dog. She continues to work as a reporter until such time as she finishes her book and becomes fabulously wealthy from the royalties. Meredith also serves as a member at large on the St. Paul Library Board and volunteers as a Beaver leader for the 1st St. Paul Scout Group.

St. Paul Minor Hockey hopes for camps later in re-opening

St. Paul Minor Hockey is still holding out hope for some small camps and practices in the spring according to President Bryce Balmer. In an e-mail Feb. 4, Balmer said the organization would look at “returning to the ice in a development capacity” if the town is able to maintain …

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Hinshaw warns seniors of vaccine phone scam

Seniors are being warned of a phone scam involving the COVID-19 vaccine after reports to AHS of people over 75 “receiving phone calls telling them that they can book their COVID-19 immunization for a fee,” according to Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the chief medical officer of health for the province. Hinshaw …

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Just 8 new cases of COVID-19 across the Lakeland

Just eight new cases of COVID-19 and one death were reported in the Lakeland by Alberta Health on Feb. 2 according to the latest data available on the province’s COVID-19 map. The new cases were located in Bonnyville, Cold Lake, and Smoky Lake according to the municipality view of the …

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Shiverfest cancelled, but family still the focus

Shiverfest is cancelled this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but according to Town of St. Paul FCSS Director Lynn Smid, they are still planning to promote ways for people to focus on their families over the Family Day weekend. “A lot of the stuff we did [for Shiverfest] …

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Voter ID bylaw coming to St. Paul

The Town of St. Paul is discussing a voter-ID bylaw for the upcoming municipal elections this fall. According to Director of Planning and Legislative Services Aline Brousseau, the hope is to increase voter turnout and participation in the election by reducing concerns about having appropriate identification. “This list of authorized …

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Town rents medical rooms, not furniture

The Town of St. Paul will not be purchasing medical equipment or furniture from outgoing doctors, citing a lack of precedent for such a move. According to the information presented to town council on Jan. 25, they were offered two exam tables, desks, chairs, and printers for $3,820.54. “They said …

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Crash causes power outage in St. Paul

Power is out in central St. Paul after a vehicle crashed in to a utility pole on 49 St north of 50 Ave around 1:39 p.m. on Jan. 29. Cst. Keaton Harding with the St. Paul RCMP responded to the accident. He confirmed the driver of the vehicle and the …

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