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Sunday , 7 March 2021

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Upcoming calf tour for Clandonald 4-H Multi Club

Members of the Clandonald 4-H Multi Club completed their public speaking earlier this month, and are looking forward to a calf tour at each other’s farms in March. Due to public health measures, people will stay in their vehicles and drive by the farms to check out the calves. “4-H …

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County of Vermilion River reviews Streamstown residents tax concerns

Streamstown resident, Veanna Challman, attended Tuesday’s County of Vermilion River council meeting to represent fellow residents and discuss issues with the community’s rising tax rates. Streamstown is currently listed as a hamlet southeast of Marwayne. Residents first approached council in 2018 and feel they may benefit if it was listed …

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Recall legislation on the agenda for Legislature’s spring session

Alberta government house leader Jason Nixon said recall legislation is on the agenda when the Legislature’s spring session is set to begin Thursday. In a press conference on Wednesday, Nixon said recall legislation was a campaign promise during the 2019 provincial election, and that the bill would mean voters could …

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Vermilion RCMP investigating truck theft

Police are looking for a stolen vehicle taken from a rural community west of Vermilion. Last Sunday morning at 6:35 a.m., Vermilion RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle theft from a residence on 50 Avenue in Innisfree. The vehicle was taken three hours earlier by a lone male …

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LOCATED: 15 year old Emerance Steinhauer

Update: Monday, March 1 at 3:00pm. Emerance Steinhauer has been safely located.  St. Paul RCMP would like to thank everyone for their assistance. — The St. Paul RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing male youth. 15-year-old Emerance Steinhauer was reported missing on Feb. 22, 2021, …

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Still no influenza reported this flu season, says AHS

There are still no confirmed cases of seasonal inflluenza in Alberta according to AHS communications rep Shelly Willsey. In an e-mailed response to questions on Feb. 22, Willsey said “it is not accurate to compare season-to-season until the end of this season,” but noted at this point in the season …

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Pink Shirt Day – anti-bullying campaign carries on

Today, people at local schools and businesses will be wearing pink as a way to stand up and say that bullying is not okay. Students and staff members at Lakeland Catholic School Division, Northern Lights Public Schools, East-Central Franchophone, and St. Paul Education are also taking part in the initiative. …

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