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Thursday , 13 May 2021

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High school rodeo season gets exemption

There will be a high school rodeo event in St. Paul April 16 – 18 according to St. Paul Ag Society President Doug Drolet. While the details around how exactly the event will run are still being worked out, Drolet said he and everyone else are very happy with the …

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WPCA cancels two 2021 race events due to pandemic

The World Professional Chuckwagon Association(WPCA) regrets to announce the cancellation of two shows scheduled for the 2021 WPCA Pro Tour. With less than two months until their scheduled event and no clear COVID-19 guidelines in place related to outdoor live event mass gatherings, the Grande Prairie Stompede has been forced …

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CuddleCots improve care for parents grieving stillbirth

While the vast majority of the roughly 300 people who go to the Bonnyville Hospital to give birth leave with their babies a short time later, an average of 1-3 families every year experience a stillbirth locally and don’t get to bring their babies home at all. To better care …

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County approves funding for new firetruck in Paradise Valley

A rural community just south of Highway 16 will get funds to improve their fire services. On Tuesday, the County of Vermilion River Council carried a motion to contribute $125,000 of Capital Fire Vehicles Reserve towards the Paradise Valley Fire Department’s (PVFD) purchase of a new rescue truck. CAO Harold …

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UPDATE: 56-year-old Marina Steinhauer

Update: Friday, April 2. RCMP are saddened to report that Marina Steinhauer has been located deceased at a rural location in Saddle Lake. RCMP have deemed her death as non-suspicious. Next of kin has been contacted. Original release The St. Paul RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate …

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New draft curriculum announced for elementary students across Alberta

On Monday, Alberta Minister of Education, Adriana LaGrange announced a new draft curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 6 students. Pillars of the new draft include literacy, numeracy, citizenship, and practical skills. “I believe this will position our children to enable their best success,” said Minister LaGrange. “The four things are …

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NLPS changing what grades are offered at Cold Lake public schools

Cold Lake public schools will look different in the years to come. At last week’s Northern Lights school board meeting, the recommendations to alleviate some of the growing pressures of increasing student body counts from the Cold Lake Configuration Committee were approved. The option chosen will see North Star Elementary …

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Mallaig School’s Elisabeth Kirk nominated for teaching award

St. Paul Education announced their nominee for the provincial Edwin Parr Award on Mar. 26, selecting Mallaig teacher Elisabeth Kirk for the honour. The award is presented to six first year teachers across Alberta in the fall with individual zones of the Alberta School Boards Association honouring their nominees at …

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