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Fundraising site set up for former Wildrose staffers




Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk is spearheading a campaign to support some of the Wildrose Party...
Hanna moving town offices benefits library

Hanna moving town offices benefits library

 

 

The Town of Hanna is seeking to expand its library when town office...

Residents taking advantage of flu shots at pharmacies

Residents taking advantage of flu shots at pharmacies

Flu shots are still available at local pharmacies, mostly on a drop-in basis.

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Santa’s Christmas Day Dinner enters 32nd year

Santa’s Christmas Day Dinner enters 32nd year

 

The warmth of friendship became a belief, and that belief has become a trad...

Memories of Christmases past

Memories of Christmases past

97-year-old Carrie Moeller has fond memories of childhood Christmases in Denmark, w...

Dragons take Oilers in Overtime

Dragons take Oilers in Overtime



Sarah Devereaux

The Drumheller Dragons were in Okotoks Thursday night and took a ...
Of course we've been good…

Of course we've been good…

 

Eight-month-old Beck Hilton, left seemed comfortable enough on his first vi...

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Who Are You: Dusti Chayer

Dec 19, 2014
Birthday: November 18.Occupation: Casual relief at DARTS and full time medical lab assistant student.How did you get interested in that career?I actually was interested in it when I was in high school but took the round-about route to get there.Do you like medical T.V. shows?Oh yeah. I love “House”. I watched the shows of doctors performing… Read More

BERESKI, INEZ

Dec 19, 2014
BERESKI, Inez December 15, 2014 Inez Bereski of Drumheller, beloved wife of Don, passed away after a short battle with cancer on December 15, 2014 at the age of 64 years. Inez was born and raised in Drumheller, AB. She was the daughter of Adeline and Florio Contenti. She married her high school sweetheart on January 18, 1969. They owned and… Read More

December 17 - December 23 > Call 403.823.2580 to…

Dec 17, 2014
FIREWOOD DAVIS’S FIREWOOD... Seasoned wood, pine and tamarack. Deliveries available. 403-546-2521. WOODCHUCKERS FIREWOOD FOR SALE... pine, birch, poplar. Delivery service available. Phone 403-442-2589; 403-318-5314. LOST PETS LOST... Female Greyhound.Honey Brindle colour.Went missing Sunday, Dec. 7 around 3:00 p.m. from2 miles north, 2 miles eastof… Read More

BEAUCHAMP, GERALD "GERRY" LEO

Dec 17, 2014
BEAUCHAMP, Gerald “Gerry” Leo November 15, 1927 - December 11, 2014 Gerald “Gerry” Leo Beauchamp passed away peacefully in Red Deer, Alberta, on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the age of 87 years. He was born in Regina, SK on November 15, 1927. Gerry was predeceased by his parents; Leo Frederick Beauchamp and Ellen Mary Purcell of Qu’appele, SK.,… Read More

HERMANSON, ESTHER ANGIELINE

Dec 17, 2014
HERMANSON, Esther Angieline October 1, 1940 - December 14, 2014 Esther Angieline Hermanson of Drumheller, beloved wife of the late William Hermanson, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2014 at the age of 74 years. Esther was born on October 1, 1940 to Wilfred James and Sylvia Matilda Bryant. Esther is survived by her two daughters; Winda… Read More

BULECHOWSKY, GLENN

Dec 17, 2014
BULECHOWSKY, Glenn July 22, 1954 - December 8, 2014 Loving partner, son, brother, father, grandfather and friend suddenly taken and very sadly missed by all in the Bulechowsky and Knudsvig families. Celebration of Glenn’s life will be held at Knox United Church Saturday, December 20 at 1:00 p.m. Rev Heather Carlson officiating. Lunch to follow.… Read More

CLEARY, TOM

Dec 17, 2014
CLEARY, Tom November 10, 1953 - December 13, 2014 It is with great sadnessto announce thesudden passing ofTom “Toss” Cleary.To honour Tall Tom’s request,there will be a private gathering for family and personalfriends at a later date. ~ Good Man ~~ Good Drummer ~~ Good Bye ~ Mrs. V. Cleary Read More

Charmont Bilingual Academy opening February

Dec 16, 2014
John Charmont’s photo on display at Johnny’s Library in Roatan. His memory continues to help children and this February the Charmont Bilingual Academy is opening, a K-9 School in Roatan. The memory of a Drumheller boy who tragically lost his life in 2010 on a holiday in Mexico is fueling change for dozens of children in the Roatan. This coming… Read More

ATCO Electric working to restore power outages

Dec 16, 2014
Lloydminster, Alberta — ATCO Electric crews continue work this morning to quickly and safely restore power to customers in communities throughout east-central Alberta as severe frost continues to cause some power lines to sag or break. Communities experiencing power outages at this time include Drumheller, Three Hills, Hanna, Oyen, Consort,… Read More

Weather believed factor in fatal collision

Dec 14, 2014
On December 13, 2014, at approximately 8:45 pm, a multi vehicle collision occured on Hwy 9 an estimated 5km east of Hwy 21. The collision involved a semi truck and two other vehicles. The passenger of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at scene. The driver of the same vehicle was airlifted to Hospital in Calgary by STARS air ambulance and is… Read More

Saints defeat Dragons Saturday in Spruce Grove

Dec 14, 2014
Sarah Devereaux The Spruce Grove Saints defeated the visiting Drumheller Dragons Saturday night 5-2. The Dragons' Jarell Pinchuk scored on the power play late in the first. Hunter Mills scored the Dragons second goal almost mid-way through the second, but it wasn't enough to get the win. The Dragons now return home to face the Canmore Eagles on… Read More

Endocrine Society Recommends Against Testosterone…

Dec 14, 2014
There is a lot of conflicting information out there for women who seek answers about testosterone. To answer many important questions around this issue, the Endocrine Society has recently released an updated Clinical Practice Guideline about testosterone treatment in women.Key points in these guidelines:1. They recommend against diagnosing... Read More

Culture and Tourism Minister Kubinec tours area…

Dec 13, 2014
A snowy day Saturday, December 13 saw recently appointed Culture and Tourism Minister, Hon. Maureen Kubinec complete a busy tour of area attractions covered by her department. The Minister toured the gallery of the Badlands Artists Association in downtown Drumheller, prior to a behind the scenes tour of the Royal Tyrrell Museum directed by Dr. Don… Read More

Dragons take shootout win over Lloydminster…

Dec 13, 2014
Sarah Devereaux The Drumheller Dragons won their second straight game on Friday night when they visited the Lloydminster Bobcats. Hunter Mills scored a shootout goal to give the Dragons the 4-3 win. Keaton Holinaty, Scott Ivey and Marcus Messier scored the other three goals for the Dragons. The Dragons now travel to Spruce Grove to face the Saints… Read More

CN puts brakes on rail line use

Dec 12, 2014
CN Rail’s work train came through Drumheller when the company removed its rail line from Hanna to Lyalta in spring 2014. CN will retain the property and has turned down a second request from the Town of Drumheller to use the land. CN Rail has put the brakes on any community use of its former rail line through Drumheller. Mayor Terry Yemen said… Read More

Minister McQueen and Special Areas Board offer…

Dec 11, 2014
Hanna… Municipal Affairs Minister Diana McQueen and Special Areas Board Chair Jay Slemp have issued a joint statement on the sudden death of a Special Areas employee on December 11, 2014 in a motor vehicle accident. Hanna RCMP are investing the incident. The employee was travelling on Highway 9 between Youngstown and Hanna when the fatal accident… Read More

Fatal collision closes Highway 9

Dec 11, 2014
On December 11, 2014, at approximately 11:20 a.m., Hanna RCMP officers were called to a serious collision between a semi-trailer unit and a pickup truck on Highway 9 between Youngstown and Hanna. The driver and lone occupant of the pickup truck was pronounced deceased upon emergency services' arrival. Highway 9 is currently closed between the two… Read More

Trustees weigh in on gay-straight alliances

Dec 10, 2014
David Price, Chair - Golden Hills School Division Board After a contentious week in the legislature, the government has pulled back on its legislation regarding gay-straight alliances in schools. And while politicians continue to hammer away at policy, most school divisions are focused on making sure all students feel safe in their schools. The… Read More

JOA, HAROLD J

Dec 10, 2014
JOA, Harold J February 21, 1933 - December 3, 2014 It is with profound sadness that the family of Harold Joa announce his passing on December 3rd, 2014 at the young age of 81 yrs. Dad was born in Lockwood Saskatchewan to Sarah and Adam Joa. He was to be the third youngest of his 12 siblings. Being raised on the farm is where his hard-working… Read More

NELSON, ELAINE PATRICIA

Dec 10, 2014
NELSON, Elaine Patricia June 4, 1950 - December 2, 2014 It is with great sadness after many years of living with dementia, Pat Nelson passed away on December 2, 2014 at the Drumheller Continuing Care Facility surrounded by her family and friends. Pat was the first born of three children to Bill and Elaine Wilson of Delia, on June 4, 1950. Pat grew… Read More

FAULTER, RICHARD WILLIAM

Dec 10, 2014
FAULTER, Richard William May 6, 1944 - November 23, 2014 Richard William Faulter of Drumheller, AB, passed away suddenly on November 23, 2014 at the age of 70 years. Richard was born in Toronto, Ontario on May 6, 1944 to John and Anne Faulter. Richard grew up in Calgary, AB and graduated from SAIT Polytechnic with an architect diploma in 1967. He… Read More

WARKENTIN, EDWARD HERMAN

Dec 10, 2014
WARKENTIN, Edward Herman May 20, 1932 - November 17, 2014 Ed passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on Monday, November 17, surrounded by his loving family. He was an easy-going soul who loved life to the fullest. His greatest joys came from spending time with family, being outdoors and travelling. Ed had an amazing work ethic and was a crane… Read More

BODOR, PRISCILLA

Dec 10, 2014
BODOR, Priscilla March 22, 1925 - November 22, 2014 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother; Priscilla Bodor on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the age of 89 years. She was predeceased by; her husband John, her parents Frank and Barbara Furjes, her younger sisters: Anne… Read More

Consumers welcome gas price drop

Dec 09, 2014
Gas prices in Drumheller have dropped to 96.9 cents per litre as of December 9, 2014. Volatile energy prices can be a blessing and a curse in Alberta, but for drivers it is a welcome respite from the prices at the pumps. On Monday oil prices closed below the $65 per barrel mark, continuing a slide from an average of over $100 per barrel for most… Read More