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Munson finalist in UFA Get ‘n’ Give contest

Munson finalist in UFA Get ‘n’ Give contest

 

Munson and Area Community Association is a finalist for the second round of...

Senior’s dinner warm holiday tradition

Senior’s dinner warm holiday tradition

 

Drumheller Valley Secondary School is hosting its 21st annual Seniors Dinne...

Countdown to Winter Wonderland

Countdown to Winter Wonderland

 

 

The Winter Wonderland Christmas Party, hosted by the Badlands Commu...

Jolly Christmas Giant

Jolly Christmas Giant

Not only was Chris Bobra generous in donating a tree from his yard to the Town of D...

Nuns run Vegas show in Nunsensations!

Nuns run Vegas show in Nunsensations!

 

 

(l-r)Sister May Leo, Sister Robert Ann, Sister Mary Hubert and Reve...

Province, feds commit new funds for rural senior lodges

Province, feds commit new funds for rural senior lodges

 

 

The Provincial and Federal government have announced a $160 million...

Sending Christmas cheer overseas

Sending Christmas cheer overseas

 

Mrs. Riep’s Grade Six class at Greentree Elementary is at work loading up t...

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Could Coffee Protect Your Liver?

Nov 24, 2014
Despite being one of the most commonly consumed beverages worldwide, the effects of coffee on our metabolism is surprisingly poorly understood. (You can read about the controversial effects of coffee on blood sugars on my previous blog post here.) Recently, there has been interest in understanding the effects of coffee on the liver.... Read More

Kneehill County breaks ground on new medical…

Nov 24, 2014
Kneehill County broke ground on its new regional medical facility and administration offices Monday, November 3. The new clinic will be located next to the Three Hills hospital. Completion date for the building is expected to be spring 2016. Kneehill County is turning another page in its history, breaking ground on a new medical facility and… Read More

New coin features Albertosaurus

Nov 23, 2014
An Albertosaurus was first discovered when Joseph B. Tyrrell found the fossilized skull within six kilometres of The Royall Tyrrell Museum, named after him. The new $20 silver coin depicts Albertosaurus sarcophagus sporting a crest of feathers along the back from head to tail. Coin collectors and dinosaur lovers alike may want to have a close look… Read More

Banner first year for Travel Drumheller

Nov 23, 2014
The World's Largest Dinosaur saw a ten per cent increase in visitors over 2013. After a full year of operation, it appears the message coming from Travel Drumheller is that marketing works. Travel Drumheller is holding its annual general meeting this Wednesday, November 26 at the Badlands Community Facility. They have an exciting year to report on… Read More

Dragons take one point in overtime loss to…

Nov 23, 2014
Sarah Devereaux The Drumheller Dragons went home with one point following their game against the Bonnyville Pontiacs Saturday night. The Dragons' Dakota Zaharichuk opened scoring early in the first giving the Dragons a 1-0 lead until early in the second when the Pontiacs tied the game. Rory Davidson gave the home team the lead once again, just… Read More

Dragons add another win to record

Nov 21, 2014
Sarah Devereaux The re-match between the Drumheller Dragons and the Sherwood Park Crusaders was a positive result for the Dragons, who took the win Friday evening at Memorial Arena. Captain Ryan Suchorab started the scoring, on the power play, in the first period giving the Dragons a 1-0 lead before Sherwood Park scored two back-to-back goals.… Read More

Bamford concert raises over $25 000 for…

Nov 21, 2014
Area residents came out to Friday night’s Gord Bamford concert, and in the process helped raise more than $25, 000 for the Drumheller & District 4-H. A cheque for $25,150 was presented at the November 21 Gord Bamford concert at the Badlands Community Facility. ATB Financial and Gord Bamford have teamed up for the past five years to bring Bamford’s… Read More

Celebrating International Students

Nov 21, 2014
DVSS International student Eloisa Marin of Mexico serving flautas, chicken wrapped in a tortilla fried in oil, a common meal in Mexico. It was a day of celebration of international students at Drumheller Valley Secondary School Friday. “Due to our international program, our local population gets to meet people from around the world and be exposed… Read More

Marathon gives back to BCF

Nov 21, 2014
In its fifth year, the Community Futures Dinosaur Half Marathon has topped the $75,000, giving it back to the Badlands Community Facility. On Thursday night, November 20, organizers of the road races which now includes a 5k fun run, the Encana 10K and a full marathon, presented members of the Badlands Community Facility Fundraising cabinet with a… Read More

Gordon Bamford ticket winners

Nov 20, 2014
Thanks to all who entered, but there could only be two winners. The Mail/Inside Drumheller gave way two sets of tickets to Gordon Bamford for Friday night the Badlands Community Facility. The Drumheller District 4-H clubs won the performance through the Why is 4-H Great contest. Numerous entries came in online, on Facebook, through the door and… Read More

Who Are You: Sister Amnesia & Friend

Nov 20, 2014
Ages: 27Names: Sister Amnesia and puppet, Sister Mary Annette. Where are you from?We live in Hoboken, New Jersey.Occupations: Nun/ Country Singer, puppet is a Nun/Actress.How did you decide on that work for your life? Sister Amnesia was a full time country singer until called by the Lord. Sister Mary Annette felt it selfish to keep all that talent… Read More

Singing Sisters see Sin City

Nov 20, 2014
Kaleidoscope Theatre’s “Nunsensations” hits the stage for their opening night Thursday, November 20. A troupe of Nuns from Hoboken singing and dancing their way through Las Vegas is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Shown performing are (l-r) Rhian Russell as Sister Mary Leo, Ashley Turner as Sister Amnesia, Sara Zubiak as Sister Robert Anne, and Becky… Read More

RCMP investigate fatal collision near Swalwell

Nov 20, 2014
Around 9:30 p.m. on November 19, 2014 Beiseker RCMP with assistance of Three Hills and Airdrie RCMP, Carbon and Linden Fire Departments and EMS responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 21 and Township Road 300 near the community of Swalwell. The driver, lone occupant, of a westbound pickup failed to stop his vehicle before… Read More

John Barry Graham faces 10 year livestock ban

Nov 19, 2014
An East Coulee area man who was facing a long list of criminal charges and violations under the Alberta Animal Protection Act, has given a ban on owning livestock for 10 years, with exception of a recreational riding horse John Barry Graham was facing charges dating back to April 2011 when about 450 animals were seized from land known to be part… Read More

Tourism fee aims to entice more visitors to valley

Nov 19, 2014
What’s in Drumheller’s wallet? Travel Drumheller estimates 150 million dollars is left in the valley every year by tourists. It would like to see that number grow, with an eye to becoming as large a tourist destination as Banff. Travel Drumheller attended the Monday regular meeting of Drumheller Town Council November 17 to present information and… Read More

Hayden seeking PC nod in constituency

Nov 19, 2014
A familiar candidate has stepped forward in a bid to become the Progressive Conservative candidate for the riding, and he brings with him extensive political experience. The Mail broke the story that Drumheller resident Ed Mah is seeking the nomination to be the PC candidate for the riding. The Mail also learned that former Drumheller–Stettler MLA… Read More

CURRIE, LAURENCE (LAURA) JOSEPHINE

Nov 19, 2014
CURRIE, Laurence (Laura) Josephine February 1, 1929 - November 10, 2014 It is with heavy hearts that we announce Laurence (Laura) passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Laura met her beloved Doug in East Coulee and married in Drumheller. She was a devoted mother, who enjoyed her family and made a significant difference in… Read More

GARSON, JAMES DAVID

Nov 19, 2014
GARSON, James David September 24, 1922 - November 12, 2014 James David Garson passed away November 12, 2014 at the age of 92 years. Jim was born September 24, 1922 to James and Violet Garson. Jim grew up on a farm in the Orkney District near Drumheller, Alberta. Jim was predeceased by his wife Marjory Garson (1995) and his parents James and Violet… Read More

CHAPMAN, PATRICIA ANN

Nov 19, 2014
CHAPMAN, Patricia Ann (Herman) May 26, 1943 - November 13, 2014 It is with the heaviest of hearts that the family of Patricia Ann Chapman announce her passing, at the age of 71, on November 13, 2014 after a courageous battle with ALS. Patricia will be lovingly remembered by her partner, Donald Robinson; daughter Pamela Chapman (Martin),… Read More

November 19 - November 25 > Call 403.823.2580 to…

Nov 19, 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. FOR SALE FOR SALE... LIKE TO GOLF? Offering two sets of irons, both in perfect condition. Taylormade RBZ Max, RH, reg steel shaft - 5, 6,… Read More

Dragons win 8-6 over Mustangs

Nov 18, 2014
Sarah Devereaux The Drumheller Dragons travelled to Calgary Tuesday night and went home with a 8-6 win over the Mustangs. Hunter Mills scored a hat trick in the game. Dakota Zaharichuk and Jacob Schofield each scored two goals, Schofield's second as an empty net at 19:42 of the third period. Wyatt Noskey also scored for the Dragons. The Dragons… Read More

RCMP investigate possible fraud

Nov 18, 2014
Police are investigating what appears to be a staged auto accident, set up with the intention of making a fraudulent insurance claim. On Monday, November 17, at 11:03 P.M., Drumheller RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on the North Hill. Subsequent investigation indicated that a 2008 Nissan Titan was being operated S/B down the North… Read More

Police investigate East Coulee home invasion

Nov 18, 2014
Drumheller RCMP is investigating a brazen mid day home invasion in East Coulee. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Monday November 17, Members of the Drumheller RCMP attended to a reported armed home invasion in East Coulee. Initial investigations indicates that four masked and armed individuals entered into a residence in East Coulee looking for handguns… Read More

Madison Colberg takes international pageant stage

Nov 17, 2014
Madison Colberg is representing Canada at Miss Teen International. A Drumheller woman has her sights set on making a difference and she has chosen the path of pageantry. Madison Colberg, 19, daughter of Kelly and Heather, has demonstrated a dedication to community as a student and currently enrolled at Mount Royal University. Come July, she will… Read More