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MSI grants in line with budget

MSI grants in line with budget

Mayor Terry Yemen and CAO Ray Romanetz at Drumheller Town Council.

It app...

Blades for bucks

Blades for bucks

A rip-roaring floor hockey match was held at Drumheller Secondary School, wit...

Kneehill, Wheatland   streams recede

Kneehill, Wheatland streams recede

 

Last Friday parts of High Eagle RV Resort were under the flow of t...

Fourth Beards and Bands to support Lyme Light

Fourth Beards and Bands to support Lyme Light

A clean shave every spring has become a ritual for Eric Neuman. This is the f...

Custom long boards for some serious shredding

Custom long boards for some serious shredding

Devon Law, left, and Mackenzie Leitz, right, both in Grade 10 at Drumheller V...

Rosebud premieres C.S. Lewis adaptation on BMO Studio Stage

Rosebud premieres C.S. Lewis adaptation on BMO Studio Stage

 

The hamlet of Rosebud is bustling on theatergoers make the trip to...

Youth headed to Dominican Republic to offer aid

Youth headed to Dominican Republic to offer aid

Mykenzie Toffan, who turns sixteen in May, is travelling to the Dominican Rep...

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Nolan back to entertain at Springfest

Apr 24, 2014
Musician Joe Nolan is returning to the East Coulee Springfest May 2 and 3 2014. Nolan’s Dad brought him and his sisters on trips to Drumheller when he was younger. Read More

Rewarding achievement for local youth

Apr 24, 2014
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award ceremony was held at the Badlands Community Facility Tuesday night, April 15. The event was emceed by Staff Sergeant Art Hopkins of the Drumheller detachment’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The teenagers were recognized for their achievements through the program, receiving their bronze pins and certificates.… Read More

Kneehill County marks 70th anniversary

Apr 24, 2014
One of Drumheller’s close neighbours is marking a milestone this year, celebrating 70 years. Kneehill County was formed on January 1, 1944. This was not the first local government in that area. The MD of Carbon was formed in 1912, as was the MD of Ghost Pine (originally the MD of Roach) with its office in Trochu. The MD of Norquay was organized in… Read More

April 23 - April 29, 2014 > Call 403-823-2580 to…

Apr 23, 2014
MERCHANDISE WANTED MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE... 2013 HD utility trailer 4 x 8 single axle side boards drop end gate and leg with wheel. Nice. 414 8th ST. East Drumheller. Asking $1095.00 Home 403-823-2932. Cell 403-820-0315. RECREATIONAL SERVICES CALL FOR TENDERS PETS FIREWOOD DAVIS’S FIREWOOD... Seasoned wood, pine and tamarack. Deliveries… Read More

SMITH Howard

Apr 23, 2014
Smith, Howard June 30, 1921 - November 24, 2013 Smith, Howard Alfred Ludor, aged 92, passed away November 24, 2013 at the Drumheller Health Centre Continuing Care. Howard was born June 30, 1921 in Winchester, England, son of Emma and Charles Smith. He came to Canada with his mother in 1923, moving to Alberta in 1926. Howard married Marion Teeple… Read More

CAMPBELL Jack Kenneth

Apr 23, 2014
Campbell, Jack Kenneth February 14, 1932 - April 13, 2014 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle. Jack was one of four boys born to Jim and Ada Campbell. Jack married Nellie and they shared 56 years together before her passing May 2010. Jack will be greatly missed by… Read More

DOYLE Gerald Edward

Apr 23, 2014
Doyle, Gerald Edward August 23, 1926 - April 20, 2014 Predeceased by his loving wife Bette, January 29, 2004. Grandson Richard and great grandson Colton Saunders. Sisters Christina Lavender and Patrica Daley. Survived by sister Margaret Burrel, daughters Hilary (Jim) Murphy, Geraldine (gord) Saunders, Elizabeth (Dale) Zimmerman, Andrea (Mike)… Read More

TREMBECKY Robert William

Apr 23, 2014
Trembecky, Robert William April 17, 2014 Mr. Robert William Trembecky passed away peacefully in Drumheller on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the age of 67 years. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Read More

RICHTER Frank Joseph

Apr 23, 2014
Richter, Frank Joseph March 16, 1931 - April 19, 2014 Richter - Frank Joseph Richter of Bassano, Alberta, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 in Bassano at the age of 83 years. Frank was born the tenth child of Lawrence and Barbara Richter on March 16, 1931, twelve miles northeast of Fox Valley, Saskatchewan. He is survived by his wife,… Read More

A Different Kind of STAMPEDE

Apr 22, 2014
Obesity (bariatric) surgery has become accepted as an option for the treatment of type 2 diabetes by most diabetes guidelines around the world. The data on which these recommendations are based are from shorter studies, from weeks to months to up to 2 years. Now, in a landmark randomized controlled trial published in the New England... Read More

Ministerial marks Holy Week

Apr 17, 2014
The Easter season is the most important time of the year for Christians and congregations throughout Drumheller will be marking Holy Week as a community. The Drumheller Ministerial has put together a number of opportunities for Christians to celebrate this sacred time within their own churches as well as the community at large. On Good Friday,… Read More

RCMP warn residents to lock up

Apr 17, 2014
Staff Sergeant Art Hopkins says it is important for residents to be vigilant about protecting their property. This comes after recent reports of youth prowling neighbourhoods, looking for an easy grab. Hopkins says there has been an increase in reports of youths walking through communities checking to see if vehicles are locked. “Vehicles found… Read More

Thank you school volunteers

Apr 17, 2014
Left to right: Deanna Whipf, Cindy Williams, Ted Earl in the background, Kathy Christensen, Shawna Danchek, Cristy Pickles, Candace Williams, Susan Monteith. Staff and teachers at Greentree Elementary bought lunch for school volunteers Wednesday, April 9. Principal Chris Connell said the lunch is in appreciation for all the wonderful things… Read More

Historic season ends for Drumheller Dragons

Apr 17, 2014
The Drumheller Dragons season ended in Game 4 of the AJHL championships. Coach Curran says there is potential to put another very competitive team on the ice next season. And what a ride it was… The Drumheller Dragons beat the odds time and time again this season, however a strong Spruce Grove Saints team were crowned the AJHL Champions last… Read More

Baker Hughes facility closing

Apr 16, 2014
A major oilfield company in Drumheller shut its doors on Monday morning leaving some employees out of work. Word spread early Monday, April 14, that employees were being sent home and by afternoon, it appeared the company’s yard in the HyGrade Industrial Park was locked and only contained fleet vehicles. The Mail received a statement from a Baker… Read More

April 16 - April 22, 2014 > Call 403-823-2580 to…

Apr 16, 2014
MERCHANDISE WANTED MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE... A.M.T. Stainless Steel .22 Long Range Target Pistol. Very collectible. $600. 403-823-9267. RECREATIONAL SERVICES CALL FOR TENDERS PETS FIREWOOD DAVIS’S FIREWOOD... Seasoned wood, pine and tamarack. Deliveries available. 403-546-2521 TRANSPORTATION AUTOS RV'S & MOTORHOMES RECREATIONAL TRUCKS, VANS & 4X4s… Read More

ELWORTHY Robert (BOB)

Apr 16, 2014
Elworthy, Robert (BOB) April 3, 2014 Robert (Bob) Elworthy of Bowden passed away suddenly at home on April 3, 2014 at the age of 57 years. Born in Zweibrücken, Germany, Bob enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping and especially the annual fall hunt in November. Loving father and friend to many, Bob was known for his easy going and generous nature, laid… Read More

RIGGS Gordon “PORKY”

Apr 16, 2014
RIGGS, Gordon “PORKY” December 12, 1960 - April 12, 2014 It is with heavy hearts, we announce that Gord passed away on April 12, 2014 in Rocky Mountain House, with his family by his side. Gord fought a long, difficult battle with diabetes, resulting in heart disease, renal failure and amputations. “PORKY” lived his life to the fullest, he worked… Read More

DAVIS George Orton

Apr 16, 2014
Davis, George Orton April 5, 2014 It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of George Orton Davis on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 68. Beloved husband of Karla Gilmore (nee Mous), loving father of Gwendolyn (Moin Vafaei), and Corina (Joe Aiello), and step-father of Julia Gilmore. Loving son of… Read More

FOWLER Loris Fraser

Apr 16, 2014
Fowler, Loris Fraser May 13, 1942 – April 13, 2014 With great sadness his family announces the passing of Loris Fowler in Drumheller on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Left to mourn his passing are his long-time partner and friend, Doreen Oliver; son, Sean (Laura) and their children, Austin, Dustin and Haley; Doreen’s children, Jeff (Cindy) Oliver and… Read More

SIMMONS Henry P

Apr 16, 2014
Simmons, Henry P August 22, 1942 - April 10, 2014 Henry passed away peacefully from a stroke at Penticton Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife Movita and sister Anita (Ross) Dupen and Denise and Tony Dupen. Also by his step brother Foxy and Delores Bye and many cousins. Born in Calgary Henry was rased on the farm at Hussar and attended… Read More

Quiche with a spaghetti squash crust!

Apr 14, 2014
In pie-style foods, it is often the butter-laden and carb-heavy crust that comes with most of the caloric burden, while the contents can often be quite healthy. I love this solution to make quiche easier on the waistline - using spaghetti squash to make the crust! I've taken the original recipe and modified to lose the egg yolks and... Read More

Stage set for championship series

Apr 11, 2014
For the first Time since 1975, a Drumheller team is headed to the AJHL final. Tonight the Dragons are in Spruce Grove to take on the Saints in Game 1 of the championship series. The stage is set and the Dragons are ready for their curtain call this Friday in Spruce Grove. The Saints won their series versus the Fort McMurray Oil Barons on Tuesday… Read More

Crossing guard plan illegal for school

Apr 10, 2014
St. Anthony’s School was hoping to add school patrols to make the crossing at North Dinosaur Trail safer, however under the Alberta Traffic Safety Act it is illegal to have parents use stop signs or direct traffic. The area also has to be a reduced-speed School Zone before any school patrol program could be introduced. While it looked like there… Read More