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Skatepark officially opens

Skatepark officially opens

With the cutting of a ribbon and a kickflip, the Drumheller Skatepark was officially opened Saturday morning.

The project, more than five years in ...

DVSS continues growth

DVSS continues growth

 

    Back to school is just around the corner and DVSS principal Curtis LaPierre is excited about new prospects this coming ye...

Drumheller sea cadet best in course at Vernon

Drumheller sea cadet best in course at Vernon

    Sea Cadet Spencer Aulenback of Drumheller, Alberta, received the award as top cadet in the Air Rifle Marksmanship Course at the f...

Zumba Summer Fiesta Fun

Zumba Summer Fiesta Fun

40 people showed up to Summer Zumba Fiesta on Tuesday, August 25 and took part in 1 and 1/2 hours of great Zumba dance fun, hosted by Megan Heather ...

Dragons to host  tailgate party before home opener

Dragons to host tailgate party before home opener

 

    Friday, September 11 will be an exciting day for Drumheller hockey fans, especially Dragons fans.
    The Dr...

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St Anthony’s staff prepare for new school year

Aug 28, 2015
It’s that time of year again. It’s time to pack school lunches and send the children back for another year of learning. St. Anthony’s school will begin classes on Monday August 31 and Principal JoAnne Akerboom expects a similar student population of about 420. The school will welcome two new teachers for the 2015/2016 school year. Sarah Boyne,… Read More
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Calgary Stampede Gid'up

Jul 16, 2015
It doesn't take more than a few clicks through the official Calgary Stampede Photo Archives to see that there have been a few changes to Stampede fashion in the last 103 years. In fact, during the first decade of the event, the only people who wore 'old west' attire, were the cowboys who actaully competed in the rodeo, while the attendees simply… Read More
New Obesity Medication - Liraglutide On The SCALE
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New Obesity Medication - Liraglutide On The SCALE

Jul 05, 2015
Liraglutide, a medication that we currently use to treat type 2 diabetes, will soon become available in Canada as a treatment for obesity. Hot off the presses, the biggest clinical trial to study liraglutide as an obesity treatment has just been published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.This SCALE obesity trial enrolled just... Read More
Preventing Childhood Obesity - Jamie Oliver on TED Talks
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Preventing Childhood Obesity - Jamie Oliver on…

Jun 26, 2015
In a world where not only adult obesity, but also childhood obesity, is a common and serious health concern, strategies are urgently needed to help to combat this epidemic.Jamie Oliver, chef and advocate against childhood obesity, has provided a riveting TED talk about childhood obesity that is well worth watching. A few points that... Read More
Keeping Kids Active This Father's Day - And All Year!
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Keeping Kids Active This Father's Day - And All…

Jun 20, 2015
In the fight against childhood obesity, it's important to promote an active lifestyle for kids. Studies show that family based interventions work best to prevent and treat childhood obesity. Recently, I participated in a fantastic family-oriented triathlon weekend, where kids raced one day and adults the next. What a great way to... Read More
We Think Fat. Why?
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We Think Fat. Why?

Jun 14, 2015
While the balance between calories in and calories out is closely monitored by our brains, our brains tend to ‘think fat’ – meaning that this regulation favors an accumulation of fat stores. The extent to which our brains ‘think fat’ is very different from person to person – genetics may in fact underlie as much as 70% of human obesity. ... Read More

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BROWNSCOMBE, ELEANOR ALBERTA

Aug 26, 2015
BROWNSCOMBE, Eleanor Alberta December 13, 1920 - August 20, 2015 Eleanor was born in Swalwell, Alberta on December 13, 1920 and passed away on August 20, 2015 at Strathmore, Alberta at the age of 94 years. She is survived by her children, Rose Mary (Curtis) Wells of Rockyford, AB., Linda (Ralph) Jones of Kimberly, B.C., Ross Brownscombe of… Read More
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ENGEN, CLARENCE

Aug 26, 2015
ENGEN, Clarence (Gus) April 25, 1938 - August 23, 2015 Clarence passed away peacefully with his family by his side August 23, 2015 in Red Deer General Hospital. Clarence was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather, and we are lucky to have so many fond memories, and comforted to know that he will be remembered by so many. Clarence was… Read More
ANDREWCONNOR
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CONNOR, ANDREW DAVID

Aug 26, 2015
CONNOR, Andrew “Andy” David September 13, 1946 - August 17, 2015 In Loving Memory of Andrew “Andy” David Connor. It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Andy Connor from Big Valley, AB, at the age of 68 years, on August 17, 2015 at the Royal Alex Hospital in Edmonton. Born on September 13, 1946, in Stettler, AB, Andy is… Read More
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CLEVELAND, WILLIAM ROBIE

Aug 19, 2015
CLEVELAND, William Robie August 7, 2015 Mr. William Robie Cleveland passed away August 7, 2015 at 10:30 p.m. in Red Deer. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie, Lisa, Robie, Wendell, and Robie’s kin family. Our thoughts and wishes go out to the families and friends. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes were in care of the arrangements. Read More
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MUELLER, LORNA ANNE

Aug 18, 2015
MUELLER, Lorna Anne (nee Hoover) September 16, 1931 - August 16,2015 Lorna Anne Mueller (nee Hoover) passed away in her Drumheller home on Sunday, August 16 with her family present after living a full life of hard work and accomplishments. She was born September 16, 1931 to Arthur and Alma Hoover of Delia/Drumheller, Alberta. She was one of seven… Read More
ReneLeGuyder
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LeGUYDER, RENE CHARLES

Aug 18, 2015
LeGUYDER, Rene Charles 1936-2015 Entered into eternal rest August 17th 2015. He quietly passed away at Astoria Suites Assisted Living in Nanaimo, BC following a lengthy illness. He is predeceased by his parents John (1964); Marie (1998); his brother Henry (2006) and his daughter Wendy (2010). Rene was a member of the Calgary Home Builders… Read More
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Motorcyclist taken to hospital following crash

Drumheller RCMP, The Drumheller Fire Department and AHS Ambulance responded to a single motorcycle accident shortly after 4 p.m., Saturday. A group of motorcyclists was traveling west on Highway 575 just passed the top of the Carbon Hill, when one rider appeared to lose control breaking. The bike was reported to have flipped a number of times…
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Skatepark officially opens

With the cutting of a ribbon and a kickflip, the Drumheller Skatepark was officially opened Saturday morning. The project, more than five years in the making, was unveiled to the community by the Drumheller Areas Skateboard Enthusiasts (DASE) who made the park a reality.“I remember how badly I wanted one of these when I was a kid,” said Brook…
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St Anthony’s staff prepare for new school year

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to pack school lunches and send the children back for another year of learning. St. Anthony’s school will begin classes on Monday August 31 and Principal JoAnne Akerboom expects a similar student population of about 420. The school will welcome two new teachers for the 2015/2016 school year. Sarah Boyne,…
DVSS
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DVSS continues growth

Back to school is just around the corner and DVSS principal Curtis LaPierre is excited about new prospects this coming year. The junior high and high school continues to see growth. LaPierre expects the school will have between 470-480 students. Every Grade level from 7-12 will have three class groupings,” said LaPierre. “It hasn’t been that way…
Cdt Spencer Aulenback Top Cadet ARMI
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Drumheller sea cadet best in course at Vernon

Sea Cadet Spencer Aulenback of Drumheller, Alberta, received the award as top cadet in the Air Rifle Marksmanship Course at the final parade of six-week Instructor Courses at Vernon Cadet Training Centre. Cadet Aulenback is a member of 80 Furious, Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps of Drumheller, Alberta. The corps parades at 325 3 Street W Drumheller…
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Zumba Summer Fiesta Fun

40 people showed up to Summer Zumba Fiesta on Tuesday, August 25 and took part in 1 and 1/2 hours of great Zumba dance fun, hosted by Megan Heather and Eduardo. It was a chance to introduce Zumba to a new crowd, have a class with instructors from Chile and a fundraiser for the Drumheller Food Bank which raised 4 huge boxes of food.
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Dragons to host tailgate party before home opener

Friday, September 11 will be an exciting day for Drumheller hockey fans, especially Dragons fans. The Dragons will host the Calgary Canucks as part of their 2015/2016 season home opener. To kick off the home opener, the Dragons will host a family friendly tailgate party in the Badlands Community Facility parking lot from 5-7 p.m. Dragons business…
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Flood Response program approved for east…

While Drumheller was successful with a small grant for flood mitigation, two other applications fell by the wayside. The Town of Drumheller has applied for various funding over the last few months to help out with improvements in the area. Funding to help engineering costs for mapping and planning along the Red Deer River in Lehigh and East Coulee…
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Hope College to move to Old Central School

Drumheller’s little college that could is on the move. Hope College, which until this year has been using the former location of St. Anthony’s school at 420 12 street east, will be moving to the Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle (EPT) building which is the former Central School at 245 3 street west. On Friday, August 21 the Hope College board members…

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