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Teck to end Cardinal River Operations in 2020

A mine that provides as many as 400 jobs and has been a pillar of Hinton’s economy for 50 years will shut down in the second half of 2020.

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Wildcats taking Town to court

After a seemingly successful inaugural season for the Hinton Wildcats with 23 wins in the Western States Hockey League (WSHL), their time on the ice in Hinton could be coming to a grinding halt.

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What to know when it’s time to go (and when it’s time to come home)

Regardless of the type of evacuation order, emergency responders go door to door in a grid search to make sure every house is evacuated, and as homes are checked they are marked by chalk or ribbon.

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Rockies roll to provincial rugby sevens silver

The Harry Collinge High School Rockies senior girls 7s rugby squad battled injury, a short bench, and a smoky haze to earn a silver medal at the ASAA provincial championships.

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Mud Run supports Helping Hands

For the second time in as many years, residents will be getting down and dirty for the Hinton Helping Hands mud run.

The event is slated for June 8 and organizers have managed to make it a little bit tougher for participants to get through. More obstacles have been created and the adult race will feature 29 obstacles while the kid race has 20 obstacles.

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Rusk rallies aid for Hinton ALS Walk

Living with an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) diagnosis can cost a family up to $250,000, but the ALS Society of Alberta has helped soften the blow for 435 people across the province in 2018.

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Families speak to importance of food bank access

Twenty per cent of the food bank’s clientele are on Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) and have a hard time earning an income, stated Bernie.

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ARE YOU READY?

Brenda Walsh was aware of the fires that were coming dangerously close to Fort McMurray in 2016, but on the morning of May 3, her daughter went to school just like any other day and she headed off to work.

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Local teacher honoured with award nomination

Burkinshaw, together with vice principal Barb Marchant, and the rest of their administrative team nominated Marlow for the award, presented to first-year teachers for excellent work.

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Positive reinforcement – that’s the ticket!

On a sunny day in Hinton, one local kid strapped on his helmet and grabbed his bike for a ride around his neighbourhood. As he pedalled along he suddenly saw blue and red flashing lights out of the corner of his eye.

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