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A closer look at Queen Myrt of Maxwell Lake

Her name is Myrt, she loves long strolls in the woods, her favourite food is venison, she weighs in at 105 lbs, and is thought to be around four years old.

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Hinton hosting regionals as Envirothon grows

Teams from Hinton and Edson were the only competitors in the Envirothon during the past two years, but they’re about to get a lot more competition with three more teams joining in 2019.

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Council pushes to form Beaver Boardwalk committee

Terms of reference on a Beaver Boardwalk committee will come back to council no later than June 18, in order for select council members to work with boardwalk users, Alberta Environment & Parks (AEP), and administration and bring more information back to council to make better informed decisions.

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Archer Josh Litke has been chosen for the World Open NASP shoot in Tennessee this July

Masha Scheele PhotoTyler Waughnews@hintonvoice.ca Gerard Redmond has qualified an archer for the NASP (National Archery in Schools Program) All-Star Shoot for the third-straight year with Josh Litke earning the honour in 2019. Gerard Redmond has qualified an archer for the NASP (National Archery in Schools Program) All-Star Shoot for the third-straight year with Josh Litke […]

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Youth arrested in armed robbery

Two Hinton teenagers face multiple charges after an attempted armed robbery May 10 at the 7-11.

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Room to improve for mental health supports

The first Rural Mental Health (RMH) input session in Hinton took place on April 29, in which community stakeholders determined that Hinton is not a mentally healthy community and there are things that need to be addressed.

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Injury forces local fighter Samuel Desaulniers to miss world championships

Hinton medieval combat fighter Samuel Desaulniers planned to take on the world’s best competitors at the International Medieval Combat Federation (IMCF) world championship tournament in ancient Kiev, Ukraine on May 16 to 19, but had to give up his spot after various injuries this spring.

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Colin James returns to Wild Mountain stage

Tyler Waugh news@hintonvoice.ca Colin James got back to the blues with his last album, and in July he’s getting back to the Wild Mountain Music Festival main stage to headline Saturday night. James headlined in 2016 and Jason Williams, music director for Wild Mountain, said the crowd can expect a live performance that has continued […]

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Young stars come to shine in Grand fashion

If this past week’s Grand Concert to close out the Yellowhead Regional Arts Festival showed anything it’s that the kids are, indeed, alright.

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Open mic music a creative outlet for Paquet

The Old Grind has been a significant creative outlet for Alice Paquet, and on May 11 she returns to the coffee shop for Siren Sessions; celebrating women in music.

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