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Month: May 2019

Push for change of mobile home tenancy act

Hinton council is pushing for a review of the Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act in order to improve the quality of life and safety of mobile home tenants in Alberta.

A resolution was submitted to the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) calling for a review in order to put pressure on the Government of Alberta to address issues with the act.

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CEAC streamlines work with council and public

After reflection and re-evaluation of the Community Engagement and Advisory Committee (CEAC) a new Terms of Reference and work plan for 2019 was formed, including limiting the number of public members from nine to seven.

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Mountain View preps for a musical adventure

Wild animals have been roaming around École Mountain View School preparing for their big stage debut in June.

Music and drama teacher Jessica Smeall has been working with students from grade four to seven since December on the junior play, ‘Madagascar – A Musical Adventure.’

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Wild Mountain Mash Up returns with two categories

Emerging performers will have a chance to earn a shot on the Wild Mountain Music Festival main stage in 2020 as the Mash Up returns on June 1 at Masters.

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Locals invited to discover their river

The Hinton area has seen a lot of developments over the past number of years to help connect residents with its signature waterway.
The establishment of the Athabasca Riverfront Park in Hinton has been followed by creation of a new staging area at Solomon Creek near Brule. Paddling enthusiast Rick Zroback says that the result is a safe and reliable access to the river that will be showcased with a June 8 event called Discover Your River.

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HCHS girls rugby turning heads

The Harry Collinge Rockies senior girls 7s rugby squad may be few in numbers, but they’re wracking up some impressive results as they build towards a potential run at the zone championships next week.

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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 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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