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Month: May 2019

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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Thirty six years and still waiting

News of a body being found outside Hinton last week caused a flurry of speculation about whether the discovery would bring closure to one of a few high-profile missing persons cases in our area from the past few decades. The Hinton RCMP released a statement on May 3 saying that an autopsy had been performed […]

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Council approves POST Master Plan

The Parks, Open Spaces & Trails (POST) Master Plan is the foundation for site-specific outline plans and supports the ongoing maintenance and new projects that enhance the POST experience in Hinton.

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Drop in photo radar affects non profits

Thirteen applications for the community grant program (CGP) requested a total of $82,017 this year, but only $27,025 was available during the first of two annual intakes.

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Drama returns with one-act-play

Drama teacher Chandra Moir and her students are working this semester on a one-act play called ‘How to Succeed in High School Without Really Trying’ by Jonathan Rand.

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