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Day: June 13, 2019

Lemonade Day to see 16 youth with thirst-quenching booths

When life gives you lemons you purchase a business license, enter a lease agreement, take out a loan for additional ingredients and necessary items, tweak your recipe and open up the best lemonade stand in the region.

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Hinton homeless need HELP

Hinton should be concerned about homelessness in the community according to the newly released Homelessness Estimation report conducted through Hinton Employment & Learning Place (HELP).
A grant from the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) allowed HELP to collaborate with community partners and put together the homelessness estimation count.

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What the frac?

Wayfinder’s proppant plant near Obed is one of only two resin sand manufacturing facilities in Canada, the company told a group of Chamber members during a May 29 site tour.The facility provides Northern White, regional and resin-coated sand for oil and gas companies in the area and employs around 13 people, most of whom live in Hinton. It takes two staff members to operate the entire plant near Obed, one person sits in the control room, while the other is stationed in the lab.

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U13 boys settle for silver in a storm

Hinton’s U13 boys soccer squad had weather settle its gold medal game June 9 against Ponoka at the Millett tournament.

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Ten locals heading to arm wrestling nationals

Ten members of the Hinton Armbenders Professional Arm Wrestling Club are heading to the national championships in July. Vince McKinley, Hinton’s double world champion in arm wrestling, has been integral in training five kids and five adults in preparation.

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Youth bring Velveteen Rabbit to life

The cast is made up of 11 youth aged nine to 15 years old and one adult who plays the 30-year-old version of the boy telling the story about the Velveteen Rabbit.

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Maxwell Lake bridge going somewhere soon

Hinton residents could be getting some usage from the bridge in Maxwell Lake this summer as conversations between ISL Engineering and AEP continue.

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