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Month: July 2019

Local comes full circle with GPRC programming

Fresh out of university with a degree in hand, Kennedy Drayson returned to her hometown of Hinton to step into her first teaching role at GPRC this summer.

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Hinton Wildcats court file adjourned until August

The Wildcats court application seeking a reinstatement of their lease with the Town of Hinton has been adjourned by the Court of Queen’s Bench until Aug. 7

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Surveys show lower MPB survival

Population forecasts suggest that local MPB did not produce large numbers of new beetles in the area this year, reported AAF.

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Half million tax surplus in 2019

Property tax revenue for the Town of Hinton will be approximately $510,870 higher than originally calculated, with a total of $13,198,722 in 2019, due to a larger number of reassessments that took place in 2018.

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Folk That Gets You Stoked

Shred Kelly is celebrating their 10th birthday on July 24, just four days after their performance at Hinton’s Wild Mountain Music Festival.

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Beaver Boardwalk Committee set to meet in July

July will see the first meeting of the Beaver Boardwalk Committee (BeBo Committee) to discuss the future of the Beaver Boardwalk project.

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Water Devils set bests against the best

A trio of Hinton Water Devils brought their ‘A’ game to the Swim Alberta Summer Championships in Edmonton.

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Volunteer influx revives Hinton Search and Rescue

After a few years of struggling to keep the Hinton Search and Rescue going, they are positive to turn it around this year with a 37-member team.

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Locals earn medals at soccer provincials

The Hinton FC U17 boys soccer squad dominated Linden to earn the bronze medal July 7 at the Tier IV Rural Soccer Provincial Championships.

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Local kindergarten teacher retires after 37 years

After 37 years of teaching in the Hinton area, Sharon Braun is handing over her kindergarten teaching position at Crescent Valley School.

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