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Day: September 19, 2019

HSD policy review leaves dancer in the dark

The Hinton School of Dance (HSD) is working to change some of its policies addressing students with disabilities, and one local family is fighting to put a stop to it.

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Tax surplus to offset 2020 taxation

Council approved to place the 2019 unanticipated property taxation, due to reassessments, into the operational reserve in 2019 and bring this reserve amount forward into the 2020 Town revenues to offset the amount of taxation required.

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Budget overruns in 2019 add up to $706,553

Despite discussing how to cover the 2019 overruns at the regular meeting on Sept. 17, confusion around where money would come from and how the overruns came up remained.

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Cancer survivor Rita Lucas lending a hand at Boob Tour

Although Rita Lucas never received treatment in Hinton when she came face to face with cancer in 2018, her journey taught her how important it is to have and support the local cancer clinic.

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Town prepares for future senior housing

The purpose of developing the McMillan Land would be for seniors’ housing, which was established as a priority in council’s strategic plan.

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Wolfpak win, prep for home opener

Hinton had a bumpy introduction to the 2019 Alberta Six Man Football League season as Vegreville took the opening play for a touchdown.

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Candidates respond to election call

Six people are preparing their campaigns in the Yellowhead riding in the hopes of taking the spot as the next member of parliament.

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Timberwolves take exhibition home opener

The Hinton Timberwolves got off to a positive start to its inaugural season in the Western States Hockey League (WSHL) with a 5-3 preseason win Sept. 14 over the Barrhead Bombers.

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