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Year: 2019

Helping Hands cooking up some Christmas cheer

Tickets for this year’s Community Christmas Eve Dinner have been going quick, with early indications that the event will draw significantly more people than in 2018.

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Funds for 2020 golfing society season approved

Operating funds for the Hinton Golfing Society to head into the 2020 season of $86,501.57 were approved by council under ongoing conditions, oversight and support by the Town of Hinton.

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Interim budget for 2020 approved

An interim operating budget for 2020 was approved based on the operating expenditures from 2019 of $31,261,055.

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Impact dominate for ringette gold

The Hinton Impact U14 ringette squad capped off a perfect weekend Dec. 6 – 8 in Calgary with a 6-1 win to garner gold in the South Calgary Ring In The Holidays tournament.

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Silver medals in Hinton boxing debuts

Hinton boxers Caleb Dircks and Jace MacPhee brought home two silver medals from a Sub-Novice Tournament in Cochrane this November.

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Brule evacuated after natural gas leak

Brule residents were free to return to their homes mere hours after an evacuation of the hamlet due to a natural gas leak on Friday, Dec. 13.

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Leadership change required: Council

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Martin Taylor, was put on immediate leave of absence with pay following a special meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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CRO job losses to peak in summer 2020, says Teck Coal

Teck Coal Ltd. will see a staged reduction in its estimated 400 person workforce at Cardinal River Operations between January and November 2020.

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Poverty simulation sheds light on tough realities

Conversations around poverty in Hinton and how to approach certain issues the community faces were lively following a local trial run of the Poverty Simulation in November.

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Nighthawks triumph, Warriors earn silver at home

The Hinton McDonald’s Nighthawks atom hockey team built a 4-0 first period lead and never looked back in a 6-3 win Dec. 8 to earn gold at their host tourney.

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