Month: January 2020

Pine Valley Lodge gains 70 suites

The new Pine Valley Lodge in Hinton will help meet the growing demand of seniors in the community by increasing from the current 30 suites to 100 suites by 2022.

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Australia Day event to raise emergency fire funds

Hintonites can come together in support of a country on fire at an Australia Day Bushfire Relief event on Jan. 25 at The Old Grind.

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T. Buckley bringing new tunes to Hinton

Tim Buckley is bringing a slightly new sound to Hinton since his last performance in 2014.

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Food Bank usage increased in 2019

The Hinton Food Bank saw its second busiest year ever in 2019, with 2017 still being the year with a record-high demand.

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Helpers program advances youth counselling skills

Thirty-seven people in Hinton have been certified as community helpers after receiving training through the community helpers program (CHP).

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T’Wolves offence feasts on shorthanded Hornets

The Hinton Timberwolves vaulted back into first place in the Provincial Division standings with a pair of shutout home wins during a dominant weekend doubleheader against the Cold Lake Hornets.

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Around The Rink: Jan.16

Bryn Dammann of the Hinton Fury U16 ringette team watches for a pass during their home game on Jan. 11 against St. Albert. Hinton beat St. Albert in both games of a weekend doubleheader, first 4-2 and later 11-4.

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Cougars killed after encounters

A local woman and her dog went face to face with a cougar on the prowl Jan. 5 and lived to tell.

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Busy nights for the mat program

By the end of 2019 the mat program hadn’t had an empty night since it opened Nov. 4 for anyone in need of a warm and safe place to sleep.

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Hinton forestry staff to fight fires Down Under

Two Hinton forestry staff members are headed to Australia to assist with wildfire suppression efforts.

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