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Day: January 9, 2020

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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Amber Alert ends with arrest in Brule

An amber alert issued in the early morning hours of Dec. 20 for a 14-month-old resulted in the arrest of the child’s father later that same day in Brule.

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Forests Without Border heads to Nepal in 2020

Forestry and natural resource professionals are headed to Nepal in the fall of 2020 on a trip lead by Hintonite Sharad Karmacharya.

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Junior firefighter program thriving

A program that has helped produce volunteer firefighters for Hinton Fire Rescue is putting seven new recruits through the paces.

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Grant covers Hinton Legion municipal taxes

A grant in the amount of $3,748.26 was approved by Council to the Hinton Legion as reimbursement for 2019 Municipal taxation owing on the organization’s bar portion.

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Bantam squads garner gold medals at home

It was a banner weekend for bantam hockey in Hinton as both local squads captured gold at their host tourney.

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T’wolves start new year with win

The Hinton Timberwolves exacted a little revenge on the Cold Lake Hornets with a 6-2 road win Jan. 4.

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