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Day: July 9, 2020

Library slowly reopens, online programs continue

The Hinton Library has taken its first step to reopen as per their Relaunch Transition Plan, based on the recommendations of local and provincial health authorities.

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Crescent Valley staff say goodbye to Vi

Vi Murphy has been a familiar face in Hinton’s schools for more than 30 years, but is now taking on retirement.

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Delays remain after section of Hwy. 16 collapses

Work continues on Highway 16, 10 km east of Jasper where flooding from late spring melt and a lot of rain damaged the roadway following Canada Day.

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Council moves forward with remuneration policy

During the standing committee meeting on July 7, Hinton council discussed multiple changes to the remuneration policy including clarification of qualifying meetings and approval procedures, as well as increased reporting measures required by councillors.

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Groups tout positive alternatives to graffiti

Vandalism is not an effective way to talk about important social issues or sharing one’s thoughts, say representatives from a number of local organizations.

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Hinton to modernize waste system

After more than two hours of discussing the solid waste management program at the standing committee meeting on July 7, council members recommended the implementation of the full cost recovery residential and commercial waste collection and the modernization of the waste collection system.

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