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Day: July 16, 2020

Key witness a no-show in assault trial

The testimony of a man who was allegedly held against his will and assaulted throughout the night in 2017 did not make a scheduled appearance in court July 13.

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COVID couldn’t keep Pandemic from moving ahead

The band that played 70s and 80s hard rock and classic rock in front of The Venue doors this weekend is known as Pandemic, and formed in Beaumont during the stay home orders of COVID-19.

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HFC founding member ready for retirement

Yvonne Oshanyk remembers kids running around with little baskets looking for eggs during the first Easter after the Hinton Friendship Centre Society moved into their new space in the Hinton Centre.

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Council approves modernization of waste collection system

Council approved the modernization of the municipal waste collection system for both residential and commercial customers with a full cost recovery model, during the regular council meeting on July 13.

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Council adds local preference clause to procurement policy

Council approved an amended procurement policy that includes a section to express the Town’s commitment to consider local vendors for procurement.

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Council approved community grant fall intake

Following a spring without any applications in the Community Grant Program (CGP), Council approved to have one intake in the fall of 2020 with $19,180 of available funds.

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Province announces $50M upgrade for Hwy. 40 North

A 36-kilometre stretch of Hwy. 40 will soon be widened and made safer for travellers between Hwy. 16 and Grande Cache.

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Multiple arrests and charges laid in thefts

RCMP reported they have made multiple arrests and laid charges in the past week related to bike theft, a break and enter, and a stolen vehicle.

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