Breaking News

Day: 6 August 2020

Premier announces $8.25M for HTC

Premier Jason Kenney visited the Hinton Training Centre on Aug. 4 to announce a provincial funding investment totalling $8.25M towards updates and improvements of the facility.

Read More

Feds call for impact assessment on Vista Coal expansion project

The Vista Coal Mine Phase II Expansion Project near Hinton is facing a review by the new Impact Assessment Agency of Canada.

Read More

Pine Beetle survival remains low into 2020

Mortality rates of the mountain pine beetle (MPB) remain similarly low this year to last year, but that doesn’t mean Hinton can say goodbye to the pest yet.

Read More

Proposed oil and gas assessment changes could have big impact on municipal revenues

The Government of Alberta is proposing property assessment model changes, which could have negative effects on revenues of municipalities across the province, according to an impact report from Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA).

Read More

Alberta small business sales struggle to reignite: CFIB

Less than one in four Alberta small businesses are back to making normal sales, according to new data released Aug. 5 from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)’s Small Business Recovery Dashboard

Read More

Local yard wins 17th annual County pride contest

Locals Sonny and John Bennett won the grand prize in the 17th Annual Yellowhead County pride contest this summer.

Read More

Victim Services looking for advocates

Hinton’s Victim Support Services (VS) is looking for volunteers to get involved and provide support to locals in need.

Read More

Online rumour creates community concern

A rumour about the removal of the Freedom Express bus by council arose online on Friday, July 31, which was quickly shut down by the Mayor, several council members, and other Town of Hinton administrative members.

Read More

County gains COVID case

While Hinton’s active COVID-19 cases remained at four this week, Yellowhead County gained one active case over the last weekend.

Read More