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Month: September 2020

Still available in Print! Free for pick up

Still in print Our last home delivered edition will be Oct. 8. Starting Oct. 15 we will be available, free for pick-up, on local news-stands. Thank you to our readers for their questions and feedback regarding our decision to cancel home delivery services and move to a free distribution model starting Oct. 15. The decision […]

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Local march planned for MMIWG

A physical distancing walk will be held in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) this October in Hinton.

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Legion prepping wellness kits for seniors

The Hinton Legion is leveraging a New Horizons grant to assemble and distribute around 2,000 health and wellness kits to local seniors in the coming month.

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Communication is key, says RCMP

The Hinton RCMP are inviting Hinton and area residents to take part in a virtual town hall this October.

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Hinton hosts first pro disc golf tour event

The rain held off as more than 50 players – including 10 pros – competed in Hinton’s first sanctioned Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) event Sept. 19.

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Melvin embraces the ‘beginning of new things’

After 12 years of working for the Town of Hinton Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), Joan Melvin is moving on.

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Community grants accepting fall applications

The Community Grant Program (CGP) is accepting local grant applications for the 2020 fall intake with $19,180 of available funds.

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CERB and tourism curb summer food bank demand

After an enormous spike in food bank demand right after the pandemic hit Alberta in the spring, it dropped during summer months below last year’s average numbers.

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Bodies recovered in Verdant Pass area believed to be missing couple in JNP

A couple last seen in the Jasper and Hinton areas remains missing as local RCMP and Canada Parks search efforts continue.

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Half of Hinton taxes deferred in 2020

Around 25 per cent of municipal taxes were collected by June 30 this year, when taxes are normally due, as opposed to 60 per cent in 2019.

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