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By Masha Scheele

Resident feedback requested at town hall

Hinton Town Council is hosting a Town Hall open to all residents on Thursday, Oct. 17.

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Short term rental units on the rise

Airbnb currently lists 73 rental units in Hinton, that’s more than double what they had just seven months ago when only 37 short term rentals (STR) were listed.

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Red Dress campaign raises awareness

Many conversations sparked around the red dresses that appeared across town on Friday, Oct. 4.

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AUMA lobbies for mobile home tenants

The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) adopted the Mobile Home Sites Tenancy Act resolution brought forward by the Town of Hinton and the Town of Okotoks.

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Antoniuk places at WRA Finals

Savannah Antoniuk and her horse, Shorty, made a comeback this rodeo season after dealing with an injury and finding herself on the brink of quitting.

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Traffic enforcement options shift focus to safety over revenue

The current Automated Traffic Enforcement (ATE) contract with Global Traffic Group expires on Dec. 31, and Council continues to look at the options for the program.

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Jump for fire chief reward

Over the last two years, Crescent Valley elementary school has been sending kids on the big red fire truck to spend a day as a fire chief.

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Citizens on Patrol program getting organized in Hinton

Hintonites have been speaking up about the rise in property theft over the past year, and they’re ready to make a change.

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Unspent funds cover 2019 overruns

Unanticipated cost overruns of $495,000 in 2019 will be covered by multiple unspent one-time projects.

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Fiddler bringing ‘The Gift’ to Grind

Fiddling his way across Canada is Alberta fiddle player, Calvin Vollrath, on his tour featuring new album, ‘The Gift.’

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