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By Masha Scheele

Long lobbies for more MPB funds

West Yellowhead MLA Martin Long earned bipartisan support for a push to allocate more provincial funds and to lobby the federal government for more money to aggressively combat the spread of mountain pine beetle (MPB).

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Firefighters work the car wash for Muscular Dystrophy

The Hinton Firefighters Association (HFA) got lucky this past weekend as the rain let up and the sun came out during their 12th Annual Car Wash for Muscular Dystrophy (MD).

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Velveteen Rabbit serves as farewell for young actor

Three years after her first audition and nearly 10 plays and musicals later, Paige Taylor stepped out onto the stage as a toy fairy in the Velveteen Rabbit.

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RCMP bike patrol is ready to roll

Through mud and rain, the first bike patrol in Hinton by the RCMP hit the trails June 21 covering around 18 kilometres in a few hours.

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Föhn Festival brings fun for kids and families

Music, dancing, food sampling, and plenty of activities for kids are planned for Hinton’s 13th annual Föhn Festival.

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Indigenous Day moved to July after break-in and theft at HFC

The Hinton Friendship Centre (HFC) has received an overwhelming amount of support from the community since they announced their building was broken into on Sunday morning, June 16.

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Bridge costs continue to ramp up

Council discussed concerns over the estimated cost of ramp access to the Maxwell Lake bridge at the June 18 standing committee after hearing from administration that costs could escalate more than fifty percent of the original budgeted amount of $400,000.

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Local good as gold at track zones

Despite limited time to train, Kyara Bishop cleaned up at the junior high zones track meet championships in May and brought three gold medals back to Hinton.

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Boardwalk committee terms set

The purpose of a Beaver Boardwalk Committee (BBC) is to gather, study and discuss all relevant information regarding the Beaver Boardwalk condition and rehabilitation project in order to provide Council recommendations.

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Hinton Wildcats seek to re-establish lease with Town of Hinton

The Hinton Wildcats and the Western Provincial Hockey Association (WPHA) together filed a court application seeking a declaration from the court that their lease of a Town of Hinton facility remains in full force and effect.

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