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By Tyler Waugh

Sweet shot drops for ace

Jason Sweet joked with his Industrial League teammates on the Putt Pirates that he didn’t like the par three Hole 17 because he was always between clubs for the 113 yard tee shot.

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Drug trafficking investigation results in several charges

Charges have been laid by RCMP following an investigation initiated Aug. 9 into the trafficking of cocaine in the Town of Hinton.

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RCMP investigate arson at St. Gregory School

Hinton RCMP are asking for public assistance in the investigation of a late-night fire Aug. 17 at the St. Gregory School on Rispler Avenue.

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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

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‘I’ve got a new look at life now’

Sitting on his back deck, Rob Cudmore takes a sip of coffee and soaks in the morning with wife Vanessa close by and their dogs frolicking in the yard.

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WSHL pulls plug on 2020-21 season

The Hinton Timberwolves were just about to start its playoffs when the Western States Hockey League WSHL cancelled the remainder of the 2019-2020 season due to COVID-19.

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Werbicki scores improbable ‘29’ hand for third time

Ren Werbicki has managed to pull off a feat more rare than a hole in one … and he’s done it three times in 50 years of playing.

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Pumped hydro project makes equity deal

A proposed pumped hydro energy project slated for development in the coming year outside Obed has closed an equity deal to help advance the project.

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Virtual run raises funds for local cancer clinic

Participants have until May 31 to hit the trails, or the treadmill, for Alberta fundraiser

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Hinton says goodbye to a forestry ‘pioneer’

A former longtime resident of Hinton is being remembered as a pioneer of the forestry industry and a champion of outdoor recreation after passing away in Calgary last week.

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