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By Tyler Waugh

‘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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Organized sports shelved/delayed due to COVID

With the sun out and the temperature rising, this is the time in Hinton when thoughts usually turn to a new sports season.

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Library getting resources, programs to the people

The Hinton Library has prided itself as a third space – a home away from home for many and a focal point of cultural and literary programming.

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Food blogger getting community cooking

COVID-19 has prompted a lot of people to spend more time in the kitchen, expanding their culinary horizons … and their waistlines.

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Caputo nominated for public service legacy award

An almost-20 year veteran of local school boards has been nominated for a legacy award that honours integrity, compasion, mentoring and leadership over the course of a career in public education.

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