Local News

Province cuts visitor centre funding

Funding being counted on for Hinton’s Visitor Information Centre (VIC) in May 2020 will not be coming from Travel Alberta.

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Hinton senior care not reflected in AHS review

Hinton’s lack of availability of long term care (LTC) beds doesn’t reflect the recently released Alberta Health Services review, which states there is a potential surplus of acute and LTC beds.

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ASC issues sanctions against convicted fraudster

New restrictions have been levied against a woman convicted of fraud in relation to a proposed development west of Hinton.

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No resources for short-term rental regulations

Discussions on regulating short-term rental (STR) units in Hinton continue despite there being no proposed changes to the Land Use Bylaw or the Business License Bylaw yet.

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Man pleads guilty to sexual assault

An 89-year-old Hinton resident received a five-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to three charges, including sexual assault, in provincial criminal court on Jan. 29.

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Residents get first look at new Pine Valley design

Lots of oohs and aahs filled the dining room of the Pine Valley Lodge as residents got their first look at the future of their new home.

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Hinton helps cyclist back on the road

After nearly a month break in a long cycling journey, Japanese tourist and cyclist, Masaaki Yoshino, is back on the road with some help from Hinton residents.

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MPB took a beating this winter: researcher

Mountain Pine Beetle populations in the forests around Hinton have taken a beating this winter, says a top local scientist, but it will be months before researchers get a more accurate idea how much of a beating the MPB took in a recent extreme cold snap

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Hinton Rotary leads Cup for Compassion fundraiser

In the midst of radiation treatments that made her feel sick and a daunting cancer diagnosis hovering over her, Amanda DeRudder found comfort and solace in her home away from home.

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Working to make Hinton more accessible

Next time you enter a building, look around and think about whether someone with a disability would have problems entering, getting around, or even living there.

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