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Surveys show lower MPB survival

Population forecasts suggest that local MPB did not produce large numbers of new beetles in the area this year, reported AAF.

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Half million tax surplus in 2019

Property tax revenue for the Town of Hinton will be approximately $510,870 higher than originally calculated, with a total of $13,198,722 in 2019, due to a larger number of reassessments that took place in 2018.

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Wild Mountain’s got the Funk

On the heels of a new album release, Five Alarm Funk will be sharing some of their new sounds with Hinton this weekend at the Wild Mountain Music Festival.

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Volunteer influx revives Hinton Search and Rescue

After a few years of struggling to keep the Hinton Search and Rescue going, they are positive to turn it around this year with a 37-member team.

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Local kindergarten teacher retires after 37 years

After 37 years of teaching in the Hinton area, Sharon Braun is handing over her kindergarten teaching position at Crescent Valley School.

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Bighorn readies for expansion

A little more than a month after shipping its first coal from Phase 1 of the Vista mine, Bighorn Mining already has its sights set on Phase II.

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Friendly visitors make lifelong connection

The friendly visitor program has a waiting list of recipients and are looking to recruit volunteer companions to form long term sincere friendships.

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Families coming together for fish and critters

Screams could be heard across the lake whenever a fish was caught during last year’s Kids Can Catch event.

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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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