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Replanting the 300 millionth tree

West Fraser celebrated its 300 millionth tree planted in the Hinton and Edson Forest Management areas on Aug. 7 with a ceremony.

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Hinton Community Garden builds supports for native bee species

The Hinton Community Garden Society taught locals how to build simple bumble bee boxes on July 28 in an effort to help support native bee species.

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Wild Mountain backed by community support … feels the love in 2019

After a rocky start, Wild Mountain Music Festival turned out to be a success, said Layne Seabrook, president of the festival.

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Lodge activites keep residents engaged, active

Painting has always been part of Norene Cooper’s life and, fortunately, she has been able to keep painting while living at the Pine Valley Lodge.

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Deadline looms for Sixties Scoop survivors

Indigenous children taken from their families and placed with non-indigenous caretakers between the 1950s and 1990s have won compensation

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MPB focus of fun park performance

The ravenous Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) showed off it’s sneaky ways of taking over the forest during the Battle of the Beetle at Gregg Lake campground.

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Local comes full circle with GPRC programming

Fresh out of university with a degree in hand, Kennedy Drayson returned to her hometown of Hinton to step into her first teaching role at GPRC this summer.

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Hinton Wildcats court file adjourned until August

The Wildcats court application seeking a reinstatement of their lease with the Town of Hinton has been adjourned by the Court of Queen’s Bench until Aug. 7

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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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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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