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Read the Hinton Voice, June 4 Issue

The Hinton Voice moved to online delivery since the March 19 edition and suspended distribution of its print publication in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Funding adjusted for official languages education

Adjustments in the funding formula of the Official Languages Education Protocol (OLEP) in Alberta will mean fewer funds for French immersion programs like those offered at École Mountain View and Harry Collinge High School.

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Some businesses staying closed amidst relaunch

Despite phase one of Alberta’s relaunch strategy allowing certain businesses to reopen, some have chosen to delay their own reopen date or find other ways to run their business.

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RAP helicopters used in different ways, says AAF

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF) disputed a claim that helicopters previously used for the Alberta helicopter rappel program, also known as the RAP program, are not being used this season.

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Four arrested in Duperron murder

Alberta RCMP have laid charges against four individuals in connection to the homicide of Nature Duperron, a 25-year-old Athabasca woman whose remains were found outside Hinton just over a year ago.

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Community Futures launches relief loan program

Small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for loans up to $40,000 through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) at Community Futures West Yellowhead (CFWY).

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New Brule Community Hall to open this fall

A new community hall is scheduled to open its doors in Brule this coming fall, as construction is currently under way.

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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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Locals reflect on the impact of rural education opportunities

Three local women are sad to see Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) close its doors in Hinton, but are hopeful for continued post-secondary education offered locally.

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End Of An Era

Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) announced last week they would not reopen their physical location in Hinton, marking the end of an almost 40 year era of on-site education services in the West Yellowhead.

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