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Coalspur applies for judicial review

Coalspur Mine Operations LTD, the company that operates the Vista coal mine located just 10 kilometres east of Hinton, applied to the federal court for a judicial review of the Vista mine designation for a federal assessment.

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Women in municipal government series aimed at diversity

A free three-part online lunch and learn series about women in governance is starting this September with the goal of working towards diverse representation at the municipal level.

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35th Annual Toy Run going ahead this year

Bikers are still being welcomed to come ride in Hinton’s annual toy run this month.

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2020 Junior Forest Rangers program wraps up

The Hinton Junior Forest Ranger (JFR) Crew planted, chopped, chainsawed, toured, and worked their way through the summer in the hills surrounding Hinton.

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Majority of students will be in class

Roughly 14 per cent of Hinton’s students within the Evergreen Catholic Separate School Division (ECSRD) have opted for virtual at-home learning in September.

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Coal industry calls for support of thermal coal

An executive with the company that owns Coalspur Mine Ltd. called for public support of thermal coal and the local Vista Coal project expansion before the feedback process closes Aug. 28.

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Friends of Switzer complete Hanington Hut

The Hanington warming hut is a new addition along the Joachim Valley Trail since this spring.

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Three FRMA-run campgrounds set to close

Three campgrounds run by the Foothills Recreation Management Association (FRMA) within Yellowhead County are scheduled to close.

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Boutin Ave Design charrette results in site plan

Following a design charrette, the Town of Hinton presented a final site plan to the public and local stakeholders for the undeveloped town-owned lands at the intersection of Boutin Ave and Drinnan Way.

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Cougar causes trail closure

One local received an unwanted surprise while biking along the Happy Creek trail system near the lookout this week when a cougar jumped across the trail upon her approach.

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