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Hinton’s mat program put on hold this year

The Hinton Employment and Learning Place (HELP) decided not to go forward with opening the mat program this winter.

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Rotary repurposes wood street signs for fundraiser

The Hinton Rotarians are raising funds for their annual projects through the sale and auction of Hinton’s wooden street signs.

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Pambrun named volunteer of the year by Rotary

Candace Pambrun was awarded the Hinton Rotary Volunteer of the Year award for her work with individuals and families in Hinton.

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No raise for Fish and Wildlife for RAPID response

While in the process of joining the Rural Alberta Integrated Defence Force (RAPID), Alberta’s Fish and Wildlife officers have been notified they will not be compensated for additional responsibilities and risks added to their roles by the province.

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Feds announce $60M in MPB funds for Alberta

The Government of Canada has announced $60M in funding for Alberta over the next three years to support ongoing work to combat the Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB), but it is still uncertain if the funds will have any local impacts.

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Fatality at Hinton pulp mill confirmed

RCMP and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) are investigating a sudden death at the Hinton pulp mill that occurred on Oct. 5, 2020.

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Local student honoured with provincial award

When Lucy Beaverbones’ mom proudly told her she won an award, the Grade 4 student was curious to find out which award she was talking about.

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Share Shop overwhelmed with donated items

Hinton’s Share Shop is asking the public to be more selective in their donations as they deal with the aftermath of the pandemic and the backlog of items.

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Focus on serving up fire safety in the kitchen

It’s Fire Prevention Week in Canada and this year’s theme for the Hinton Fire Department is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.”

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Precautions urged, but Halloween not cancelled

Halloween is not cancelled this year, but some simple precautions are recommended by the province to make it as safe as possible.

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