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RCMP bike patrol is ready to roll

Through mud and rain, the first bike patrol in Hinton by the RCMP hit the trails June 21 covering around 18 kilometres in a few hours.

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Föhn Festival brings fun for kids and families

Music, dancing, food sampling, and plenty of activities for kids are planned for Hinton’s 13th annual Föhn Festival.

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Indigenous Day moved to July after break-in and theft at HFC

The Hinton Friendship Centre (HFC) has received an overwhelming amount of support from the community since they announced their building was broken into on Sunday morning, June 16.

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Lemonade Day to see 16 youth with thirst-quenching booths

When life gives you lemons you purchase a business license, enter a lease agreement, take out a loan for additional ingredients and necessary items, tweak your recipe and open up the best lemonade stand in the region.

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Hinton homeless need HELP

Hinton should be concerned about homelessness in the community according to the newly released Homelessness Estimation report conducted through Hinton Employment & Learning Place (HELP).
A grant from the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) allowed HELP to collaborate with community partners and put together the homelessness estimation count.

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What the frac?

Wayfinder’s proppant plant near Obed is one of only two resin sand manufacturing facilities in Canada, the company told a group of Chamber members during a May 29 site tour.The facility provides Northern White, regional and resin-coated sand for oil and gas companies in the area and employs around 13 people, most of whom live in Hinton. It takes two staff members to operate the entire plant near Obed, one person sits in the control room, while the other is stationed in the lab.

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Teck to end Cardinal River Operations in 2020

A mine that provides as many as 400 jobs and has been a pillar of Hinton’s economy for 50 years will shut down in the second half of 2020.

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Wildcats taking Town to court

After a seemingly successful inaugural season for the Hinton Wildcats with 23 wins in the Western States Hockey League (WSHL), their time on the ice in Hinton could be coming to a grinding halt.

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What to know when it’s time to go (and when it’s time to come home)

Regardless of the type of evacuation order, emergency responders go door to door in a grid search to make sure every house is evacuated, and as homes are checked they are marked by chalk or ribbon.

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Rusk rallies aid for Hinton ALS Walk

Living with an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) diagnosis can cost a family up to $250,000, but the ALS Society of Alberta has helped soften the blow for 435 people across the province in 2018.

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