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Local kindergarten teacher retires after 37 years

After 37 years of teaching in the Hinton area, Sharon Braun is handing over her kindergarten teaching position at Crescent Valley School.

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Bighorn readies for expansion

A little more than a month after shipping its first coal from Phase 1 of the Vista mine, Bighorn Mining already has its sights set on Phase II.

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Friendly visitors make lifelong connection

The friendly visitor program has a waiting list of recipients and are looking to recruit volunteer companions to form long term sincere friendships.

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Families coming together for fish and critters

Screams could be heard across the lake whenever a fish was caught during last year’s Kids Can Catch event.

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Long lobbies for more MPB funds

West Yellowhead MLA Martin Long earned bipartisan support for a push to allocate more provincial funds and to lobby the federal government for more money to aggressively combat the spread of mountain pine beetle (MPB).

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Firefighters work the car wash for Muscular Dystrophy

The Hinton Firefighters Association (HFA) got lucky this past weekend as the rain let up and the sun came out during their 12th Annual Car Wash for Muscular Dystrophy (MD).

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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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