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Lessons learned through COVID: ATA

A recent study revealed that although the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified education challenges of inequity and poverty, it has also accelerated new opportunities with digital technologies and collaboration within the school community.

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School expected to be back in for September

Alberta Minister of Education, Adriana LaGrange, said June 10 that students are expected to be back in school in September.

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Projects expedited for HCHS

Previously approved maintenance projects by Alberta Education at Harry Collinge High School have been accelerated to be completed within six months.

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Graduation in the time of COVID-19

High School graduation ceremonies have been adapted across the country to fit with the restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Brazilian cowboy sees Hinton on epic trek

During the last leg of an eight-year horseback trek crossing the Americas, Brazillian Cowboy, Filipe Masetti Leite, spent five nights outside of Hinton at the Old Entrance Bed and Breakfast.

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Province initiates Phase 2 relaunch

Alberta will be moving into phase two of the provincial relaunch strategy on June 12 as numbers of active COVID-19 cases continue to drop.

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Hinton Kids for Success opens July 6

Instead of going to Discovery Camp this summer, kids in Hinton might be spending time with each other in the Hinton Kids for Success program.

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day highlights local resources

Canada’s fastest growing population is over the age of 65 and is quickly becoming vulnerable to abuse that can rob them of their well-being and dignity, according to the Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council.

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TIBRE plans to build local tourism

Community Futures West Yellowhead (CFWY) is ready to move into stage two of their Tourism Industry Business Retention and Expansion (TIBRE) project, which includes working with the local tourism community.

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Pine Valley Lodge residents get gift ninja’d

Residents of the Pine Valley Lodge (PVL) in Hinton received a large load of gifts last week, donated by numerous locals in the hopes of spreading some happiness.

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