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Logging to reduce MPB fire risk

Harvesting activities adjacent to and west of Hinton this winter will reduce the amount of dead pine immediately around the community and lower the potential fire risk.

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Luger receives provincial award

Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS) recently recognized the hard work and commitment of Marj Luger, executive director of the Yellowhead Emergency Shelter for Women (YES).

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Local students gain hands on trades experience

Local high school students received some hands on experience in different trades in the community and learned how to access apprenticeship options for those trades while still in high school.

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Annual bird count brings out citizen scientists

The annual Christmas Bird Count enters its 120th year in North America and the 33rd year for Hinton and Brule.

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Helping Hands cooking up some Christmas cheer

Tickets for this year’s Community Christmas Eve Dinner have been going quick, with early indications that the event will draw significantly more people than in 2018.

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Brule evacuated after natural gas leak

Brule residents were free to return to their homes mere hours after an evacuation of the hamlet due to a natural gas leak on Friday, Dec. 13.

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CRO job losses to peak in summer 2020, says Teck Coal

Teck Coal Ltd. will see a staged reduction in its estimated 400 person workforce at Cardinal River Operations between January and November 2020.

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Poverty simulation sheds light on tough realities

Conversations around poverty in Hinton and how to approach certain issues the community faces were lively following a local trial run of the Poverty Simulation in November.

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Santa’s Anonymous seeks support for campaign

The Kin Club of Hinton has been busy preparing Christmas hampers for close to 200 families in Hinton.

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Teck town hall to discuss closure

Teck is hosting a town hall on Dec. 5 to share more about the closure of Cardinal River Operations (CRO).

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