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Freedom Express transfer halted

Evergreens Foundation will not be taking over the accessible transportation service from the Town of Hinton after a formal process identified issues with the transfer.

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Maintenance shuts down water plant on Sunday

The Town stated in a Sept. 30 release that as part of required maintenance and services activities, the water treatment plant will be shut down between 7 am on Sunday Oct. 4 and 10 am on Oct.5.

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No movies ‘for many more months’

Hinton’s movie enthusiasts and cinephiles may be disappointed to hear that Hinton Movies announced this week its continued suspension of big screen movie delivery in Hinton.

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Town pursues multiple grant streams

The Town of Hinton requested to transfer $251,143 of federal funding that is available through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) Public Transit Stream to the COVID Resilience Stream.

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Caputo wins Baker Legacy Award for public education

Shirley Caputo was completely surprised when the board chair of Grande Yellowhead Public School Division (GYPSD) stood up during their last board meeting to announce Caputo had won the Dick Baker Legacy Award.

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Local march planned for MMIWG

A physical distancing walk will be held in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) this October in Hinton.

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Melvin embraces the ‘beginning of new things’

After 12 years of working for the Town of Hinton Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), Joan Melvin is moving on.

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Community grants accepting fall applications

The Community Grant Program (CGP) is accepting local grant applications for the 2020 fall intake with $19,180 of available funds.

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CERB and tourism curb summer food bank demand

After an enormous spike in food bank demand right after the pandemic hit Alberta in the spring, it dropped during summer months below last year’s average numbers.

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Communication is key, says RCMP

The Hinton RCMP are inviting Hinton and area residents to take part in a virtual town hall this October.

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