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Run In The Rockies to go virtual for 2020 event

Due to COVID-19, most big events had to be cancelled but the Hinton Run in the Rockies is going virtual for 2020

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Public input sought for Boutin-Drinnan project

The Town of Hinton is calling for public input on development opportunities for the undeveloped, town owned lands at the intersection of Boutin Ave and Drinnan Way.

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Province announces ‘near normal’ return to class this fall

Students will return to daily learning in K-12 classrooms at the beginning of the school year, announced the Alberta government on July 21.

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Around 600 COVID tests conducted in Hinton

A total of 587 COVID-19 swabs had been done to date in Hinton and the North Central Zone’s top doctor says that data shows testing rates have been steady with no real surges in demand.

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Feds consider Vista Coal impacts

While Canada plans to phase-out coal-fired electricity by 2030, 47 organizations have voiced concern over how the expansion of the Vista Coal mine outside of Hinton will affect that goal.

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Council holds on to vacant CPO position

A recommendation was made by council during the standing committee meeting on July 21 that the vacant third Community Peace Officer Level 1 (CPO1) position be held pending a decision in the 2021 budget.

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Key witness a no-show in assault trial

The testimony of a man who was allegedly held against his will and assaulted throughout the night in 2017 did not make a scheduled appearance in court July 13.

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COVID couldn’t keep Pandemic from moving ahead

The band that played 70s and 80s hard rock and classic rock in front of The Venue doors this weekend is known as Pandemic, and formed in Beaumont during the stay home orders of COVID-19.

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HFC founding member ready for retirement

Yvonne Oshanyk remembers kids running around with little baskets looking for eggs during the first Easter after the Hinton Friendship Centre Society moved into their new space in the Hinton Centre.

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Council approves modernization of waste collection system

Council approved the modernization of the municipal waste collection system for both residential and commercial customers with a full cost recovery model, during the regular council meeting on July 13.

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