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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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Local artist featured at Joggins Fossil Institute

A visual artist originally from Hinton is taking part in the artist-in-residence program at the Joggins Fossil Institute in Nova Scotia, this fall.

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Free for pick up starting Oct. 15

Still in print Our last home delivered edition will be Oct. 8. Starting Oct. 15 we will be available, free for pick-up, on local news-stands. Thank you to our readers for their questions and feedback regarding our decision to cancel home delivery services and move to a free distribution model starting Oct. 15. The decision […]

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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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Legion prepping wellness kits for seniors

The Hinton Legion is leveraging a New Horizons grant to assemble and distribute around 2,000 health and wellness kits to local seniors in the coming month.

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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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Hinton hosts first pro disc golf tour event

The rain held off as more than 50 players – including 10 pros – competed in Hinton’s first sanctioned Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) event Sept. 19.

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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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