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Tax increase minimal for Town of Stettler in 2010

Any increase for property taxes for the Town of Stettler next year will be very minimal under a commitment by council.
Little Dalyce’s great act of generosity

Little Dalyce’s great act of generosity

Being generous is a good thing, particularly during the Christmas season. It is most admirable if the act of charity is spontaneous and without solicitation.

Conn fined big bucks for vehicle collision

A 48-year-old Stettler woman was fined a total of $1,500 in Stettler Provincial Court on Dec. 10 for a motor vehicle collision near Donalda, where she was driving impaired.

Expanding trade with Asia

As Members of Parliament prepare to bid each other “Merry Christmas” and return to constituencies across Canada, there are numerous issues that parliament is dealing with, some of which are the focus of the media.

$46 M in federal funding for Halkirk wind project

A major wind power project for the Halkirk-Castor area has taken a big step forward after Greengate Power Corporation signed a major funding agreement with the federal government for about $46 million.

Town of Stettler ready to annex county land

Boundaries of the Town of Stettler could be expanded as early as Jan. 1, 2010 when the town will annex six quarter sections from the County of Stettler with full support from county council.

RCMP kept busy by impaired drivers

Impaired Driving Intercepting impaired drivers continues to be the focus of the police during December. Random police check-stops have been ongoing and will continue into the new year. Police encourage drivers to “Plan A Safe Ride Home”.

RCMP seek information

Police have issued an appeal to the community in Halkirk to identify and catch the culprits in an act of vandalism.
Wildrose Alliance eager in Drumheller-Stettler

Wildrose Alliance eager in Drumheller-Stettler

Eager to form the next provincial government in the next election, Wildrose Alliance Party established its first executive in the Drumheller-Stettler electoral division at its first annual general meeting in Stettler on Dec. 12.
White wrath paralyzes activities over weekend

White wrath paralyzes activities over weekend

As Alberta was gripped by a sudden blitz of harsh winter weather last Friday, Dec.4, many weekend and pre-Christmas activities had to be cancelled due to difficult road conditions and heavy snowfall.