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Local News
Hannah Stolz

South tower of community centre to remain closed

More restoration needs to be done on one of the Strathcona County Community Centre's towers.   Public access to the community centre’s north tower is opening on Wednesday (Dec.19) at the 501 ... read more..

Local News
Ryan Connop

Robertson trying to start a new Christmas tradition

A local man wants to brighten up the area for the holidays.   Chris Robertson is hoping all the homes around the SouthPointe ponds will decorate their backyards with Christmas lights. Four st... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Municipal Enforcement watching for parking violations

Municipal Enforcement Services are going to be paying close attention to certain areas of the city this winter.   Officers have received complaints about people parking on the trails or grass... read more..

Local News
Luke England

Fort Sask RCMP arrest two for drugs, outstanding warrants

The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP traffic/crime reduction unit have made a couple arrests.    On Dec.10, police were patrolling an area where drug-related activity and property crime are&n... read more..

Local News
Luke England

Author publishes stories for Fort Saskatchewan, Strathcona County students

Some area youth are now published authors.   Vaun Gramatovich, who writes under the pen name V.J. Gage, had a presentation on story structure and creativity to local Grade 5 and 6 students fr... read more..

Local News
Luke England

Area schools spreading holiday cheer for charities

'Tis the season of giving.   Students and staff throughout Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are embracing the spirit of the season by organizing a wide variety of charitable activities and gi read more..

Local News
Dean Thiessen

Youth volunteers hit over 1000 hours of service

The Fort Saskatchewan Boys and Girls Club recently celebrated a milestone for their youth volunteers.   On Thursday (Dec.13), the club held a celebration to recognize 52 volunteers and their ... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Wye Elementary a contender for national music award

Grade 6 students from Wye Elementary are in the top ten for this year’s Canadian Music Class Challenge.   The event is an annual music competition organized by CBC Music. Over 15,000 students... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Local boy stars in Tims True Stories commercial

Conor Raichel set an example for Canadians this holiday season.   The seven-year-old from Fort Saskatchewan was featured in a Tims True Stories commercial.   In 2016, he and his mother... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

RCMP focusing on prevention for Impaired Driving Month

December is Impaired Driving Month for the province.   934 people were killed as a result of alcohol or drug impaired driving in Alberta over the last decade.   "Impaired driving is st... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Students receive $1,000 scholarship from Rotary Club

Some local students were given extra help with their post-secondary fees.   Boyd Gerow and Anthony Colarossa from Fort High and Brooklyn Grainger from St. André Bessette all received a $1,000... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

City warns residents of door-to-door water testing

You may have found a water sample test kit at your door recently.   The City of Fort Saskatchewan told MIX 107 these tests are promotional products left by private companies and are not endor... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Strathcona County urges fireplace safety

Strathcona County wants to encourage everyone to have safety on the mind during the holidays.   One of the hazards they warn residents of is fireplaces.   "Whether it's a natural gas, ... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Superior Show Service a finalist for Alberta Chamber of Commerce Awards

Superior Show Sevice is being recongized for their efforts in marketing.   The Alberta Chamber of Commerce announced on Thursday (Dec.13) the business was a finalist for the marketing award i... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Strathcona County Community Centre set to reopen

After over a month, the Strathcona Community Centre is ready to reopen to the public.   Following two explosions in the community centre parkade on November 6, the centre has undergone extens... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Police investigating email bomb threats

The RCMP are investigating a new scam.   Threatening emails have been sent to businesses throughout Alberta and North America. The messages threaten a bomb and demand a bitcoin payment. &nbs... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Shared recreation passes extended

Fort Saskatchewan and Strathcona County have agreed to extend their shared recreation passes a little longer.   In September, the two councils made an agreement allowing Fort Saskatchewan res... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

County approves $63.8 million capital budget

Strathcona County is ready to build.   As a part of the 2019 budget, council stamped their approval on a capital budget of $63.8 million.   Some of the largest projects for next ye... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Fort Sask freezing ice rates

Minor hockey has finally gotten their plea.   After years of asking, the City of Fort Saskatchewan agreed to freeze an increase on ice rental costs from July 1 to December 31, 2019.   ... read more..

Local News
Christine Edwards

Council shuts down extra funding for fireworks

There won't be extra fireworks in Fort Saskatchewan on Canada Day.    Councillor Brian Kelly spoke up in recent budget deliberations, claimng an 11 minute display wasn’t c... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Snow clearing started in Fort Saskatchewan

Residents will need to prepare to move their vehicles off the streets.   Snow clearing began earlier this week in Fort Saskatchewan and is expected to take place over a 10 day period. City cr... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

CP Holiday Train attracts thousands

Thousands of people enjoyed watching the CP Holiday Train roll into Josephburg. Decorated for the holidays with Christmas lights, the festive train arrived at the Moyer Recreation Centre on Monda... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Strathcona County Library finds new home

The Strathcona County Library is all moved into their new temporary home.   A pop-up library was set up on Baseline Road and officially opened on Monday (Dec.10).   "We are so excited ... read more..

Local News
Ryan Connop

Entire school comes together to help local families

It's the season of giving and students at Rudolph Hennig stepped up big time.   In their sixth year since moving to the new school, students raised money and collected food donations for the ... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

2.82 per cent tax hike for Fort Saskatchewan

Taxes are officially going up.   On Tuesday (Dec.11), Fort Saskatchewan City Council approved a 2.82 per cent property tax increase for local residents.   "Having the first two per cen... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Harbour Pool closed until February

Residents will have to find somewhere else to swim for the next couple of months.   Harbour Pool was officially shut down on December 1 and will be closed until January 31.   Every yea... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Ardrossan scouts show holiday spirit through donations to The Mustard Seed

A youth-led event in Ardrossan gave The Mustard Seed a large boost.   The 153 Ardrossan Scout Group ran an initiative called Packs of Hope in November, where they gathered non-essential items... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Morinville looking at three per cent tax hike

Morinville residents could once again be in for a tax hike.   With the 2019 budget discussions underway, the town could be looking at a three per cent property tax increase.   "It's a ... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Dangerous food for pets during the holidays

Be careful about what food you leave in the house this month.   During the holiday season many families have larger quantities and more variety of food kicking around. Some can be dangerous t... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

New skating trail opens at Legacy Park

It's certainly no boring old pond.   Fort Saskatchewan's Legacy Park has a new look this winter, as the city redesigned their old snowbank rink.   "We are so excited. We actually have ... read more..

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