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Op-ed: Axe the taxes for summer

Op-ed: Axe the taxes for summer

"Conservatives will axe the tax on everything for everyone in a carbon tax election, but until that can happen, Trudeau must adopt this common-sense measure to give Canadians a summer break."
West Central Airshed Society breaks down air quality into all its molecules

West Central Airshed Society breaks down air quality into all its molecules

We all know what good air quality looks like: clear. But what does bad air quality look like really, really close up? That's where the WCAS comes in.
TSB investigating after 23 train cars derail in Hinton

TSB investigating after 23 train cars derail in Hinton

The tracks reopened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening. CN stated that site clean-up would continue for several weeks.
Hinton forms committee to help attract and retain health-care workers

Hinton forms committee to help attract and retain health-care workers

The Attraction and Retention Committee of Hinton is still in its early stages but organizers hope that it helps in the long run.
Hinton RCMP want to identify suspect who allegedly stole wallet

Hinton RCMP want to identify suspect who allegedly stole wallet

The credit card was used to make purchases that morning before it was cancelled.
Beaver Boardwalk getting big upgrade thanks to grant

Beaver Boardwalk getting big upgrade thanks to grant

The FRIAA grant will make possible 85% of the upgrades while also helping to apply for other grant funding to bring in the remaining amount to fully complete upgrading the Beaver Boardwalk.
Edson man arrested for breaking into lease site

Edson man arrested for breaking into lease site

The suspect vehicle, a silver Chevrolet, had been stolen the day prior from a residence in Edson. The male and the truck were searched incidental to arrest and other stolen property was found, including copper wires from the oil lease site.
Firearms, $75,000 of stolen property found in Hinton industrial bay

Firearms, $75,000 of stolen property found in Hinton industrial bay

Hinton RCMP discovered over $75,000 worth of confirmed stolen property as well as stolen firearms, ammunition and prohibited weapons.
Heavy smoke drifting into Hinton and Edson areas

Heavy smoke drifting into Hinton and Edson areas

Both Hinton and Edson are at a very high risk (10+) on the Air Quality Health Index as of Sunday morning, according to the West Central Airshed Society.
AURORA ALERT: High chance to see the northern lights in Jasper and Hinton tonight

AURORA ALERT: High chance to see the northern lights in Jasper and Hinton tonight

Best times to view the aurora will be between 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. tonight
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