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RCMP warns local seasonal revelers: if you drink and drive, your luck will run out

RCMP warns local seasonal revelers: if you drink and drive, your luck will run out

If you’re reading this, consider it your one and only warning. That’s the message coming from the Rimbey Detachment of the RCMP when it comes to those who choose to drink and drive, especially in light of all the Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties that’ll soon be underway.

Wetaskiwin MP says opposition parties lack mandate to form coalition government

While Canadians from coast to coast were shuttering at the prospects of returning to the polls for another federal election just weeks after the last one, many more, including a majority of Albertans, were much more upset at the prospects of the Conservative government being overthrown in favour of a coalition government led by the Liberals and the New Democratic Party and supported by the Bloc Quebecois.
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Province announces changes to beverage container recycling program, local facility to relocate

Province announces changes to beverage container recycling program, local facility to relocate

Changes to the province’s beverage container recycling program should encourage Albertans to return their empties to one of more than 200 collection sites in the province, including a new location in Rimbey that should be open by this coming January.
Vintage International truck to be used as promotional item for Town, non-profit groups

Vintage International truck to be used as promotional item for Town, non-profit groups

Residents of Rimbey and other communities in central Alberta will be seeing a new promotional item on the streets and in parades this coming summer in the form of a 1934 International truck.

Tips for safe methods of shoveling snow

With Old Man Winter paying a brief visit to the Rimbey area last week, most residents know he’ll be back soon and that means sooner or later, there’ll be plenty of shoveling the white stuff.
Fifth annual Operation Christmas Child ensures a Merry Christmas halfway around the world

Fifth annual Operation Christmas Child ensures a Merry Christmas halfway around the world

While stories abound of locals helping out other less-fortunate locals during the Christmas season, not many have much to say about people, especially children living in Third World countries, but thanks to efforts such as those put forth by Operation Christmas Child, kids halfway around the world will be having a Merry Christmas as well.

Anglin ponders formation of new Alberta provincial political party

A dispute that broke out during the Alberta Green Party’s annual general meeting on Sept. 27 at Morningside was resolved last week just prior to the opening of legal actions leaving Rimbey’s Joe Anglin pondering the prospects of abandoning the party altogether with an eye on forming a new political party in the province.

STARS receives $150,000 grant through the Alberta Lottery Fund

Edmonton, AB - - STARS accepted a $150,000 grant under the Alberta Community Initiatives Program funded by the Alberta Lottery Fund last week at the STARS Edmonton base.

Government, maintenance partners launch Safer Winter Highways campaign

The Alberta government and its highway maintenance partners are urging drivers to be careful when sharing the road with snowplows this winter.