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Hennessey family has no expectations for inquiry

Sandy Hennessey believes the truth of what actually happened during one of the darkest days in Canadian history won’t be revealed at the fatality inquiry that started Monday at a courthouse in Stony Plain, but she wants to be there just the same.

House fire destroys 30 years of memories

No one was injured in a residential fire that has left a local family homeless. Barrhead firefighters responded to the call at 11:34 a.m. Dec. 28.

BCHS students connect with soldier in Kandahar

A standing ovation was a true indication of Barrhead Composite High School’s support for Canadian soldiers serving on missions away from home. The ovation came at the end of a long-distance conversation between Spruce Grove native Cpl.

Artist's life unfolds in her work

For Tammy Taylor, art is about telling the story of her life. Taylor is the Artist of the Month for the Barrhead Art Club, and she will have her work on display Jan. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the art gallery.
Hundreds gather to pay homage at Barrhead Remembrance Day ceremonies

Hundreds gather to pay homage at Barrhead Remembrance Day ceremonies

More than 65 years later, Bill Dewitz says having to wrap the limp body of a fellow Canadian soldier he had only known for a few hours earlier into a blanket was the most difficult thing he has ever experienced in his 86 years.
Human imprint destroying Alberta's lakes, rivers, and fish species: Expert

Human imprint destroying Alberta's lakes, rivers, and fish species: Expert

As the "human footprint" of development, urban sprawl and massive farming continues unabated - while crucial wetlands keep disappearing - the impact on Alberta lakes and rivers is becoming increasingly devastating. That message from Dr.
Barrhead Country Quilters work hard on Quilt of Valour project

Barrhead Country Quilters work hard on Quilt of Valour project

To do their part to honour Canadian soldiers past and present, two dozen members of the Barrhead Country Quilters worked for months to design a quilt to be donated to the national Quilt of Valour (QOV) organization.
Rich Valley painter will be featured artist at prestigious Rodeo Finals exhibit

Rich Valley painter will be featured artist at prestigious Rodeo Finals exhibit

Tammy Taylor paints because it's her passion - a passion she learned as a very young child.
Hundreds expected to honour fallen soldiers at Remembrance Day ceremony

Hundreds expected to honour fallen soldiers at Remembrance Day ceremony

Remembrance Day is about remembering and honouring soldiers and other military personnel who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom and democracy, but also about remembering we must never let tyranny rule, says the president of the Barrhe

PHRD secrecy over superintendent leaving troubles MLA

The region’s MLA said he was surprised to hear there was any issue with former Pembina Hills school division Supt. Richard Harvey.