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Stang out at Pembina Hills, questions remain unanswered

Egbert Stang is no longer superintendent of the Pembina Hills school division. A four-sentence media release issued late Monday, Dec. 5, said Stang’s last day with the division was Dec. 4. It did not say if Stang resigned or was terminated.

Farewell to an Alberta icon

After 33 years representing constituents in and around the Westlock and Barrhead areas, Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Ken Kowalski will not seek another term.

There's no excuse to be alone on Christmas Day

Although the Christmas season is a time to gather with friends and family and reconnect after a time apart, for some people it’s a lonely time because they have no one to come together with.

PHRD fraud still under investigation

The year-old investigation into a fraud allegation at the Pembina Hills school division headquarters is still underway and is not complete as was previously reported, Barrhead RCMP Sgt. Bob Dodds said last week.

Christmas Market embraces the festive season

There was a quiet hum of activity inside Barrhead Elementary School gym over the weekend.

BREAKING NEWS: Egbert Stang out as Pembina Hills Supt.

Egbert Stang is no longer superintendent of the Pembina Hills school division. A four-sentence media release issued late Monday, Dec. 5, said Stang's last day as division superintendent was Sunday, Dec. 4.

US horse show finalist Hayley Watt relives 'amazing experience'

It is late evening and bright lights are beckoning. Cameras flash, there is music and someone is talking into a microphone. Spread out before the 15-year-old girl is an arena so vast that first-time visitors can become overwhelmed.

Wanted: large home for Jenny, the giraffe

Being tall has its upside. You have a higher reach, the air is fresher, and nobody blocks your view at movies, concerts and sporting events. But it can present a sizable problem beyond banging your head.

Thrills, freedom, friendship - and stunning scenery

You are miles from a town centre, your home and your job. You are surrounded by sweeping, majestic snow-covered hills and fields.

An artistic journey without a map

When Jo Ann Nanninga sits before a blank canvas she is embarking on a journey without maps. She has little idea where her hand will guide her, even when the subject is in plain view.