Martha Wickett

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Fields closed until next week

Flooded playing surfaces to be reassessed later next week.

  • Apr 21st, 2017 2:30pm

Candidates tackle environment

Two of four candidates address topics from steep-slope logging to fracking.

  • Apr 21st, 2017 1:30pm

Sports fields still drenched

City staff will be reassessing them on Friday.

  • Apr 18th, 2017 4:29pm

Former chief wants to bridge divides

Road block on bridge has now been removed

  • Apr 18th, 2017 10:00am

UPDATE: Repairs have begun on Kault Hill

Side of roadway sloughing towards lakeside embankment.

  • Apr 13th, 2017 4:00pm

Council votes to change tax rates

Business rates to rise while light industry to drop.

  • Apr 13th, 2017 6:30am

Band issues statement on road block

RCMP relations and internal political issues prompted closure.

  • Apr 12th, 2017 3:30pm

New park signs to include address for emergencies

People will be able to tell 911 dispatcher their exact location

  • Apr 6th, 2017 10:30am

Government help doesn’t cover rent

Costs too high, homeless shelter only option during winter.

  • Apr 5th, 2017 2:55pm

Provincial, federal help needed with housing

Municipalities can support affordable housing, but shouldn’t operate it.

  • Apr 5th, 2017 2:45pm

Rents eat up renters’ income

Half of city renters face costs that aren’t affordable.

  • Apr 5th, 2017 1:30am

Homeless man dreams of helping others

With a reliable place, ‘surviving wouldn’t be so hard.’

  • Apr 5th, 2017 1:30am

Matchbox moves to Centenoka Mall

Customers who call old-time restaurant ‘home’ saddened

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 4:40pm

City ponders raising business tax rate

Council receives input on possible levelling light industrial, business rates.

  • Mar 29th, 2017 5:00pm

Al Boucher to be honoured at ball park

City agrees to rename Diamond #2, work towards playground.

  • Mar 29th, 2017 7:00am

Council approves demolition of Orchard House

City offers 60 day-window, $50,000 to assist with moving building.

  • Mar 28th, 2017 12:54pm

Junglemania reopens for business

Children’s play facility entertaining families once again.

  • Mar 27th, 2017 3:04pm

Silverheads claim seniors hockey championship

Gold medal game sees Bastion Blazers face Hillside Silverheads.

  • Mar 27th, 2017 2:46pm

Fate of Orchard House on agenda

City council will discuss the building at its March 27 afternoon meeting.

  • Mar 24th, 2017 4:30am

Crew works to stabilize hillside

Rocks falls above Trans-Canada Highway east of Chase

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 4:00pm