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Students in Drumheller are back in class this week, including DVSS Grade 9 students Rachel Engen (left), Sam Brown, Nikola Dobrich, Logan Kuefler, Austin Berry, Aden Enns, and Brett McLean. For more about what’s new at school see pages 5 and 6 of this edition of inSide Drumheller. inSide photo by Michael James

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inSide STREETERS Quebec seems to have separatism back on the agenda. inSide Drumheller asks: “What do you think about them wanting to separate?”

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New impaired driving penalties in effect in time for long weekend Michael James | inSide Drumheller

Paul Nadasdi “The English and the French have never gotten along. We should be the Republic of Canada then maybe they would settle down”

Constable Jeremiah Jones is ready to enforce new penalties for driving with blood alcohol concentrations (BAC) between 0.05 and 0.08. As of September 1, those caught with 0.05 to 0.08 BAC will be subject to an immediate three day licence suspension and three day vehicle seizure. Residents are urged to be safe, and designate a driver or call a taxi if drinking. filephoto

Audrey DeBona “Let them separate. They’re always threatening to do it so go ahead.”

Bink Losoncy “I think they do add a lot to our multicultural society but it frustrates me that they hold the country for ransom by threatening to leave.”

Meagan Gustafson “I’m very against it. I believe we should stay united as a country.”

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New penalties are being introduced for motorists found with blood alcohol concentrations (BAC) between 0.05 and 0.08 on September 1, just in time for the busy Labour Day weekend. Motorists found with 0.05 to 0.08 BAC will be issued an automatic three day licence suspension and a three day vehicle seizure. Multiple offences lead to longer suspensions and seizures with violators required to take courses on how alcohol affects driving ability. “We want to encourage drivers to plan ahead and make the right decisions for themselves, for their passengers and for other people on

Heading back to the books Donella Swan | inSide Drumheller

As the beginning of the school year is looming, so is the end of my first work internship at The Drumheller Mail/ inSide Drumheller. This will be my last week here at the newspaper before I head back to Mount Royal University to take on the third year of my journalism/communication degree. I personally want to thank my Editor and all my collegues at The Drumheller Mail for all the help they gave me, and for answering the millions of questions I had during my work term. I would also like to thank the Town of Drumheller, and all the amazing people I met while on assignment both in Drumheller and surrounding area. Through this job I

learned that Drumheller is a wonderful place to live and there is a great sense of community pride. I learned many things during my time working for The Mail and these lessons are sure to come in handy while completing my school work.

I thoroughly enjoyed working here this summer, and I will miss the valley walls as I pack up and head to Calgary. Thank you to everyone again. Sincerely, Donella Swan

the road,” said Alberta Transportation Minister Ric McIver. “Since we passed this legislation last year, so many Albertans have already had these important conversations with their families and friends. We can all do something about preventable traffic collisions.” The Drumheller RCMP have received new road side testing devices and have been trained in their operation in preparation for the new penalties. “With change, there is going to be a learning curve associated with it,” said Staff Sergeant Art Hopkins. “Ultimately, at the end of the day, it’s legislation to make the roads safer.” The previous penalty for having a 0.05 to 0.08 BAC was a 24 hour licence suspension. The legislation outlining the new penalties was passed last fall. The first phase of the legislation, which introduced tougher administrative penalties for drivers

with over 0.08 BAC was implemented on July 1 of this year. Between July 1 and August 23, 994 licence suspensions and 632 vehicle seizures were handed out to drivers with over 0.08 BAC. An addition, 114 licence suspension and 73 vehicle seizures were issued to drivers with a graduated licence who had consumed alcohol. Anyone pulled over and who wish to contest the findings of the road side screening device, can appeal and be given a second breath test from another breathtesting device. Licence suspensions and vehicle seizures longer than three days may be appealed through the Alberta Transportation Safety Board. Residents are encouraged to plan ahead, especially this weekend. If you plan on drinking, be safe. Designate someone to drive or call a taxi, but do not drive. The life you save could be your own.

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New sub-division for Rosedale proposed Donella Swan | inSide Drumheller

During the regular Council meeting of August 27, the first reading of Bylaw 12.12 was passed. This Bylaw is to adopt “The Portion of Aerial, Rosedale Area Structure Plan.” Prepared by Wm. R. Hunter Alberta and Canada Land Surveyor, this structure plan is prepared to look at developing a large piece of land, approximately 33 acres, located on the north-west side of Pinter Drive. Land-use re-classification will be required to accommodate this proposed subdivision and development. Re-classifying the area would mean going from an Urban Transition District to a Suburb Community District. “There are five existing properties within this area,” said Chief Administrative Officer Ray Romanetz. CAO Romanetz saidthese existing properties would be grand-fathered in with the development. He explained the intent is to allow existing homes with private site services to continue as in the past, with private water and pump out septic tanks until further improvements are made. Development of west side Nine, approximately 20,000 square feet, lots with access to Mabbot Road plus one proposed single family dwelling for Lot 18. This also recognizes previous development and existing houses along this strip.

Development of south side Another eight lots will be created, with access to Pinter Road and access to the middle portion of the land. This allows for the creation of one lot for an existing building and provides for nine additional lots. Development of north side The creation of one lot to accommodate an existing home. This would require a short street extension to provide legal access to the lot. During the course of the study, a few owners adjacent to Lot 6 and 13 expressed an interest to expand their irregular lots to create regular 20,000 square foot lots. As it stands now, if they wish to re-build on their lots, they cannot meet the minimum rear and front set backs required by the Land Use Bylaw. Development of center The Land Surveyor suggested the center of the area is best left in its natural state with continued agricultural pursuit or possibly a temporary tourist commercial establishment. All new lots created that have not already been developed will be connected into the municipal water supply, as a condition of development. Sewage will fall under this condition as well. Created lots will also have to comply to flood protection precautions There was no final date given for the proposed sub-division to be finished during Council.

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Greentree School welcomes five new teachers Michael James | inSide Drumheller

Students are going to see quite a few new faces at Greentree School this year, though that isn’t the only change

happening at the elementary school. School began yesterday and here are just a few things they will see happening in Greentree School.

Fresh faces join teaching staff It’s an exciting year at Greentree School in regards to teaching staff. There are five new teachers at the school. At the end of last year, Barb Gammie, who had

taught at the school for many years, retired. In her place comes Jacquie Kolm, who had previously taught at Drumheller Valley Secondary School. Kolm will be taking over for Gammie.

“We’re pleased to have her, she’s a fantastic teacher. She’s taking over for Barb Gammie who retired last year,” said associate principal of Greentree School Jane Smith. The school is offering

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three full time kindergarten courses this year. As a result, Miss Taylor will joining the school as a new kindergarten teacher. Shaila Schlachter, who some students will recognize from last year helping Mrs. Messom in Grade 3 as Ms. Collins, will now be teaching Grade 2 full time. Covering for a maternity leave is Rob Hegberg. He will be at Greentree until February, 2013, and will help bolster the school’s athletics. “He’s got an athletic background, so he’s excited to get involved with athletics at the school,” said Smith. Grade 5 students will have a new teacher this year in Kim Pearson, who joined the school over the summer. Lastly, the school has a new music teacher. Dennis Callahan moved from Ontario to take up a job with Greentree School. Callahan will be in charge of the school’s choir and music classes. The new teachers also provide an opportunity to expand the school’s extracurricular activities. One of the options, currently lacking at the school, is a fine art program. “We’re keeping the same student clubs and student focus this year. We’ll still be running

lunch intramurals, after school sports, choir, band, student leadership opportunities,” said Smith. “With the new teachers coming on board, they bring their own expertise. Some have expressed interest in fine arts, so we might have some fine arts classes as well.” School renovations complete Greentree saw some renovations over the summer. The walls were knocked down between the science classrooms, formerly the junior high rooms, to create four new rooms. “It was to accommodate the numbers of classes. We’ve been increasing the number of home rooms. We always like to keep our homerooms quite small,” said Smith. School focused on student conduct and literacy Greentree School has worked over the summer, on their Positive Behaviour Support program. “Our school has worked on something called Positive Behaviour Support. We looked at the student code of conduct, we made some posters, and we’re going over it as a staff to make sure we’re on the same page with the Positive Behaviour Support Committee,” said Smith. The school is also looking at improving strategic instruction this year through the Alberta Initiative for School Improvement. The goal will be to streamline instruction for students, particularly in regards to vocabulary and tying that in with literacy. To help, Ashley Neefe will be working with teachers and staff to develop effective means of improving instruction. Students rushed back into school yesterday for the first day of classes at Greentree School. “Everything has been busy for the last couple days. Everyone was getting their classrooms ready for this year,” said Smith. “We’re really excited for the first day of school and to see the kids back.”


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DVSS unveils big changes for students Michael James | inSide Drumheller

It’s hard to believe as of yesterday school is in. Students headed back to class after a long summer break. Students at Drumheller Valley Secondary School (DVSS) got a few surprises when they walked in the door this year. A new vision for DVSS The first change is a new mural next to the library. The school unveiled their new vision and mission statement to students and parents. The new vision for the school is “To engage possibilities and embrace potential.” The new mission statement is “Inspiring a caring and courageous commu-

nity of lifelong learners; empowering global citizens for generations.” To go along with the vision and mission statement is a new tagline for the school. “Learning for life” replaced the school’s old tagline, “The place to be.” “This year is all about the unveiling of our new vision and mission statement. Last year we spent six months working on and developing a new vision and mission statement for the school. It’s the next step in turning around our facility,” said principal Curtis LaPierre. Students, parents, and staff contributed to the creation of the new vision and mission statement by listing words they thought represented the school. Those words were collect-

ed and processed with an innovative tool. “We got that information together and put it into a Wordle,” said LaPiere. “You can take that and you can start to pick out themes and work on the vision and mission statements.” In a Wordle, words vary in size depending on the number of times they’re used in a survey. The larger the word appears, the more it was used. The new vision and mission statement will permeate the school according to LaPierre. “The other mission statement was 15 years old and a lot has changed in that time. There was the complexity of it too. It was a couple paragraphs with sentences upon sentences. In terms of organizations today, mission and vision statements are brief and have a lot of thought and detail behind them,” said

LaPierre. “It was also the new school, new name, and now we just needed a new vision and mission.” New classes added One thing students noticed right away is each class is slightly shorter than last year. This year, each block will be two minutes shorter. However, students shouldn’t be arranging to be picked up from school sooner. The shorter classes make room for a new school wide course. “It’s called Learning Strategies. That 30 minutes will be used for study and reading, and the students will be receiving school wide instruction in study habits, memorizing, test, and readings skills,” said LaPierre. “It’s such an important aspect of schooling that students don’t frequently receive direct instruction in terms of how

to do it,” There is also a slew of new options for junior high students. Cosmetology 9 and Drama 9 were added, and Outdoor Education for the Grade 8’s is returning as an option. There will be no hockey program for the upcoming school year. Earlier this year LaPierre had been hoping to add to the school’s athletic repertoire by offering a hockey program for students. There weren’t enough students or parents interested this year, but LaPierre hopes to have a program together come the fall of 2013. Teachers depart There were few changes to staffing at DVSS this year. Mr. Hamm is teaching full time and Mrs. Kolm moved to Greentree School. The school also lost a teacher this year with the retirement of Mr. Neal.

International numbers surge DVSS is looking at an enrollment of 380 students, which is down from last year by 14 students. However, the international program swelled this year. So far, 62 students are registered, but LaPierre suspects only 50 will come. Last year there were 35 international students. A group of 20 South Korean students will also be in attendance for the first three months. The group comes in the wake of the Korean students last year. DVSS opened it’s doors yesterday for the first day of classes. New students were given welcome packages, filled with useful supplies and gifts provided by local businesses. Students then headed off to the gym for an assembly welcoming everyone back for another exciting year at DVSS.

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sight seeing, hoodoos, hikes, Little Church, Suspension Bridge, Atlas Coal Mine, Aquaplex, and rec centre, lots of fun!!!” More than a few parents expressed how much they appreciated the spray park for their children. The scenery is always popular with positive comments about the hills and hoodoos. One visitor described The valley as “very interesting, picturesque Beginning Wednesday, September 19 An After School Program For Children Grades K-6

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and clean.” The friendliness of the community also shone through in the comments. Many relayed positive experiences while visiting area attractions and businesses. “Drumheller is awesome because of all the nice people.” Drumheller’s reputation as a service centre is becoming more and more known as many talk about pleasant shopping experiences and the community having “all I need.” As one respondent testifies “this has been my shopping centre for 45 years.” As usual, civic pride comes out in this survey

as respondent after respondent tells us what a great place Drumheller is to live. “A great place to call home,” says one, and another says “Drumheller is a beautiful town. I love living here and love all the nice fresh weather.” The survey also allows people to say what they feel Drumheller is lacking, and this summer there were very few responses of that nature, indicating Drumheller is a complete package. One that stands out however is from a visitor from Sundre who mentioned that a “Roller Derby team is needed.” Any takers?

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It seems that I’ve been doing a lot of travelling this summer. Last week an old buddy and I reprised a road trip we had made 35 years ago, up to Valemount, B.C., and Hinton. The trip then was to visit a couple of high school friends, Les Damnanu and Morrie Archibauld. 35 years later, it was for the same reason, to visit Morrie and Les. In 1977, my old buddy Brian Kobe, had just entered the Calgary Police Service, and I was working some menial, forgettable job. So forgettable in fact, that I’ve forgotten what. Anyway, Brian had just bought a new Camaro Rallye Sport and wanted to take it on a long drive: we got together and decided Valemount was a long drive. We called Morris and Les, who were still single at the time, working for the timber company, and living in a hotel in Valemount. 2012 – 35 years later, both Les and Morris are long married, with children and grandchildren. Fortunately, time has been kind, and neither has changed too much physically, and their personalities not at all. We were all very happy to see one another, there were hearty handshakes, and yes, even hugs all around. The day after we arrived in Valemount, where Les lives with his wife Terri, Les took us on a 4 k hike up to beautiful Kinney Lake. That evening, Terri served up lasagna and cheesecake. We pulled the cork on a bottle of wine, laughed and reminisced. It was good. In Hinton, where Morrie lives with his wife Jodi, the greetings were the same, heartfelt handshakes and hugs, Morrie barbequed a few steaks, Jodi baked some potatoes, boiled some corn, and made a few salads. Again, more wine, laughter, and reminiscing. Friday morning we were on the road home. I hope we don’t leave it for another 35 years.

place to have a dinosaurus good time!” Another simply quipped “Roarrr!!” Not only were the dinosaurs popular but so were many sites. One visitor from Eckville said she liked the “Swinging Bridge and counting Dinosaurs,” and another raved about the Bumper Boats and the World’s Largest Dinosaur. A family from Edmonton was certainly busy: “We love the

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While the days are getting shorter and youngsters are heading back to school, another busy summer has come and gone. Every year The Weekender runs the Great Drumheller Dinosaur Challenge. This is by far one of the most popular contests the paper runs and through the summer it receives hundreds of entries. These entries come from local residents as well as national and international visitors. This year is no exception. Once again the entry box was flooded. What makes this contest more fun is that it simply asks entrants to make comments on Drumheller. This provides feedback from res-

idents and visitors, and like most years, across the board it is positive. “The best part about Drumheller was everything!” lauded one respondent. This year it appears many through the valley were taking an Alberta Break, although there was a strong contingent of entrants from Saskatchewan and British Columbia. And as with most years, the good old dinosaurs were the most popular fixture of the valley, as one Edmonton visitor stated, “Drumheller is the best place to learn about Dinosaurs,” while a visitor from Ontario said the highlight of their visit was having “fun going around looking at the dinosaurs around town.” One visitor said Drumheller is a “great

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Playing at The Napier Theatre... Friday, August 31 to Thursday, September 6, 7:30 p.m., The Bourne Legacy. Closed Mondays. Saturday, September 1, Hand Hills: 7th Annual BBQ at the Handhills HighCountry Hideaway Campground. 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 6, Drumheller: Celebrating the Drumheller Dragons 10 Anniversary, you are invited to the Badlands Evening of the Stars. Badlands Community Facility. Don’t miss this spectacular evening. Tickets available by calling 403-823-2022 or email kerri@drumhellerdragons.ca. Monday, September 10, Drumheller: Girl Guide Registration. Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, Rangers. Knox United Church Hall. 6 pm - 8 pm. Further information call Noella Brisebois 403-823-6976. Thursdays starting August 2, Drumheller: 6 week Country & Western Swing (Jive) Lessons. 7:00 p.m. for singles or couples at carol todor dance school. Call 403-823-4377 to register. Monday evenings, Nacmine: Community Bingo at Nacmine Hall. Doors open 6 p.m. Bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evenings, Drumheller: Wing Night, Flavourz Restaurant and Lounge. Friday Nights, Drumheller: Friday Rib Night, Flavourz Restaurant and Lounge.


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The Drumheller Valley is a unique, scenic valley, created by millions of years of erosion by wind and water. About 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the hot tropical swamps and forests that covered this area. Today, the fossilized remains of the dinosaurs can be seen in museums all over the world, and the lush vegetation exists as coal seams throughout the area. The Valley was first inhabited by Thomas Greentree, who, in 1902, built his homestead on what is now the Town of Drumheller. The Greentree House became a stop-over place for early pioneers coming into the district. It was Sam Drumheller who first exploited rich coal reserves

in the area and conceived the idea of a townsite in the Valley. Jesse Gouge opened the first coal mine in 1911. In 1913, the Calgary-Drumheller railway line was opened and the coal industry boomed. More than 40 mines were soon operating in the Valley. Mining towns like Nacmine (short for North American Collieries Mine), Midlandvale, Rosedale, East Coulee, Wayne, and Newcastle developed notorious reputations as highrolling boomtowns with bootlegging and gambling. When gas and oil were discovered in other parts of Alberta, the importance of coal diminished and the economy of the Valley turned to other things.

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Unique gifts for everyone on your list! DDesigner i Childrens Child Clothing. Cl th thi Giftware, Gift Fashion F hi Accessories A i

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Delia Verdant Valley Handhills Lake

Town of Drumheller

Home of the

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Nature Trail: A hiking trail along the scenic Red Deer River gives an excellent view of the unique geological formations and wildlife in the Valley.

The Fossil Shop

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45 3rd Ave. West, Drumheller, AB · 403-823-3505

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Drumheller Regional Chamber of Development & Tourism

Nacmine Bleriot Ferry Carbon

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700 - Highway 9 South Drumheller

NEWCASTLE BAR in the Dinosaur Hotel

LEGEND Hospital

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Hospital

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Bernie and the Boys Bistro

Newcastle Park: Set on the banks of the Red Deer River, has a beach and walking trails, baseball diamonds, and picnic tables.

H LEGEND

Tourist information

Free delivery within town limits on orders over $25.00 after 5 p.m.

403-823-6362

WORLD’S LARGEST DINOSAUR

Bernie and the Boys Bistro Can you believe it? 70 flavours of milkshakes and slush! Dare to try one!

?

information Portable water & dump stationTourist Medical Clinic

Bernie Made It!

Rotary Splash Park

The Drumheller Valley is a unique, scenic valley, created by millions of years of erosion by wind and water. About 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the hot tropical swamps and forests that covered this area. Today, the fossilized remains of the dinosaurs can be seen in museums all over the world, and the lush vegetation exists as coal seams throughout the area. The Valley was first inhabited by Thomas Greentree, who, in 1902, built his homestead on what is now the Town of Drumheller. The Greentree House became a stop-over place for early pioneers coming into the district. It was Sam Drumheller who first exploited rich coal reserves

in the area and conceived the idea of a townsite in the Valley. Jesse Gouge opened the first coal mine in 1911. In 1913, the Calgary-Drumheller railway line was opened and the coal industry boomed. More than 40 mines were soon operating in the Valley. Mining towns like Nacmine (short for North American Collieries Mine), Midlandvale, Rosedale, East Coulee, Wayne, and Newcastle developed notorious reputations as highrolling boomtowns with bootlegging and gambling. When gas and oil were discovered in other parts of Alberta, the importance of coal diminished and the economy of the Valley turned to other things.

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Downtown Core

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* Daily Specials * Healthy Menu Choices * Fresh Homestyle Food * Specialty Coffees * Smoothies * Breakfast Bagels * Quesadillas * Desserts * Free Wireless Internet

Medical Clinic Here to make you happy. TM

RCMP Civic Centre/Library

Today, the Town of Drumheller relies on agriculture, government services, oil and gas, and tourism for its economic prosperity. REPTILE WORLD

HEY KIDS!! Cool down at the

TO

Badlands Historical Centre

Bus Depot

Rosedale Suspension Bridge Cambria Asteroid East Coulee E.C. School Museum Atlas Coal Mine Caracol Clay Studios Hwy 10x Hwy 36 Hwy 56 Wayne The Hoodoos

Post Office

RESTAURANT Chinese & Western Cuisine

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WE’RE LOCATED IN EAST COULEE AT 169-6TH STREET.

Located next to the World’s Largest Dinosaur

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Tyrrell unearths rare dino from Hand Hills

The Tyrrell Museum crew of Martin Schilling (left), Tom Courtenay, Jen Bansescu, Chris Capobianco, Dr. Francois Therrien, and Ola Kovalchuk with the four tonne jacket containing the remains of a Triceratops. The fossil was Michael James | inSide Drumheller

â&#x20AC;&#x153;It turned out to be a mon dinosaur for that big ďŹ nd for that partic- time period in Monular rock formation. It tana and Saskatchcomes from the end of ewan, but not here the age of dinosaurs, in Alberta. We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t from 67 to 66 million know why. It could be years ago,â&#x20AC;? said Ther- because of environmental changes, but rien. Generally, the Scol- it could be a number lard Formation in the of other reasons,â&#x20AC;? said Hand Hills has very Therrien. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This specimen few fossils. Prior to this ďŹ nd, most of the could oďŹ&#x20AC;er a hint, but ďŹ nds were microfos- I think it will take a sils, which usually more exhaustive study need a microscope to of the Scollard Formation.â&#x20AC;? examine. Therrien has alTherrien hopes the ďŹ nd can shed light on ready begun looking why there are so few for more fossils in the large dinosaur fossils Hand Hills in hopes in the Scollard Forma- of ďŹ nding more dinosaurs. tion. Anyone who ďŹ nds â&#x20AC;&#x153;For some reason, the Scollard Forma- a fossil is encouraged tion doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t produce as to contact the Tyrrell many dinosaur fossils Museum at 403-823found in the Hand Hills and could shed light on why not as the Dinosaur Park 7707 or Tyrrell.info@ many large dinosaurs during the end of the age of dino- or Horseshoe Canyon gov.ab.ca. saurs, are found in Alberta. Formations and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re submitted photo not sure why. Triceris the only one known atops is the most comtorists passing by. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We would have from that time in Alpeople drive by and berta. COUNTRY LANE RV PARK The high concentraslow down. Some even Beautiful privately owned RV Park stopped and came to tion of bones is unHeated Pool, Spa, Clubhouse see what was happen- usual for the area. The SERVICED CLEAR TITLE LOTS S006630 fossils were found in a ing,â&#x20AC;? said Therrien. It is hoped prepara- rock formation known tion will begin in the as the Scollard For(only $2,000 Deposit) late fall or winter and mation. The Scollard Viewings must be pre-booked 2 days in advance by phoning is estimated it will take encompasses the time Toll Free: 1.888.913.2114 six months to prepare. at the very end of the www.countrylanervcalgary.com Based on shape of Cretaceous period. vertebrae, suspects itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a large horned dinosaur and Triceratops

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COMING EVENTS STAMP COLLECTORS Show Sale. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 700 Centre St. SE, Calgary, August 31 - September 2, 2012. Free admission. Information at website: www.bnaps.org/bnapex2012.

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CREATIVE COLOURING

ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 You are on a roll, Aries, and now it is just a matter of maintaining the momentum for a few more days. Don’t let anyone slow you down this week.

CLUES DOWN

CLUES ACROSS 1. Essential floral oil 5. Boast 9. A way to travel on skis 11. Austrian capital 13. Sensationalist journalism 15. Taxidrivers 16. Atomic mass unit 17. A rock-boring tool 19. Actress Farrow 20. The trunk of a tree 22. Satisfy to excess 23. Cleopatra’s snake 24. Single-reed instrument 25. Volcanic mountain in Japan 26. Bon ____: witty remarks 28. Competitors 31. Republic of Ireland 32. Late Show host

34. Parrot nostril membrane 35. Moves into action 37. Back talk 38. A pointed end 39. British Air Aces 41. 1st weekday 42. Sound in mind 43. Hypothetical original matter 45. Head covering 46. Classical musical dramas 49. God of war & sky (Germanic) 50. Beginnings 53. Coarse fabric used for bags 55. High legislative assembly 56. What a ghost does 57. Pats gently 58. Ceases to live

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1. N.M. National Lab: Los ____ 2. In columns 3. Inclusive 4. Underground plant part 5. Top part of an apron 6. Confederate soldier 7. Make lively 8. Metamorphic rock type 9. Thrust with a weapon 10. Russian space station 11. Rotates showing wind direction 12. As fast as can be done (abbr.) 14. Desalinate 15. Marcus Porcius 18. Perching bird order 21. Citizen rejects 26. Missing soldiers 27. Cantankerous 29. German river 30. Fed 31. Large Australian flightless bird 33. Lasso users 34. Spanish saloon 36. Common cracker 37. Glided high 38. Draws from 40. Deceptive tactics 41. Conductance units 42. Unit of loudness 44. Steins 47. Express pleasure 48. A large amount 51. Talk 52. Belonging to a thing 54. Language spoken by the Khonds

TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, there are many opportunities within your reach, but you are not sure which way to go. Seek advice from Sagittarius when you get a spare moment. GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21 Others can see you haven’t been yourself lately, Gemini. So relax and take a break from something that’s been bothering you, and you will return to being your old self. You won’t be disappointed. CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22 Now is not the time for dawdling, Cancer. You have a full plate of things to tackle and it seems like the hours will be slipping away. Recharge and get focused. LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, don’t let anyone discourage you when tackling a big project. As you have proven time and again, you simply need to establish a goal and your efforts will help you achieve it. VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, though you may not know where your path will lead this week, you are deeply aware that an adventure is in store. Take some time to prepare your mind and body. LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, no one will know who you truly are unless you share a few secrets. You don’t have to give everything away, but allow others in by sharing some personal information.

Sudoku Here’s how it works: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!

SCORPIO - Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, though you don’t shy away from challenges, you do know when to pick your battles. When something inconsequential comes up this week, let it pass. SAGITTARIUS - Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, when a past conflict resurfaces this week, push it aside because that is ancient history. It is better to focus on the positive things that are in store for you. CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, when you love someone, it can be difficult to step aside and let this person make his or her own choices. But this is what you have to do for lessons to be learned.

Sudoku Solution

Word Scramble Rearrange the letters in the word to spell something pertaining to yard sales. Answer: Wrinkle

Last Week's Crossword Solution

AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 Your eyes are bigger than your stomach at work this week, Aquarius. Delegate some tasks so everything goes smoothly and your project is completed on time. PISCES - Feb 19/Mar 20 Learning from your weaknesses can help you to grow stronger, Pisces. Accept a challenge that is presented this week, even if it scares you.


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No upgrades in sight for busy Highway 9 crosswalk Motorists asked to be vigilant to save student lives Michael James | inSide Drumheller

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Despite the concerns raised by parents, Alberta Transportation has decided not to upgrade the pedestrian crosswalk on Highway 9 South and 12 Ave SE. The intersection is used by many students to go to and from Greentree School. In the June 27 edition of The Drumheller Mail, it was reported Alberta Transportation was conducting a warrant analysis on whether the Highway 9 and 12 Ave SE intersection should be upgraded. “The analysis was done in June and found that basically what there

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The crosswalk of Highway 9 and 12 Ave SE will not be undergoing any upgrades after an Alberta Transportation study concluded there were not sufficient grounds to change the lights to the red, amber, green traffic lights. Greentree School and Drumheller RCMP are asking residents to be vigilant when approaching the crosswalk. inSide photo by Michael James

is now is adequate. The full red, amber, green signals are not required,” said Trent Bancarz, spokeperson for Alberta Transportation. The analysis was prompted by concerns raised by parents and residents that children were in danger when using the crosswalk. This past spring, a Greentree student was crossing and his bike was hit by a passing vehicle. The same student was almost hit again only a few weeks later. As part of the analysis, Alberta Transportation spent some time observing the crosswalk this past June. “We took the concern seriously and we took a look at the intersection. You need to have the adequate signals in place for the intersection, but on the other hand, people need to use it correctly as well to maximize safely,” said Bancarz. “One of the things we found when we observed the crosswalk is a lot of instances of people not using the crosswalk correctly. There is an onus on drivers as well. When they see those amber lights flashing, they should slow down and look to see if anyone is crossing.” Bancarz did note, however, the students using the crosswalk were doing so correctly, unlike some adults. Greentree School will be proactive in educating its students about crosswalk safety. “The teachers go over student safety in health

class. We talk about traffic safety in our school council. We’ve put reminders about traffic safety in our monthly newsletter,” said Greentree School associate principal Jane Smith. “We also have supervisors before and after school.” The RCMP have begun monitoring intersections near schools, such as the one in front of St. Anthony’s, in an effort to educate drivers. “Our school patrols have started. The school zones and intersections associated with them will be patrolled regularly with increased enforcement in those intersections,” said Staff Sergeant Art Hopkins. Greentree School and the Drumheller RCMP are asking motorists to be careful when approaching intersections near schools. “We ask motorists to please be aware of students crossing at the intersection. Be vigilant about students on bike or foot going to and from school,” said Greentree School associate principal Jane Smith. “Motorists should have increased vigilance now that kids are back in school. A lot of these kids are in a rush, they’re excited to get to school and they might not be paying as close attention to motorists as they should,” said Staff Sergeant Hopkins. “Everyone has to do whatever they can to ensure the safety of our children.”


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WHO are you?

Chucks cancelled Friday due to rain

Who are you? is a weekly feature that profiles various young, professional Drumhellerites.

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The 2012 Alberta Professional Chuckwagon and Chariot Association (APCCA) event held at Dinosaur Downs from August 24 to 26 got off to a wet start. Rain cancelled Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s races, but by Saturday the track was dry enough to be prepared for the event. inSide photo by Donella Swan

Age: 24 Occupation: Correctional Officer at the Drumheller Institution How long have you lived in Drumheller? For three years now. Where are you originally from? Medicine Hat Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s your favourite part about the valley? Definitely the people. Everyone is so down to earth, easy to get along with and right away I felt welcomed. Is there anything you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t like about Drumheller? Not really. There is an obscene amount of traffic during the summer for this small town but what can you do. You have a tattoo on your right arm, does it have any special meaning? Actually, getting tattoos was sort of a tradition for the males on my momâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s side of the family. Mine has the family crest and a few other symbols representing my heritage. I was in Grade 8 when I got my first tattoo. Dad signed off on it, mom was pretty upset. I thought it was pretty cool until I grew and it shifted. Then I had to get some work done

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to it to make it look nice again. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s one food you couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t live without? Meatloaf - it has that home-cooked taste and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s very filling. You canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t buy stuff like that in the store. Would you rather go sky diving or swim with Great White sharks? Sky diving. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve seen Shark Week way too many times to even consider getting in the water. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s your worst nightmare? Quadruplets. Jon and Kate Plus 8 ruined that for me. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s your dream vacation? Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d like to visit Japan, as I am part Japanese. Do you collect anything? I just started collecting old school NFL rookie cards. A colleague of mine got me into it. What are some of your other hobbies? I love working out at the new Badlands Community Facility and I just bought a camper and am anxious to use it. Any words of wisdom? Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t believe what you hear and only believe half of what you see.

The 2012 Alberta Professional Chuckwagon and Chariot Association (APCCA) event held at Dinosaur Downs from August 24 to 26, got oďŹ&#x20AC; to a bit of a wet start. Due to rain, Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s races were cancelled. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We got an inch and a half of rain and we just couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get the track ready in those conditions,â&#x20AC;? said Mike Hansen, president of the Drumheller Stampede and Agricultural Society. By Saturday, track conditions were much better and the races commenced. Hansen said there were roughly 350 people in attendance Saturday and 300 on Sunday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Overall the event went well,â&#x20AC;? said Hansen.

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If your neighbours were out all night last weekend, there is a good chance they were at the Red Eye Memorial Tournament. The annual Slo-Pitch tourney saw a lot of changes this year. The tournament was moved up by a couple weeks and it also found a new home at the Starland Recreational Area near the Morrin Bridge. While the team numbers were down a bit. Fred Makowecki said their barbecue remained as busy as ever, if not busier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We brought threequarters of the food we did last year, and I had to go back and top it up

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over what we had last year, I would say it was more than successful,â&#x20AC;? said Makowecki. While Friday morning brought a deluge of rain to the area, by the time the games began Friday night, the area was dry

enough to play. While the weather did vary throughout the weekend, spirits were high. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What a great bunch of people, my goodness it was fun this year. The teams were really great, it give you chills that it

is your community out there doing it for you. It strikes me as special,â&#x20AC;? said Makowecki. The tournament is staged each year in beneďŹ t of the Chris Bolin Memorial Fund and the Morgan Jayne Project.

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them, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s about the value of the entertainment they can bring in. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a fun night,â&#x20AC;? said Curran. He says more than just hearing these greats speak, there is also some once in a lifetime prizes up for grabs in the auctions and raďŹ&#x201E;es. These include a raďŹ&#x201E;e for a VIP golf weekend that includes four friends, a private jet and two golf courses. Auction items include the Ultimate 4th of July experience in New York City, a trip to Scottsdale Arizona for a PGA Golf

Tour experience, or a dream sports package where six can jet to Detroit to take in a Lions game and Red Wings game. â&#x20AC;&#x153;These trips we are talking about are trips that you just canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get,â&#x20AC;? they are very special,â&#x20AC;? said Curran. He is excited about the evening, and says it can be valuable for the team. â&#x20AC;&#x153;These kids will have a chance to talk to these players â&#x20AC;Ś about what it is to be a professional hockey player, living the dream and what the

dream costs. There is a lot of commitment,â&#x20AC;? said Curran. â&#x20AC;&#x153;These guys do a good job at helping out the younger players because they once were that same player. They hold on to that advice a lot tighter than from guys who are further down the road.â&#x20AC;? The Badlands Evening of the Stars is September 6, cocktails are at 5 p.m. For more information call the Dragons oďŹ&#x192;ce at 403-823-2022 or email kerri@drumhellerdragons.ca

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