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Federal Public Safety Minister encouraged by flood mitigation efforts


The Honourable Vic Toews, Federal Minister of Public Safety was through the valley Wednesday evening and was impressed by the measures the Town of Drumheller officials initiated following the flood of 2005, and the role they played in mitigating damage during this year’s high water event. (l-r) Crowfoot MP Kevin Sorenson, RCMP Corporal Kevin Charles, Minister Vic Toews, Mayor Terry Yemen and Drumheller Fire Chief Bill Bachynski listen to a presentation from Drumheller CAO Ray Romanetz on mitigation efforts. inSide photo by Patrick Kolafa


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inSide STREETERS Pulling through Drumheller high water was an experience shared by all in the community. inSide Drumheller asks: “Who is your flood hero?”

Chris Bobra “I can’t name just one, it was incredible, all the people filling sand bags.”

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Drumheller provided a hopeful ending to a tough day for Federal Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews as he toured areas of Alberta devastated by floodwaters. Minister Toews met with MP Kevin Sorenson, Mayor Terry Yemen, Drumheller Fire Chief Bachynski, RCMP Corporal Kevin Charles, CAO Ray Romanetz and Drumheller-Stettler MLA Rick Strankman. This was the minister’s final destination after visiting some of the hardest hit areas in the province, and it provided him with a positive outlook after learning how Drumheller managed its high water event. “This was a very positive ending to the day. We have seen what happened in High River, Siksika and in Calgary,” Toews told inSide

Drumheller. “I was expecting to see the same sort of thing here in Drumheller. We know a few homes have been destroyed and these are very serious things, but we knew it wasn’t as significant.” He learned why the damage wasn’t quite as significant. CAO Romanetz and Mayor Yemen walked Minister Toews through the flooding in 2005 and the successes and failures of the town’s mitigation of the impact of the rushing water. Following the flood of 2005, the Town of Drumheller began lobbying the provincial government to assist in building permanent dykes in Midland and in Newcastle. Romanetz explained they were successful without having to use political channels. These dykes were crucial for Drumheller to make it through the

events of the last few days. “It was a great presentation, because it fits exactly into what I have been saying since I have been involved in flood issues, which is basically my entire political career,” Toews said. “That is how flood mitigation can make a difference in the amount of tax payer money spent. Not only does it improve safety, rather than rebuilding the same damaged property every year, you take certain preventive steps one time. The entire property will be secure for many years.” Romanetz demonstrated how a levee in East Coulee erected in the 1980s has helped, and he demonstrated the need for another like-project in the Rosedale area. The federal government has a Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangement with the province and territo-

rial government to help citizens through disasters. It has been in place since the 1970s and in that time, has paid out nearly $2 billion in assistance. The Federal Department of Public Safety has been a part of designing a National Disaster Mitigation Strategy, and the measures Drumheller took to plan for overland flooding is the type of leadership needed to build efficiency and safety. “The Deputy Ministers will be coming back with a report on mitigation in the next little while. That will be brought to the ministers and we will discuss how cost is to be shared

(between various levels of government) and look at the recommendations,” said Toews. “The point is, you don’t have to go through this emergency type of situation with temporary dyking and earthworks, if it is done and you can anticipate what is going to happen and feel fairly secure.” “It’s been successful in other jurisdictions where we have done that on a pilot project basis, so I was very pleased the Prime Minister gave me the green light to negotiate with the provinces on a national basis to become part of our disaster financial assistance arrangement.” w26nc28d

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Miners receive championship banner

Tony Kollman and Ron Laughlin hoist the Allan Cup for the first time since they won

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Drumheller. Instead, the players only received medallions. After almost 50 years, the DrumThe Chinook Credit Union had a heller Memorial Arena will now have a championship banner for the Drumbanner to celebrate the valley’s great- heller Miners made which will have a est hockey legacy. place in the rafters of the Drumheller The Allan Cup returned to the valley, Memorial Arena. the first time since 1966. The Chinook This is fitting as the Miners played Credit Union hosted a reception Fri- out the 1965-66 season at the Hanna day afternoon, June 21, inviting many Arena because the Drumheller Arena members of the Drumheller hockey had burned. community and beyond to see the cup. For Laughlin, the event brought The trophy was won by the Legendary back some great memories. He was Drumheller Miners, and former play- in his late 20s when he played for the ers Tony Kollman and Ron Laughlin, Miners. Before he was a Miner, he as well as manager Jim Fisher and Stan played for the Colorado College on a Solberg, who hockey scholarwas one of the ship, and they After almost 50 years, the founders of the won a NCAA Drumheller Memorial Arena modern Miners national chamwill now have a banner to team, attended. pionship. celebrate the valley’s A few other He said Coach greatest hockey legacy. notables hoped Roy Kelly, who to attend, but currently lives were not able to make it because of in Radium, but was not able to attend the flooding in Calgary and the flood- due to the flooding, should be given ing which caused the blockage of the credit for the Miners’ success. Trans Canada Highway coming from “He used the Philadelphia system, British Columbia. a defensive man to man style. He was Voice of the Drumheller Dragons, just one heck of a coach,” said LaughJason Blanke, hosted the event and lin. traced the linage of valley hockey his- He played for the Miners from 1962 tory; from the Miners to the Dragons. until the season following their chamJack Samuel was a member of the pionship win. Miners and he went on to be one of “Drumheller dropped out of the the founders of the Drumheller Fal- league the year after. One of the hardcons. Cam Christianson played for ships of the Allan Cup trail was you are the Falcons and just over 10 years ago just about devastatingly broke when founded the Drumheller Dragons. you are done because you had to give The reception was a chance for com- several thousand dollars in cash to the rades to share old stories and memo- Canadian Amateur Hockey Associaries of hockey. tion before you dropped the puck,” he The Chinook Credit Union offered said. a gesture that will allow future genImage Crafters made the banner erations to look up at the Drumheller and the Dragons plan to raise it durMemorial Arena and remember their ing one of their home games. Coach proud hockey heritage. of the Dragons Brian Curran quipped Banners were not commonplace the Dragons are “hoping to hang one in the sixties, Jim Fisher told inSide beside it.”


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After naming a new Badlands Community Facility (BCF) fundraising chair and cabinet earlier this year, the fundraising campaign for the facility is getting back on track. “We’re moving forward with events to raise awareness. There will be three events in the next several months,� said Hansine Kostelecky, who was named chair of the BCF fundraising cabinet on February 25. “We’ll also be moving forward with fundraising, in terms of large donors, community donors, what the donor recognition will look like, and the Legacy Patio.� New events include an Oktoberfest on September 28, Sports Day on September 7, and relaunching the Diamond Dinner on November 16. In addition, sponsorship signage is expected in the future. “Sponsorship exists for donors in excess of $25,000, there are naming opportunities and

the more donated, the better visibility in the facilty. That will help us build momentum,â€? said Kostelecky. Kostelecky was appointed the new chair of the BCF after previous co-chairs Je Hall and Elson McDougald resigned earlier in the year. Councillors Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk and Sharel Sho were named to the committee as well. Later, at the May 21 meeting of Council, Heather Colberg, Linda Lacher, Koren McDougald, John Sho, and Kimberly Suntjens were appointed to the fundraising cabinet. “I think it’s a group of people who are all keen, community minded, and are willing to give things a fresh look. Our focus is a lot more directed. There wis a shortfall of fundraising, but we’re determined to meet the fundraising goal and weave in the curling and hockey rink,â€? said Kostelecky. Since the fundraising campaign was launched, just under $3.4 million has been raised. The goal is $6 million. Should the remainder


Badlands Community Facility fundraising chair Hansine Kostelecky and the rest of the fundraising cabinet are starting to renew fundraising. Several events are scheduled later this year, including Oktoberfest, Sports Day, and the return of the Diamond Dinner. filephoto

be raised, the plan would then be to fundraise for the second phase of the building. “There are a couple things woven into the mandate of the cabinet. There is the new curling and hockey rink and how best to go about that, which has yet to be determined. There was some good news in the 2013 Building Canada Fund, which was promising. We’re revisiting that and looking at how much it would cost, how

to fundraise for it, and what grants are available. There is a lot of interest in the next phase,� said Kostelecky. The fundraising campaign was renewed last week after the Drumheller Rotary continued their support with a $5,000 donation. “Our committee has been meeting and there’s a lot of leg work to be done, because the message has changed,� said Kostelecky. “Together we build a community.�

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A BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR HELPING TO MANAGE THE FLOOD. YOUR PATIENCE WHILE WE MOVED THROUGH THE NECESSARY STEPS TOGETHER AND YOUR WILLINGNESS TO VOLUNTEER HELPED BOTH THE TOWN EMPLOYEES AND OUR COMMUNITY. THIS IS WHAT MAKES DRUMHELLER SOMETHING TO “ROAR� ABOUT. The Town of Drumheller Offices will be moving to our new location in the Civic Centre in the next few weeks. Service at our location at 2nd Avenue West will continue until further notice. Thank you for your patience while we establish our new location. FCSS Coordinator – Full Time Permanent Position Summary: Reporting to the Community Services Director, the FCSS Coordinator is responsible for the support, facilitation, and coordination of FCSS programs within Drumheller and Area. The position oversees the delivery of Seniors, After School Care and Community Building initiatives while facilitating community engagement programs with community partners within the region. The position oversees and directs FCSS staff members and participates in the planning and research into the development of a broad range of FCSS programs for the Town including annual budgeting for activities. Employment Category: Full Time Permanent . Hours per Week: 37.5 hours – Monday to Friday Pay Scale: Technical 2 Classification as per CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Benefits: As per the Town’s HR Policy and CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Education and Experience: Minimum Grade 12 with a certificate, diploma, or degree in social work, or related human service discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with three (3) years of social / human services experience in a public service setting. Must submit to Criminal Records Check and Child Intervention Check Complete job description available from the Community Services Department. Deadline for Applications: Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4:30pm Resumes may be submitted to: Paul Salvatore Director, Community Services Town of Drumheller 703 2nd Avenue West, Drumheller, T0J 0Y3 Email: Fax: (403) 823-7739 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. Kaleidoscope Theatre is in search of volunteers for our shows. We need them for the following dates: Rehearsal July 14,15,16 from 6 until show end Evening Shows, July 17,18,19,23,24,25,26, from 6 until show end Sunday Matinee July 21 from 12:30 until show end If you can volunteer, please call Becky Neuman at 403-772-2352 or 403820-5171. Thank you.

Drumheller Public Library Upcoming Events: Watch for details to be released about the Drumheller Public Library Summer Reading Program. Did you know – we have public access computers which are free to use. You just need to book them ahead of time to ensure that one is available, also there is a cost to printing. Contact the Library for more details. Drumheller Public Library | Find us on Facebook British Soccer Camp Indoors at the Badlands Community Facility; Mon. July 22nd  to  Fri. July 26th ‌  various sessions & age groups from 3 years to 16 years of age.  This program is instructed by young, college-aged British students proficient in soccer skills and coaching abilities.         Further information:  contact Lyle,  403.823-1369.    LRowe@�            THE PRESTIGIOUS TOUR OF ALBERTA COMES TO DRUMHELLER - Yellow, Green, White and Polka Dot Jerseys – Anyone? FREE FOR THE VOLUNTEERS The Tour of Alberta – Canada’s Pro Cycling Festival is coming to Drumheller – September, 6, 2013.  In anticipation of thousands of visitors and an international audience in the millions – we need your help to ensure that over 130 elite athletes,  250 team support personnel and our community make this a party to remember. So be a part of the action, in support of one of the biggest sporting events in Drumheller’s 100 years of history. We are looking for volunteers to provide security and hospitality support for the event. Come out and be a part of the excitement!! Volunteer for the Tour of Alberta in Drumheller today! To register for the many exciting volunteer positions available visit http:// Accepting youth volunteers 16 years and up. Or visit www. Further inquiries can be made to the Community Services Department, Town of Drumheller, 403-823-1324

Town of Drumheller 2013 Water Main Replacement The Town of Drumheller will be continuing their watermain replacement program in the area identified below: Construction is scheduled to begin by the end of June, 2013 and be completed by September 1, 2013. Additional notification will be provided to residents and businesses directly impacted as to the schedule and further inconveniences. Roads and lanes may be temporarily closed during construction. Construction will take place in the back lane between Centre Street and 1st Street West north of 3rd Avenue and south of Riverside Drive. The Town will be flushing mains prior to, during, and after construction therefore residents and businesses may notice a temporary increase in turbidity. If you have any questions please contact the Town of Drumheller Infrastructure Services at (403) 823-1308, Public Works at (403) 832-1330, or the 24-hour On-Call at (403) 823-2100. Board Vacancies Vacancies exist on two boards: Municipal Planning Commission and Drumheller Public Library Board – please contact Linda at 403 823-1339 if you are interested to serve in this capacity.  Thank you. Summer Swimming Lessons Registration for Summer Swim Lessons is now open Registration can be done in person at the Drumheller Aquaplex or Online: For additional information please call the Drumheller Aquaplex – 403823-1322 or 403-823-1321 Drumheller Summer Programs Tuesday’s “Stay &Play� program will be at the Aqua Park behind the pool and  will run 10:00-11:30, July 16th23rd, 30th, and Aug. 6th 13th & 20th. For this program enjoy the outdoors, at the Aqua playground as well as parachute games, sun boards, bubble blowing, songs, and stories. Please note this is a weather permitting program, in the event of rain or temp. below +12˚C, there will be no program Wednesday’s �Play & Roll� program at the Badlands Facility will run 10:00-11:30 July 17th. 24th 31st and Aug. 7th, 14th, 21st For this program enjoy the amazing array of equipment for young kids. This program includes free play in the field house, stories, songs and snack. For more info. please call Yvonne at 403-820-5157

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Optimistic homeowners assess damages “There was great contact with neighbours and the community at large. We felt responsible for looking after each other and that was nice.” Christine Pinter says it will be a couple more weeks before their Rosedale campground will be able to open. She too hoped for the best, and the lessons of 2005 seemed to help them. “We were a little smarter than we were in 2005. We took most of our stuff out and tied up all our picnic tables, things that we didn’t think of in 2005,” said Pinter. She says there are still some low lying areas they will have to pump before the site is usable, and fix some damage to their office and some areas will have to be re-graveled. “Other than that, we did pretty good,” said Christine, “but this is not our home. My heart goes out to all those who lost their homes.”

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Now that many Drumheller residents have had a chance to go home and have a good look at what happened to their homes following the flood, many are pleasantly surprised. Floodwaters peaked on Sunday afternoon, and they did not reach levels experienced in 2005. While some were able to quickly resume a somewhat normal home life, some had their work cut out for them. Also unlike 2005, there was more of an air of optimism. Craig Bitner lives in Lehigh, one of the hardest places hit in the valley. Clean up efforts are underway throughout the valley as residents return home and assess damages. inSide photo by Patrick Kolafa He was living there during the 2005 flood and had since raised up his moved their furnace and basements, but the gen- crew of “strapping Men- sign and stay to protect foundation. Returning removed valuables from eral feeling on the streets nonite” men who cheer- their properties. “We all felt this shared after the evacuation, he their basement. They too was very positive,” said fully just showed up and purpose and it was one of helped. Digby. “Neighbours were only found seepage when was anticipating another the most social weekends Just like in 2005, the supporting each other they returned. overland flood. While that many of us have had Digbys had a wet baseand so many others from “I think we are going to his basement was full of for ages, ” she chuckles. ment by the time the outside the valley came be alright, ” said Ted. water, he was pleasantly day was through and it with sand bags and musLinda Digby of East surprised to see that it Coulee noticed a visibly cles helping out neigh- needed to be pumped a was clean water. few times. She is grateful ADVERTISING TRAFFIC COORDINATOR bours.” “It was just seepage,” different atmosphere. Alberta She recalls in one case, a for the Fire Department Community newspapers Edmonton, “It was stressful and said Bitner. “It’s all good, are thriving in a media environment where words like and “hyper-local” are proving to be the keys to advertising success. just waiting for ATCO to many people were anx- neighbour’s property was for being understand- “community” The Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association is committed to providing advertisers with ing with the homeownthreatened and everyone ious, and some people unsurpassed service and up-to-date information on each of the community newspapers served. come turn the power on.” 12345 are seeking an Advertising Traffic Coordinator, a support role to the Advertising He adds that some did get some water-filled pitched in, including a ers and allowing them to We Director. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing existing clients including market research, helping clients determine needs and providing proposals neighbours weren’t so reflecting the suggested course of action, while ensuring accuracy of client bookings. lucky and saw overland Attention to detail, organizational skills, problem solving, teamwork and a personable disposition are necessary for a successful candidate. flooding of their homes. Please submit your resume, references, and salary expectations by He said the assistance e-mail: or fax 780-430-5380 No phone calls please. by the Town of DrumThe position is available immediately. Please visit our website for more information at heller may have helped a little to protect some Want your career to have a meaningful properties. On Saturday impact on people’s lives? To know your ideas and initiatives are helping transform night, the town began communities and build futures? The erecting berms in the Government of Alberta offers you an community, but eventuopportunity to play an active role in ally had to evacuate. In shaping our province—making it an even 2005, no such attempts better place to live and work. Discover were made. how working for the Government of Ted and Peggy Gin13064DH0Alberta can work for you. ger moved in to Lehigh in April of 2005. Two months later, they were 13064TN0 13063TN0 Career and Employment Consultant flooded. Alberta Human Services, Alberta Works, Central Alberta. Alberta Human Services This time they worked is recruiting Career and Employment Consultants for Central Alberta. This position will hard to prepare. Across be part of an integrated team that works interdependently. Your goal is to help build Highway 10, residents Alberta’s workforce by assisting Albertan clients to get back to work as well as helping formed a camp of sorts to build our young Aboriginal workforce. Job ID# 1018023 where there were motor Visit to learn more homes, cars and trailers about this opportunity, to apply packed with household online or to find out more information items. The Gingers, anabout the Government of Alberta. ticipating the worst, re-

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Encana looks to minimize well head strikes by machinery Patrick Kolafa | inSide Drumheller

With concerns about damage to wellheads and the safety of area farmers, Encana is hoping to spread a little more awareness of the hazard that may lurk within your crop. Wellheads in farmers’ fields are nothing new. Most often they are well marked and unobtrusive. Despite this, accidents do happen. “Over the last number of years we have experienced quite a few wellhead hits and ground water monitoring stations being hit by equipment,” said Luigi Vescarelli, Community Relations Advisor for Encana. Vern Soch, Operations Superintendent for Encana’s Wheatland Sub Business Unit says in the last three and a half years there have been 41 hits. “Some are not very seri-

ous, some are,” said Soch. “The biggest thing we find is the serious ones are reported, the not so serious ones aren’t. Someone may clip the top and knock off a little valve and doesn’t report it, and then we get gas venting until one of our operators catches it.” Vescarelli agrees, often the small hits are ignored or not reported. These happen year round. Soch says the installations are fenced in steel three feet above the ground and painted in bright colours. Some have flags at the corners. He says all the damage is accidental; no one is intentionally hitting them. Often when the needle valves are clipped, it is when an operator passes with a sprayer and hits an unexpected dip in the field, dropping the boom on top. He said farmers using GPS could be part of the problem.

While he has seen installations leveled, causing thousands of dollars in repairs, there has not been an injury or flare-up in the area. That doesn’t mean there is not potential for injury. Pressures in coal bed methane wells are typically low pressure but conventional deep gas wells can range from 500 to 3,000 kPa. “As we start drilling some deeper wells over the next few years, the concern is if you hit one of the high pressure wells, the outcome might not be as good,” said Soch. The key message is to let us know. Public Safety is at the top of the list of importance for us,” said Vescarelli. He says if a wellhead is hit, local producers can call Encana’s emergency line at 403-645-3333 to report the incident. This number appears at the sites and other field infrastructure.

Encana reminds producers to be cognizant of wellheads when they are working their fields and to report any damage. submitted

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Greentree School winner Karel Stojan, left, of the Drumheller Legion Poppy Fund presents Avelino Pestano of Greentree School with awards for his work. Avelino won first place for his black and white poster at the Area and District level, and won second at the Command level. i

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DVSS winners (l-r) Natalie Westman won first place in the Senior Poetry category at the Area level, and Megan Bunse won second place in the Senior Poetry category at the Area and District levels. Karel Stojan of the Drumheller Legion makes the presentation. inSIde photo by Patrick Kolafa

Albertans recycled over 1.8 billion beverage containers last year – more than ever before. Let’s continue to do something good for the environment, and make 2013 another record-breaking year. 13064DA0

St. Anthony’s School winner (l-r) Daxton Mulgrew won first place in the Primary Colour Poster Category at the Area level, and Ariah Taguiwalo won second place in the Junior Colour Poster category at the Area level. Karel Stojan makes the presentations.

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LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, take care of a few things early in the week and then enjoy some much-needed and well-deserved rest and relaxation. Put travel at the top of your to-do list.

Sudoku Check out our selection of sprouting seeds!


Sprouts add nutrition, crunch, and flavour to salads, soups, sandwiches and main dishes.

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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!

VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, you may experience a scare, but it will be short-lived and you will recover quickly. The rest of the week may prove uneventful, but do your best to stay busy. LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you may be secondguessing an earlier decision that you now find isn’t working out exactly as you had hoped. It is not too late to take a different path. SCORPIO - Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, spend some quality time at home if you have been away for awhile. Time spent with your loved ones will reinvigorate you and put some hop back in your step. SAGITTARIUS - Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, step out of the shadows for a bit this week to get the praise and recognition you deserve. There’s no shame in accepting the gratitude of others. CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, your focus on the future may be making it difficult for you to see what is right in front of you. Take stock of your immediate future and you’ll be glad you did. AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, expect to tackle many things on your to-do list this week. While you are feeling motivated, keep going. You may accomplish a lot more. PISCES - Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, sometimes you will have to make sacrifices, and this week you may find yourself putting others first. You thrive at being selfless.

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thought Lori Stefanishion inSide Drumheller Food Columnist

In Drumheller

CANADA DAY PARADE ROUTE Celebrate Drumheller’s Centennial! There will be plenty of action and lots to see at the annual Canada Day parade Monday morning, starting at 10 a.m. The parade will start on 17th Street East and will travel west on Riverside Drive, where it will turn north onto 5th Street. It will then turn west onto 3rd Avenue. From 3rd Avenue, it will turn south onto 1st Street East and then will turn onto Railway Avenue and travel west. From Railway Avenue, the parade will turn north onto 1st Street West, then east onto 3rd Avenue. From there, the parade will turn north onto Centre Street and will end at the Drumheller Memorial Arena. HAPPY CANADA DAY!

Don’t forget to take your flag from this paper to the parade!


CANADA DAY CELEBRATION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AROUND TOWN 7:00am - 10:00am Kinsmen Pancake Breakfast (Riverside Value Drug Mart) 8:00am - 8:00pm Badlands Community Facility “Toonie Day” 9:00am - 9:00pm World’s Largest Dinosaur

Happy Canada Day!!

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11:00 pm Fireworks!!

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Don’t forget to take your flag from this paper to the parade! You could WIN a Bike!!

SPRAY PARK 12:25pm Opening Remarks 12:00pm- 8:00pm Inflatable Fun including Super Slide, Obstacle Course & more 12:30pm - 1 :15pm “Lokal Yokals” - Main Stage 1:15pm -1 :30pm Story Time - Reading Tent 1 :30pm - 2:15pm “Mullen’s Magic and Variety Show” - Main Stage 2:15pm - 2:30pm Story Time - Reading Tent 2:30pm - 4:30pm Amazing Balloon Sculptures - Magician Tent 2:30pm- 3:00pm “Wayfaring Fiddlers” - Main Stage 3:00pm - 3:15pm Story Time - Reading Tent 3:00pm - 6:00pm Professional Face Painting 3:15pm - 4:00pm “Divided by J” - Main Stage 4:00pm - 4:15pm Story Time - Reading Tent 4:00pm -4:15 pm Hot Wing Eating Challenge, (hosted by Bernie and the Boys & 091) 4:15pm - 6:00pm “Claymore” - Main Stage 6:00pm - 6:10pm Canada Day and Centennial Recognition 6:10pm - 6:15pm Singing 0 ‘ Canada/Happy Birthday;KIDSING Music 6:15pm - 6:30pm Cake Cutting 6:30pm - 8:15pm “Travelling Mabels” - Main Stage 7:00pm - 9:30pm Centennial Barbeque (Sponsored by Cenovus Energy) 7: 15pm - 7:30pm Centennial Coin Toss - Main Stage 8:30pm - 9:15pm “Fire Coulee Bandits” - Main Stage 9:30pm - 11 :00pm “Sweet Tequila” - Main Stage

Open 8 am - 9 pm

incl. GST + deposit

10:00am - 12:00pm Parade (Through Downtown)

12:00pm - 6:00pm Farmers’ Market (Drumheller Memorial Arena) 1:30pm - 4:30pm Toonie Public Swim (Drumheller Aquaplex) 12:00pm - 2:00pm Beef on a Bun Drumheller IGA (Sponsored by Drumheller IGA and Drumheller Rotary Club) 11 :00am - 1 :30pm Smokie on a Bun Barbeque - Drumheller Co-op (Sponsored by Drumheller Co-op; supporting Drumheller Palliative Care)

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Monday July 1

Canada Day Party Food If you like Strawberry Shortcake, you are going to love this take on it. I enjoy food on a stick because it is so easy to serve (no dishes... just a stick to hold onto). And what a fun party food for Canada Day in red and white!   STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE SKEWERS   For each skewer, you need 3 biscuits, 2 slices cut from one large strawberry and an equal  mixture of whipped cream (or Cool Whip) and marshmallow fluff.

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Drumheller Farmers’ Market Come Celebrate With Us!! Monday, July 1st • 10 am - 5 pm

HAPPY CANADA DAY from all of us at

Drumheller Farmers’ Market will be at the

Drumheller Memorial Arena See You There!

50, 249 - 3rd Avenue W Valley Plaza Mall, Drumheller

403-823-3913 There will be no Market at Greentree Mall

Saturday, June 29 Marie Hirsch, Farmers’ Market Manager

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Sooo… Where ya from? Toronto, Ontario

Sarah Butler, Jacob MacInnis, and Ashley Medeiros-Felix

What brings you to Drumheller? Sarah: We’re from Toronto, but we’ve living in Calgary for three months doing Chicago at Stage West. So on our day off, we decided to come to Drumheller. 30th ANNIVERSARY


One of Canada’s premiere theatre destinations. Join 30,000 annual patrons in the Rosebud Experience: Food, theatre & so much more! Only 25 minutes from Drumheller For more info & tickets call 1-800-267-7553 or go to


Any favourite dinosaurs after seeing the Museum? Jacob: I love Pterodactyl. Ashley: I like Triceratops. Sarah: Me too. I think I’m biased, because it’s Tri-CERA-tops.

What do like most about Drumheller so far? Jacob: Driving in, it was really cool to see how things changed into the valley. Sarah: I loved the Museum and I was surprised at how many of the fossils were found in Canada. That’s something I didn’t know a lot about before. If someone from Drumheller were to visit Toronto, what should they see? Jacob: The CN Tower. The art galleries are awesome. Sarah: The ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) is pretty cool. Ashley: The Kensington Market. It has a lot of little nooks and neighbourhoods. Would you come back? Jacob: I would love to explore the actual landscape and get down and dirty in the badlands. Ashley: It seems like a great place to bring kids.

Throughout summertime, The Weekender will be looking for visitors to the valley and sharing their stories with inSide readers.



“Stay ´n Play” Camping & Golf Special

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Cotton Patch Gospel


A Toe-tappin’ Joyous Celebration!

An eccentric librarian uncovers a 2000-year-old mystery leading to an epic globe-spanning journey.

An Impressive Display of Lovely Evidences

by Tom Key & Russell Treyz Music & Lyrics by Harry Chapin

May 31 — Aug 24 Matinees - Wed, Thurs, Sat Evenings - Thurs, Fri, Sat


Drumheller Hwy #9 N 403-823-2450

While in Rosebud, be sure to visit Wild Horse Jack’s! Fresh delicious creations & comfort food with a twist. Daily specials & feature items.

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July 3 — Aug 24 Show Only Wed–Sat, Show Time: 5:00 pm

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3 pm - July 14, 20, 21 6 pm - July 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19


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Unique gifts for everyone

Home of the AJHL

Drumheller Dragons and the 2012 Alberta Bowl Tier 4 High School Football Champions


Drumheller Titans

Delia Verdant Valley Handhills Lake

Map of the

WHIFS Flapjack House

World’s Largest Dinosaur


Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology Little Church Bleriot Ferry

Rotary Spray Park


Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce

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

Dump Station


Stop in and cool down in Drumheller’s new air conditioned facility • Running Track • Weight Room • Exercise Equipment • Field House • Crafts • Gallery

The Fossil Shop


Somewhere you dreamed of once.

Drumheller Public Library

Janet Grabner & John Dahm invite you to browse through their gallery and working studio ďŹ lled with their handmade treasures. We are open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily.


80 Veterans Way

(403) 822-2258


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LEGEND Hospital


Tourist information


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.


information Potable water & dump station Tourist Medical Clinic

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.

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.

Rotary Spray Park

Hot, Fresh Food and Cool, Chilled Treats DOWNTOWN CORE

Open 10:00 am - 10:00 pm BADLANDS COMUNIITY FACLITY

Riverside Value Drug Mart






Cool down at the

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

Rotary Spray Park



Located next to the World’s Largest Dinosaur

Come climb inside the



• Sun., June 30: Canada Day Fireworks • Mon., July 1: Canada Day Celebrations

Ejoptbvs • Birdwatching • 18-hole Golf Course • Aquatic Leisure Centre • Pioneer Village & Museum • Rodeos & Farmers’ Markets • Clean Campground and much more!






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Medical Clinic

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

It was Sam Drumheller who first exploited rich coal




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.


Town of Drumheller

• Centennial Park • Nature Trail • Memorial Arena • Curling Rink

Fleet Cards Accepted Warranty Approved

• Full synthetic oil change • Transmission, coolant flush • Any driveline service

Next to Boston Pizza (403) 823 9667 Not valid with any other offers. Coupon only redeemable at Jiffylube Drumheller

Oil Change • Auxiliary Services • Transmission Services • Coolant System Services

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Canada’s largest live reptile display with more than 100 species displayed in bright naturalistic cages

• Cobras • Gila Monsters • Anacondas • Crocodiles Fred the 600 lb American Alligator!

If you know someone who has a cool ride let us know! Call us at 403-823-2580 or email

Friendly, professional staff are always on hand to introduce you to one of our friendly Boa Constrictors or answer any questions you may have. Catch one of our many educational programs in the summer. Special Educational Programs are available for pre-booked groups.

Open Year Round Summer 10 am - 10 pm daily • Call for off-season hours

403.823.8623 • 95 - 3 Avenue E, Downtown Drumheller


HORSESHOE CANYON DRUMHELLER, ALBERTA Our helicopter tours offer you the opportunity to see Drumheller’s Horseshoe Canyon like you’ve never seen it before. We offer fun and affordable rides for the whole family with same day bookings available. Call 403-334-4354 now for more information or visit us online at m

hiking and picnic area

shop for fossils and souvenirs

ice cream, drinks and snacks

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Where will you be THURSDAY? CRUISE IN EVERY THURSDAY 5:00 - 8:00 pm

9,000 RPM redline, it goes 0-60 in 5.3 seconds and a quarter mile in under 15 seconds. Woo has only had the car for a couple months, but it is outfitted with suspension upgrades for handling, a wing and exhaust system to squeeze just a little more power out. He has plans to add a modest turbo kit that will bump the power up to 350hp at the wheels. inSide Photo by Patrick Kolafa


and every following Thursday Drumheller Location 2 Mama Burgers for $4 (from 5-10 p.m.) Thursdays only

Chris Woo’s first generation 2001 Honda S2000 was an instant classic when it rolled off the assembly line. And while it seemed radical for the practical car company to roll out a two seater convertible sports car, the S2000 reminds drivers of the company’s racing pedigree. The S2000 had the highest specific power output for any naturally aspirated engine. This means it coaxes 240 horsepower out 2-litre inline four cylinder engine (123.4 hp/ litre). By screaming to its


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Match the photo of the dinosaur with the correct business logo and enter at The Drumheller Mail for your chance to win a



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Where to go...

WHEN YOU HAVE TO GO! Visitors... if you need a washroom, please use ours! •Freson Bros. IGA • Greentree Mall • World’s Largest Dinosaur • Badlands Community Facility • Old Grouch’s • The Drumheller Mail

• Town Hall • Last Chance Saloon • Homestead Museum • Walmart • WHIFS Flapjack House • Riverside Value Drug Mart

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The little Hamlet that could – Rosebud celebrates 130 years

name the dinos

and you could WIN a pair of tickets to this year's Canadian Badlands Passion Play!

The Hamlet of Rosebud is celebrating 130 years

Drumheller has 2 new dinosaurs who remain nameless. Here's your chance to help them out.

HELLO My Name Is

Fill this form out and drop it off or email it to us using the information below. GOOD LUCK TO ALL ENTRANTS!

HELLO My Name Is

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Back in 1883, the tiny hamlet of Rosebud was just one of many rural communities that dotted the Alberta prairie, serving as a hub for nearby farmers and ranchers. But unlike many of those communities which fell prey to urban migration and the decline of the family farm, Rosebud has blossomed into a vibrant arts community that will celebrate its 130th birthday this year. On the Canada Day long weekend (June 29 - July 1), the Rosebud Homecoming Committee will host four days of events and encourages anyone with

NAME: PHONE #: Entries will be judged by the Dino Arts Association and two winners will be chosen. Deadline for entries is Monday, June 24, 2013. Winners will be contacted by phone and announced in the Friday, June 28 edition of inSide Drumheller. Drop off your entry at: The Drumheller Mail, 515 Highway 10 East, Drumheller, mail to: Name The Dinos, Box 1629, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0 or email your entry to Winners must agree to have their photo published in inSide Drumheller.

Open daily: 8 am - 9 pm 1801 South Railway Avenue, Drumheller

This Summer at the Drumheller Church of the Nazarene

• Cable Color TV • Direct Dial Phones • 2 Room Suites • Air Conditioning • Kitchens • Fridges in Every Room


Finale August 14


OPEN DAILY 6:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Sunday Brunch 8:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. Monday to Friday Lunch Specials


Turn West 2 Blocks North of Bridge

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All You Can Eat Wings Every Wednesday!

Kidztown in the Park Wednesday evenings at Riverside Park July 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7 at 6:30 pm In the event of rain we will be at the Church

• Affordable Rooms • Free Internet

$10 Wing Night


403.820.7744 403-823-5155

a connection to the hamlet, past or present, to join in the festivities. “The reunion weekend will be a celebration of shared memories, shared meals, music, games and storytelling,” says organizing committee member Bonita Hudson, “If your family lived here, if you attended school or a camp here, if you belonged to a club or organization here, or if you have been served by Canada Post here, we invite you to come back—and bring your photos and memories.” Hudson notes that a history book and video diary will be created as part of the weekend. Other highlights will include Severn Creek



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School, Rosebud Camp & School of the Arts alumni events; a Meet & Greet with the artists at the Akokiniskway Art Gallery; a country dance featuring the Cat Country Cougar Hunters; a Sunday Brunch sponsored by the Rosebud Lions (celebrating 60 years) and Rosebud’s first ever community parade. Visitors are also encouraged to take in Rosebud Theatre’s summer musical Cotton Patch Gospel (separate tickets required at 1-800-2677553). Homecoming registration is $20 single and $50 per family and includes entry to the Homecoming Events as well as select meals. Registration information and the full lineup of events can be found online at www. or by contacting George Comstock at 403-677-2208 or Note that there is no gas station or ATM in the hamlet. Advance reservation for accommodations is strongly recommended and a list of providers can be found on the rosebud. ca website. To enter your float in the Rosebud Parade, contact Parade Marshal Rick Zachariassen at 403820-1894.

Happy Hour 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. DJ on Saturdays Darts Pool VLT’s

Bottoms up at FLAVOURZ


Home of the famous Country Donair

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Hey Kids!!!

Don't forget to take your Drumheller Mail Canada Flag (June 26 edition) to the parade!! Hold it up high and yell...


See Page 8 of today’s

inSide Drumheller for this year’s parade route and schedule!

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Students celebrate Feast of St. Anthony An annual tradition at St. Anthony’s School, students, staff and families celebrated the Feast Day of St. Anthony of Padua last Thursday with a hot dog lunch


Apply now for fall 2013 provincially-licensed programs • Business Administration • Tourism • Justice-Corrections Full and part-time schedules | day and evening classes

For more information, call 403.856.8108 or visit us online at


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Summer Outside ‘Stay & Play’ (Tuesdays) 10:00 - 11:30 am JULY 16, 23 & 30 and AUGUST 6, 13, & 20

– come join Yvonne at the Aqua park playground behind the pool. This program includes playground time, bubble blowing, parachute fun, dandelion jewellery, storytime & snack. This program is weather permitting -In the event of rain or temperatures below +12˚C, there will be no program. For more info call Yvonne 403-820-5157

Summer Play & Roll (Wednesdays) 10:00 - 11:30 am July 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 14 & 21 – come join Yvonne at the Badlands Community Facility and experience the amazing equipment there for young kids. This program includes free play in the field house, stories, songs and snack. Programming for parents or caregivers with children 0-6yrs. old & older siblings are always welcome!

Coming to Drumheller...


A full-scale model of the Mosaic Sanctuary 75’ x 150’ - the size you would have seen if you were alive in the days of Moses!

Are you having a hard time fitting in weeknight driver education classroom sessions?

Drumheller Valley Secondary School

Work, sports, other activities?

July 12 - 21 | 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What about a weekend course? Next one is Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7 8:30 am - 4:00 pm For details and to register, call


inSide photo by Patrick Kolafa




and then mass. Josh Wolfe, left, makes sure to get a little mustard from Tammy Garbutt, serving up lunch.

Tours begin every 15 minutes and last 75 minutes



Playing at The Napier Theatre... Friday, June 28 Thursday, July 4: Man of Steel, 7:30 p.m. Rated PG. Closed Monday. Friday, June 28: One show only: Brett Kissel, tickets only. Doors open at 6:00 pm at Old Grouch’s. Contact Fran for tickets and information, 403-823-5755. Saturday, July 6: Steak and Lobster Feast at The Old Grouch’s, starting at 6:00 p.m. Music and fun with Newfi Drew Carver. Plus, Garry gets his hair cut. Limited tickets available, call 403-823-5755. Friday & Saturday, July 12 & 13: Motorcycle Madness in Downtown Drumheller. “Ride the Valley.” Bikes, burnouts and family fun. Saturday & Sunday, July 13 & 14: Gearing’s School of Driving classes, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m at the Telus Building, second floor. Walk-ins welcome. To register: or 403-357-0750. Thursday, August 1: Hussar Skating Club accepting registrations for the 2013-2014 season. More information and registration forms can be found at Badlands Community Gardens Society: Rent-a-garden plot at Community Garden site on Newcastle Trail. For info call Trish at 403-823-0129. Grow flowers or organic veggies. Badlands Community Gardens Society looking for volunteers to help with fundraiser in early June. If you can help a few hours please call Patrice 403-820-1763. Monday Evenings: Community Bingo at Nacmine Hall. Doors open 6 p.m. Bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. Monday Nights: Knit Club at Café Olé, every Monday night from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. All ages and abilities welcome. Wednesday Afternoon: KidsClub After School Program. 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Drumheller Church of the Nazarene. 627 6 Street East 403-823-7020 for information. Wednesday Evenings: Wing night at Flavourz Restaurant and Lounge, all you can eat wings for $10. Saturday Evenings: Come check out the DJ at Flavourz Restaurant and Lounge every Saturday evening. Saturday Evenings: Free karaoke at the Legion.

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Town infrastructure monitored for hazards throughout flood Patrick Kolafa | inSide Drumheller

Even as the floodwaters subside, there are still many concerns about the infrastructure in town, and it may not rear its head for some time down the road. Town crews have been busy as the river falls, with cleaning up of the community. Berms have been taken down, streets are being swept, low areas are being pumped and barricades are falling. On Wednesday, a sinkhole opened up in the pavement at the foot of the World’s Largest Dinosaur. These are some of the things the department of infrastructure will be watching for in the coming days and weeks. “We can expect some more of these sinkholes or sloughs. We are continuing the best we can to find

them, and fix them as quickly as possible,” director of Infrastructure Services Al Kendrick said. “This is a spot where there is a fair amount of traffic and we wanted to get to it as quickly as possible.” He says they have been tracking many potential issues during the entire event and as time allows, and by priority, they will be revisiting. “We think we have a hole in a pipe in one or two places, so we are tracking them, and we’ll go back and investigate them as time permits,” said Kendrick. They still face a large amount of clean up although it is much less than eight years ago. The water levels were not projected to be as high as in previous years and permanent dyke work following the 2005 flood

was in place. “The expectation was much less than last time… this time we were more focused,” said Kendrick. During the event, there were a number of concerns, one of the primary concerns is drinking water. “On the water side, we were very fortunate we have off stream storage and our staff is always proactive in that regard. With June coming we were expecting high water, and we keep our reservoirs as high as possible,” said Kendrick. As cleanup continues they will continue to monitor all of the possible problem spots.

Pet of the Week Drumheller & District Humane Society

Miss Bee

My name is Miss Bee. I am a very happy and independent girl. g I do have arthritis and need some special care. Please phone 403-823-8999 1121d South Railway Ave. humane-contact


Computer p Services Inc.

1-855-823-3086 258 Centre Street, Drumheller

The Town patches up a sinkhole in the shadow of the World’s Largest Dinosaur Wednesday morning. The Town

has been monitoring its infrastructure to make sure it is safe and in good repair during and following the flood. inSide photo by Patrick Kolafa

If you need it, we have it!!

• Business Cards • Flyers • Posters • Photocopying •Envelopes • Invitations • Menus • Newsletters • Booklets • Invoices

• Business Signs • Window Graphics • Vinyl Vehicle Lettering • Storefront Windows • Sandwich Boards Ask about marketing plans for your business!

We Can Help!


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Albertans need to take steps to ensure their safety and health as they return home from flood evacuations. Floodwaters can carry diseased bacteria from raw sewage, which can lead to serious health problems if surfaces and furniture are not thoroughly cleaned and sterilized, and food disposed of. There are several steps you need to consider as you return home in order to reduce your chance of floodwaterrelated health issues. – Most foods will need to be disposed of if they have been in contact with the floodwater. – Throw out refrigerated or frozen foods that have thawed, or have spent an unknown amount of time in refrigerators without power. Use this logic: “If in doubt, throw it out.” – You need to prevent the growth of dangerous microbes and mould by quickly clearing away standing water and thoroughly cleaning and disinfecting all surfaces and coverings. Detailed information on how to properly clean and disinfect areas that have been flooded is available at under the Public Health resources section. Advice includes: – When cleaning or disinfecting floodaffected areas, it is important to use a household chlorine bleach to remove dangerous bacteria and reduce the chance of bacteria build-up. – Remove wet floor coverings and furniture as soon as possible. – Break out walls that have been soaked or that have absorbed

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water, then thoroughly clean interior cavities. Replace these wall surfaces later. Do not just clean up the affected wall surfaces. – Disinfect all dry areas of the house to prevent the spread of dangerous microbes. The website also contains detailed postflood recovery information for social care facilities and food facilities, advice on how to deal with mould, and instructions for disinfecting and cleaning your cistern or private water supplies. Drinking water in Drumheller is safe for use and no boil water order is in effect at this time.

The last remnants of some of the dyke work was removed from Lehigh on Wednesday afternoon, although it will be quite some time before the landscape will return to

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High water not only affected many who live in terra firma in the valley, but a few critters that make their home on the river. Ed Palm caught an image of this mother beaver and three of her babies pushed up against the concrete guard rails along 3rd Avenue Monday morning as flood water receded. photo submitted

FLOOD 2013 UPDATE To all Albertans affected by the recent floods in southern Alberta and for those of you who have been displaced from your homes, our thoughts are with you and your families. For those involved in the emergency efforts across the province, a sincere thank you. We are so grateful for the tireless commitment of these teams and for the safety of patients during this time. Information about Re-entering Your Home or Community As some of you re-enter your homes following evacuations, there are important steps you must take to ensure your safety and health. Floodwaters can carry disease and bacteria, which can lead to serious health problems. To protect yourself: • Check with your municipality and/ or local utility providers to determine whether power, gas, water and sewage services are working.

• To prevent the growth of dangerous microbes and mould, disinfect all surfaces and coverings – including dry areas – using a household bleach solution.

• Throw out all foods that may have been in contact with • Do not use gas-powered pumps indoors, as they can13064KA1 floodwater. emit potentially deadly carbon monoxide. Electric pumps should not be used either as this can lead to • Throw out refrigerated or frozen foods that have spent electrocution. any time in refrigerators or freezers without power. • Wear proper safety gear, such as water and puncture proof boots and rubber gloves, for all clean-up activities. • Remove and dispose of any flooring, furniture, coverings and drywall that are soaked or have absorbed water. • Thoroughly sanitize all surfaces with bleach, that have come in contact with floodwaters.

Bottom line: If in doubt, throw it out. • Homes built before mid-1980s may contain asbestos materials. Residents are advised to take precautions. Visit for more details on asbestos removal.

Facility Updates Drumheller Health Centre The Drumheller Health Centre has resumed regular operations. All patients and residents were safely moved out of the Drumheller Health Centre on June 22 as a precautionary measure. Continuing care residents and acute care patients are now being transferred back to the Drumheller Health Centre from their temporary locations. All residents and patients will be back in Drumheller by end-of-day Thursday, June 27. Families are being contacted directly with information regarding the return of loved ones.

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St. Anthony’s School athletics awards

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St. Anthony’s Senior Boys Basketball Awards

St. Anthony’s Senior Girls Basketball Awards

Assistant Coach Greg Peters (left) and head coach Dan Patterson (second from right) presented the senior boys basketball awards to Tanner Borowicz (MVP), Nathan Comstock (Sabre), and Jakub St. Jean (Most Improved Player. Patterson praised the three, and whole team, for their hard work, tenacity, and a great season.

Coach Chloe Grant (right) and assistant coaches Melisa Dionisio (left) and Kelly Memme present the awards for the senior girls basketball team at the St. Anthony’s Athletic Awards on June 10. Bailey Faubion was named MVP, Stephanie Hirsch was chosen for the Sabre Award, and Jaiden Lal was selected for the Coaches Choice Award.

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Age: 25. Employer: Badlands Community Facility. What do you like most about your job? It challenges me and I enjoy the people I work with and who use the gym. How long have you been in Drumheller? Six months. Where are you from? Peterborough. What do you like most about Drumheller? It’s a smaller town, the sense of community, and the scenery. Any travel destinations on your bucket list? This is going to sound silly, but I want to go to B.C. I’ve never seen mountains. I’m so close. What’s the coolest place you’ve been to in Canada? Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland. There’s so much wildlife

and it’s so scenic. Who would you hang out with for a day? I feel like Gandhi and I could have some good, philosophical chats. Any hobbies? Hiking, adventuring, playing ukulele, and slack-lining in the park. Collect anything? Vinyl. I have over 300 records. Things just sound better on vinyl. What is your most memorable childhood toy? Pogs. Favourite movie: Star Wars. What would be your theme song? The Rocky theme song. If I ever won the lottery, I’d pay someone to follow me and just play it. Favourite sports: Soccer, baseball or kickball. It needs to make a comeback. Any words of wisdom? Stay classy. I say it all the time.

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strong. For years the idea of a peewee football team has been bandied about, but this year the right time and the right leadership has made it happen. Head coach Cory Miles introduces the Drumheller Terrapins. These are players in Grade 5-6 who are ready to learn the game before they enter the successful Titans program. “We will be teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship, respect, all the values the Titans organization has,” said Miles. “At the end of the year our evaluation is not going to be on wins and losses, it is going to be on how they have improved. The whole point is to get out there, have fun, and learn the basics.

We will be the feeder team to the bantams and we’ll be one step ahead. He says there are already 26 players out for spring training. He expects there may be a few who drop out, but a few more will also sign on in the fall.

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