The bridge on 48 avenue that will begin construction in the fall after the winning bid came in $1.127 million under budget. Ryan Stelter/ Camrose Canadian

48 Ave bridge under budget

The 48 Avenue bridge project is having its budget reduced. Jeremy Enarson, the director of Engineering at the City of Camrose said the contractor’s bids came in lower than anticipated. Instead of a budget of $8 million, it has been proposed to have the budget be reduced to $6.7 million. That leaves $1.127 million in grant funding that could be used

County takes stand on wetlands restoration

Camrose County has requested a meeting with Alberta Minister of Environment, Shannon Phillips, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, and Wetaskawin-Camrose MLA Bruce Hinkley to discuss the Wetland Restoration Compensation Directive.

Fireworks at Rudy Swanson Park at sunset prior to the Canada 150 on Canada Day in Camrose, Alta. on Saturday July 1, 2017. Josh Aldrich/Camrose Canadian/Postmedia Network

150 and counting

Not even an evening storm could dampen the Canada 150 celebrations – they were just moved indoors.

Skylar Prockner leaves the Court of Queen's Bench in Regina after being sentenced to life in prison for the Jan. 12, 2015 murder of Hannah Leflar. (Michael Bell/Postmedia Network)

Teen sentenced as adult for murdering ex

In May, Justice Jennifer Pritchard heard differing views on the young man who murdered 16-year-old Hannah Leflar, the 19-year-old said to suffer from depression and other effects of a troubled childhood.