Baby boxes come to Alberta

Since 1949, Finland has offered a “baby box,” filled with necessities for a newborn including diapers, clothing, socks, mittens, a book and other similar items, to every expectant mother.

A 27 acre parcel of land southwest of the Camrose County Nature Conservation Centre has been redistricted from agricultural to rural commercial industrial. (Agenda materials Nov. 22/ Camrose County)

County redistricts land by conservation centre

After a public hearing and discussion Nov. 22, Camrose County council voted to redistrict a 27 acre triangle of land next to the Camrose County Nature Conservation Centre from agricultural to rural commercial industrial.

A suspect was captured on video surveillance at the Lloydminster Co-op fuel station. Police are requesting help identifying the male suspect.�

Police seek info on fuel card theft

Between Oct. 19 and 20, unknown persons entered Pioneer Truck Lines yard in Camrose and stole several fuel cards from the company’s vehicles. The fuel cards were used throughout central Alberta between Oct. 21 -30. File # 16-1418035

(Free Press file photo)

Beware energy audit scam

Const. Kelly Bauer of the Camrose Police Service is warning citizens to be aware of a possible door-to-door scam related to the looming carbon tax. The scam involves two people showing up at your house saying they are conducting “energy audits.” They ask to examine your furnace to see if you possibly qualify for a lower carbon tax.

Your brain on texting

Neurologist William Tatum stumbled upon what might be the first biological evidence that texting physically messes with the brain.

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