The Top News Stories of 2018

From the C.P.C.'s Final Days and a New C.A.O. at the County of Minburn to Pot Bylaws and Vegreville Family Clinic's Response to Online Abuse, 2018 was a busy year for the Country 106 News Room. Here are the Top Three local news stories from every month of 2018 ...

January 2018

1) V.F.D. Promotes Pair to Rank of Lieutenant

2) Fort Saskatchewan - Vegreville M.L.A. Criticizes Newly Forge U.C.P.s

3) V.F.D. Prompts Warning After Sprinkler System Discharge at Pomeroy Inn & Suites




February 2018

1) Lakeland M.P. Warns More Needs To Be Done To Build Pipelines 

2) Town of Vegreville Enacts New Snow Removal By-Law 

3) U.C.P. Shoots Back at Littlewood 



March 2018 


1) Another Super Successful 'Radiothon' Supports St. Joseph's Hospital 

2) Lakeland M.P. Aims to Crack Down on Rural Crime 

3) Vegreville & District Chamber of Commerce Cancels vEGGfest 



April 2018 



1) Town of Vegreville Amends Bylaw Ahead of Cannabis Legalization 

2) Senator Doug Black Visits Vegreville 

3) Syrian Refugee Finally 'Home'




May 2018 


1) Viking Carena Celebrates Major Milestone 

2) Vegreville Council Responds to Railway Crossing Traffic Jam Complaints 

3) Chamber of Commerce & Long-Time Manager Part Ways





June 2018 

1) Vegreville Well Represented at F.C.M. 

2) V.S.A. Receives Over $100,000 from CO-OP 

3) Ukrainian Business Delegates Visit Vegreville 



July 2018 



1) Town of Vegreville Gets to Work on Major Capital Works Project 

2) 'Friends of Medicare' Picket 

3) Residents Growing Tired of Train Whistles







August 2018 



1) C.P.C. in Vegreville Officially Closes It's Doors 

2) Health Care Aid Program Comes to Vegreville 

3) Premier Notley Visit Vegreville 






September 2018 

1) Covenant Health Celebrates 10 Years of Serving Alberta 

2) Councilor Rudyk Receives AUMA Award of Excellence 

3) Ruptash Launches 'They Who Surround Us' Seek & Spark Campaign 




October 2018 

1) Province Invests in Local Hemp Industry

2) Vegreville Passes Cannabis Bylaw

3) Vegreville & District Chamber of Commerce Hands Out the Hardware




November 2018


1) Vegreville Family Clinic Responds to Online Abuse

2) U.C.P. Leader Jason Kenney Visits Vegreville 

3) V.F.D. Members Honored for Years of Service 





December 2018 



1) County of Minburn Conducts By-Election 

2) Town of Vegreville Explore VIA Rail Potential 

3) New County of Minburn C.A.O. Gets to Work


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