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Restoration process moves forward, reconciliation work continues at McDougall Church site

Restoration process moves forward, reconciliation work continues at McDougall Church site

More than building permits, proposals and paperwork, the president of the McDougall Stoney Mission Society explained how restoration of the church site started a conversation for reconciliation
Stoney Nakoda woman appeals manslaughter conviction

Stoney Nakoda woman appeals manslaughter conviction

Vanessa Poucette's defence lawyer Alain Hepner filed the appeal on July 23 – if successful, defence is seeking an acquittal, or new trial
Defence decides youth accused in shooting won't testify, closing arguments set for Aug. 28

Defence decides youth accused in shooting won't testify, closing arguments set for Aug. 28

The witness testimony in the trial for 17-year-old Stoney Nakoda youth has concluded in Calgary court and the judge has asked the Crown and defence to present closing arguments on Aug. 28
Palliative Care Society working towards $8.4 million hospice facility

Palliative Care Society working towards $8.4 million hospice facility

The Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley (PCSBV) has identified a need for a two-storey, 15,000-square-foot hospice with six residential beds and capacity for day hospice palliative care programs
Tourist shooting trial adjourned to August

Tourist shooting trial adjourned to August

Tourist shooting trial adjourned to August Jenna Dulewich CALGARY – The trial for the Stoney Nakoda youth accused of shooting German tourist Horst Stewin in the head last August has been adjourned until late August.
Lack of German translator prevents family from testifying at shooting trial

Lack of German translator prevents family from testifying at shooting trial

The family of Horst Stewin, who were with him in the vehicle when he was shot on Aug. 2, were set to testify at 7 a.m. in court through a closed-circuit television feed as part of the trial for a Stoney Nakoda youth facing five charges, including aggravated assault, in relation to the shooting
Attempted murder charge dropped before trial of Stoney Nakoda youth

Attempted murder charge dropped before trial of Stoney Nakoda youth

Prosecutor Dane Rolfe determined conviction would be unlikely in the charges that were dropped, and continued his case against the accused with charges of aggravated assault, assault and three counts of discharging a firearm with intent under the Criminal Code
Stoney Nakoda youth going to trial for German tourist shooting

Stoney Nakoda youth going to trial for German tourist shooting

The youth is facing 14 separate charges including attempted murder, discharging a firearm with intent and possession of a prohibited weapon
Attempted kidnappings brings community together

Attempted kidnappings brings community together

STONEY NAKODA – A community watch Facebook group was born out of the concerns of Stoney Nakoda Nation residents after three separate “suspicious” incidents raised alarm in the community last week.
Cochrane RCMP investigating suspicious incidents on Stoney Nakoda First Nation

Cochrane RCMP investigating suspicious incidents on Stoney Nakoda First Nation

STONEY-NAKODA – Residents of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation have reported several incidents of suspicious activity to Cochrane RCMP, who are looking into what at least one person on social media is saying were attempted kidnappings. https://www.