Drayton Valley

The infamous oil derrick Drayton Valley sign off Highway 22
The infamous oil derrick Drayton Valley sign off Highway 22 Big West Country/ Laine Mitchell

Census 2016: Drayton Valley's senior population growing

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
May 3, 2017 - 10:40am

If you thought you were seeing more shades of grey around the Town of Drayton Valley, it’s because you are.

The latest census figures released Wednesday by Statistics Canada show an aging boom in Drayton Valley.

The hill has struggled with low snowfalls over the past two seasons.
The hill has struggled with low snowfalls over the past two seasons. Big West Country/Laine Mitchell

Drayton Valley Ski Hill struggling with funds after poor winter

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
April 24, 2017 - 11:20am

The Drayton Valley Brazeau Ski Club has been a staple in the community since the early 1960’s, but after two consecutive seasons of being closed the club's presidents says they are in desperate need of help.

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