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Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Jennifer Henderson is the Local Journalism Initiative reporter covering rural Alberta matters for Great West Newspapers. Her position is funded by the Government of Canada.

Recent Work by Jennifer

Man fled Morinville RCMP in high-speed chase; drove into Sturgeon County home

Man fled Morinville RCMP in high-speed chase; drove into Sturgeon County home

A man pleaded guilty on April 30 after he led RCMP on a high-speed chase through Sturgeon County, lost control of the vehicle, landed in a ditch, and hit a house.
Community volunteer, health-care worker hopeful for seat on St. Albert council

Community volunteer, health-care worker hopeful for seat on St. Albert council

Donna Kawahara is the third candidate to announce she will run for city council in the lead-up to the municipal election Oct. 18.
Childcare providers relieved to be on vaccine list

Childcare providers relieved to be on vaccine list

“I feel like it was about time."
Schools closing temporarily as Alberta brings in more health restrictions

Schools closing temporarily as Alberta brings in more health restrictions

K-12 moves online; patios and indoor dining closed in most communities
Active COVID-19 cases in St. Albert drop on Tuesday

Active COVID-19 cases in St. Albert drop on Tuesday

On Tuesday the province released new COVID-19 data showing five more cases were diagnosed in the city while another 20 people recovered from the virus.
Forty new COVID-19 cases recorded in St. Albert over the weekend

Forty new COVID-19 cases recorded in St. Albert over the weekend

31 more residents recovered from the virus.
Stronger health measures coming Tuesday: Kenney

Stronger health measures coming Tuesday: Kenney

Teachers, childcare workers, support staff are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
St. Albert mayor advocates for regional approach to COVID hotspot restrictions

St. Albert mayor advocates for regional approach to COVID hotspot restrictions

“Compliance quite often depends on the understanding of the restrictions, and when you have confusion, you have non-compliance. And so it would have been much better for the province to just put the entire Edmonton Metro Region in the hot zone.”
St. Albert now under COVID-19 hotspot restrictions

St. Albert now under COVID-19 hotspot restrictions

Junior and senior high will move online and indoor fitness and sports will be closed for at least two weeks.
Alberta deploys regional restrictions as COVID-19 numbers hit record high

Alberta deploys regional restrictions as COVID-19 numbers hit record high

"I wanted to take a moment to underscore the gravity of the situation that we're in today, and how bad things could get if Albertans don't make a real effort in the next few weeks."