By Susan Quinlan
Southwest Alberta
For those living in the rural area surrounding Granum, fires that engulfed Slave Lake earlier this year brought back nightmares of the devastating grass fires they dealt with in 1997.
However, the fires also reminded members of the Spring Point Community Society about the generosity of others, so they decided to pay it forward.

Thursday, 05 January 2012 09:51

A glance at the last year at the border

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Submitted by Canada Border Services Agency
Two kilos of cocaine seized from an Alberta couple at Coutts and several significant firearm seizures at Coutts and Carway. These are just two of the highlights the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has to share from 2011.

Submitted by Canada Border Services Agency — Coutts
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) experienced slightly lower volumes at its southern Alberta border crossings in November, however, there were some notable highlights. Here is what happened at Coutts and Carway last month:

Thursday, 22 December 2011 14:40

Two vehicle collision in Turin

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On Dec. 21, at 5:30 p.m., Picture Butte RCMP were called to a two vehicle collision on Highway 25 in Turin.

Submitted by ABC Life Literacy Canada
The 14th annual Family Literacy Day® takes place Jan. 27 to encourage families to engage in at least 15 minutes of learning together on a daily basis.

Thursday, 22 December 2011 09:25

Castle Mountain opens for the season

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Southwest Alberta
Castle Mountain Resort has now opened for the winter ski season and staff looks forward to another enjoyable year.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011 11:47

AUC rejects the AltaLink proposal

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Southern Alberta Newspapers
Southern Alberta
Members of the Livingstone Landowners Group are celebrating after the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) turned down a proposal by AltaLink and the Alberta Electric System Operator to build a transmission line in their backyard.

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