Alberta News

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
On Remembrance Day, Canadians and those in other Commonwealth nations, respectfully acknowledge the contributions made by men and women in our armed forces that have served and continue to serve.
Services will again be held at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, they’ll also be held in every town, village and city throughout the nation, “Lest we Forget.”

Thursday, 03 November 2011 13:06

Coalhurst woman can train chickens with a click

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By Jamie Woodford
It walks like a chicken, it clucks like a chicken, and it, um, plays piano like a chicken.
Indeed teaching a chicken tricks is possible with the help of clicker training. In fact, the practice of training chickens is one of the best ways for animal trainers to improve their skills, said Donna McLaughlin, a dog, horse, and now chicken trainer from Coalhurst.

By Susan Quinlan
Crowsnest Pass
Following a summer of hard work by community volunteers, mountain bike riders at Crowsnest Pass now have a bike park tailored to varying skill levels and a start on development of six mountain bike trails.

Thursday, 03 November 2011 13:03

Pincher Creek girl earns ‘Great Kids’ award

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By Jamie Woodford
Pincher Creek
Dykota Letourneau is a “natural leader” in her Pincher Creek community.
She volunteers at the Pincher Creek and District Historical Society and is steadily involved with the Métis Nation youth group.
In recognition of her contributions, the 13-year-old was bestowed with a Great Kids Awards at the 12th annual event held at the Edmonton Fantasyland Hotel in October.

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