Rose Sanchez

Rose Sanchez

Assistant Managing Editor

A broad reach and engaged viewers means Cypress Hills-Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes is calling his first Facebook live town hall a success, but some of that could have to do with the topic.

For some, there are more questions than answers when it comes to Alberta’s new carbon tax which came into effect Jan. 1.

Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) trustees agreed to restrict some reserve money to help cover the costs associated with future curricula updates or changes.

Thursday, 12 January 2017 08:00

Three short around the PRSD board table

Two trustee resignations from the Prairie Rose School Division, board will likely mean at least one byelection will be held this spring even though municipal elections, including school boards, are set to take place this fall.

A more concerted effort to offer the best possible care to people who are injured in the backcountry is seeing results when it comes to the positive outcomes patients are experiencing as they recover.

Efforts to lower the average class size in Kindergarten to Grade 3 classrooms in Prairie Rose School Division this school year have been a success, thanks to the board’s commitment to ensuring instructional dollars continue to be spent in classrooms on teachers and support staff.

Everyone could use a little good news.

Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) students in grades 1-9 were recognized for their creativity in helping share a message of safety around school bus transportation.

Grasslands Regional Division posted a small surplus in the 2015-2016 budget year thanks to continued strong enrolment and some unexpected funding for refugees who moved into the division.

Thursday, 15 December 2016 07:41

Minor adjustments made to Grasslands budget

Only slight adjustments needed to be made to the Grasslands Regional Division’s 2016-17 budget once final funding and enrolment figures were inserted. It still predicts a deficit of more than half a million dollars to operate for the school year.

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