Rose Sanchez

Rose Sanchez

Assistant Managing Editor

The Claresholm and District Transportation Society (CDTS) helps transport people to and from many locations, but is seeking funding from various town councils to be able to continue to do so.

While there is always some improvement to be made, overall officials with Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) are pleased with how their students continue to perform well on both diploma exams and provincial achievement testing.

Fears that students taking classes through video conferencing weren’t receiving the same kind of education have been alleviated with the most recent provincial achievement testing (PAT) results.

Growing up under the influence of artistic parents it shouldn’t be surprising Deb Elkink followed in their path.

Thursday, 11 October 2012 09:04

Enrolment continues to decline in PRSD

Declining enrolment continues to be a concern for Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) officials, but it’s a reality administration has to face.

Tuesday, 09 October 2012 09:01

Couponing group works to help others

A love for finding a deal and the desire to help those less fortunate brought a group of Medicine Hat women together to form Couponers for Charity.

In the summer, Alberta Health Services (AHS) launched its Closer to Home initiative to bring back “home-cooking” to seniors’ residences and many of those seniors are already enjoying the benefits of the initiatives through re-vamped menus based on their taste preferences.

The battle to have farm workers protected under workplace health and safety regulations heated up last week around National Farmworkers Day.

Alberta has recorded its first case of the West Nile virus (WNv) in humans this year.
A woman under the age of 65 who lives in southern Alberta developed the non-neurological form of the virus.

Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne is expecting officials with Alberta Health Services to apologize for the way the closure of the Little Bow Continuing Care Centre (LBCCC) in Carmangay has been handled.

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