Rose Sanchez

Rose Sanchez

Assistant Managing Editor

It was a fantastic day for those people of Métis heritage on Aug. 3. Residents finally saw the completion and unveiling of a special monument to honour 16 Métis who fought in the First and Second World Wars as well as the Korean War.

Parks Canada biologists are gaining a better understanding of the habitat needed by the Greater Short-horned Lizard in the hopes of ensuring the survival of this endangered species.

MacKenzie Porter’s star continues to rise as she enjoys her experience with the Canadian Country Music Association’s Discovery Program as well as an award nomination this year in the Rising Star category.

Individuals can learn more about the largest coal-mining disaster in Canadian history at a special book reading and presentation in Bellevue, Aug. 4.

Officials with the JBS Food Canada Inc. plant in Brooks opened their doors to the media and invited guests July 19 for a tour of the beef processing facility.

Just under 300 contestants from schools across Canada will compete in the Canadian High School Finals Rodeo in Nanton this year.
The event takes place July 24-27 in the small community along Highway 2, south of High River.

Ted Menzies never intended to become a “career” politician. After what will be 11 years as the Conservative Member of Parliament for the Macleod Riding, Menzies will retire from politics.

Shortgrass Library System officials marked a milestone recently, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the regional organization.

Rehearsals for the Canadian Badlands Passion Play are well underway as the more than 200 performers and 400 volunteers get ready to present the dramatic retelling of the life of Jesus Christ this July.

The Newell Regional Expo Society hosted its first bus tour this year which let Brooks and County of Newell residents learn more about some of the communities in the area.

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