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Pincher Creek
Bessie Vroom-Ellis, former resident of Pincher Creek and author of the social history series, The Vrooms of the Foothills, has just released her third book, When the Work's All Done This Fall.

By Susan Quinlan
Fort Macleod
For those who have made the long trek north to attend the annual country music festival in Camrose, the following will likely be good news, as Oldman Entertainment has put together Canadian Country Weekend which will run August 12-13 in the river bottom at Fort Macleod.

By Susan Quinlan
Pincher Creek

If you’re wondering what you can add to your list of fun things to do this summer, you’ll want to jot down making a trip to Pincher Creek’s Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village (KBPV), as the activities they have planned are many and varied.

Thursday, 30 June 2011 15:03

Fish for free on July 9 and 10

Courtesy Alberta Government

If you are looking for a fun, inexpensive summer activity, go fishing during the coming free fishing weekend. On July 9 and 10, Albertans and visitors can fish without a licence in any public water body that has an open fishing season, outside of a national park.

By Susan Quinlan
Pincher Creek
The dust has now settled from this year’s Gathering, with the cowboy poets and musicians having hitched their wagons and headed home, for now.

By Katie May
Cardston
The streets of Cardston flashed white under the blazing noon sun June 22 as nearly 2,000 children and parents zoomed toward the finish line in specially made T-shirts for the town’s third annual Cardston Kids Marathon.

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It has been determined that there is a total of five residences which have been destroyed or heavily damaged by fire during yesterday's wind-aided grassfire near Nanton. 

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Pincher Creek
The long awaited re-issuing of the local history book for the Pincher Creek area, Prairie Grass To Mountain Pass, will be hitting the streets in mid July.

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

Submitted by Canada Border Services Agency
Coutts
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.

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