A school-based outreach program that has been providing support to newcomer students and their families in communities across Canada is now available in southwest Saskatchewan.

The 109th annual Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) convention did not include any important announcements on infrastructure funding for local governments, but Swift Current Mayor Jerrod Schafer felt there was still a lot of good discussion.

The moving of a 36-foot. by 105-foot T-shaped barn was quite successful for Heritage Acres Farm Museum officials near Pincher Creek.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:09

Grouse protection order causing issues for AGLA

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When EcoJustice sued the federal government in order to protect the sage grouse in southeastern Alberta, members of the Alberta Grazing Leaseholder’s Association (AGLA) collectively felt it would be to the detriment of not only them, but to the economy as a whole.

The Blood Reserve and First Nations communities across Canada marked an historic occasion Feb. 7 and Westwind School Division was proud to share the moment with them.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:05

Markets should remain favourable for beef producers

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Even with higher prices, beef producers are still facing many challenges in the months and years ahead.
Anne Wasko, a market analyst for Gateway Livestock Exchange based in Taber and president of Cattle Trends Inc., spoke about future trends in the cattle business at the 2014 Provincial Agricultural Service Board conference in Medicine Hat the end of January.

Gull Lake is ready to get out and celebrate everything wonderful about winter on Feb. 22 with the town’s second annual Winterfest Celebration.

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