Tuesday, 18 October 2016 08:00

Crowsnest Museum sees support at its fundraiser

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About $25,000 was raised for the Crowsnest Pass Museum at the annual Memories Gala fundraiser Sept. 24.

It was what the residents of Foremost and surrounding areas have been waiting a long time to hear and finally, on Sept. 22, the train for the Forty Mile Rail Line rolled into town, much to the excitement of the 300 people who turned out to help celebrate the milestone.

A southern Alberta grain bin has been turned into a piece of art that has been showcased at the Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage near Nanton.

As reported in September’s Pulse Market Report, the quality of lentils is expected to be lower than normal in Western Canada.

Monday, 17 October 2016 08:00

PRSD enrolment comes in better than estimates

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Although the overall number of students attending schools in Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) continues to decline, a bump in enrolment over what was estimated earlier this year, will mean additional funding for the division in a revised budget to be presented in November.

A team from the Royal Alberta Museum has been hard at work at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump since the first week of September.

More than 100 cyclists pedalled through the breathtaking Blakiston Valley in Waterton Lakes National Park on Oct. 1. The ever-popular Ride the Red Rock event returned to the park for its sixth year. This year, participants had the added benefit of cycling along a newly-rebuilt Red Rock Parkway.

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