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A Calgary man who is facing numerous charges after a high-speed vehicle chase on the Trans-Canada Highway between Swift Current and Herbert in October 2014 is back in custody after violating his bail conditions.

In her 33 years in the classroom, Wanda Gibbons has shared not only her knowledge and experience, but also her enthusiasm for learning with thousands of students.

After one semester of offering dual credit courses from Lakeland College at South Central High School in Oyen, Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) board trustees were able to learn more about the successes and challenges of the initiative.

It was the moment they had waited for for months and finally unleashed Feb. 4 at the historic Gull Lake Lyceum Theatre.

More history has been moved to the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village (KBPV) Museum. On Dec. 18, the historic CIBC bank building that was located in Pincher Creek was moved to the museum.

At first glance the large objects on the gallery floor look very familiar, but the latest exhibition at the Art Gallery of Swift Current (AGSC) is more than just five full-size round bales.

A verbal agreement is only as good as the proof to back it up. It’s a hard lesson learned for Bob Woodward, a Cardston-area farmer who lost ownership of a 10-acre piece of land to his neighbour in December, due to an archaic law.
It’s called adverse possession, commonly known as squatter’s rights, and it’s based on British common law. Essentially, if a person has exclusive control of a piece of land for a period of 10 years, and it’s open and visible to the public, the court can rule that the property is his, regardless of whose name is on the title.

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