Comparing it to Christmas morning might be a stretch, but there’s no doubt there was plenty of anticipation as staff and students at Raymond Elementary School awaited the move.

Despite the best efforts of Mother Nature in mid-September, Tompkins School administration had a unique way to create a sense of community amongst the students while at the same time, helping the school earn some much-needed funds.

Pilots from all over Canada and the U.S. travel to the small southwest Alberta community of Cowley to fly their gliders.

Friday, 03 October 2014 08:00

Documentary to focus on First Nations heritage

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Two filmmakers, one of whom is originally from the Piikani Nation along Highway 3 between Fort Macleod and Pincher Creek, were busy in August starting work to film a documentary which is helping them understand their shared heritage.

More than 100 people of all ages marked World Rivers Day Sept. 28 in Medicine Hat by taking part in the Yellow Fish Road program, marking 90 storm drains and handing out 260 door hangars in the Southridge area of the city.

Tourism investors now have additional opportunities to help further promote the southwest corner as a tourism destination thanks to some new provincial government resources.

Since the Terry Fox Run started at Champion School in 1997, Grandma Sanderson has been leading the students.

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