After 25 years of teaching at St. Michael’s in Pincher Creek, a French teacher has been recognized for her hard work.

Patients who spent Christmas at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge received a nice surprise Christmas morning.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 08:00

Zebra mussel-infested boat intercepted entering Alberta

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On Dec. 10, officers at the Coutts Vehicle Inspection Station inspected a boat that was en route from Michigan to Alaska and found a Zebra mussels infestation.

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is reminding producers Dec. 31, is the final deadline to submit 2013 AgriStability forms and pay 2014 program fees.

Agriculture takes many forms. The agriculture industry contributes to the Saskatchewan and Alberta economies. However, with the high cost of land and input costs, the face of agriculture is changing. There is more than one way to get involved. We have been looking at a few businesses which are related to agriculture, but those entrepreneurs and business people don’t depend on agriculture in the traditional sense. Last week, we looked at the Black Bridge Brewery inSwift Current. This week, in the final installment of our series, we focus on the Nicole Viste, a fourth-generation rancher from the Hanna area.

Thursday, 25 December 2014 06:56

Comprehensive Sask. provincial poverty strategy needed

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Poverty Free Saskatchewan (PFS), a network of individuals and organizations working toward poverty elimination, is pleased to see that the provincial government is recognizing that poverty should be reduced.

(The following is a statement from John Hinds, Chief Executive Officer of Newspapers Canada regarding important enhancements to Saskatchewan’s Multi-Material Recycling Program announced Dec. 18.)

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