The dojang for Swift Current Christian Taekwondo was bursting with energy one recent afternoon as students hung on every word of third-degree black belt instructor, Gary Voysey.

Contestants will have their work cut out for themselves in this year’s Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Queen competition. Held in the lead-up to the annual Stampede, the week of events for contestants will get underway July 10.

Hanna’s Jesse Williams is looking forward to an exciting summer exploring all of the history and hidden gems her area has to offer as one of 17 ambassadors for the Canadian Badlands Tourism association.

Although residents of Oyen and area celebrated Canada Day on July 1 as usual, there will be an extra special week of activities in the community to commemorate the country’s 150th anniversary.

Empress has always been impressive place for tourism, as many cottage and art-related industries established themselves starting in the early 2000s.
It has overcome a lot of challenges with the loss of its school and health-care centre as well.

The Remington Carriage Museum in Cardston is gearing up for Canada’s 150th celebration with a unique new display.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) officials have declared a Whooping Cough outbreak within southern Alberta for the communities of Lethbridge, Fort Macleod and Coaldale.

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