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Wednesday, 12 August 2015 08:00

Search begins for shining Stars of Alberta volunteers

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Do you know a volunteer who goes that extra mile? Someone who stands out as  a true community hero? Then you know a perfect candidate for a 2015 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award.

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 08:00

Jamboree Days set for Aug. 14-16

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Jamboree Days/Harvest Days is coming soon to Picture Butte Aug. 14-16. The annual event is organized by the Picture Butte and District Agricultural Society.
This year’s theme is, “A Salute to the Picture Butte Fish and Game Club and Picture Butte Archery Club.”

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 08:00

Coyote Flats: where history comes to life

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Coyote Flats Pioneer Village, located at the Prairie Tractor and Engine Museum just outside of Picture Butte, is in the middle of a busy summer.
That’s good news for Pieter L. van Ewik, the village’s new general manager.

Senior residents had an opportunity last week to talk about the age-friendliness of Swift Current during five consultation events hosted over three days by the City of Swift Current.

Lethbridge is home to a military museum thanks to the work of locals. The grand opening for the museum took place in April and Ray Romses, the chairman of the Lethbridge Military Museum Committee, says operations have been going well since opening.

School isn’t always front of mind with summer holidays just halfway through. Westwind School Division and the Town of Magrath can’t be blamed for looking ahead with great expectations, however, considering the dollars and time invested — not to mention the rewards which lie ahead.

Seven confirmed cases of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) have been discovered in the M.D. of Pincher Creek. No new cases have been discovered since the original seven, but in the entire province, there is a total of 10 positive horses as of June 20.

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