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South Eastern Alberta Search and Rescue Association (SEASAR) is launching its annual volunteer recruitment drive with an open house and prospective member’s meetings on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Southeast Alberta escaped the brunt of the snowstorm that dumped heavy, wet snow across the southern part of the province over the weekend, but the early snowfall was more than enough for producers who were in the midst of getting their crops off the field.

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It was an opportunity to present the uniqueness of Prairie Rose School Division and the challenges of having such a geographically large division when trustees met with Alberta education minister Adriana LaGrange prior to their regular board meeting on  Sept. 11.

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“Songs4Ken” is a variety-type show featuring a phenomenal house band and five southern Alberta musical favourites including T. Buckley, Mike Stack, Emily Triggs, Jess Dollimont and John Wort Hannam. Visual artist Randall Wiebe will also be painting on stage. The evening is to support and rai…

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The first artistic creation to be prominently displayed in the new expansion of the Vulcan Community Health Centre will be the Heritage Wall. 

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Niki Flundra's ultimate equine event “Heart of the Horse” is premiering just outside of Nanton at the Silver Slate Arena Sept. 20-22. The extravaganza will feature Dan James, Glenn Stewart, Matt Robertson and Amberley Snyder. Amber Marshall, star of the CBC hit TV show “Heartland” will also …

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Southern Alberta Mayors and Reeves is calling on Premier Jason Kenney and Health Minister Tyler Shandro to provide ongoing funding for HALO, as well as provide $750,000 in bridge funding to cover operating costs until the current contract expires on Oct. 1 after passing the motion at a recen…

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On Thursday, September 5, the County of Newell Council voted in favour of the County of Newell to end their participation with the Regional Working Group, therefore ending their research into amalgamation. Based on this decision, consensus of the Regional Working Group was to end their amalg…

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With September just around the corner, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to make sure immunization is on your back-to-school-checklist for your child.

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Cardston RCMP are asking for the public's assistance to locate 33-year-old Sabrina Lueder who was reported missing on Aug, 29, 2019. Sabrina was last seen in Lethbridge on Aug. 8, 2019 and there is a concern for her safety and well-being.

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From January 2016 to December 2018, 1,971 deaths in the province of Alberta have been attributed to apparent opioid-related overdoses. Alberta RCMP were dispatched to several of those incidents and determined that, in some cases, it is believed that bystanders, friends or family members were…

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Put seven combines together on a quarter section of land and it doesn’t take long for the crop to be harvested. Aug. 8, a group of volunteers had the 160 acres of hard red spring wheat in the bin in short order, with all of the money going to the HALO Air Ambulance. 

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It’s time to whoop it up once again in southern Alberta, as Exhibition Park proudly presents Whoop-Up Days 2019 Aug. 20-24 in Lethbridge. This year, don’t miss the StagEX Music Festival featuring Corb Lund, Sam Roberts Band, Walk Off the Earth, Arkells and Lil Jon. The StagEX festival line-u…

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The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) will open their six-day main training camp for their 2019-20 season on Monday, August 19th, the team announced today.

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The Regionalization Working Group (RWG) met August 8 to continue discussions regarding a proposal to amalgamate the municipalities of Brooks, Bassano and the County of Newell. 

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Alberta Forestry firefighters were finished their work building a perimeter fire guard at the site of the Graburn fire and demobilized on Tuesday, Aug. 6, according to a statement released by Cypress County. Crews had been working with a water delivery system using the nearby creek, agricult…

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More than $42,000 worth of cash and drugs – including methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl – were seized as ALERT’s Medicine Hat organized crime team wrapped up a four-month investigation into drug trafficking activity. One person was arrested.

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Vulcan’s ultimate all things “Star Trek” annual convention beams into southern Alberta July 26-27 with plenty of special guests and activities for the whole family including a cosplay contest, the Red Shirt Union, meet and greets with special guests, photo ops and autographs, special guest Q…