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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…

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A two-month investigation by ALERT’s Medicine Hat organized crime team has resulted in what is believed to be the largest methamphetamine seizure in the city’s history. Five people were arrested, and more than $120,000 worth of drugs and cash were seized.

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Brooks RCMP confirmed on Tuesday, July 9 that the Brooks Fire department had found a deceased adult male in the Spring Hill Canal as fire department members were conducting a search of the canal.

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On July 8th, 2019 at approximately 9:00 pm, Redcliff RCMP responded to a Hit and Run incident on Highway 1 just East of Medicine Hat. A male cyclist was who had been westbound was struck and left on the side of the road until a motorist came upon him and called 911. The cyclist was rushed to…

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During the SouthGrow Annual General Meeting on June 13, Jen Grebeldinger of the Community Energy Association provided an update on the Peaks to Prairies Project

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Vauxhall native Brock Skretting has worked hard at establishing himself in the Alberta film industry. He has been an assistant director on television shows Wynonna Earp and Lost in Space to a production assistant on CBC’s Heartland to a trainee production coordinator on the Academy Award win…

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Canada’s Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) is a community-driven program, according to a recent media release from the federal government. It’s designed to spread the benefits of economic immigration to smaller communities by creating a path to permanent residence for skilled forei…

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Take me out to the good old ball game! The sport of baseball has been a favourite pastime and popular sport from the 1920s to today. In 1939 though, baseball was put on somewhat of a hiatus, as many players traded their uniforms for soldier attire and went overseas to war. In 1956 in Vauxhal…

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Vulcan RCMP were on scene of a three vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. June 19, on Highway 23 just south of Vulcan. 

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The RCMP responded to a request for assistance at 2 p.m. June 15, of a skier who fell down a rocky slope on Mount Haig near the Castle Mountain Ski Resort after being hit by loose rock. The two skiers with him attempted first aid, and were joined by other hikers who were in the nearby area o…

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On June 7, students from Picture Butte High School (PBHS) presented 40 seniors with completed DVDs of an oral history project, which included interviews recorded and edited by the students. The event was held at Coyote Flats Pioneer Village at the Prairie Tractor and Engine Museum near Pictu…