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Crowsnest Pass RCMP were at the scene of a two vehicle collision on Highway 22 and Township Road 80 just north of Lundbreck. 

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The City of Brooks is working closely with local partners to implement protective health measures to limit the transmission of COVID-19. This included recently extending the State of Emergency order which only lasts seven days and just ran out.

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After thirteen years, Susan Burrows-Johnson is retiring from her position as CEO/Executive Director of the Galt Museum & Archives and Fort Whoop-Up. It was announced March 26.

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It was more than a decade ago when Michael Beier left his hometown of Consort to attend university in Calgary. With dreams of a career in Engineering, Beier studied hard at the U of C and participated in clubs.

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To protect the health and safety of Albertans, law enforcement agencies have been granted full authority to enforce public health orders and issue fines.In addition, it is now mandatory for travellers returning from outside of Canada to self-isolate. This legal requirement also applies to cl…

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MyAlberta is now receiving emergency isolation support applications from working Albertans who are self-isolating or who are the sole caregivers for someone in self-isolation.

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The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League have officially postponed their 2020 Spring Camp, the club announced on Tuesday.

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Forty-two additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 301. Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

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Cameron Mills, the Manager of Economic and Community Development for the Town of Coaldale, says that the Town’s goal has been to proactively manage the COVID-19 outbreak in line with recommendations from Alberta's Chief Medical Officer in terms of social distancing and reducing person to per…

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Since Premier Kenney declared a state of emergency for Alberta, the Town of Raymond has enacted several measures. These measures were announced in a notice distributed via social media on March 16.

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Meghan Brennan, the Communications and Projects Coordinator for the Town of Taber, says that the Town of Taber has closed several facilities and increased mitigation practices within the facilities where Town staff are still working because of COVID-19.

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The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is prepared to help Canadians who have been outside of Canada for an extended period and are heeding the advice of the Government of Canada to return home. 

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The new Premier’s Council on Charities and Civil Society will strengthen community organizations working to address social challenges. Their first task is advising on civil society’s response to COVID-19. This was announced Saturday morning.

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Forty-nine additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 195. Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

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Trochu resident Alicia Erickson, who is currently serving as Miss Rodeo Canada 2020 for the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association, sang the national anthem for the South Country Co-op Showdown that was hosted by PBR Canada at the Lethbridge Enmax Centre on March 6 and 7.

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The South Country Co-op Showdown hosted by Professional Bull Riders Canada at the Lethbridge Enmax Centre on March 6-7 included two riders from Southern Alberta, Logan Biever and Dayton Johnston.

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School administrations from across the province are working this week to develop strategies to ensure there are sufficient learning opportunities for their students after the provincial government announced on Sunday afternoon that all classes would be stopped indefinitely. The decision by t…

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The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is advising travellers of the possibility for higher-than-usual traffic volumes expected at southern Alberta land crossings, including Coutts, over the next several weeks. 

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Following is a notice sent to the University of Lethbridge community from President and Vice-Chancellor Mike Mahon on latest developments as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic situation."Earlier this (Sunday) evening, the Government of Alberta announced that, effective immediately, in-perso…

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Medicine Hat College staff have been informed of rumors circulating that Medicine Hat College (MHC) will be closed for the next two weeks. Please be advised that this information is not accurate, and that classes and operations at MHC will continue as usual unless otherwise directed by the G…

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Based on recent information provided by the province of Alberta, requesting the discontinuation of gatherings over 250 people and with the health and safety of our guests, staff and partners as a top priority, we are postponing the Home & Garden Show (date tbd).

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On March 12, at approximately 5:45 a.m., Oyen RCMP received a call of a semi-truck and trailer that was in the ditch with an engine on fire. The semi-truck had attempted to avoid a collision with a deer and went off the road. The driver is not injured. 

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Recently, the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) announced more than $3.7 million of funding for 12 projects in 11 rural Albertan communities. Through the Government of Canada’s Reaching Home program, the new five-year federal homelessness prevention and reduction strategy, this fundin…