If there's one thing everybody knows about Alan Doyle it's that he's from Newfoundland.
Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) board of trustees and the board of Christ the Redeemer (CTR) Catholic Schools have reached a tentative agreement regarding the transportation of CTR students too Oyen by PRSD buses after trustees voted in favour of tentatively accepting the proposal at the…
It is all about realization and growth for rising Canadian country singer Kelly Prescott, both with her personal life and her career.
The Nursing Program at Lethbridge College celebrated 50 years of existence with a special tea held in the Garden Court Restaurant Feb. 5.
At the moment, home care, supportive living and long-term care is governed by its own legislation, but the government is establishing a committee to review this.
Cypress County wants to hear from its residents and businesses about what they think about their current potable water supply and what, if anything, they would like to see in the future. The Water Public Survey is currently online on the County’s website where people can take a few minutes t…
On January 29, Students in Grades 6 to 9 from the Piikani Nation participated in S.T.E.M. activities offered by the University of Lethbridge's Destination Exploration program.
Praxis – Science Outreach Society’s 28th annual Operation Minerva Conference will be held on Friday, January 31 at the Medicine Hat High School. The mantra for Operation Minerva is “Science is for girls too.”
The RCMP have laid charges against the driver of a semi tractor trailer unit following a fatal collision that occurred on Aug. 7, 2019 on Highway 9.
This past September, a Quebec Superior Court struck down the existing provision in Canada’s law on medical assistance in dying (MAID) relating to the requirement that a patient’s death be reasonably foreseeable.
Coaldale RCMP have completed their investigation into the fatal collision on the early evening of November 25, 2019 on Highway 3 at the intersection leading into the Town of Coalhurst.
Local residents living with chronic disease have an opportunity to join a free Alberta Health Services (AHS) program designed to help them take control of their health and improve their quality of life.
Community Foundations Canada (CFC) has partnered with the Government of Canada to support social finance/social enterprise across the country, according to a recent media release. The Government of Canada has provided $18.5 million to CFC, as part of their larger $50 million Investment Readi…
The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) are pleased to announce that the organization has donated $11,527.23 in profits from its annual Charity Jersey Auction to the Brooks Legion No. 63.
Hands-on learning can definitely complement what is being taught from the textbook. Grade 9 math students at Parkside School have recently spent a few weeks doing just that as they worked at putting together designs for a new school for the community.
On January 14th a theft of a truck and Break and Enter into a Residence on Hyde Street in Pincher Creek was reported.
On Jan. 6, at approximately 8 p.m., Coaldale RCMP were dispatched to a two vehicle collision involving a truck and a van at the junction of Highway 3 and Highway 512 outside of Coaldale.
Due to a water main break in the Town of Granum, Alberta Health Services (AHS), has issued a Boil Water Advisory for the town, as a precautionary measure.
Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada and Alberta’s Kananaskis Country, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational users of backcountry and front-country avalanche terrain, in effect immediately. The warning is widespread and applies to the following forecast…
Fort Macleod RCMP are reporter that on Dec. 22, 2019 at 9:30 a.m., 19-year-old Tristan Big Sorrel Horse turned himself in to police following a collision.
Students at Bow Island and Foremost schools have been learning the valuable lesson of giving in the weeks leading up to Christmas. From collecting food items to the local food bank, paying a loonie to wear their caps for a day, to tossing teddy bears at a sporting event, the students have be…
The Southern Alberta Energy Partnership recently released the findings of an economic impact study that was commissioned in the fall to measure the impact of alternative energy investments within the region.
In April 2020, Brooks will once again be the host site for the Rural Mental Health Conference and a conference headliner has just been signed. As a founding member of renowned Newfoundland band Great Big Sea - Séan McCann has sold over 2 million albums and traveled the world making every nig…
There’s nothing like a sandy beach to drive away the winter blues and folks in the Oyen area will once again be able to enjoy some beach activities over the Christmas holidays when the Big Country Agricultural Society hosts its beach volleyball tournament.
Rural RCMP jurisdictions in Alberta will have more officers in the field, but municipalities will have to start paying a portion of the cost, the Alberta government announced last week.
Recently, the Crowsnest Conservation Society held its Annual General Meeting (AGM), which featured presentations that discussed environmental impacts of new coal mining projects in the Crowsnest Pass Corridor.
Pop culture-wise Survivor's “Eye of the Tiger” and Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Balboa are synonymous with the fictional world of boxing.
A two-vehicle collision at Highway 1 at the intersection with Secondary Highway 550/Township Road 212 near Bassano resulted in a fatality.
On Nov. 29, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., a male was crossing in a controlled pedestrian crosswalk located at 201, 2 Street West in Drumheller. The 30-year-old man from Drumheller was struck by a dark colored car, causing him to fall to the ground. The suspect vehicle then left the scene.
Bassano RCMP are currently on scene (noon today) of a two vehicle collision at Highway 1 at the intersection with Secondary Highway 550/Township Road 212.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) launched its Toys for Tickets campaign Dec. 4, which gives people who’ve recently received an AHS-issued parking ticket an opportunity to donate a new unwrapped toy rather than paying their fine.
Recently, the Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) received a Community Builders Award from Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder's office. The award is presented to those who have made a significant difference in their community and recognizes outstanding individuals or groups who selflessly invest in the…
SAKA or the Southern Alberta Kanadier Association presented a conference for Low-German Mennonite (LGM) service providers Nov. 19-20 in Taber, with funding generously provided by Family and Community Support Services (FCSS).
On November 23, at around 10:20 a.m. the Nobleford Fire Department with assistance from the Barons Fire Department responded to a residential house fire on Milnes Street in Nobleford.
Cuts to education is never good news for a school board and the Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4 is no exception. With the recent Alberta government budget, education wasn't spared the chopping block.
Moustache for your thoughts? Movember has an everlasting impact on the face of men's health. Tackling prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention is every Mo Bro and Mo Sista's business.
Participation in a southeast Alberta business survey was greater than expected as organizers for the Business Retention and Expansion Workforce Development project (BREWD) start compiling and analyzing the data.
McMan Youth, Family, and Community Services will be submitting a proposal for funding to the Alberta government after learning its Parent Link programs would be amongst those being impacted by cutbacks.
Due to winter storm conditions across the southern Alberta, the influenza clinic scheduled for today in Milk River from 2 to 6 p.m. at Heritage Hall has been cancelled.