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MP Glen Motz says the idea of Western separation should be “stamped out” but also that Alberta should actively pursue a “fair deal” as proposed by the provincial government.

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SouthGrow Regional Initiative recently released its study, “Cost Benefit Analysis of Rural Broadband in Alberta.” It was noted, the study by the southwest Alberta-based group was a significant deliverable in SouthGrow's three-year strategic plan.

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HALO is reverting to a fee-for-service funding model after not receiving a stable source of funding in the October provincial budget.

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Eagle Butte High School principal, Mark Heinricks opened the Nov. 5 Prairie Rose School Division trustee meeting with an overview of the school’s TAG (Teacher Advisory Group) program and an update on its modernization project.

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Medicine Hat College (MHC) Rattlers men’s volleyball head coach Mark Porter has resigned effective immediately to pursue other career opportunities. 

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Visitors had an owl of a good time Oct. 25 at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, located at the river bottom in Lethbridge. It was the grand opening of the centre's brand new Owl Exhibit. Families and friends were able to learn more about local owl species through a hands-on exhibit designed f…

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Sugar from “field to table” starts with sunlight, according to the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers (ASBG). One of the crops that contains sugar are sugar beets. Currently, sugar beets are grown in Alberta, as they require cooler temperatures. Historically, the crop has been grown across the country.

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Following an incredibly tight race to the finish line on the national hustings, there were few questions about who was on top in Bow River as incumbent Martin Shields and the Conservatives cruised to a landslide re-election victory in the riding Monday.

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Conservative blue spread across the Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner riding Monday night giving incumbent MP Glen Motz a decisive victory.

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Parents and caregivers looking for information on youth drug and alcohol use are invited to attend a free, three-session Parenting is Prevention workshop presented by Alberta Health Services (AHS).

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It was a day of celebration in late September as Cal Broder, chair of BitCrude Energy and representatives from Melius Energy watched the shipping container holding 130 barrels of their semi-solid bitumen get loaded onto the container vessel at Prince Rupert and get sent to its destination in China.

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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.