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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…

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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…

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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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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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Women ages 50 to 74 — the group most at risk of developing breast cancer — will have local access to mammography services when Alberta Health Services’ Screen Test program arrives in the community this month.

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In March 2017, the Virtual Opioid Dependency Program (VODP) was born as an expansion of the former Rural Opioid Dependency Program.

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More than 100 high school students from across southeast Alberta got to put their talents to the test at the 14th annual South East Alberta Regional Skills Competition, held in Medicine Hat on April 30.

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 In December 2018, Milk River Medical Clinic purchased an Emergency Department Echosonography (EDE) Machine.

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Two people have been arrested and more than $16,000 worth of drugs and cash have been seized as part of a short-term ALERT investigation in Lethbridge.

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Municipalities in the region are evaluating how to work more efficiently together including the opportunities and challenges of regionalization under a single governance structure. This consists of assessing efficiencies, reductions in service duplication and ensuring each community remains …

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The festive season is here and the Government of Alberta has clear standards to ensure those working over the holidays are treated fairly.

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On Dec. 17 at approximately 12 p.m. the Cardston RCMP responded to a robbery in Cardston, Alberta where an elderly female was threatened with a weapon, assaulted and robbed of her vehicle and wallet at her residence. 

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Since the wildfires that devastated properties in Special Areas in 2017, fire officials have learned that they, along with property owners and businesses could be doing a few things to prevent damage from fire, or at very least, lessen the damage potential should a fire occur.

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At approximately 6:45 a.m. Oct. 25 the Fort Macleod RCMP were called to a two vehicle collision on Highway 3 just west of Secondary Highway 810.

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Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village is a pioneer village in the heart of Pincher Creek and is situated along the creek that runs through the downtown core. It is about to get even busier than normal.