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Raymond receives blue-green algae update

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News Raymond town council received an update on the blue-green algae bloom advisory issued for Milk River Ridge Reservoir. On Sept. 14, AHS had issued a boil water advisory after a blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, bloom was identified in areas of Milk River Ridge Reservoir in the County of Warner. Residents living near the shores of the reservoir, as well… Read More »

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Have a happy and healthy Halloween

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News Make sure to stay safe and healthy this Halloween season. While many will agree that the pandemic is scary… Read More »

Remember to get a flu shot this year

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News AHS is urging people to get a flu shot this year. In a statement to Southern Alberta Newspapers, AHS… Read More »

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Canada West delays sports decision

A decision on second-term Canada West sports will wait a bit longer. Canada West announced Friday it will delay the decision on whether second term… Read More »

Horse racing returns with restrictions in place

By Dale Woodard Alta Newspaper Group -Lethbridge The Rocky Mountain Turf Club is ready to derby it up this fall. Of course, the usual COVID-19… Read More »

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Alberta’s recovery plan

Alberta has been hit hard economically with the pandemic, the downward spiral of oil prices throughout the year, and the terrible economic state the previous… Read More »

Great paddling in Alberta’s sunny south

By Trevor Busch Westwind Weekly News Stereotypical perceptions of southern Alberta might conjour up images of parched prairie, or flatland wastelands interrupted by the… Read More »


Is FOIP anything more than an expensive facade?

This month marks a significant event regarding the public’s right to know and access to information from governments. In fact, 25 years ago Alberta’s Freedom… Read More »

Canada border should continue to be closed

The Canada-United States border remains closed for non-essential personnel, though restrictions are being loosened to allow more families to reunite after several months of strict… Read More »


Major funding announcement for Alberta irrigation

By Tim Kalinowski Southern Alberta Newspapers While $815 million will soon be flowing to eight southern Alberta irrigation districts for infrastructure replacement and increasing storage… Read More »

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