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Broadband a topic of discussion in rural southern Alberta

By Stan Ashbee Alberta Newspaper Group SouthGrow Regional Initiative recently released its study, “Cost Benefit Analysis of Rural Broadband in Alberta.” It was noted, the study was a significant deliverable in SouthGrow's three-year strategic plan. SouthGrow Executive Director Peter Casurella explained the intent of this project was to accurately and confidently measure the degree of value broadband networks bring to communities in Alberta. “On the… Read More »

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Broadband a topic of discussion in rural southern Alberta

By Stan Ashbee Alberta Newspaper Group SouthGrow Regional Initiative recently released its study, “Cost Benefit Analysis of Rural Broadband in Alberta.” It was noted, the… Read More »

Moments of remembrance

Photo submitted by Greg Robinson Communities across southern Alberta, including the Town of Raymond, paid tribute and spent time indoors and outdoors for Remembrance Day… Read More »

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Magrath Wolverines earn provincial championship

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News Football is back in Magrath. Any doubts of the sport's resurgence in town were erased on Saturday, as Magrath's… Read More »

Injuries derail promising season for Comets, as Raymond falls 13-8 to LCI

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News   The season is over for the Raymond Comets after a 13-8 loss Wednesday night at home to the… Read More »

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Recognizing nurses’ key role

Modern nursing began in the 19th century with Florence Nightingale, the famed “Lady with the Lamp." Thanks to modern technology, the profession has been taken… Read More »

Tales of a Charlie Brown Christmas

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Christmas time is here and Jerry Granelli, iconic drummer from the Vince Guaraldi Trio, is heading back out on… Read More »

Editorial

Get ready for it – the holidays are swiftly approaching

Southern Albertans have said farewell to ghosts, goblins and Jack-O-Lanterns for another season and have saluted the Canadian fallen and those that have served through… Read More »

Keep holidays alive, even as an adult

Holidays, such as Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Days and the like are reasons to be a big kid. When holidays roll… Read More »

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Ag scholarships to recognize the importance of agriculture in communities

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Exhibition Park and The Rotary Club of Lethbridge East recently announced the 2nd Annual $10,000 Agricultural Scholarship Awards and… Read More »

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