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Watercraft owners urged to practice aquatic invasive species prevention activities

Submitted by Alberta Irrigation Districts Association The coming of the spring season means many individuals will soon be able to enjoy water-based activities like fishing and boating on Alberta’s lakes and irrigation reservoirs. Given the public health challenges individuals have been experiencing over the last several months many people will be looking forward to these types of activities. Alberta’s rivers, lakes and irrigation reservoirs are… Read More »

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Former Westwind editor launches poetry collection

By Trevor Busch Westwind Weekly News A familiar face in local newspaper circles in southern Alberta over the past decade, journalist and author Stan Ashbee… Read More »

Raymond May 19 meeting highlights

The following are meeting highlights from the May 19 meeting of Raymond town council. Delegations: There were two delegations to inquire about raw water connections.… Read More »

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NHL should forget about resumption of play

By Bruce Penton OK, it’s time to be a spoilsport. Cancel the National Hockey League season. The NHL should declare ‘No Stanley Cup Champion —… Read More »

Cardston product Lewis commits to the Kodiaks

Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s basketball head coach Ryan Heggie has unveiled a coveted local recruit as his first player signing of the off-season. Cardston product… Read More »

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Ranking the men with the license to kill

By Cole Parkinson Alta Newspaper Group - Taber This April was supposed to see a new James Bond film titled No Time To Die… Read More »

Primary sources vital to understanding history

By Trevor Busch Westwind Weekly News In the most basic sense, the study of history — and many other disciplines — can be boiled down… Read More »


Rural communities hit hard by COVID-19

This is an op-ed written by Senator Pamela Wallin. Our small towns and rural communities across Canada are experiencing fallout from COVID-19 in unique and… Read More »

Internet giants should pay their share

This is an op-ed written by News Media Canada chair Bob Cox. Newspapers have never been so loved — and never been so neglected. The… Read More »


Infrastructure failure in Montana could greatly reduce the flow of Milk River

By Tim Kalinowski Alta Newspaper Group - Lethbridge Parts of southern Alberta along the Milk River could begin to run dry after a massive water… Read More »

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