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Raymondites ‘love the smell of commerce in the morning’

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Director Kevin Smith’s “Mallrats” from 1995 had one of the best lines, as one of the characters enters the local mall and announces, “I love the smell of commerce in the morning.” The Raymond Chamber of Commerce offers Raymond residents and southern Albertans the ultimate showcase of local businesses with its 8th Annual Trade Show Apr. 13 at the… Read More »

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Raymondites ‘love the smell of commerce in the morning’

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Director Kevin Smith’s “Mallrats” from 1995 had one of the best lines, as one of the characters enters the… Read More »

Del Bonita 4-H Club March Report

Report and photo submitted by Grant Nelson — Club Reporter Our club held public speaking in January — where we got to send Ellie Woolf… Read More »

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Raymond looks to replicate last season’s success on the rugby pitch

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News   The defending provincial Tier 1 girls rugby champions are back to work this week. Raymond began the Southern… Read More »

Lakers earn gold at 1A Boys Basketball Provincial tournament

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News   It was a golden weekend for the Stirling Lakers. The 2019 Alberta Schools Athletic Association 1A Boys Basketball… Read More »

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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 »

Appel: UCP shoots itself in foot at convention

Last week’s inaugural UCP convention in Red Deer attracted 2,600 attendees, making it the largest political convention in Alberta’s history. This is certainly a positive.… Read More »

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Social media has made us oblivious to the ills of its use

“Court of Public Opinion” is in session, as of late, thanks to the almost nauseating barrage of social media platforms allowing everyone and anyone to… Read More »

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Editorial comments are not news and shouldn’t be featured as such, as some news sources will say analysis or editorial — but a lot of… Read More »

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Del Bonita 4-H Club March Report

Report and photo submitted by Grant Nelson — Club Reporter Our club held public speaking in January — where we got to send Ellie Woolf… Read More »

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