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ZoBell retiring after four decades with RID

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News A longtime manager at the Raymond Irrigation District is leaving. After 43 years at RID, on Sept. 1, Gordon ZoBell retired as the general manager of the irrigation district, and is remaining on in an advisory capacity until the end of December. “That’s a long time when you think about it; 43-and-a-half years to work at the same place.… Read More »

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Food corridor reps continue to promote region

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News A local ag-business group has been busy strengthening stakeholder relationships and promoting opportunities in the region. Representatives from Canada’s… Read More »

Water restrictions for Milk River

By Delon Shurtz Alberta Newspaper Group - Lethbridge The Town of Milk River has brought in additional water restrictions and is making other contingency plans… Read More »

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Lethbridge, Medicine Hat ringette associations teaming up

The Lethbridge Ringette Association has teamed up with the Medicine Hat Ringette Association for the upcoming season. With the COVID-19 throwing restrictions on travel this… Read More »

PBA raring to go after tough spring

By Dale Woodard Alta Newspaper Group - Lethbridge Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prairie Baseball Academy's season ground to a halt before it barely… Read More »

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The Last of Us Part II is an emotional masterpiece

By Cole Parkinson Alta Newspaper Group - Taber The PS3/PS4 exclusive The Last of Us, by developer Naughty Dog, is my favourite game of all-time.… Read More »


Listen, we’re broke: But fund cops or else

Newly appointed Justice Minister Kaycee Madu recently penned a letter to the mayors of Alberta’s two largest cities expressing concern over the possibility that municipalities… Read More »

Municipalities joining together to oppose assessment changes

The Alberta government’s proposed changes to the assessment model, which hasn’t been updated since 2005, have rightfully been protested by the majority of municipal governments… Read More »


Farm safety paramount during harvest

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News When it comes to safety, a reminder is always welcomed. While most farmers say they are “pretty conscientious” when… Read More »

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