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Cirque’s “Luzia” offers visual surprises and breathtaking acrobatics

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Like a pied piper, Cirque du Soleil's “Luzia” entices southern Albertans to its Calgary under the Big Top performances. “Luzia” premiered in April 2016 and is Cirque du Soleil’s 38th original production since 1984. Touted as, “A Waking Dream of Mexico” - “Luzia” takes audience members to an imaginary Mexico, like in a waking dream. Where light (“luz” in… Read More »

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Cirque’s “Luzia” offers visual surprises and breathtaking acrobatics

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Like a pied piper, Cirque du Soleil's “Luzia” entices southern Albertans to its Calgary under the Big Top performances.… Read More »

Motz taking advantage of election campaign head start

By Collin Gallant Alberta Newspaper Group Conservative campaign workers were readying to put signs in place recently, while Canada’s two other main parties were still… Read More »

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Pandas take silver at weekend tournament in Airdrie

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News The Magrath Pandas volleyball team kicked off the 2019 tournament season in fine fashion. A silver medal was the… Read More »

Top-ranked Tier 1 St. Francis upends Raymond as Comets suffer 10-point loss

Cochrane, ranked first in Tier 3, in town this Friday By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News The Raymond Comets fell to 1-2 on the season… 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

Will federal election take on provincial tone?

September sends us back to school and October will send us back to the polls. And while the Canadian political landscape has been percolating, is… Read More »

Government concerns should be about more than digital pink slips

Really United Conservative Party (UCP) government — digital pink slips are one of your big plans to get Alberta back to work and save the… Read More »

Agricultural

Ag life at the forefront during Raymond’s Aggie Daze

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News From farm to plate, farm safety, and food safety Aggie Daze in Raymond offers southern Albertans a hands-on learning… Read More »

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