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Kenney announces new pandemic restrictions, stops short of provincial lockdown

By Ian Croft Southern Alberta Newspapers Alberta's government is declaring a state of public health emergency and putting aggressive measures in place to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 cases. New restrictions and increased enforcement will reduce the spread of COVID-19 in communities, protect hospitals, keep schools and businesses open as much as possible, and better protect vulnerable Albertans. There… Read More »

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UCP members endorse MLA recall

By Trevor Busch Westwind Weekly News MLA recall legislation could soon become a reality for Alberta voters if the UCP moves on a policy resolution… Read More »

Raymond supports SouthGrow’s zero emission infrastructure application

By Nikki Jamieson Westwind Weekly News The Town of Raymond is supporting a SouthGrow application for a federal vehicle charging station program. During their regular… Read More »

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Canada West delays sports decision

A decision on second-term Canada West sports will wait a bit longer. Canada West announced Friday it will delay the decision on whether second term… Read More »

Horse racing returns with restrictions in place

By Dale Woodard Alta Newspaper Group -Lethbridge The Rocky Mountain Turf Club is ready to derby it up this fall. Of course, the usual COVID-19… Read More »

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Alberta’s recovery plan

Alberta has been hit hard economically with the pandemic, the downward spiral of oil prices throughout the year, and the terrible economic state the previous… Read More »

Great paddling in Alberta’s sunny south

By Trevor Busch Westwind Weekly News Stereotypical perceptions of southern Alberta might conjour up images of parched prairie, or flatland wastelands interrupted by the… Read More »


MLA recall has backfired in Alberta’s past

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Alberta was in the depths of a crippling depression, drought was ravaging the province's agricultural industry… Read More »

Stop the spread of COVID by taking personal responsibility

After weeks of soaring COVID-19 cases, the province was left with little choice when last Thursday when it announced new restrictions for several jurisdictions in… Read More »


Major funding announcement for Alberta irrigation

By Tim Kalinowski Southern Alberta Newspapers While $815 million will soon be flowing to eight southern Alberta irrigation districts for infrastructure replacement and increasing storage… Read More »

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