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Raymond council approves new street lighting

Jeremy Appel Westwind Weekly News Raymond town council approved at its June 5 meeting a street lighting proposal from Fortis, which will see more than 90 new street lights in town. The Town of Raymond declined a request for further information, such as cost and a timeline for the lights’ installation. Security issues Council also received a presentation from Raymondite Beth Wendorff, who expressed her… Read More »

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New Alberta ID choice heralded by LGBTQ advocates

Dave Mabell Southern Alberta Newspapers Human rights advocates across Alberta are praising new regulations allowing an “X” instead of a male or female designation on… Read More »

Warmer than normal summer: Environment Canada

Gillian Slade Southern Alberta Newspapers Get ready for a warmer than usual summer, says Environment Canada. “We think that May is really just the beginning… Read More »

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Comets cap perfect season with provincial championship

Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News The Raymond Comets senior girls rugby team is on top of the provincial landscape. Raymond capped off an undefeated 2018… Read More »

Comets likely to enter ASAA Tier 1 provincials as top seed

Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News After a perfect regular season, there’s one task left for the Raymond Comets rugby team. Raymond wrapped up the Tier… Read More »

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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 »

Appel: NDP ignoring rural concerns

If the provincial election were held today, the NDP would likely be wiped out in rural Alberta, which is largely a result of their own… Read More »


Nothing has changed; Trans Mountain project will continue to drag on

The only thing that has really changed when it comes to the Kinder Morgan pipeline is that taxpayers are now on the hook. One of… Read More »

Ontario NDP surge could be good news for Notley

Ontarians will most likely elect a new premier on June 7 and according to a poll released yesterday by the Toronto Star, NDP leader Andrea… Read More »


Wheat Challenge open for 2018

Jeremy Appel Westwind Weekly News The Alberta Wheat Commission is inviting farmers across the province to compete in the 2018 Wheat Yield Challenge, which was… Read More »

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