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February 20, 2017 February 20, 2017

‘I’m here to save someone’s life’

J.W. Schnarr Southern Alberta Newspapers A local radio host hoping to provide a life-saving kidney donation to a stranger discovered how small the world can be when that stranger turned out to be an old friend. Shamus Neeson is the midday announcer for B93.3 FM in Lethbridge. Two years ago, he started the journey to become an organ donor  after a friend of a friend shared… Read More »

Local News

RCMP ask landowners, managers to be on the lookout for fentanyl labs

Unlike other clandestine drug labs, those used for producing illicit fentanyl tend to be smaller due to the extreme toxicity. Makeshift drug labs are increasing… Read More »

Rotary Serving Humanity

Ron Riemann Westwind Weekly News The Raymond Rotary Club will be celebrating its 50th annual Dinner and Dance on Saturday, February 11th at 6:30 p.m.… Read More »

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Pronghorns athletes enjoy solid season debuts

Dale Woodard Southern Alberta Newspapers A pair of athletes kicking off their respective seasons have been named the Two Guys and a Pizza Place Pronghorn… Read More »

Cardston Cougars win a pair during busy basketball weekend

Dale Woodard Southern Alberta Newspapers The Cardston Cougars boys basketball team won on the road and at home during Southern Alberta High School Basketball League… Read More »

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Meet the new guy

First off, I would like to extend my gratitude to Westwind Weekly News and the community for opening their arms and making me feel welcome.… Read More »

Chapter or footnote?

Grant Hunter The 28th President of the U.S., Woodrow Wilson once said, "If you think too much about being re-elected, it is very difficult to… Read More »


Stop the spread of ‘wildfires’

The province and the country have watched in horror as wildfires moved through Fort McMurray over the past week. The amount of damage has gone… Read More »

No political bloom for Wildrose floor crossers

It was perhaps one of the biggest miscalculations in the history of modern Alberta politics. As a number of factors conspired to influence the Wildrose… Read More »


Open Farm Days breaks records

Dave Mabell Southern Alberta Newspapers Looking for some warm-weather memories? Organizers say the 2016 edition of "Open Farm Days" broke all records. Visits were up… Read More »

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