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Alberta Food and Beverage Expo 2019 celebrates seven years

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Experience the best of the best — locally and from abroad with the 2019 Alberta Food and Beverage Expo in Lethbridge at Exhibition Park this Saturday. Sample hundreds of wines, beers, delicious cocktails, and the best food from Alberta's best restaurants and local suppliers. Owner and operator of the annual expo Chris Meilleur said the show travels to four… Read More »

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Olsen to retire from Westwind School Division

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Westwind School Division Assistant Superintendent Nolen Olsen has officially announced his retirement, as of Aug. 31, 2019. “I would… Read More »

FCSS introduces new role and welcomes Counselling Program Supervisor

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) offers counselling services to strengthen and support individuals, families and communities by providing… Read More »

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On the ice

Photo by Allison Billings Raymond’s ice hockey team skated this past weekend in a tournament held at the Foremost Civic Centre with an 11 to… Read More »

Lakers remain unbeaten — Deep South Basketball League standings

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News   It has been a 5-0 start for the Stirling Lakers girls basketball team in Deep South Basketball League… Read More »

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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 »

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 »


Family Literacy Day turns 20 in 2019 — get your read on!

This Jan. 27 marks the 20th anniversary of Family Literacy Day, which is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada. The annual… Read More »

2019 can be a brew-ha-ha — craft beer, that is!

An ad aired on a radio station recently hawking a large quantity of domestic beer in a large vessel for a cheap price at a… Read More »


How sweet it is

By Allison Billings Westwind Weekly News Ever wonder where sugar comes from besides the grocery store? Did you know you can get sugar from a… Read More »

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