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Outdoor play is crucial for young and old to connect with community and nature

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News With Outdoor Play in the Early Years young children learn through play and direct interaction with the world around them. They need to touch, hear, throw, run, climb, observe, ask questions, and explore. The perfect environment for all these things is outdoors. Last week, sessions were held throughout the area for parents to consider the benefits and value of… Read More »

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4-H is agriculture’s best friend

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News 4-H clubs in southern Alberta and across the province are integral parts of the agricultural scene. The area is… Read More »

Outdoor play is crucial for young and old to connect with community and nature

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News With Outdoor Play in the Early Years young children learn through play and direct interaction with the world around… Read More »

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Lakers teams earn 1A zone championships as provincials begin today and Friday

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News   Both Stirling Lakers basketball teams are off to 1A provincials after capturing their respective zone championships. The boys… Read More »

Comets earn 4A girls zone title, while boys settle for second

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News   It was a banner weekend for Raymond basketball, which culminated with two zone championship games Saturday at the… 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 »

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Letter to the Editor — Justin Trudeau must take action to resolve Canada-China canola dispute

Dear Editor: Recently, the Chinese government canceled the canola import permit for one of Canada's largest grain processors — Winnipeg-based Richardson International, citing insect infestation… Read More »

Urban legends tend to be trends of the day

According to recent news reports, a number of southern Alberta school boards have sent home letters about the Momo Challenge. This social media trend appears… Read More »

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4-H is agriculture’s best friend

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News 4-H clubs in southern Alberta and across the province are integral parts of the agricultural scene. The area is… Read More »

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