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Magrath council votes to sell golf course

Jeremy Appel Westwind Weekly News Magrath town council voted narrowly at its April 10 meeting to begin the tender process for its golf course. The motion put forward by Coun. Brian Oliver was passed 4-3, with Mayor Russ Barnett, as well as councillors Craig Godlonton and Fernando Morales Llan, opposed. The tender package must be put out by the end of the month. Any buyer… Read More »

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Motz takes aim at gun bill

Jeremy Appel Westwind Weekly News Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner MP Glen Motz didn't hold back from making his views clear at the outset of his April 12… Read More »

Lewington to speak at leadership breakfast

Southern Alberta Newspapers The mayor of Stirling is one of two speakers that have been announced for this year’s “Food for Thought” leadership breakfast. Social… Read More »

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Magrath Zeniths await start of baseball season

Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News The boys of summer are still waiting for spring. As high school baseball season nears, and snow remains on diamonds… Read More »

Raymond rugby season delayed due to weather

Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News Rugby season will be pushed back one week for the Raymond Comets. Mother Nature’s penchant for dumping snow on southern… Read More »

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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 »

All Shook Up wows Raymond audience

Allison Billings Westwind Weekly News Raymond Playhouse Theatre preformed All Shook Up from March 14th to the 24th to near-sold out audiences. This fun-filled show,… Read More »

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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 »

Appel: Tory arguments against pot legalization don’t add up

With the legalization of recreational marijuana approaching across the land, the debate over its merits will no doubt resurface. The federal Conservatives remain staunchly opposed… Read More »

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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 »

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