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Dale Leffingwell on a mission to preserve history of Milk River

By Al Beeber Southern Alberta Newspapers Dale Leffingwell is on a mission. The president of the Milk River Historical Society, he not only wants to preserve for future generations the history of that community and the surrounding area but he also believes there should be an interpretive centre in the community. To Leffingwell, the tourist facility at Milk River at the south edge of town… Read More »

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Bill 1 protects taxpayers and investment: Hunter

By Trevor Busch Southern Alberta Newspapers Taber-Warner MLA Grant Hunter singled out Bill 1, or the Alberta Taxpayer Protection Amendment Act, as one of… Read More »

ABmunis invites feedback on the legislation of local politics

By Cal Braid Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Alberta Municipalities (ABmunis) held an online media event on Nov. 16 to promote participation in… Read More »

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CAHL season rolls on for Magrath and Raymond teams

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News Central Alberta Hockey League play continued last week for teams in Magrath and Raymond. In U11 play, Raymond dropped… Read More »

Comets fall in Brian Fryer final to upstart Ernest Manning Griffins

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News As the dust cleared, the Raymond Comets settled for second place in the province in the top tier of Alberta football. After a dominating… Read More »

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By Cole Parkinson Westwind Weekly News Well, after five and a half years at the paper, I’ve officially decided to move onto a new venture.… Read More »

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Taxpayers should brace for impact based on the finance minister’s latest projections. Interest charges on the federal debt will go from $47 billion this year… Read More »

Alberta Parents’ Union fights for the right to know

In a nation united by shared values and divided by conflicting ones, a debate over the curriculum in public education simmers on the stovetop. It’s… Read More »


ASBG’s annual sugar beet harvest tour highlights industry’s triumphs and challenges

By Erika Mathieu Westwind Weekly News The annual sugar beet harvest is officially underway, with piling grounds near Picture Butte and Coaldale seeing truckload after… Read More »

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