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40 Mile Commentator

Provincial budget highlights identified: MLA Hunter

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By Trevor Busch Southern Alberta Newspapers editor@tabertimes.com With a stronger emphasis on fiscal responsibility, Taber-Warner MLA Grant Hunter outlined some highlights identified in the UCP’s recent 2024-25 provincial budget. “We’ve got another budget that is balanced - we have a modest surplus of about $300 million, but still a surplus. And that’s good,” said Hunter. “So it’s a $73 billion budget, we are seeing about… Read More »

Restoring transparency and accountability in government

The County of Forty Mile will soon be sending out property tax notices and Winnifred property owners have been told to expect a Local Improvement… Read More »

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Cypress Courier

Cypress County issues fire advisory due to dry conditions

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Southern Alberta Newspapers Cypress County has issued a fire advisory, thereby halting burn permits, as it monitors generally dry conditions this spring. Fire restrictions remained in place for most of the summer and fall in 2023. The County of Forty Mile has had a fire advisory in place since last October, giving the power to restrict fire permits on a case-by-case basis. The Special Areas… Read More »

Cypress County council meeting briefs from April 3

By Heather Cameron Commentator/Courier The following are selected briefs from the Cypress County Council meeting that took place on April 3. Bylaw 2024/07 - Tax… Read More »

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Agriculture

Farming still viable for entry-level producers: Andjelic

By Heather Cameron Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The 2024 Farming Smarter Conference and Trade Show, which was held recently at the Sandman… Read More »

Ag production facing huge challenges in North America: Offerdahl

By Heather Cameron Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the 2024 Ag Expo at the Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre in Lethbridge, there… Read More »

Editorial

Restoring transparency and accountability in government

The County of Forty Mile will soon be sending out property tax notices and Winnifred property owners have been told to expect a Local Improvement… Read More »

Is it time to defund the CBC?

The CBC just got another cash infusion from the Trudeau government and treated itself to a fresh round of bonuses. Cabinet documents show the government boosted the… Read More »

Sports

U13 Foremost Flyers soar to provincials

By Brylan Span Commentator/Courier The U13 Foremost Flyers hockey team has had a season to remember, and they still have more memories to make. The… Read More »

Byam looks back on USports career; forward to pro career 

By Brylan Span Commentator/Courier The end of an outstanding USports volleyball career is coming to an end this year for former Bow Island resident Chris… Read More »

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