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Friday Market is back for another year with a lot of shopping varieties

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier The annual Friday Market at the Golden Age Centre is back for another summer after vendors officially open their booths for the first market on July 5. “We’re really pleased with turnout,” said Lisa Braat, entertainment committee  member for the Golden Age Centre. “Especially because the Wednesday market--Market in the Park- -started up and they’re really advertising. We still maintain if… Read More »

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Cypress County thinking into the future for financial planning

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Cypress County council listened to what their future financing strategies need to look like in order to stay sustainable at their… Read More »

Graeburn Road fire extinguished

The Graeburn Road fire near Walsh that ignited on July 27 has been extinguished as of last week, which was confirmed by Cypress County fire… Read More »

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Cowboys for Kids fundraiser keeps Stroh’s legacy alive and well

By Mo Cranker Alberta Newspaper Group Roughly two years ago, Blair Stroh’s life was tragically cut short. Today, his legacy lives on in through his… Read More »

Young is tearing up the race track in her rookie season

Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Burdett race car driver Brittney Young is showing tremendous confidence in her rookie season driving her 2002 Grand AM GT in the… Read More »

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How sometimes a novel relates to your grandparent

By: Justin Seward Well in honour of Grandparents Day on Sept. 9, I go back down memory lane to a paper I wrote in first… Read More »

Seward: Wind companies turning blades in communities

A section of southeastern Alberta has windmill projects in the works and depending on which locals you talk to about it, it’s either a positive… Read More »


Data breaches a troubling trend

It’s not the first time we’ve heard such news, and it surely won’t be the last. The recent hacking of data at Capital One Financial… Read More »

Are we getting value for our health care dollars?

The Fraser Institute says an average Canadian family of four will pay $13,311 this year for government health care. That is a 65.8 per cent… Read More »

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Seward: Rodeo season returns

Rodeo season has begun for another season and what an exciting time of the year it is for small towns especially. You would almost think… Read More »

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