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Albertans still encouraged to celebrate Seniors’ Week safely

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier June 1-7 has been declared Seniors’ Week in Alberta and residents are still encouraged to celebrate despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Seniors Week 2020 will, in some ways, be different than any other in the 34 years of this wonderful Alberta tradition,” said the provincial government’s Minsiter of Seniors and Housing Josephine Pon. “Although COVID-19 will change the way we celebrate… Read More »

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Ralston and Elkwater rodeos cancelled, Irvine in a holding pattern

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Two out of three local rodeos have cancelled their 2020 rodeos, while another is in a holding pattern until middle of… Read More »

Prairie Instincts focuses on building relationships

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Kenzie Schulze has followed through her dream of operating an animal-assisted therapy program business. Prairie Instincts opened up last fall at… Read More »

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Ralston and Elkwater rodeos cancelled, Irvine in a holding pattern

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Two out of three local rodeos have cancelled their 2020 rodeos, while another is in a holding pattern until middle of… Read More »

‘AAA’ hockey coming back to SE Alberta

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Elite hockey in southeast Alberta got a boost as two U-18 ‘AAA’ teams are relocating from the Banff Hockey Academy to… Read More »

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1969: community centre opening, bonspiel and births

These items were taken from the March 5, 1959 issue of the Graphic B.I. - Front page features a picture of Mr. and Mrs. Steve… Read More »

Think of how you can help following Oct. 17 fires

The horror stories coming from the Oct. 17 fires which ravaged southern Alberta and southwest Saskatchewan are heartbreaking, even for the hardest of hearts. Someone… Read More »

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Rural communities hit hard by COVID-19

Our small towns and rural communities across Canada are experiencing fallout from COVID-19 in unique and devastating ways. It has once again highlighted the rural/urban… Read More »

Alberta is going through real hardship right now

Unfortunately, many of the problems Albertans are facing today have been made worse by political decisions made by the Government of Alberta. Before the COVID-19… Read More »

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Surprises in the young NHL season

by Rob Ficiur A the NHL season reached the one quarter mark of the season.  There are always surprises – but this year there are… Read More »

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