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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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County council defeats multi-parcel land use amendment

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier A land use reclassification sparked discussion among Cypress County councillors at their Jan. 7 meeting. Ronald and Wendy Van Maarion had… Read More »

Irvine School teacher receives Lt. Governor award

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier It is not often a first year teacher rakes in a prestigious award. But for Irvine School English Language Arts teacher… Read More »

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Flyers win Curtis Kerner Peewee Memorial Tournament

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier The Foremost/Bow Island Flyers peewee hockey team breezed through their competition, going undefeated, on route to winning the 32nd annual Curtis… Read More »

Bow Island Figure Skating Club about building a community

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier The Bow Island Figure Skating Club has had some encouraging signs with skaters this season. “It’s been going really good,” said… 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 »


Public should demand more from politicians

Four years is a long time. Just ask Democrats in the United States, Conservatives in Canada, right-of-centre voters in Alberta during the last term of… Read More »

Federal Tories should look for a new vision

There is a big difference between a “manager” and a “leader” and when it comes to politics, in particular leaders are in short supply. One… 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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