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County votes no action on cannabis land-use bylaw amendment

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier The distance between proposed medical cannabis facilities (greenhouse) to an adjacent property or school seemed to be the issue at Cypress County’s council meeting on April 9. Bylaw 2018-41 syas under distance that medical cannabis growing greenhouse has to be 100 metres between a dwelling or a school. The measurment is based on the shortest distance from the wall of the… Read More »

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Hunter wins riding in a landslide

By  Taber Times Editorial Staff The Taber-Warner riding mirrored the 2019 election sentiment, with the United Conservative Party winning a healthy majority for the next… Read More »

New MLA Glasgo touts strong message after win

By Gillian Slade Alberta Newspaper Group In Brooks-Medicine Hat the UCP’s candidate, Michaela Glasgo, was one of the first candidates to be declared a winner.By… Read More »

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Forettes well represented at Shooting Stars Showcase

A trio of Foremost School Forettes senior girls basketball players and a Senator Gershaw Gator ended off their seasons with a trip to the annual… Read More »

Baseball is making a comeback in Foremost

Scott Schmidt Alberta Newspaper Group Brady Van Staalduine was born and raised in Foremost, and when he was old enough to learn to love a… 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 »

Editorial

Province can’t delay repairs any longer

Province can’t delay repairs any longer Ron Glen CEO OF ALBERTA ROADBUILDERS AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION It’s that time of year again, when the snow… Read More »

Democracy goes past just voting

  April 16 is the day we’ve all been waiting for – some more than others. But it is the day that Albertans will vote… Read More »

Sports Blog

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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