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Bow Island tagged with large projects in 2019 capital budget

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Town of Bow Island council passed their 2019 capital project budget at their May 27 regular meeting. Five projects this year have resulted in an increase to the town’s capital budget to $2,093, 949 for 2019. “It is a really big number for the total capital budget,” said Town of Bow Island Chief Administrative Officer Dave Matz. “Although almost half of… Read More »

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Cypress County has its second confirmed COVID-19 case

Commentator/Courier As of April 8's Alberta COVID-19  data map, Cypress County has its second confirmed active case. Due to patient confidentiality, more details on the… Read More »

RCMP doing more vehicle policing during pandemic

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Redcliff RCMP has not been getting as many calls for service since the COVID-19 pandemic escalated in mid-March. However, that does… Read More »

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2020 SASG cancelled

Commentator/Courier The Southern Alberta Recreation Association (SARA) announced Thursday the 2020 installment of the Southern Alberta Summer Games in Raymond has been cancelled amid the… Read More »

Home the right place for Watson

By Alberta Newspaper Group Whether the Tokyo Olympics happen on time, late or not at all, Seven Persons’ Sage Watson will be ready. The 25-year-old… 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 »


COVID crisis is no excuse for education layoffs

With a proverbial snap of the fingers, Premier Jason Kenney eliminated one per cent of Alberta’s entire workforce. In the midst of an unprecedented global… Read More »

When will the money flow, Mr. Trudeau?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lied to the country. That’s not an easy thing to write about the most visible authority figure trying to inform and… 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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