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Lots of Easter treats for the children

By Jamie Rieger The Easter Bunny made an early arrival at Centennial Park in Bow Island on Saturday morning and approximately 150 young people came out to collect all the treats he left behind. Areas of the park were partitioned off into three sections for different age groups and the kids eagerly awaited the announcement to start their hunting as proud parents watched, guided, and… Read More »

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Rappel explains the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act

By J.W. Schnarr Southern Alberta Newspapers Early implementation of the NDP’s farm safety bill has been focused on education, says an investigator involved in the… Read More »

Briefs from Bow Island town council

By Jamie Rieger It was a light agenda at the April 10 Bow Island town council meeting. Rail Safety Week Council voted in favour of… Read More »

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Grizzlies claw their way to victory

Submitted by Kim Olson The Redcliff Grizzlies atom tier 2 team won the Central Alberta Hockey League (CAHL)  South Central pennant after defeating the Foothills… Read More »

Bulldogs cap off great season with provincial banner

Submitted by Chance Stimson This last weekend the Irvine Peewee Bulldogs won the Provincial Peewee D Championship, going undefeated all weekend. Three of the players… Read More »

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Be sure to PITCH-IN next week

By Justin Seward The 50th annual PITCH-In Week will get underway Canada-wide next week. The goal is to engage local citizens to clean up and… Read More »

Behave yourself on social media

By Jamie Rieger Long gone are the days when going onto your favourite social media site was a good way to unwind at the end… Read More »


Rural Alberta raising its voice in support of local registry agents

By Pamela Wilson CEO, Association of Alberta Registry Agents In rural Alberta, we are used to driving long distances to access all kinds of services… Read More »

No NHL at Olympics is no way to ‘grow the game’

Well after the NHL’s decision last week to not send its players to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea has to make one… Read More »

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Playing for hockey’s 1899 Stanley Cup

By Rob Ficiur As the “Stanley Trophy” playoffs glue millions across the country to electronic devices, it is hard to remember a day a different… Read More »

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