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Gators swamp opponents in home tourney, focus on upcoming playoffs

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier The number 10 provincially ranked Senator Gershaw Gators senior girls basketball team opened up their home tournament with a 54-40 win over the Monsignor McCoy Colts junior varsity team on Feb. 23, starting an undefeated streak on route to be crowned tournament champions by Saturday afternoon. The girls also beat Vauxhall 68-51 and annihilated Coalhurst 70-21on the road to victory. “Our… Read More »

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Municipalities to shoulder RCMP add

By Jeremy Appel Alberta Newspaper Group The president of the South East Alberta Rural Crime Watch Association says increased policing costs to affected municipalities will… Read More »

Seven Persons School students learn about bullying

By Mo Cranker Alberta Newspaper Group Students at Seven Persons School were given presentations on bullying last month thanks to Forty Mile Family and Community… Read More »

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Stensrud returns to the ice for the first time since injury

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Medicine Hat Cubs forward and Bow Island native Tristan Stensrud had a memorable moment on Nov. 30. The overage forward stepped… Read More »

Hidden Valley Ski Resort ready to carve into a new season

By Justin Seward Commentator/Courier Hidden Valley Ski Resort in the Cypress Hills Provincial is almost ready to open up the slopes for another ski season.… 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 »


Bill 207 may have served its true purpose

Bill 207 has been aborted, at least for the time being. The controversial piece of legislation, which would have allowed health-care providers to refuse to… Read More »

Election over, it’s time for politicians to get to work

Alberta’s press published editorials in 1989 arguing that year’s Stanley Cup, won by the Calgary Flames, should instead be awarded to the Montreal Canadiens in… 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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