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Magrath Family Fishing Day on June 15

By Heather Cameron Westwind Weekly News Magrath and District Recreation Committee is going to be hosting Family Fishing Day on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Magrath Fishing Pond in Magrath’s Jubilee Park. Melissa Stanford, a board member of the Magrath and District Recreation Committee, says that since the event happens on Father’s Day weekend, it is a great way… Read More »

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Dudley recounts roping history at Raymond Stampede

Submitted by Ron McMullin Raymond and District Historical Society To help celebrate the region’s ranching and rodeo heritage, the Raymond and District Historical Society is… Read More »

ABmunis remains resolute despite amendments and third reading of Bill 20

By Cal Braid Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter On May 23, the following statement was issued on behalf of President Tyler Gandam and… Read More »

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What to Know Before You Drive to Taber for a Sack of Corn

Famous far and wide for its exceptional sweetness and flavour, Taber corn has become a must-have for food enthusiasts and a significant reason for a… Read More »

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Comets prepare for 15s provincials this weekend in Red Deer

By Garrett Simmons Westwind Weekly News The Raymond Comets rugby 7s team came up one win short in its quest for a provincial championship. Playing… Read More »

How to Register for the SASG – A Step-by-Step Guide

By Nerissa McNaughton For the News The Southern Alberta Summer Games (SASG) are nearly here and there is still time to register! Registration has been… Read More »

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End of an era

By Cole Parkinson Westwind Weekly News Well, after five and a half years at the paper, I’ve officially decided to move onto a new venture.… Read More »

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When it comes to podcasts, there truly is something for everybody. Whether you’re into breakdowns on pop culture, true crime, audio dramas, news, philosophy, or… Read More »

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Global petroleum consumption surges, defying energy transition efforts

A data gift arrived in our inboxes the other day. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) just released an update on all things energy-related. The… Read More »

Canada’s economic backbone is facing yet another crisis

In a country as vast and resource-rich as Canada, one would expect logistics – a critical backbone of our economy – to be a priority.… Read More »

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