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Stirling 125th Anniversary celebrations

By Heather Cameron Westwind Weekly News The Village of Stirling will celebrate their 125th anniversary through annual Settler Days events that will take place from July 17 to 20. “The Annual Settler Days celebration brings friends, neighbours and families together,” said Trevor Lewington, Mayor of Stirling. Lewington says that events on Wednesday, July 17 will include a Tween Pool Luau from 7:30 to 9 p.m.… Read More »

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BBQ fundraiser event at Prairie Rose Lodge

Ridge Country Housing’s Prairie Rose Lodge will bevhosting a ‘Save the Date’ BBQ Fundraiser on July 18 at Prairie Rose Lodge in Milk River, Alta.… Read More »

Man sentenced for spending fake money

By Delon Shurtz Southern Alberta Newspapers A southern Alberta man who spent counterfeit money at a Raymond business two years ago, then returned to try… Read More »

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This Alberta Spot Flips Wild Burgers: Frog, Kangaroo, Crocodile & More

If you’re familiar with small-town Alberta, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Albertans pride themselves on dreaming up some of the wildest attractions around.… Read More »

Local Sports

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 »

Latest Blog

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 »

Favourite podcasts of 2022

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 »

Editorial

Alberta deserves a summer gas tax cut

Thousands of people are hoping to hit the open road this summer and head to Drumheller to see the dinosaurs or to the Western Development… Read More »

Time to end taxpayer-funded bonuses for failure

Welcome to Ottawa, A.K.A the land of limitless bonuses, where taxpayer cash is plentiful and no failure is left unrewarded. The feds dished out $406… Read More »

Agricultural

Spring moisture a blessing for area fields and farmers

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman Southern Alberta Newspapers With moisture being essential for farming the drought has put farmers’ schedules behind, but the recent precipitation has helped… Read More »

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