Rose Sanchez

Rose Sanchez

Assistant Managing Editor

Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) trustees hope officials with the Alberta School Boards Association  (ASBA) will see what great “friends” Alberta Works has been to them over the years.

Officials with the Friends of Medicare and BloodWatch.org were on a five-city tour of Alberta last week, in an effort to raise awareness about private, for-profit donor-paid plasma collection in the country.

For the first time, those being educated in health-care disciplines including as doctors, nurses and paramedics, had a chance to explore more about what rural medicine looks like in the small community of Oyen, along Highway 41.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 14:28

Education is the key to learning from history

There are starting to be generations of people who don’t know the reference to the “tainted blood scandal.”

Thursday, 15 September 2016 08:00

Enrolment in PRSD in better shape than expected

Preliminary enrolment numbers for Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) are making central office administration and board trustees sigh with relief.

A desire to expand the facilities at the Claresholm Agriplex, but the patience to wait to do so, has resulted in the construction of the shell of a second indoor equine facility this summer.

Volunteers with the Road Watch and Collision Count projects in the Crowsnest Pass were celebrating when they saw wildlife fencing being constructed along Highway 3 in August.

Officials with Road Watch and Collision Count in the Crowsnest Pass were pleased to see after years of collecting significant data, the provincial government decide to install wildlife fencing along both sides of Highway 3 near Emerald Lake.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 08:00

Chipman Creek restoration initiative underway

Work to better understand the watershed around a small creek southwest of Pincher Creek is underway, and officials with Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) hope local residents will share their historical knowledge and information.

Ali Mullin passed over her Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede (MHES) crown just this summer, but if all goes according to plan, she could soon be wearing another one this fall.

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