Thursday, 22 June 2017 08:00

Bow Island teen wins Beaverbrook Vimy prize

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A Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) student will  take a trip of a lifetime after being chosen one of 14 students to visit key First and Second World Wars historic sites throughout Europe.

Thursday, 22 June 2017 08:00

Rural water projects in Alberta receive funding

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The Government of Alberta is investing in water this year with a $131-million grant to aid various water projects throughout the province.

The 2nd annual Homestead show and Market was held in Fort Macleod June 9-10. This agriculture homestead show and livestock market was brought back this year so vendors could work with the public to promote heritage breed poultry and specialty livestock.

Registration is underway for the 14th annual Southern Alberta Grazing School for Women. As in past years, organizers are expecting the 40 spots to fill up quickly.

A passionate group of volunteers in Swift Current are extending a helping hand to a rural community in Africa who are hoping to build a school for their children.

There has been an increase in the number of charges laid by the Swift Current RCMP during the first five months of the year over the past three years.

Over the past week (up to June 13), most areas of Alberta received at least 10 mm of rain, with the western areas of the  southern, central and north west regions as well as southern areas of the Peace region receiving more than 20-30 mm of rain.

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