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By Susan Quinlan
Crowsnest Pass
Following a summer of hard work by community volunteers, mountain bike riders at Crowsnest Pass now have a bike park tailored to varying skill levels and a start on development of six mountain bike trails.

Thursday, 03 November 2011 13:03

Pincher Creek girl earns ‘Great Kids’ award

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By Jamie Woodford
Pincher Creek
Dykota Letourneau is a “natural leader” in her Pincher Creek community.
She volunteers at the Pincher Creek and District Historical Society and is steadily involved with the Métis Nation youth group.
In recognition of her contributions, the 13-year-old was bestowed with a Great Kids Awards at the 12th annual event held at the Edmonton Fantasyland Hotel in October.

Thursday, 27 October 2011 08:18

Border highlights at Coutts for September

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Submitted by Canadian Border Service Agency
Coutts
There were 35,135 individuals who crossed the border at Coutts in the month of September.
That equalled to 16,712 cars and 12,888 commercial trucks.
There were 278 permanent resident applications processed, 143 work permits and 24 study permits issued; and 102 people were refused entry.

RCMP are on the search for a missing person. On October 23 at 1 p.m. Gerald Shepherd (Sheppard) walked away from an extended care facility in Fort Macleod.

Thursday, 20 October 2011 08:06

Waterton Red Rock bike ride enjoyed by many

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By Susan Quinlan
Waterton Lakes National Park
Under somewhat rainy, but blue skies and with a breathtaking vista, cyclists again enjoyed Waterton National Park’s annual Ride the Red Rock event Oct. 1.

Thursday, 13 October 2011 11:52

Historic trail marker restoration continues

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Southwest Alberta
Bill Dunn is at it again; that is, he’s reviving trail markers that identify the location of the historic Macleod Trail, supply route of the 19th Century.
Dunn explained the Macleod Trail was established between the fall of 1874 and the following spring, guiding bull trains from Fort Benton, Montana northward across the 49th.

Wednesday, 05 October 2011 14:15

New Dayton sheepdog handler at the top of his game

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By Susan Quinlan
New Dayton
Anyone who has watched sheepdog trialing knows how effortlessly the handler appears to manage his dog, but most also appreciate the level of skill required to make the task appear effortless.
Such is the case when Scott Glen of New Dayton takes the field with one of his prize-winning border collies that under his instruction, have managed to win numerous championships over the past couple of decades.

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