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By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
On Remembrance Day, Canadians and those in other Commonwealth nations, respectfully acknowledge the contributions made by men and women in our armed forces that have served and continue to serve.
Services will again be held at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, they’ll also be held in every town, village and city throughout the nation, “Lest we Forget.”

Thursday, 03 November 2011 13:06

Coalhurst woman can train chickens with a click

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By Jamie Woodford
Coalhurst
It walks like a chicken, it clucks like a chicken, and it, um, plays piano like a chicken.
Indeed teaching a chicken tricks is possible with the help of clicker training. In fact, the practice of training chickens is one of the best ways for animal trainers to improve their skills, said Donna McLaughlin, a dog, horse, and now chicken trainer from Coalhurst.

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.

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