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.

(Marketwire) - Alberta's Distracted Driving law, introduced last month, is causing confusion among the province's drivers. Fines issued have been and will continue to be at the discretion of the officer, leaving many drivers at a loss as to their options and rights.

Thursday, 29 September 2011 14:27

Chief Mountain port of entry closes for season

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The Canada Border Services Agency reminds travellers the Chief Mountain port of entry will close for the season effective Friday, Sept. 30, as of 6 p.m.
The port will re-open on May 15, 2012.
This season, more than 95,000 travellers entered Canada at Chief Mountain. Travellers are advised to enter Canada at the nearest port of entry in Carway, Alberta.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 15:08

Canada Border Services Agency highlights for August

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Submitted by Canada Border Services Agency
August was another busy month for the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) at its border crossings throughout southern Alberta.

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 16:06

Nanton teenager recognized for promoting his community

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By Jamie Woodford
When 16-year-old Phillip LaCoste found out he won a video contest promoting his hometown of Nanton, he was so excited he hugged his boss.

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