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ALBERTA

Lethbridge Police seek public’s assistance in missing person case

Lethbridge Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jason Todd Frederick. The 49-year-old Lethbridge man was reported missing on Jan. 16, 2022. Frederick is described as five-foot-three and 120 pounds with a thin build, blond hair and blue eyes. If you know of his whereabouts, please contact the Lethbridge Police at 403-328-4444 and reference File #22001103. Read More »

Nanton RCMP respond to fatal collision, public helps in reuniting dog with family

On Jan. 22, at 9:46 p.m., Nanton RCMP, Fire and EMS responded to a single vehicle collision on Hwy. 533 east of Range Road 265. The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, a 52 year old male from Three Hills, Alta., was found deceased. The initial investigation indicated the driver was travelling east bound in his Chevrolet Silverado when he went onto the south… Read More »

Canadian Trucking Alliance speaks to those engaged in road/border protests

GLOBE NEWSWIRE The vast majority of the Canadian trucking industry is vaccinated with the overall industry vaccination rate among truck drivers closely mirroring that of the general public. Accordingly, most of our nation’s hard-working truck drivers are continuing to move cross-border and domestic freight to ensure our economy continues to function. The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) does not support and strongly disapproves of any protests… Read More »

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SASKATCHEWAN

Sask. RCMP – Charges laid and warrant obtained for the arrest of Michael Gordon Jackson

On Jan. 21, in consultation with crown prosecutors, the Saskatchewan RCMP charged Michael Gordon Jackson with one count, abduction in contravention of custody or parenting order, contrary to Section 282(1) of the Criminal Code. Additionally, investigators obtained a Canada-wide warrant for Michael Gordon Jackson’s arrest. Court Information # 90457919 Investigators believe individuals may be aiding or assisting Michael Gordon Jackson in evading police. It is important… Read More »

Automobile crashes killed 87 people in Saskatchewan last year

Third straight year of historically low traffic deaths, but even one is one too many. Collisions on Saskatchewan roads resulted in the deaths of 87 people in 2021, according to preliminary statistics* from SGI. This is a continuation of the long-term downward trend in road fatalities in Saskatchewan, as the last three years have each had historically low numbers in Saskatchewan’s recorded history. The 87… Read More »

Community support makes Salvation Army Christmas campaign a success

mliebenberg@prairiepost.com Generous community support helped the Salvation Army in Swift Current to have a successful Christmas campaign. Swift Current Salvation Army corps officer Lieut. Renee Mailman appreciates the generosity of the community towards those in need. “Overall, it went really well,” she said. “All of our wishes on the wish tree were taken and filled. We were able to give multiple gifts to every child… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

PBR Canada’s Elite Cup Series postponed for Lethbridge

Fan-favourite tour stop in Lethbridge among postponed events, now slated for Sept. 23-24 Prior to the launch of the 2022 season for the elite PBR… Read More »

Former Coaldale athlete has sights set on the Olympics

By Erika Mathieu, Alberta Newspaper Group One Coaldale-raised athlete has his sights set on the Olympics. Skeleton racer, Kyle Murray, grew up in Coaldale, where… Read More »

Agriculture

Feeder steeer prices down in Sask.; average for feeder heifers

Highlights for the week include: Feeder steer prices were down across the reported weight categories for the week. Prices ranged from $260.67 per cwt for… Read More »

2022 Ag Expo and North American Seed Fair goes March 2-4

Western Canada’s premier agricultural exhibition returns this spring to Lethbridge Exhibition Park and features the North American Seed Fair Exhibitors from across the globe gather… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

Wellness Challenge provides healthy start to the new year

Swift Current residents can start the new year in an active way with healthy habits when they participate in the 10th annual Wellness Challenge. This… Read More »

SWAC slowly gets back into action

On behalf of SWAC, Happy New Year! To all our school sport enthusiasts. The SWAC basketball leagues started up the first week back. The junior… Read More »

Editorials

Alta Newspaper Group Editorial Board launches with first monthly editorial

Alta Newspaper Group Editorial Board As we turn the calendar over to what promises to be a better year in 2022 (knock on wood), Alberta… Read More »

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