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Redcliff teen is a royal-talent

By Kendall King Alberta Newspaper Group A Redcliff teen is finding success in the world of pageantry, and through her platform, is raising awareness of chronic illness. In a matter of just two years, 16-year-old Katelyn Lonson has gone from pageant newcomer to Canadian multi-title holder, having won the titles of Miss Junior Teen Southern Alberta (2021), Miss Teen Personality Alberta (2022) and Miss Teen… Read More »

Brooks RCMP investigating serious motor vehicle collision involving Newell County Peace Office vehicle being hit

On June 2, Brooks RCMP were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a Newell County Peace Officer vehicle on Highway 873 and Township Road 200 in Newell County. The Peace Officer was conducting a traffic stop when his emergency vehicle was struck by an unrelated passing vehicle at a high rate of speed. “When passing a tow truck or emergency vehicle… Read More »

Southern Albert District Crime Reduction Unit execute search warrant in Fort Macleod

On June 1, 2023, the RCMP Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit (SAD CRU) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a home in Fort Macleod. The search warrant and investigation were completed in partnership with the Fort Macleod RCMP, RCMP Police Dog Services and the Blood Tribe Police Service Drug Task Force (BTPS). Carl Zehanoviz (39), a resident of Fort Macleod,… Read More »

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Swift Current Municipal RCMP: Search warrant execution results in arrest and charges laid

Contributed Swift Current Municipal RCMP continued the firearms possession investigation, including analysis of the items seized during the May 31, 2023 search warrant execution. It was announced June 6, during that search warrant, officers located and seized: - approximately 500 grams of suspected cocaine (further analysis is pending); - a loaded prohibited firearm magazine; - a loaded restricted firearm; and - firearms parts. As a… Read More »

Temporary closure of Lyric Theatre unavoidable for safety upgrades

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com The sudden announcement about the Lyric Theatre’s temporary closure will shutter the building’s doors for several months, but it is unavoidable due to the need for essential upgrades. The Lyric board of directors announced the closure in a media statement on May 26. Gordon McCall, the theatre’s artistic and executive director, provided details during an interview with the Prairie Post on… Read More »

Elvis tribute artist Rory Allen performing at Swift Current fundraiser for wheelchair access van

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com Elvis Presley fans will have an opportunity to enjoy his music and help raise funds for a wheelchair accessible vehicle for The Meadows residents during a concert in Swift Current. Acclaimed Elvis tribute artist Rory Allen will perform at the June 17 concert, which is the first major fundraising event hosted by Silver Wings Access Van Inc (SWAVI) and The Meadows… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

Raymond Rodeo Grounds has new home

Contributed Raymond Town Council is pleased to announce the future home of the Raymond Stampede. The Ron and Joanne Heggie family is generously donating the… Read More »

Lethbridge College hosts 2023 ACAC Women’s Basketball Championship March 2 to 4

Contributed The top women’s basketball teams in the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference (ACAC) will be shooting for gold this week at Lethbridge College. Presented by… Read More »


Western Tractor assists students in Ag-Pro careers and technology course

By Samantha Johnson Alberta Newspaper Group A group of 12 students from Irvine School were at Western Tractor this week as part of a pilot… Read More »

Swift Current scientist receives national recognition for organic research leadership

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com A research scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Swift Current Research and Development Centre (SCRDC) has received national recognition for her… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

Southwest atheltes do well in provincials

SWAC Media Report Our sports season has come to an end with the last championship on the SHSAA calendar. Provincial track and field was held… Read More »

SWAC Report May 6: badminton birdies flying

SENIOR BADMINTON SHSAA regional finals were in Regina on May 6 and SWAC sent a full contingent of competitors to this championship. Athletes from SWAC,… Read More »


Russia’s Monument to the Conquerors of Space is 21st Century Prophecy

Few in the West know about astronomical accomplishments outside of North America. The American Space Museum (Kennedy Space Center) https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com in Titusville, Florida displaying some… Read More »

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