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ALBERTA

Special Public Avalanche Warning for BC and Western Alberta backcountry

Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada, Kananaskis Country, and the Province of BC is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users across most of BC’s and Alberta’s forecast regions. This special warning is in effect immediately and will apply through the end of Monday, March 4. Recent storms have deposited a significant amount of snow across Western Canada. This new snow… Read More »

Rolling closures begin January 30th in response to the government’s implementation of the $10/day childcare program

EINPresswire.com The Association of Alberta Childcare Entrepreneurs (AACE) announces rolling closures of childcare centres across the province. These closures are a direct response to the challenges imposed by the government's implementation of the $10/day childcare program, which is threatening the quality and choice of childcare services. Support for Affordable Childcare: AACE and its members firmly support and are committed to affordable, high-quality childcare. "Our industry… Read More »

Police charge male with sexual assault offences after victims targeted at grocery store

Lethbridge Police have charged a 57-year-old Coaldale man following incidents at a local grocery store where two women and two young girls were sexual assaulted. On January 20 police responded to a sexual assault complaint at Superstore along the 3500 block of Mayor Magrath Drive South. Investigation determined a 46-year-old woman and her two daughters – under the age of 16 – were followed around… Read More »

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SASKATCHEWAN

Lyric Theatre AGM reflects on past year and way forward to reopen

By Matthew Liebenberg The meeting was all about the Lyric Theatre, but the ongoing closure of Swift Current’s historic theatre for renovations meant the discussions took place at a different location. The annual general meeting of the Southwest Cultural Development Group Inc. (SCDG), a volunteer non-profit organization responsible for the Lyric Theatre, was held at the Swift Current Museum, Feb. 13. The presentation of reports… Read More »

Thefts involving a semi tractor unit – Kindersley RCMP

Contributed Kindersley RCMP are investigating several break and enter/thefts that occurred in the industrial area of Kindersley between 5:00 - 6:00 AM this morning (February 29, 2024). Local video surveillance captured a black semi tractor pulling a white trailer as well as a luxury style black SUV which are believed to be involved. A picture of the logo on the trailer is attached. The logo… Read More »

Gravelbourg RCMP seize drugs, a sawed-off rifle, and drug trafficking paraphernalia

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On January 29, 2024 at approximately 12:00 p.m., Gravelbourg RCMP performed a proactive roadside check on a vehicle parked on the side of Highway 13. Investigation determined the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was wanted on warrant by Weyburn Police Service. As a result of continued investigation, officers located and seized approximately 3.2 grams of an unknown substance investigators believe to be methamphetamine,… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

Brooks officially in BCHL, playing a new schedule as of now

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) has announced that five Alberta-based teams have signed franchise agreements and are now officially members of the league, as of… Read More »

Vanden Dungen and McLeod named Canadian Brewhouse Kodiaks student-athletes of the week

Contributed Kodiaks soccer continues to dominate in the Athletic Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC). Both teams are still undefeated going into week four of the season… Read More »

Agriculture

Results from the 25th Annual Medicine Hat Beef Pen Show

Prairie Post The Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede’s 25th Annual Beef Pen Show and Cowboy Christmas Trade Show at a filled Cypress Centre Dec. 15-16.… Read More »

Cattle Market Update; Sask. Agriculture

Saskatchewan Agriculture looking for your opinion on the Cattle Market Update. If you haven’t already done so, please click here to take our short survey… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

Swift Current Broncos to host mental health awareness game in partnership with CMHA Swift Current

Contributed The Swift Current Broncos have partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Swift Current Branch for a mental health awareness game January 31st, 7… Read More »

Broncos hire former captain as new assistant coach

Contributed The Swift Current Broncos announced on Dec. 27 that they have hired Zack Smith as an Assistant Coach with the club. “We are very… Read More »

Editorials

Ideology > common sense during an awful August

By Ryan Dahlman Often politicians are labelled as being out of touch with the regular folk when it comes to understanding what is affecting ordinary… Read More »

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