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Hofman retiring as CAO

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News After more than 15 years working for the town of Nobleford, Kirk Hofman will be leaving his position as chief administrative officer (CAO). Hoffman has long ties to the Nobleford area - his great-grandparents had homesteaded in the area, and his grandparents and parents lived there - and he has enjoyed working for the town he grew up in.… Read More »

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Roelof Heinen named Citizen of the Year in Picture Butte

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News While normal festivities can't be held this year, the Picture Butte chamber is still looking to honour individuals. Roelof… Read More »

Sunny South News office re-opens to the public

By Stan Ashbee Sunny South News Coaldale, Picture Butte, Barons, Nobleford and area residents, welcome back to the Coaldale-based office! Due to public health measures… Read More »

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Coaldale Minor Hockey disappointed by cancelled season

By Cole Parkinson Sunny South News While it wasn't a shock, there is still an air of disappointment around Hockey Alberta's decision to conclude the… Read More »

Town of Coaldale Projects Operational Surplus for New Multi-Use Recreational Facility

 Local fitness centre Twisted Steel to partner with Town in new facility The Town of Coaldale is thrilled to provide updates to the new Multi-Use… Read More »

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McDavid continues dominancy with fast 500 career points

By Cole Parkinson Southern Alberta Newspapers It took him only 369 games, but Connor McDavid has already reached above the 500 point mark in the… Read More »

An urgent letter to all Members of Parliament

Dear Editor: We have a very serious situation in this country, and we are delighted to hear Minister of Heritage Steven Guilbeault said recently the… Read More »


To be vaccinated sooner than later, is a need Canadians require

Oh, Canada we give our arms to thee - to be vaccinated against a pandemic that has crippled our way of life from coast-to-coast. There… Read More »

Our readers say: regarding former employee letter to town council

Dear Editor: In early January, 12 former town employees submitted a letter to Coaldale town council expressing concerns about the methodology and findings of the… Read More »


Pittman enters 4-H Hall of Fame

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News A Picture Butte area sheep farmer has received a provincial 4-H honour. Andy Pittman is one of two people… Read More »

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