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Tony Kok celebrated as Picture Butte Citizen of the Year

By Heather Cameron Sunny South News Picture Butte Citizen of the Year Tony Kok will be honoured at the Best of Butte Awards on Friday, February 23 after being selected for the honour by the Picture Butte & District Chamber of Commerce along with the citizens of Picture Butte. “It is an honour but there are so many others that deserve this in Picture Butte… Read More »

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Coalhurst approves new grant policy

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News Coalhurst has a new policy in place for local project grants. A draft Community Grant Program Policy was presented… Read More »

From the Archives of Western Newspapers

By Samantha Johnson For Southern Alberta Newspapers February 20, 1883 – Brandon Daily Mail A fire broke out in the early hours of the morning… Read More »

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Coaldale’s Wickstrom shines on the volleyball court

By Heather Cameron Sunny South News Lethbridge College student Aideena Wickstrom was named one of two Canadian Brewhouse Kodiaks Student Athletes of the Week for… Read More »

Copperheads move in to second place in South Division as regular season winds down

By Garrett Simmons Sunny South News The Coaldale Copperheads had another up-and-down weekend in Heritage Junior Hockey League play. It all started Friday with a… Read More »

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From the Archives of Western Newspapers

By Samantha Johnson Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter November 9, 1883 - The Calgary Weekly Herald A petition and subscription list is in… Read More »

From the Archives of Western Newspapers

By Samantha Johnson Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter November 10, 1910 – The Blairmore Enterprise The namby-pamby actions of the Coleman Miner in… Read More »

Editorial

Why Canada’s energy sector is key to boosting productivity

Canada’s productivity performance is dismal, with no improvement over the last nearly 10 years. Economists calculate productivity by dividing output value by the hours worked… Read More »

Government policies favour urban ignorance over the realities farmers face

In Europe, there has been growing unrest for some time now, and with farmers’ protests reaching Paris, the media is beginning to pay closer attention… Read More »

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RenuWell converts stagnant land into a viable energy source

By Cal Braid Taber Times Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Alberta’s landscape is peppered with vacant oil and gas wells that are veritable dead zones. The… Read More »

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