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Picture Butte chamber names Cor Van Raay as Citizen of the Year

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News Cor Van Raay has been named Citizen of the Year by the Picture Butte and District Chamber of Commerce. “It’s nothing but an honour,” said Van Raay. “I supported the community for a long time, and had farmed there for 50, 60 years.” Van Raay had lived in the Picture Butte area for more than 50 years, and had… Read More »

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No rate increases as Coaldale approves 2020 utility bylaw

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News Coaldale town council has approved a new utility rate bylaw for 2020. During their regular Jan 13 meeting, Coaldale… Read More »

County approves LUB amendment for potential hydrovac slurry facility in split vote

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News Lethbridge County has approved a land use bylaw that would allow for the construction of a hydrovac slurry facility… Read More »

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Copperheads strike back with successful weekend

Coaldale Copperheads Coaldale Copperheads appears to have find the right groove nearing the end of regular season. A successful important four point weekend road swing… Read More »

Copperheads start 2020 play

Coaldale Copperheads Regular season is winding down for the Copperheads with only three more homes games left at the Snake Pit. Coming off this weekend… Read More »

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Community Comment: When we went to school

Loraine Debnam Community Comment Report cards went home this month subsequently followed by Parent/Teacher conferences. Everyone, including the student, meets to review strengths, successes and… Read More »

Community Comment: Lest We Forget

By Loraine Debnam Community Comment “In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses row on row”. These lines were written by Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae,… Read More »


The costs of renewable energy

The accumulation of plastic waste that is polluting our environment could have been predicted decades ago, before we all embraced plastic without thinking about the… Read More »

Tangled web in the Middle East

Any New Year's wishes for peace in 2020 didn't last long before being dashed. The killing of a top Iranian military commander earlier this month… Read More »


County council discusses results of solar survey

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News Lethbridge County will be considering the results of a recent survey for future solar collection facilities. During their regular… Read More »

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