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Coaldale to hold plebiscite in the fall on VLT issue

By J.W. Schnarr For the Sunny South News The Town of Coaldale will hold a plebiscite in the fall to decide whether or not it will allow VLTs to return to the community after nearly two decades without them. The decision was made via split vote during council's regular meeting last Monday night following a public hearing on the issue. The meeting was well-attended by… Read More »

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Rezoning application withdrawn

By Stan Ashbee Sunny South News On Mar. 2, a public hearing was held for Lethbridge County’s Bylaw #1485. The bylaw was an amendment to… Read More »

Japanese students visit Coaldale

By Stan Ashbee Sunny South News A group of 41 junior high students from Japan paid a visit to the Town of Coaldale council chambers… Read More »

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Copperheads 10th season comes to an end

According to the team, the beaten and battered Coaldale Copperheads, known as the "comeback kids,” were finally subdued in Game Six of the Best of… Read More »

Coaldale figure skating celebrates Canada’s 150

By Stan Ashbee Sunny South News On Mar. 16, the Coaldale Figure Skating Club celebrates “Canada 150” at the Coaldale Arena. “All the music this… Read More »

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Alberta Budget 2017

By Little Bow MLA David Schneider On Mar. 2, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell delivered the Speech from the Throne at the legislature. This is… Read More »

Listen to yourself

By Loraine Debnam I heard a promotion for an interview on one of the radio stations and since the topic was of interest to me,… Read More »


Petitions, protests, public hearings and boycotts — oh my!

Petitions, protests, public hearings, public consultations, plebiscites, boycotts and social media rants — people get so riled up these days about everything and anything. But,… Read More »

Municipal politicians get into position for upcoming fall election

Municipal councillors and potentially new candidates in the local political game are already starting to position themselves for the upcoming municipal elections this fall. Perhaps… Read More »

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