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A Different Kind of “Petting Zoo!”

By Nerissa McNaughton For the News On June 8 in the Coaldale Sportsplex from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., get up close to some mighty machines and learn more about the equipment that services the Town and builds our communities. It’s the second annual Big Truck Petting Zoo and there is fun to be had for the whole family. Terry May, Director of Operational Services,… Read More »

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Coaldale approves 2024 mill rates

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South News Coaldale’s residential and non-residential mill rates are lower compared to 2023. During a special May 22 meeting, Coaldale town… Read More »

From the Archives of Western Newspapers

By Samantha Johnson For Southern Alberta Newspapers June 3, 1886 – The Brandon Mail The feeling here on the fishery question has greatly changed and… Read More »

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Eight Easy Hikes With the Best Wildflowers in All of Alberta

If you’re not a seasoned hiker but still love to enjoy the great outdoors, we’ve rounded up some of the best easy hikes amidst the… Read More »

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How to Register for the SASG – A Step-by-Step Guide

By Nerissa McNaughton For the News The Southern Alberta Summer Games (SASG) are nearly here and there is still time to register! Registration has been… Read More »

Copperheads celebrate season with player awards

By Garrett Simmons For the News Earlier this month, the Coaldale Copperheads officially closed the books on the team’s 17th completed Heritage Junior Hockey League season.… 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

Global petroleum consumption surges, defying energy transition efforts

A data gift arrived in our inboxes the other day. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) just released an update on all things energy-related. The… Read More »

Canada’s economic backbone is facing yet another crisis

In a country as vast and resource-rich as Canada, one would expect logistics – a critical backbone of our economy – to be a priority.… Read More »

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Viterra seeking to fill critical roles in industry

By Heather Cameron Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the 2024 Ag Expo there was an event called “thinkAg: Career Fair” hosted by… Read More »

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