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Provincial grant solves “unfair” funding anomaly for RCMP-contracted policing in Coaldale

By Erika Mathieu Sunny South News The Town of Coaldale is finally getting financial relief after nearly a decade of paying 100 per cent of their RCMP-contracted policing costs, which has cost the Town over $4.4 million since 2016. On April 12, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Services and Deputy Premier, Mike Ellis attended a press release in Coaldale to announce the Town of… Read More »

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ABmunis resists premier’s push for municipal party politics

By Cal Braid Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Alberta Municipalities (ABmunis) is standing firm in its resistance to the injection of political parties… Read More »

X-Energy reactor company partners with TransAlta on feasibility study

By Erika Mathieu Sunny South News TransAlta has joined forced with X-Energy Reactor Company, LLC (X-energy), to study the deployment of X-energy’s Xe-100 advanced small… Read More »

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Former Team Canada athlete leading charge for SASG track and field events

By Erika Mathieu Sunny South News With planning well underway for the upcoming Southern Alberta Southern Games (SASG), organizers are encouraging interested volunteers to come… Read More »

Picture Butte Curling Club celebrates first season with upgrades

By Erika Mathieu Sunny South News The Picture Butte Curling Club has wrapped up their first curling season since new reusable ice matting was installed… 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

Legislating for fairness often results in unforeseen consequences

In democracies such as Canada and the United States, leaders and governments have to be responsive to the needs and wants of the people who… Read More »

Is it time to defund the CBC?

The CBC just got another cash infusion from the Trudeau government and treated itself to a fresh round of bonuses. Cabinet documents show the government boosted the… Read More »

Agricultural

Ag program at Lethbridge College has a lot to offer

By Heather Cameron Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the 2024 Ag Expo that was held in Lethbridge there was an event called… Read More »

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