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Castor Op Shop volunteers Connie Gutenberg, Erma Marquart, Barry Heidecker, Gloria Weeks, Clarence Brown and Don Sisson (Wendy Bain missing) celebrated the organization’s 50th anniversary Sept. 22. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor’s Opportunity Shop celebrates five decades

Castor’s Opportunity Centre, or “Op Shop” as it is more commonly known,…

 

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Clearview Public Schools sees increased enrollment to start 2022/2023 school year

Highlights from the Sept. 14 Clearview board of trustees meeting

 

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County of Paintearth approves purchase of new water truck

The Paintearth County council approved the purchase of new water truck for…

 

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Town of Castor continuing to make water gains

The Town of Castor’s water system continues to make gains, council heard…

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Coronation top-cop visits Castor council

While RCMP staff housing has been approved at the provincial level, it…

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The Ennis Sisters, who performed in Stettler in the spring of 2022, will be opening the 2022 Coronation Royal Performing Arts concert season in November. (File photo)

Coronation Royal Performing Arts preparing for full concert season

After two years of delays, shutdowns and cancellations related to the COVID-19…

The Ennis Sisters, who performed in Stettler in the spring of 2022, will be opening the 2022 Coronation Royal Performing Arts concert season in November. (File photo)
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Plane crashes near Donalda

Lone occupant dead on scene

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Stettler council approves new outdoor arena boards

Stettler’s town council has approved funding to replace the outdoor arena in…

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Town of Stettler council concerned with proposed Victims Services changes

‘What they’ve presented so far disgusts me,’ said Lawlor

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Paintearth resident challenging community to make small donations to local food bank

Resident donating $26 cheque from class-action lawsuit to food bank

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Stettler Emergency Department once again closed

In what is becoming a seemingly regular occurrence, the Stettler Hospital Emergency…

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Halkirk holds back-to-back special meetings

The Village of Halkirk council held a pair of back-to-back special meetings…

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Village of Halkirk council looking into automatic gas meter reading

The Village of Halkirk council heard a proposal from Paintearth Gas Coop…

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The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)

Heartland Generation eyeing refit of Battle River Power Plant

Boyd also sees the plant being a vital part of the region for at least another three decades.

The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)
This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and redacted by in part by the FBI, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 search by the FBI of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The Justice Department says it has uncovered efforts to obstruct its investigation into the discovery of classified records at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate. (Department of Justice via AP)

Trump search inventory reveals new details from FBI seizure

By Eric Tucker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Along with highly…

This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and redacted by in part by the FBI, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 search by the FBI of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The Justice Department says it has uncovered efforts to obstruct its investigation into the discovery of classified records at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate. (Department of Justice via AP)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to media after a visit with nursing students at the School of Nursing in the St Boniface University in Winnipeg, Thursday, September 1, 2022. Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino will tell chiefs of police today that all police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment targeting journalists and other public figures. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Police must take online threats and harassment against journalists seriously: Trudeau

Police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to media after a visit with nursing students at the School of Nursing in the St Boniface University in Winnipeg, Thursday, September 1, 2022. Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino will tell chiefs of police today that all police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment targeting journalists and other public figures. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Alberta Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani is shown in Edmonton on Wednesday September 30, 2020. Lakhani says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically sign off on a proposed plan by a United Conservative Party leadership candidate to pass a bill aimed at ignoring federal laws and court rulings. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta lieutenant-governor says not a done deal she’ll OK proposed sovereignty act

Alberta’s lieutenant-governor says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically…

Alberta Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani is shown in Edmonton on Wednesday September 30, 2020. Lakhani says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically sign off on a proposed plan by a United Conservative Party leadership candidate to pass a bill aimed at ignoring federal laws and court rulings. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
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RCMP use helicopter to nab suspects in Alberta bank robbery

DAYSLAND, Alta. — Two men face a total of 26 charges after…

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Gas prices are shown at a Shell gasoline station in Newcastle, Ontario on Saturday February 26, 2022. The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for Canadian drivers, with gasoline prices heading into the Labour Day holiday the lowest they’ve been since late February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives

Long weekend drivers to enjoy cheaper gas as crude oil tumbles

The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for…

Gas prices are shown at a Shell gasoline station in Newcastle, Ontario on Saturday February 26, 2022. The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for Canadian drivers, with gasoline prices heading into the Labour Day holiday the lowest they’ve been since late February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives
This is a locator map for the Persian Gulf and its surrounding countries. (AP Photo)

Iran briefly seizes 2 US sea drones in Red Sea amid tensions

Iran’s navy seized two American sea drones in the Red Sea before…

This is a locator map for the Persian Gulf and its surrounding countries. (AP Photo)