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Youth Skills Link Initiative having positive impact

The Youth Skills Link Initiative has been a successful program that has worked well for the youth who participate in it, Chinook's Edge School Division trustees were told at a recent board meeting.
Wild Rose Classic hits its mark at sixth annual event

Wild Rose Classic hits its mark at sixth annual event

The Wild Rose Classic, a local event featuring a pioneer style of sport with roots to royalty, will never be accused of competing against the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for wide-eyed delirious fans.

Restitution ordered for damaged computer

A 45-year-old man who damaged another man's computer during a scuffle at a Torrington apartment in August has been ordered to pay restitution.The accused pleaded guilty in Didsbury provincial court on Wednesday to a charge of mischief.

Players with suspected concussions should stop play immediately, say doctors

West Central Alberta athletes of all ages ñ whether they are participating in hockey, soccer, baseball or some other sport ñ should certainly take new Canadian Medical Association (CMA) concussion warnings to heart, says longtime Sundre Minor Hockey

No gov't monitoring of weather modification

Residents concerned with the effect cloud seeding has on crops, livestock and the environment say it's time the government takes responsibility.But no one at the provincial or federal level seems to know much about it.
Pioneer days pulls through rain and mixed weather

Pioneer days pulls through rain and mixed weather

Organizers say the annual Markerville Pioneer Days was a success despite Mother Nature having a huge say with wet interludes.More than 500 people attended the two-day event on June 25 and 26, and at first the weather co-operated.
'Road bridge' a boost but campground loss still hurting business

'Road bridge' a boost but campground loss still hurting business

The reopening of Rge. Rd. 52 last week was a welcome boost to the community, but businesses are still being hurt by the continued closure of the Water Valley Campground, says a spokesman for the small commercial hub.
Advisory committee sets out economic development goals

Advisory committee sets out economic development goals

Mountain View County's economic development and tourism advisory committee has drawn up an ambitious six-year plan that would see the county become a major supplier of bioenergy feedstocks and the location for a biorefinery industry cluster.
County offers cash for farm plastic

County offers cash for farm plastic

An agricultural plastics roundup is being held Saturday, July 9 at the Sundre Waste Transfer Station between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Airport refocused on community engagement

Airport refocused on community engagement

With a new vision, a new mandate, and a new plan to engage the regional community, Red Deer Regional Airport's CEO says the airport's future is looking bright.