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People encouraged to take precautions in securing property after theft from farm shop


By Jamie Rieger Bow Island/Foremost RCMP are reminding people to take precautions with their property after thieves made off with a motorbike and power tools from an area farm shop. On Aug. 22, RCMP responded to a call of a break, enter, and theft from a farm shop. According to a police statement, sometime between 11:00 p.m. on Aug. 20 and 8:00 a.m. on Aug.… Read More »

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Fatal single-vehicle rollover in Cypress County

A 62-year-old woman has died following a single-vehicle rollover in Cypress County. According to a statement released by the Redcliff RCMP on Tuesday afternoon, RCMP… Read More »

Photo by Tim Kalinowski- Members of the Urban Bulldogs Against Kids Abuse (UBAKA) get ready to hit the road for their inaugural poker run held in southeast Alberta on Saturday. Proceeds from the poker run wen to the Redcliff Youth Centre.

Urban Bulldogs poker run benefits Redcliff youth

By Tim Kalinowski About three dozen bikers took part in the first annual Urban Bulldogs Against Kids Abuse (UBAKA) Poker Run on Saturday morning. The… Read More »

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Canada's Sage Watson, left, competes in a women's 400-meter hurdles semifinal during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Watson’s Olympics ends with disappointing result

Commentator/Courier Seven Persons track phenom Sage Watson’s Olympic medal hopes came to an end in Rio on Tuesday night as Watson failed to advance out… Read More »

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Walker Long recently competed at the Junior High Final Rodeo in Lebanon, Tenn. The first Cypress County resident to do so.

Local roper enjoys his time at National Junior High Finals south of the border

By Tim Kalinowski Walker Long returned from the National Junior High Finals rodeo in Lebanon, Tennessee with some money in his pocket and a great… Read More »

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Not a bad way to spend a week

By Jamie Rieger I will never be a professional athlete, that’s for sure and any dreams of ever becoming one were dashed many years ago… Read More »

In defense of Pokemon Go

By Tim Kalinowski I would like to take the time this week to say a few words in defense of Pokemon Go, the free app… Read More »


Congo mission smells of old Liberal politics

With Canada set to enter the bloody ground of the Congo on a U.N. Peacekeeping mission, perhaps within the next year, Canadians will soon have… Read More »

Trudeau needs to make canola a priority topic in China talks

Commentator/Courier Time is running out for Canada and China to come to terms with their ongoing dispute on canola. Should Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and… Read More »

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Rio Olympics: Week 2

By Rob Ficiur When I wrote about Rio Week #1, I noted that 9 out of the 9 Canadian medals in the first week were… Read More »

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