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Redcliff holds celebration for new water treatment plant

Photo by Tim Kalinowski- Redcliff mayor, Ernie Reimer cuts the ribbon to formally dedicate the new water treatment plant last Friday. Pictured, from left: Municipal manager, Arlos Crofts, Coun. Chere Brown, Coun. Jim Steinke, MLA Drew Barnes, Reimer, MLA Bob Wanner, Coun. Larry Leipert, and Public Services director, Jamie Garland.

By Tim Kalinowski Redcliff held a very special ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the official dedication of its new water treatment plant last Friday afternoon. The dedication included not only the ribbon cutting ceremony, but also an extensive tour of the treatment plant itself followed by a barbecue supper. A number of VIPs were on hand to hear about all the work that went into… Read More »

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Photo by Tim Kalinowski- Stan Sakamoto (left) listens as President Norm Smith praises his 25 years of culinary service to the Stampede at the President's Luncheon Thursday.

Sakamoto to run for Liberal Party in Oct. 24 federal byelection

By Tim Kalinowski Last week Stan Sakamoto declared his candidacy for the Liberal Party of Canada in the upcoming Oct. 24 Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner byelection to… Read More »

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Photo by Tim Kalinowski- Lauren Boychuk shows off her trophy, ribbon, buckle, and other items she won as AQHA Boxing World Champion at her Medicine Hat home last week. Boychuk was also the overall cattle horse points leader in the AQHA last year.

Boychuk wins cattle boxing World Championship in Texas

By Tim Kalinowski Lauren Boychuk, daughter of Redcliff’s favourite son George Hope, recently won big at the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show in… Read More »

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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