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Durant healthy, excited to start new season

PHOTO By CHARLES LEFEBVRE- Darian Durant chats with Saskatchewan Roughriders fans Patrick Lafferty (centre) and Keith Levee (right) at the Clarion Hotel Friday evening. The quarterback for the Roughriders was in town for a fundraiser for the No. 15 Medicine Hat Royal Canadian Air Cadets.

By Charles Lefebvre Southern Alberta Newspapers Darian Durant had heard Medicine Hat was a great place from past teammates, and finally had the chance to experience the city for himself. The quarterback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders made the trip into town for a fundraiser for the No. 15 Royal Canadian Air Cadets Friday evening at the Clarion Hotel. “I’ve had a couple of teammates in… Read More »

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PHOTO BY TIM KALINOWSKI - Cassandra Forbes and Ryder Petrick of Redcliff were celebrating their silver and gold medal wins at the Alberta Winter Games with their family and friends last week.

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