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Rural municipalities have concerns about possible electoral boundary changes

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By Jamie Rieger People in southeast Alberta who want to participate in the upcoming electoral boundaries review public hearing, taking place at the Medicine Hat Lodge on Jan. 26, have until Jan. 18 to register and local municipal leaders are hoping for a robust response from their constituents to ensure the rural Alberta voice is kept alive during the process. “People have to understand that… Read More »

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Fire destroys beloved monster trucks; high winds fueled the blaze

By Justin Seward In the early morning hours of Jan. 18, fire crews from Box Springs, Medicine Hat, Cypress County and Seven Persons responded to… Read More »

The art of carving

[caption id="attachment_4708" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by Justin Seward- Carolyn Vikedal (left) carves out a puppy while her granddaughter, Teghann Vikedal designs a flow.[/caption] Read More »

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Senator Gershaw boys take home silver

By Jamie Rieger The Senator Gershaw Gators boys’ team chiseled their way through the 1A provincial volleyball championship held in Bow Island over the weekend,… Read More »

Base bring in Hockey Canada for unique cultural exchange

By Tim Kalinowski CFB Suffield has a new base hockey coach. Paul Murphy comes to south east Alberta via Nova Scotia. He recently retired after… Read More »

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Any time is a good time for self-improvement

By Jamie Rieger No matter how much time and effort one dedicates to keeping those New Year's resolutions, it seems that by mid-January, they are… Read More »

New reporter for Courier

Hello Cypress Courier readers! By: Justin Seward My name is Justin Seward and I am the new reporter for the Cypress Courier. I come to… Read More »


No more aggressive door-to-door sales in Alberta

Albertans no longer have to deal with aggressive door-to-door sales people since a prohibition on the activity went into effect on Jan. 1 “In 2016,… Read More »

World is once again finding itself out of balance

With Christmas passed and bills to pay, Canadians will be feeling the pinch over the next few months. Besides these personal struggles, we are still… Read More »

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Don Cherry controversial again

By Rob Ficiur This week Don Cherry was in trouble again. Monday, an article entitled Don Cherry Sacked, appeared on my phone. Was Don Cherry… Read More »

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