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May 18

World Family Doctor Day Celebrates Dedication

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High River writer gives thanks for 18 years of care from her family physician Story by Bretton Davie | Photo courtesy of Karon Argue HIGH RIVER — As a children’s book author and illustrator, Karon Argue understands the power of stories. As a patient, she knows the importance of having a family doctor and team […]

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May 18

Turner Valley Pool Opening Delayed Until May 21

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The opening of Dr. Lander Memorial Pool and Spray Park was planned for opening on the long weekend, but Mother Nature is not cooperating.   The pool staff is trying for a May 21 opening with the first aquafit session at 7:00 a.m. We have turned the temperature up slightly to prepare for Tuesday morning. Until […]

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May 16

High River’s Little Britches Parade Turns 60!

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For the past 60 years, the Little Britches Parade has been bringing tradition, togetherness and teamwork to our community. On Saturday, May 18, the community will once again have the pleasure of experiencing the fun and excitement that surrounds this timeless event.  This year’s theme for the parade is a “Salute to High River Service […]

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May 15

Saluting Millarville Racing and Agriculture Society Life Members

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by Lorretta Stabler, MRAS Historical Committee The Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society (MRAS) has a rich tradition of celebrating volunteers whose longstanding personal commitment is recognized by awarding a Life Member card. Going through records in the Historical archives and interviewing long-time residents, this practice of honoring Life Members first began with the Priddis and […]

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May 14

Support Canadian Canola Farmers, Sign the Petition

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John Barlow, MP Foothills OTTAWA – It has been four months since China announced a ban on Canadian imports of canola. The crisis has expanded as China has also suspended the export permits of two Canadian pork exporters. The Minister of Agriculture has decided it is not the right time take the matter to World […]

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May 13

Alberta Gran Fondo 2019: Highwood Pass

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Following a successful 2018, the 2019 ATB Financial Gran Fondo Highwood Pass presented by GSL GM City will again start and finish in Longview, Alberta on July 6th. Nothing compares to the remote majesty of the Canadian Rockies.  Located SW of Calgary, the ATB Financial Gran Fondo Highwood Pass travels 134 km or 69 km through […]

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