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Quilting bee offers warmth to Fort McMurray evacuees


On Friday, May 13, a quilting bee was held in Crafty Creations in Killam.

The event saw around 10 quilters come and go as they were able to make time to donate their services, and the finished quilts will be donated to evacuees from the Fort McMurray fire. Continue Reading

Utility rate increases set for Galahad and Strome

Flagstaff County Council heard a presentation from municipal clerk Gwenda Poyser during their May 11 meeting regarding the new Utilities Rate By-law for hamlets. Continue Reading

PHOTOS from Forestburg Grad 2016: “We Can Only Go Up From Here”


The Forestburg grad class of 2016 celebrated their accomplishments on Friday, May 13. The theme of the evening was “We Can Only Go Up From Here.” Continue Reading



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Wildrose BBQ in Killam raises funds for Fort McMurray evacuees


Originally planned as a fundraiser, with special guest Wildrose Leader Brian Jean scheduled to attend, Saturday’s barbecue lunch in Killam hosted by Battle River-Wainwright MLA Wes Taylor went through some unexpected changes. Continue Reading

Islam open house events to be held in Sedgewick and Hardisty

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is planning to make some stops at local libraries in an effort to spread the word about the true nature of Islam.

Tariq Azeem, Missionary for the Lloydminster chapter of the organization, said that they plan to de-mistify the religion.

“We want to show the real picture of Islam.” Continue Reading