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Daysland Golf Club celebrates completion of new Island Green

On Aug. 14, the new island green on the third hole of the Daysland Golf Course was officially opened, with course founder Bob Hanrahan doing the honours of cutting the ribbon. The project has been in the works for seven years, and was opened for play last month. From left: Doug Rowland, Vice President of the course, Bob Hanrahan, Mike Mickla of Daysland Backhoe, and Gerry Blatz, Club Grounds Superintendent.

On Aug. 14, the new island green on the third hole of the Daysland Golf Course was officially opened, with course founder Bob Hanrahan doing the honours of cutting the ribbon. The project has been in the works for seven years, and was opened for play last month. From left: Doug Rowland, Vice President of the course, Bob Hanrahan, Mike Mickla of Daysland Backhoe, and Gerry Blatz, Club Grounds Superintendent.

The Daysland Golf Course is celebrating its 65th year of business by opening a new attraction: an island green on the newly renovated third hole.

The project has been in the works for the better part of a decade, and the new third hole and extended fourth hole are finally in use. Read More →

Darryl Sutter brings Lord Stanley’s Cup back home again

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Darryl Sutter, head coach of the LA Kings and one of hockey’s famous Sutter brothers came back home to Viking this past Saturday with his second Stanley Cup. He shared it with local residents at the Viking Carena, before taking it around the community and back to Sutter farm to celebrate privately.

The Stanley Cup visited Viking this past weekend weekend, but unlike its visit of two years ago, it was a much smaller, more personal affair. Read More →

Sun shines on Lougheed’s 91st annual Fair Day

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On Saturday, Aug. 9, Lougheed held its 91st annual fair.

 

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Red Tailed Hawk a common, but striking sight on the prairies

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Highway travellers can catch sight of these common birds very often perching on fenceposts and signs, but rarely do we get the view caught by CP photographer Jae Robbins of a Red-tailed hawk, or chicken hawk, as they are sometimes called.

Severe winds down trees in Strome

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During the late hours of Wednesday, Aug. 6, many in Flagstaff were awakened by strong winds and lightning, but some places, like Strome, experienced severe damage due to strong winds and hail.

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Spring Lake Masters take first at national ball tournament

The 2014 Spring Lake Masters team took home first place at the Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Championships earlier this month in Brampton, Ontario. Back row (from left): Darcy Meyer, Ron Zimer, Curtis Schurger, Dave Curtis, Kelly Zimmer, Bye Braun, Don Oslund, Kevin Zimmer, Randy Greenwall, Doug Zimmer. Front row (from left): Reg Zimmer, Bill Zimmer, Pete LeDoux, Sid Wells, Grayden King.

The 2014 Spring Lake Masters team took home first place at the Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Championships earlier this month in Brampton, Ontario. Back row (from left): Darcy Meyer, Ron Zimer, Curtis Schurger, Dave Curtis, Kelly Zimmer, Bye Braun, Don Oslund, Kevin Zimmer, Randy Greenwall, Doug Zimmer. Front row (from left): Reg Zimmer, Bill Zimmer, Pete LeDoux, Sid Wells, Grayden King.

The Spring Lake Masters competed in the Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation’s annual tournament from Aug. 1 to 4 this summer. Read More →

Catch up on last week’s Classifieds here! And watch for the very latest coming out in Tuesday’s Paper!

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Flagstaff County-hosted Museum Tour to explore local history

Flagstaff County has an assortment of unique and interesting museums and archives that are open to the public and are available to be toured throughout the summer.

It can sometimes be difficult to get to all of the different small towns and see what they have to offer, and Katelyn Richards of Flagstaff County is aiming to find a way to not only make them all accessible in one day, but to explore what makes each museum different. Read More →

Sedgewick Council pledges support to future spray park project

Parr-Park-SpraygroundWhen the Sedgewick Lake Park Association sent a letter to Sedgewick Council in June, regarding their endeavour to build a spray park, Council passed a motion to fully support the project.

Council further promised the allocation of $28,819 to the project.

The $28,819 was originally given to the new playground at the school but was returned by the CHSPS Parent Association when they received some unexpected grant funding.
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