Blackfalds Best Businesses gather for awards

The spotlight was on the businesses in Blackfalds on October 16 at the 2018 Business of the Year Awards. There were around 400 nominations for 51 thriving businesses in the community. Economic…

Local Sports

2019 Alberta Cup to be hosted in Red Deer

Red Deer seems to be a hot spot for sports this year, but for hockey in particular. The 2019 and 2020 Alberta Cup tournament will be hosted at the Gary W. Harris Canada games Centre. This year it…

Burman University Bobcats Join Prairie Athletic Conference

After playing exhibition games against teams from the Alberta College Athletic Conference (ACAC) for the past couple of years since the collapse of their former league, the Burman University Bobcats…

Lacombe Pee Wee Explosion Football Team Remains Undefeated

With the snow having to be removed by bobcat before the start of the game, the Lacombe Pee Wee Explosion football team defeated Strathmore 46-0 on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 at M.E. Global park,…

Bionic Golf Tournament Tees Off for 8th Year

The 8th annual Sunny 94 Bionic Golf Tournament was held on Friday , September 7th at the Gull Lake Golf Course. The annual event raises money for an arm of the University of Alberta Hospital…

Ag News

Calf Prices Remain 'Fairly Strong'

Calf prices remain fairy strong and are getting close to where they were last year. That from Canfax market analyst Brian Perillat. "We're just going to probably start to get into some bigger volumes…

Agriflash Headlines for October 17

CPTPP Bill Passes Third Reading In The House Of Commons Bill C-79 has passed the House of Commons. The legislation will implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific…

An Estimated $3 Billion in Crops Unharvested in Alberta

Combine dust has finally been spotted across the horizon this week. It's been a while, but farmers are now back in their fields making some good progress thanks to this week's forecast. The…

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