Local Teacher Out for Blood (Donations)

The need for blood is ever constant at hospitals across the world. For seven years, Adam Humphrey, teacher at Holy Trinity Academy, has been rallying students to donate blood at local clinics.…

Local Sports

Flyers And Lakers Snap Losing Skid

On January 19 in the Heritage Junior "B" Hockey League, two local teams pull out the stops, and rake in some well earned wins. The High River Flyers were on a road trip out in Medicine Hat to take on…

Oilers Victorious Against North Leading Crusaders

On January 19 in the Alberta Junior Hockey League, the Okotoks Oilers found themselves up against the North division leading Sherwood Park Crusaders to a crowd of over 900 in the Pason Centennial…

Ag News

Recognizing Exceptional Work in Livestock Welfare

Alberta Farm Animal Care is looking for individuals or organizations who've made exceptional contributions in the field of livestock welfare. Nominations are open for their Awards of Distinction in…

Manitoba Pork Assists In Alberta PED Investigation

It was revealed last week that the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) was discovered for the first time in Alberta. The first Canadian PED case was confirmed in Ontario back in 2014, and has…

Alberta Wheat Commission Invests In Research To Lower Input Costs

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is investing nearly $280,000 into research. The money will be split between four research projects, which the Commission says could lower farmers' input costs…

Wild Boars A Problem For Central and Northern Alberta Farmers

It may not be deer or elk causing damage on farms in Central and Northern Alberta. Inspector with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Perry Abramenko, says wild boars have become a problem for…

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