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July 28, 2015 July 28, 2015

Slight scare featured at Southern Alberta Summer Games

Times photo by Greg Price

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com The 2015 Southern Alberta Summer Games had an unusual competitor in Claresholm earlier this month. But the pilot who flew a single-prop plane likely did not meet the qualifications for the cycling event of the Games on July 9. Locals had a bit of a scare when they noticed the single-prop plane had to make an emergency landing due… Read More »

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Barnwell council non-committal on minimum wage stance

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com A request by the Joint Economic Development Committee involving the upcoming increase to minimum wage sparked some debate within… Read More »

M.D. council against minimum wage hike

By J.W. Schnarr Taber Times jwschnarr@tabertimes.com The Municipal District of Taber council does not support the Alberta government’s plan to raise minimum wage to $15… Read More »

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Davidson signs second contract with Oilers

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com Taberite Brandon Davidson signed a one-year contract extension with the Edmonton Oilers last Thursday. The former Regina Pats blueliner… Read More »

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Taber Viper Swim Club heading down home stretch to regional competition

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com There were two swimmers from the Taber Viper Swim Club that earned aggregate medals at the Crowsnest Pass Piranhas… Read More »

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UCCB benefit timing ploy to buy votes

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com As Canadians begin to count the days — not weeks or months — until a federal election this fall,… Read More »

MacDonald versus Lawler II was epic

By J.W. Schnarr Taber Times jwschnarr@tabertimes UFC 189 took place on Saturday, July 11, and will probably go down as one of the best ever… Read More »

Editorial

Farm safety camp return a welcome one

Children from both the Vauxhall and Taber areas attended the recent Rural Farm Safety Camp at the Taber Agri-Plex earlier this month. After years on… Read More »

Pre-election spending rules need tightening

Rules are meant to be broken — or at the very least, loopholes are meant to be found within those rules. That appears to be… Read More »

Agricultural

Hemp crop making further inroads in southern Alberta

By Garrett Simmons Southern Alberta Newspapers - Lethbridge It’s not a crop most associate with southern Alberta. Flush with sweet Taber corn and cash crops… Read More »

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