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Slight scare featured at Southern Alberta Summer Games

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By Greg Price Taber Times 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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By Greg Price Taber Times 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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