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December 7, 2016 December 7, 2016

RCMP duty gave Hughes the Great White North

DOWN SOUTH: Cpl. Kirk Hughes’ position with the Taber/Vauxhall RCMP is one of the most southern postings he has had with the RCMP, having spent the majority of it stationed in the Northwest Territories. TIMES PHOTO BY NIKKI JAMIESON

By Nikki Jamieson Taber Times njamieson@tabertimes.com When Cpl. Kirk Hughes was young, he wanted to do two things when he got older; serve and explore Canada, particularly the northern regions. Joining the RCMP allowed him to do just that. "I wanted to travel, actually I wanted to go to the north, to serve in the Northwest Territories in one of those territorial communities, and the… Read More »

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By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Town council has given first reading to a plan to borrow $1.1 million to complete multi-million dollar upgrades to… Read More »

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