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DeVlieger tenders abrupt resignation

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Correction: In the 10th paragraph, DeVlieger was incorrectly quoted as saying,"...places where it's needed." This statement should read, "...places where it's appreciated." The Times apologizes for any confusion. Often viewed as a polarizing figure throughout his tenure in office, Henk DeVlieger tendered his resignation as mayor of the Town of Taber in a surprise announcement on Monday evening. Speaking… Read More »

Local News

Barnwell’s financial indicators pointing up

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com Barnwell council received good news on its indicators of financial condition, showing they were in very good financial position… Read More »

Municipal Election dates officially set for upcoming election

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Municipal election speculation is mounting in Alberta with the appointed day just over five months away on Oct. 16.… Read More »

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Beverage container program gets canned

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Town policy allowing for collection by local non-profit groups of refundable beverage containers from bins stationed throughout the community… Read More »

Large ice arena getting improved lighting

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com High-efficiency LED lighting improvements for the Taber Arena’s large ice surface have been approved by town council. At their… Read More »

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Movie-watching season is in full effect

By Nikki Jamieson Taber Times njamieson@tabertimes.com Despite it being only the end of April, the summer blockbuster season has already been underway for well over… Read More »

Penguins look to take flight in Cup defence

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com I have no idea how far my favourite NHL team in the Pittsburgh Penguins will go in the 2017… Read More »

Editorial

A little drive in the country to refresh the mind

Traveling can be a costly expenditure at the best of times. Now with flights getting costlier by the day and gas prices always fluctuating on… Read More »

Health and safety top priorities in new cannabis laws

If your objectives are to protect public health and safety, keep marijuana out of the hands of minors and cut illegal profits flowing to organized… Read More »

Agricultural

Sweet start to sugar beet season

By J.W. Schnarr Southern Alberta Newspapers — Lethbridge The arrival of spring means seeds for the fall sugar beet harvest will soon be going into… Read More »

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