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Prentice selected premier-designate following PC convention

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By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com Alberta will anoint a fresh face at the top with the declaration of Jim Prentice as premier-designate following the Progressive Conservative leadership convention over the weekend. Despite a record low voter turnout for the party’s leadership race, Prentice secured the position, taking in 77 per cent of the member vote. “I wish him well — of course his selection… Read More »

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Terry Fox Run brings back memories of Brynn

Submitted By Brenda Berube Taber Terry Fox Committee (*Note: This story originally ran in last week's print edition of the Taber Times ahead of Saturday's… Read More »

For the 2014/2015 school year, new St. Mary’s School principal Randy Spenrath will be joining forces with new associate principal Jodie Gross as administrators at the Catholic school.

Lots of flexibility at St. Mary’s

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com He may be a rookie when it comes to being a principal at St. Mary’s School, but he is… Read More »

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Taberite and Bow River Raiders’ third baseman Joel Dalton throws over to first base after snagging a grounder against the Strathmore Reds on Saturday evening at Jets Stadium in Vauxhall.

Raiders finish .500 at home tournament

By Greg Price Taber Times gprice@tabertimes.com It was exactly the upward curve of improvement head coach Rob Virginillo was looking for with his Bow River… Read More »

Brett Andrus of the Taber bantam Rebels football team corrals a Raymond running back with a tackle during Southern Alberta Minor Football Association action at Ken McDonald Memorial Sports Park on Saturday afternoon.

Second quarter costs bantam Rebels

A solid start turned into a tough second quarter for the Taber bantam Rebels, Saturday against Raymond. With the game tied at zero after the… Read More »

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Ice, ice baby — haters are always gonna hate

By Greg Price You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Yes, it is a line off… Read More »

‘Alas, Babylon’ a study on Cold War Armageddon

By Trevor Busch Taber Times tbusch@tabertimes.com There can be little doubt the threat of nuclear annihilation has taken something of a backseat in today’s world… Read More »

Editorial

Does business merger damage Canadian identity?

Hell has officially frozen over. Tim Hortons, a cherished piece of Canadiana, has been swallowed by a Burger King, a U.S. fast food goliath. Burger… Read More »

Council setting wrong tone for medical marijuana

On the surface, Taber council’s unanimous passing of Bylaw 9-2014 at their Aug. 18 meeting looks just like any of a dozen other bylaws passed… Read More »

Agricultural

Storm flattens local corn crop

When the calendar turns to August, there’s one thing southern Albertans can look forward to — the start of Taber corn season.Vendors line the streets… Read More »

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