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Skiing in the Alberta Rockies

Skiing in the Alberta Rockies | all things magrath | Scoop.it
It’s no accident that I call the Alberta Rockies home. I didn’t even have a job lined up when I moved to Jasper, Alberta; I just knew I wanted to spend my days skiing the Rocky Mountains.
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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a Unesco World Heritage Site located in Alberta, Canada near Fort Macleod, is one of the oldest, largest and best preserved buffalo jumps ever to be found.
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Digital billboards a major driving distraction - Lethbridge Herald

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Digital billboards a major driving distraction
Lethbridge Herald
One day, I was very surprised when driving down 6 Avenue at Mayor Magrath Drive South and I saw a huge digital billboard flashing at me.
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Alberta cattle thief sentenced, but bovines still missing - Globalnews.ca

Alberta cattle thief sentenced, but bovines still missing - Globalnews.ca | all things magrath | Scoop.it
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Alberta cattle thief sentenced, but bovines still missing
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EDMONTON – A cattle thief has had his day in court, been fined and given probation. But the bovines have yet to be found.
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Wind warning issued for southern Alberta - Calgary Herald

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Wind warning issued for southern Alberta
Calgary Herald
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for southern Alberta, with winds expected to reach up to 100 km/h today.
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..this is news .. because Southern Alberta  never gets much wind .. that is us on the far right ..

 

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Alberta Computers for Schools Celebrates 20th Anniversary - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Alberta Computers for Schools Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Canada NewsWire (press release)
CALGARY, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Alberta Computers for Schools (ACFS) celebrates its 20th anniversary.
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Bulldogs rally past Zeniths - Lethbridge Herald

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Bulldogs rally past Zeniths
Lethbridge Herald
The Winston Churchill Bulldogs rose to the occasion on their home court Tuesday, rallying to defeat the Magrath Zeniths 89-85 in Southern Alberta High School Boys Basketball League action.
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Alberta bathroom crowned Canada's best - Calgary Sun

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Alberta bathroom crowned Canada's best
Calgary Sun
An Alberta washroom has been crowned number one.
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never to be de-throned ..

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Alberta People Are Newsmaker Of The Year As Selected By Canada.com - Huffington Post Canada

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Alberta Premier Alison Redford thanks Capt. Jill Bristow for rescue and relief efforts by her and 2,200 Canadian Forces members in Southern Alberta.
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Alberta dinosaur's head adorned with fleshy comb - CBC.ca

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National Geographic Alberta dinosaur's head adorned with fleshy comb CBC.ca "It's a structure that was completely unexpected," said Victoria Arbour, a University of Alberta paleontologist who co-authored the scientific paper published Thursday in...
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Minor hockey wrap - Lethbridge Herald

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Minor hockey wrap
Lethbridge Herald
The Lethbridge atom Lightning defated the Lethbridge Firehawks 10-1 Sunday in Magrath. Nate Kornelsen and Evan Polychronopoulos each scored three goals for the Lightning.
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we have an ice arena .. to keep the ice at a reasonable temperature

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Vast majority of Alberta can surf the web - CTV News

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Vast majority of Alberta can surf the web
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“From the creation of the SuperNet to the Final Mile, Alberta has ensured a level playing field for all of its citizens, no matter where they live.
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and we just got Shaw Open Wifi installed at the Magrath Pharmacy this last week ..

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Alberta hamlet coldest place on Earth on Friday

Alberta hamlet coldest place on Earth on Friday | all things magrath | Scoop.it
It is so cold in Alberta that the start of a sled-dog race in Didsbury is being pushed back an hour Saturday due to frigid temperatures. It is so cold in Edmonton that the ears fell off the Robbie Burns statue outside the Hotel MacDonald.
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it was pretty cold in Magrath, too ..

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Alberta government employees making over $100000 will have salaries posted ... - Edmonton Sun

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Calgary Herald
Alberta government employees making over $100000 will have salaries posted ...
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good job I don' t work for the Govt anymore ..

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PCs launch another attack on Alberta energy sector: Wildrose « Wildrose - Danielle Smith

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Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith and Energy Critic Jason Hale were joined by several junior oil and gas producers today in Calgary to call for an immediate halt to recent changes to the Alberta Energy Regulator’s LLR program, which is imposing unfair financial burdens on small companies and forcing them into bankruptcy. 


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Day 3 at Alberta Children's Hospital and still homeless… | Aubri's ...

Day 3 at Alberta Children's Hospital and still homeless… | Aubri's ... | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Day 3 at Alberta Children's Hospital and still homeless… Hi everyone! The Andre family has been in Calgary for 4 days now, Aubri on her third day of chemo at the hospital. They still have not found a home :( They've had to ...
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Alberta job vacancy rate highest in Canada - Calgary Herald

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Alberta job vacancy rate highest in Canada
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CALGARY - Alberta businesses reported 52,800 job vacancies in September, down 8,300 from September 2012, says Statistics Canada.
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Alberta extends health coverage for out-of-country travellers - Victoria Times Colonist

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Alberta extends health coverage for out-of-country travellers
Victoria Times Colonist
EDMONTON - Travellers from Alberta can now stay outside Canada for seven months a year without losing their health-care privileges.
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Basketball bounds into the holiday season - Lethbridge Herald

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Basketball bounds into the holiday season
Lethbridge Herald
This year's Magrath Zeniths Tournament is set for this Friday and Saturday. The event has bounced around the calendar a bit, but this certainly looks like a positive date this time around.
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Classic goes to Cougars - Lethbridge Herald

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Classic goes to Cougars
Lethbridge Herald
Magrath claimed the consolation side with a 103-80 victory over Raymond. Carter Hansen scored 27 points in the win, and was helped out by 21 from Scott Gieske and 17 from Tim McMahon.
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Alberta flooding top weather story of 2013

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Record-breaking floods in southern Alberta and Toronto lead Environment Canada's top 10 weather stories of 2013.
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.. affecting many of our friends and family ..

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Alberta Canada Sees Avalanche Of New Record Lows … “Glacial ...

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Cold is gripping globally, and not only in the US or Antarctica. Hat-tip: Jurian Sterk at Facebook. The French language www.hebdometeo.com here reports that in Alberta: “Temperatures Saturday in the Canadian prairies were ...
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proof of global warming ..

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Alberta warns consumers of shady water filter salesman - CBC.ca

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Alberta warns consumers of shady water filter salesman
CBC.ca
... after watching disgraced salesman Lloyd Schell's "Precipitator" or "Jam Jar" Test. (CBC). A notorious door-to-door salesman banned from direct-selling in B.C.
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haven't seen him here yet ..

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Fat cats in Alberta Legislature still purring after severance package plan ... - Calgary Sun

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Fat cats in Alberta Legislature still purring after severance package plan ...
Calgary Sun
Over the years we've seen some in the stratosphere of paper shuffling set the gold standard for taking the Alberta taxpayers to the cleaners.
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They're so fluffy! - Lethbridge Herald

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They're so fluffy!
Lethbridge Herald
Nothing wrong with a little motivation, and as a Magrath product, Maxwell said he's been to just about every Teddy Toss game. His brother, Mitch, was on the ice when Austin Fyten scored in 2009.
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hey, we know the Maxwells ..

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