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Arena's later open date discussed
Although notifications had been sent this spring regarding the arena's October opening, the Vulcan District Recreation Board never heard any opposition, Coun. John Seaman told council. "A while ago we had a motion that the arena was to be opened on Oct.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-18 20:24:02



Twin Valley campground has a successful first year
Vulcan County had no idea how well received the Twin Valley campground would be in its first year, but campers have warmed to it, according to the operator.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-17 20:25:27



Councillor asks why sidewalk program hasn't continued
"I would like to know if we're going to do any sidewalks this year, and if we're not, why aren't we?" Coun. Harold Lewis inquired during the Sept. 10 meeting's question period.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-16 20:21:54



Calgary Stampede band rehearses in Vulcan
Booking a place to rehearse in Calgary can be a challenge, so once a year at about this time, the Calgary Stampede Band comes to Vulcan by the Cultural-Recreational Centre to practise for a weekend. There are roughly 140 band members.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-16 20:21:53



Last Team Standing Tournament could be on its last legs
Despite its popularity with some young hockey players since it started four years ago, the Last Team Standing Tournament might not be back for a fifth year. "I need some adults playing to get involved with the kids," said Dave Foyle, the event's organizer.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-15 20:21:17



Medical and nursing students practise their skills in Vulcan
Stephen Tipper Editor More than 50 medical and nursing students from Calgary were in Vulcan the weekend of Aug. 25-26 to practise their skills and learn a bit more about living and working in rural towns.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-14 20:22:56



Senior girls' volleyball squad lose home opener
The County Central High School (CCHS) didn't have much time to practise together before the season sprang to a start last week. The Hawks opened the season at home against Holy Trinity Academy from Okotoks on Sept.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-14 20:22:56



Fire bans in place in local parks
The province has announced fire bans in several local parks. The following sites have a fire ban in place: Lake McGregor Provincial Recreation Area, Wyndham Carseland Provincial Park, Little Bow Provincial Park, Little Bow Recreation Area and Travers Recreation Area.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-13 20:24:42



Mossleigh area cowboy hopes to make Canadian Finals Rodeo
Only in his second year of professional rodeo, a Mossleigh area cowboy could make the finals this year. "There's two more rodeos left," said Kasper Roy. "I got to win them both to make the Canadian Finals Rodeo -- it could be done." He plans to be in Hanna on Sept.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-12 20:39:16





Champion resident one of eight UFA Small Town Heroes runners-up
While the Champion resident who was a finalist for the UFA Small Town Heroes contest would have relished winning a Paul Brandt concert for her community, she was nevertheless honoured to be recognized among eight other runners-up.[...]
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Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 20:28:48



Arrowwood news
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 20:28:47



Mossleigh news
There will be more news elsewhere in the paper about the 32nd annual Mossleigh Labour Day Classic slo-pitch tournament (results are on page 11), but we will give a few highlights.[...]
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Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 20:28:46



Milo news
Norma Pearson of Sacramento, California spent a few days with Junior and Nancy Bertschy. Norma is Junior's cousin. On Wednesday, Rosemary Monner, Shilo Brauer and Alayna Monner visited with Larry and Jean Umscheid.[...]
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Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 20:28:46



Berrywater news
The community extends its condolences to the Willard family on the sudden death of Ward Willard. A celebration of life for Willard was held in Vulcan on Friday. It's a busy time in our community with harvest in full swing and with school having started up again on Sept.[...]
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Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 20:28:45



The grapes are sour
I try not to get wrapped up in cynical political discussions. They are generally unproductive, and, as conversations go, rate right up there with gossiping about the neighbours.[...]
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Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 20:28:44



Jonah and the whale
You probably remember the story of Jonah and the Whale from your Sunday school days, but maybe you have forgotten how he got there? God tells Jonah to go to Nineveh and warn them to turn away from their evil ways, or else! But Jonah doesn't want to.[...]
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Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 20:28:43



"Disaster zone" at golf course in wake of storm
The front 9 at the Vulcan Golf and Country Club was closed Monday and Tuesday while staff and volunteers cleaned up after a storm hit town Sept. 9 and left quite a mess. The storm felled four or five trees, and plenty of branches and limbs were strewn across the course.[...]
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Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 20:28:42



Champion teenager recognized for fundraising efforts for Alberta Children's Hospital
Christmas came early for the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation, which received a whopping $340,000 thanks to kids. The mammoth amount was raised by kids who set up lemonade stands, donated their allowances and helped with local fund-raisers across Alberta.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 08:23:43



Auction items at Gala Auction and Dinner announced
The Vulcan centennial committee's Gala Auction and Dinner has a long list of items up for auctions.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-11 08:23:42



Last Team Standing tournament takes place Saturday, Sept. 15
Ball hockey players of all ages will be making a last stand on Saturday, Sept. 15. The fourth annual Last Team Standing ball hockey tournament will be taking place at the Vulcan Arena's parking lot starting at 10 a.m.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-09 20:37:48



Mass registration takes place Monday, Sept. 10 at VPE
The annual mass registration event for community clubs and groups takes place Monday, Sept. 10 at the Vulcan Prairieview Elementary school gym. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and mass registration will continue until 6 p.m.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-09 20:37:47



Fire training tower to be built soon
Construction on a fire training tower to serve Vulcan County firefighters will begin soon. County council has given permission to administration to enter into an agreement with Sebring Construction Ltd.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 20:27:56



Senior volleyball tryouts at CCHS
Mac Marshall, a Grade 12 student at County Central High School, works on a warm-up drill with Kelsey Gorzitza, Grade 12, on Sept. 4 at the Cultural-Recreational Centre during the senior girls volleyball team tryouts.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 20:27:55



Local farmer pardoned years later for taking wheat across the border
Noel Hyslip will find it easier to travel now that Stephen Harper pardoned him and other farmers who fought the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly over selling Western Canadian wheat.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:27:05



County artist veteran returns with new style
Finding beauty in unexpected and nontraditional places has become a focus for this month's county artist, shutter bug Elfie Hall. Though she's no stranger to the title of county artist, Hall's new display with the county shows a bit of a departure from her previous displays.[...]
Newspaper: Vulcan Advocate
Feed: Vulcan Advocate's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:27:04



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