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Presentation highlights the dangers of distracted driving

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Nikki Jamieson Vauxhall Advance On May 4, 2013, Melody Battle was 19 years old, driving, a little bit late for work and she had looked down to text her boss. She had just moved out of her parent’s house and was living with friends. She was the social butterfly in her group of friends, enjoyed horseback riding and often drove her friends around. That… Read More »

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Local rural first responders ready to help

J.W. Schnarr Southern Alberta Newspapers - Lethbridge Southern Alberta first responders are answering the call and stand ready as wildfires have entered the northern… Read More »

Town council sets property tax rates for 2016

Nikki Jamieson Vauxhall Advance Vauxhall’s tax rates for 2016 have been set. During their regular meeting on April 18, Vauxhall town council read and… Read More »

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Jets power through opposition to take Lethbridge tournament

Trevor Busch Vauxhall Advance The Vauxhall Academy of Baseball Jets secured a tournament victory in Lethbridge over the weekend. “It was a good weekend.… Read More »

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Vikings still looking to pillage top competition

Greg Price Vauxhall Advance We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future — George… Read More »

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Hopefully one day, equality needs no allies

A comment while doing a recent story brought to the surface perhaps how naive I am when it comes to the plight some people have… Read More »

High hopes for DC’s Suicide Squad

Last January, with the release of a (then) new Suicide Squad trailer, I was more than excited for the film to come out. Now, with… Read More »


The Great Outdoors — Canadian-style

Fellow camping Canadians John Candy (Chet) and Dan Aykroyd (Roman) each enjoyed the wilderness in their own way in the 1988 classic “The Great Outdoors.”… Read More »

Duffy trial shows Senate needs to get house in order

While Senator Mike Duffy was acquitted of all 31 charges levied against him in accusations of fraud, bribery and breach of trust earlier this month,… Read More »


M.D. council nominates ag fieldman for Bill 6 consultations

Nikki Jamieson Vauxhall Advance While Bill 6 has passed, input is still needed to form farm and ranch regulations. Although on Jan. 1, the… Read More »

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