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Vauxhall native has difficult, but rewarding experience working on Oscar nominated film The Revenant

Oscar Worthy

Ryan Dahlman Southern Alberta Newspapers Most people in Alberta, watch for the list of Academy Award nominations at best as a passing fancy or because they are considered "movie buffs." No so for Vauxhall native Brock Skretting, who watched as the film The Revenant - which is he worked on as a trainee production co-ordinator - earned 12 nominations. While most people are looking at… Read More »

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Taber Equality Alliance looking for members

Greg Price Vauxhall Advance gprice@tabertimes.com With the controversy swirling around the Best Practices guidelines that were released late last month by Alberta Education, for Dr.… Read More »

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Fundraising needed for pool nearing its mark

Nikki Jamieson Vauxhall Advance njamieson@tabertimes.com Vauxhall needs only $20,000 more to pay off the pool. During the Vauxhall town council regular meeting on Feb. 1,… Read More »

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Three-time World Series champ featured at VAB fundraiser

Greg Price Vauxhall Advance gprice@tabertimes.com It is the 10th anniversary of the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball Awards and Fundraising Banquet. To mark the milestone, the… Read More »

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Vikings win tournament title

Greg Price Vauxhall Advance gprice@tabertimes.com The Vauxhall Vikings boys basketball team cruised to the Celtics Invitational Basketball Tournament title this past weekend, which culminated in… Read More »

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Alberta’s fiscal woes run deeper than politics

Albertans, for their part, should be familiar with the boom and bust cycle of their province that relates to prices in the non-renewable resource industry.… Read More »

Still rich with memories over Powerball hysteria

The hysteria has more than settled now over the historic $1.5 billion dollar Powerball Jackpot that had winning numbers of 4-8-19-27-34, and Powerball 10 bestowed… Read More »

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Kept election promise an encouraging sign

Encouraging more value-added processing was one of the election campaign nuggets put forth by Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley. Last week, Notley's NDP government followed… Read More »

Real power elusive for extremist Republican Party

While chaos ensues under the three-ring big top that serves as an arena for American political discourse in the U.S., none of us staring across… Read More »

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M.D. talks Bill 6

Nikki Jamieson Vauxhall Advance njamieson@tabertimes.com Before Bill 6 was passed, the M.D. councillors expressed their lack of confidence in the bill. During the regular council… Read More »

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