The Vauxhall Advance is a community newspaper published every Thursday by the Alta Newspaper Group Limited Partnership. Besides The Vauxhall Advance, this group includes four other community newspapers in Southern Alberta, the Taber Times, The Sunny South News, the Bow Island County Commentator and the Lethbridge Sun Times; two daily newspapers, the Lethbridge Herald and the Medicine Hat News and a specialty farm publication, the Prairie Post. With a paid, weekly circulation of 865 copies per issue, The Advance serves the towns of Vauxhall, Hays and Enchant. The Advance strives to present an accurate and interesting reflection of communities affairs and a forum for public opinion. Market surveys have shown high readership levels as local residents tend to take an avid interest in the affairs of the communities which the paper serves. The Advance is a member of the Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association and the Canadian Community Newspaper Association.
Vauxhall Advance History
The first issue of the Vauxhall Advance was published in October 1978 by H. George Meyer and Walter Koyanagi, former owners of the Taber Times. Since then it has changed hands five times and is now a part of the Alta Newspaper Group Limited Partnership.