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June 2016

Nature’s Presence

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Photography has been a lifelong passion for Marilyn Nimegeers. Her journey has included owning a photography studio where she won numerous awards for portrait, glamour, boudoir, fashion and wedding clients. She has travelled the world creating images of nature, landscapes, seascapes and travel, as well as architecture and abstract images. Marilyn’s photographic inventory includes images…

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Nolan leaving a legacy for generations to come

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SWIFT CURRENT – Ted Nolan, former National Hockey League player and coach, paid a visit to Living Sky Casino in Swift Current last Tuesday evening to celebrate National Aboriginal Day. This year marked the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day, a day which recognizes the culture and contributions of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit…

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Unforgivable and immutable

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By Megan Lacelle megan@advancesouthwest.com A man did something unforgivable this week. He took a semi-automatic weapon and opened fire on more than 100 innocent people. He killed 49 people and injured numerous more. Videos arose on the internet of individual’s last moments alive, mothers showed fearful text messages from sons that would never come home.…

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Dana’s Journey

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Every year too many people die while waiting for an organ donation. Over 1600 Canadians are added to organ wait lists yearly. Shaunavon resident Dana Turner is fighting for her life. The 35 year-old, single mother is a diabetic, but is also awaiting both a kidney and pancreas transplant. Dana has lived in Shaunavon for…

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Lost Hills & Diet Coke

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My colleague and I dared greatly and hit the dirt roads in the southwest last week. We broke new trails in places we didn’t know existed. While the thought of roaming the streets of New York may sound more exciting, a drive down a prairie road with no cell-service in the middle of nowhere with…

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