Author: Gateway Gazette

  • Newly Discovered Cattle Genes Could be Keys to More Sustainable Beef Industry

    Newly Discovered Cattle Genes Could be Keys to More Sustainable Beef Industry

    U of A researchers pinpoint 19 genes linked with feed efficiency, which could help reduce carbon footprint of cattle farming. By JUSTIN DUPUIS A newly discovered series of genes related to feed efficiency could pave the way to making cattle farming cheaper and more sustainable, according to a new study by University of Alberta researchers. […]

  • Check Out the Events in the Foothills this Weekend

    Check Out the Events in the Foothills this Weekend

    Longview Millarville Okotoks Sampler tickets are $1 each. All vendor samples will range in price, with a maximum cost of $7.  17 vendors to visit! ARTISAN STREET MARKET Featuring unique products, artisan vendors & delicious treats scattered throughout the food vendor booths. Note that the Conservation Educators will also be on hand to share info […]

  • Christ Church Millarville Hosted Another Beautiful Flower Festival

    Christ Church Millarville Hosted Another Beautiful Flower Festival
  • Business Barometer®: Alberta Small Business Confidence Continues to Rise in June

    Business Barometer®: Alberta Small Business Confidence Continues to Rise in June

    Provincial confidence index increases more than 7 points for the second month in a row Calgary, June 27, 2019 – The latest monthly Business Barometer® results from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB) show that small business confidence in Alberta increased by 7.2 points in June. This latest increase puts the Business Barometer index for […]

  • Edmonton Lab Hub Cancelled to Focus on Patients

    Edmonton Lab Hub Cancelled to Focus on Patients

    The government has kept its promise to cancel the Edmonton clinical laboratory hub project. “We’re standing by our commitment to cancel the expensive and disruptive superlab project and the ideologically driven plan to nationalize DynaLife. We’re going to put patients at the centre of the health system and invest health-care dollars where they’re most needed […]

  • Planet Waves Horoscope: June 3 – 10, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscope: June 3 – 10, 2019

    By Eric Francis ARIES — Make all of your words supportive. If you find yourself criticizing someone, dial it back, and invent a way to be wholly constructive in what you’re saying. With Mars so active in the sky right now, it would be too easy to take someone down a few notches without intending […]

  • The Story of Highway 22

    The Story of Highway 22

    “Back in the 1800’s sometime in the Indian war days, when they were still on horseback, the Stoney tribes followed the buffalo on the prairie grass. These tribes, they were a family of 22. They traveled from Montana to the Rocky Mountain House. While they traveled through the coulees, they tried to avoid the soldiers […]

  • Alberta RCMP Traffic Services Conducted Victoria Day Long Weekend Enforcement Operations

    Alberta RCMP Traffic Services Conducted Victoria Day Long Weekend Enforcement Operations

    Edmonton – Alberta roads typically experience an influx of drivers during long weekends and this Victoria Day weekend was no exception. The RCMP reminds all road users, drivers, riders, passengers and pedestrians alike, that traffic safety is a shared responsibility. Between May 17-20, 2019, there were three fatalities and 27 injuries caused by motor vehicle collisions, […]

  • Foothills County: Food Truck Inspection Blitz

    Foothills County: Food Truck Inspection Blitz

    If you are an Owner/Operator of a food truck and want to operate in Foothills County, you NEED an annual inspection! Join us here at the High River Fire Hall May 15th and get all your Foothills inspections at once!! Foothills County, High River, Black Diamond, Turner Valley, and Okotoks Fire Inspectors will all be […]

  • Jason Kenney Wins Landslide Election

    Jason Kenney Wins Landslide Election

    Jason Kenney declared Alberta “open for business” as he took the stage in Calgary following a landslide victory last night. The United Conservative Party is making jobs their first priority as referenced by Kenney’s campaign: “The top priority of a United Conservative government will be creating jobs and getting Alberta back to work. As a […]

  • Fire at Notre Dame cathedral

    Fire at Notre Dame cathedral

    Built in the 13th century, the medieval cathedral is considered a feat of architecture as much as a religious symbol. It is one of Paris’ most popular attractions, drawing an estimated 13 million visitors a year.

  • Provincial Election 2019: Candidates Running in the Foothills

    Provincial Election 2019: Candidates Running in the Foothills

    Banff-Kananaskis (includes Millarville, Priddis, Bragg Creek and Redwood Meadows) CROWSHOE, ANITAALBERTA INDEPENDENCE PARTY https://albertaindependence.ca/what-we-believe/ MIDGLEY, GWYNETHALBERTA LIBERAL PARTY https://www.albertaliberal.com/platform_preview_2019 PHILLIPS, DAVEINDEPENDENT   ROSIN, MIRANDAUNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY https://www.albertastrongandfree.ca/ STANTON, BRENDAALBERTA PARTY https://www.albertaparty.ca/position_statements WESTHEAD, CAMERON (CAM)ALBERTA NDP https://rachelnotley.ca/platform Highwood Riding (includes Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Okotoks and DeWinton) IRVING, DANALBERTA INDEPENDENCE PARTY https://albertaindependence.ca/what-we-believe/ KERR, RONALBERTA PARTY https://www.albertaparty.ca/position_statements […]

  • Kenney Pledges Greater Protection for Women Against Stalking, Domestic Violence

    Kenney Pledges Greater Protection for Women Against Stalking, Domestic Violence

    A commitment to ‘Clare’s Law,’ and electronic monitoring EDMONTON, AB: United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney announced that if elected, a UCP government would introduce a bill allowing police to warn partners of someone’s violent or abusive past. Modelled on Great Britain’s ‘Clare’s Law,’ the new legislation is the centrepiece of a UCP commitment to better […]

  • United Conservatives Fight Trudeau Carbon Tax in Court

    United Conservatives Fight Trudeau Carbon Tax in Court

    United Conservatives support Saskatchewan challenge, NDP missing in action Edmonton, AB – Alberta’s United Conservatives are appearing in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal today, intervening in support of the Government of Saskatchewan’s challenge to the Trudeau Liberal government’s federally imposed carbon tax. The Trudeau Liberal government is trying to push a carbon tax on provinces, hiking the […]

  • Government of Canada Invests in Waterton Lakes National Park Post-Kenow Wildfire Recovery

    Government of Canada Invests in Waterton Lakes National Park Post-Kenow Wildfire Recovery

    Funding will assist recovery from wildfire damages and ensure continued high-quality visitor experiences Calgary, AB – Parks Canada places represent the very best that Canada has to offer. The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and restoring our national parks and encourages Canadians to connect with nature and our heritage. Today, Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament […]