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Various strategies for combatting fall webworms

By Heather Cameron Taber Times Local Journalism Initiative Reporter As fall fades into the background, so do fall webworms…at least for the season. “Fall webworms are caterpillars of a moth species that are easily identifiable by the silk webs they construct on tree branches during the summer,” said Jorden Holst, Agricultural Fieldman for the M.D. of Taber. “These larvae feed on foliage, progressively enlarging their… Read More »

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Carbon tax policy divisive as feds adopt ‘regional’ exemption

By Trevor Busch Taber Times The recent move by the Liberals to exempt home heating oil from the federal carbon tax, rather than extending… Read More »

Town’s 2024 Capital Budget sees $5 million in spending

By Trevor Busch Taber Times Taber Town Council has passed the 2024 Capital Budget, which includes some big-ticket spending on a Rescue Pumper and… Read More »


Will the planned restructuring at Alberta Health Services eliminate core problems with the delivery of health care?

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CAHL season continues for Oil Kings

By Cole Parkinson For Taber Times This past weekend saw the Central Alberta Hockey League continue for all Taber Oil Kings teams. U11 Only one… Read More »

Myers girls are zone champions

By Cal Braid Taber Times Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The W.R. Myers Rebels were triumphant in 2023. The Grade 9 girls became the South Zone… Read More »

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From the Archives of Western Newspapers

By Samantha Johnson Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter December 6, 1883 – The Brandon Mail The Korean government needs to raise funds and… Read More »

From the Archives of Western Newspapers

By Samantha Johnson Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter November 27, 1908 – Coleman Miner In Blairmore, the trouble over diverting a branch of… Read More »


Politicians must stop weaponizing food prices for political gain

In an era where food inflation has become a contentious political issue, it’s all too tempting for politicians to target the grocery industry. Sadly, that’s… Read More »

Budget update proves Trudeau isn’t serious about federal finances

Taxpayers should brace for impact based on the finance minister’s latest projections. Interest charges on the federal debt will go from $47 billion this year… Read More »


ASBG’s annual sugar beet harvest tour highlights industry’s triumphs and challenges

By Erika Mathieu Taber Times The annual sugar beet harvest is officially underway, with piling grounds near Picture Butte and Coaldale seeing truckload after truckload… Read More »

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