Tags : Taber

Town of Taber donates turkeys to food bank

Following Thursday’s ostrich takedown in Taber, the town has donated 20 turkeys to its local food bank in time for the Christmas season. The town supports the foodbank many times throughout the year, and Mayor Andrew Prokop says it felt like an appropriate time to make the donation.  “There’s a huge need, especially around Christmas time, […]Read More

Taber Foodgrains Project looking to raise $200,000

A large group of farmers gathered near Taber on Thursday to help support a good cause. The Taber Foodgrains Project hosted the Harvest Day event. Farmers and members of the community were able to provide a large number of machinery to help with combining 135 acres of barley. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, organizers say […]Read More

Farmers say no to potential nitrogen fertilizer mandate

A majority of farmers are saying that they do not want to reduce the amount of nitrogen fertilizer they use. That is according to a recent study completed by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. Over 70 per cent of farmers surveyed said the yield of their crops and overall food production will be significantly […]Read More

Celebrating Seniors Week in Alberta

Seniors are being honoured across Alberta this week. Seniors Week highlights the amazing work from our more mature generation and celebrates their accomplishments. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the Minister of Seniors and Housing, Josephine Pon, was in Taber on Monday to kick off the special activities.Read More

Showing support for colleague facing cancer

Chances are you’ve known someone who has been impacted by cancer. Members of the Taber Fire Department gathered in solidarity of a fellow firefighter who was recently diagnosed with the disease. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the group shaved their heads in support of their friend and coworker.Read More

Andrew Prokop re-elected as Taber mayor

The town of Taber will have a familiar face in council. Andrew Prokop was re-elected as mayor. He beat out Rick Popadynetz and Ken Holst.  During his first year on town council, Prokop served as interim mayor for six months, followed by a complete full term. Official results will be announced and posted on the […]Read More

Two Taber children want to pursue careers in politics

Seven year old Landon Dyck and 10-year old Tenley Angermeier were invited by Taber mayor Andrew Prokop to tour the town council chambers and give them a feel of what a career in politics would be like.  Landon says that his desire to become the town mayor began two years ago.  Tenley however, has her […]Read More

Irrigation expansion project set to begin in southern Alberta

Farmers in southern Alberta received some good news on Thursday. The Alberta Government announced the expansion of the Chin Reservoir east of Lethbridge.   For farmers and ranchers in southern Alberta, water and irrigation play a vital role in producing quality products. That’s why the Alberta Government, The Canada Infrastructure Bank, the Agriculture and Forestry’s […]Read More

Taber Corn Fest set to go ahead Aug. 26th-28th

Mark your calendars – a southern Alberta staple is once again coming back this year. Taber Corn Fest will be going ahead starting August 26 through 28. There will be a church service on the 29th. Corn Fest has been running for 36 years and is the largest Western Canada Free Family festival.    Organizers […]Read More