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Yellowknife evacuees find safety in Bowden

Yellowknife evacuees find safety in Bowden

An evacuee and her partner made it all the way from the wildfires that threatened Yellowknife to her uncle’s place in Bowden Friday night after a harrowing two-day trip
Ham radio operators practise for the next emergency

Ham radio operators practise for the next emergency

Central Alberta Amateur Radio Club held its annual Field Day at the Hillcrest Community Hall
Bowden Daze keeps on giving

Bowden Daze keeps on giving

Donations collected during Bowden's annual celebration weekend
Guilty verdict in Northcott rodeo rally case

Guilty verdict in Northcott rodeo rally case

A judge is expected to hand down sentences Aug. 31 for Ty Northcott of and his company, Northcott Rodeo Inc., after they were found guilty of violating Alberta Health Services COVID restrictions
Bowden church has new life as an Airbnb

Bowden church has new life as an Airbnb

A local resident says her project to turn the old United Church into an Airbnb has been a great success.
First Bowden rodeo queen in decades chosen

First Bowden rodeo queen in decades chosen

Tyler Jamieson, 25, who lives near Strathmore, was crowned earlier this month during the first night of Bowden’s rodeo following competition with three other candidates
Bowden Daze Rodeo attracts some top competitors

Bowden Daze Rodeo attracts some top competitors

The annual Bowden Daze Rodeo attracted some of the top competitors in North America as they try to qualify for the Canadian Rodeo Finals and the National Finals Rodeo
Bowden, Innisfail lacrosse players in North American Indigenous Games

Bowden, Innisfail lacrosse players in North American Indigenous Games

Two youths -- Keane Howlett of Bowden and Alex Swann of Innisfail -- are on Alberta’s U17 box lacrosse team which is competing in the 2023 North American Indigenous Games July 15-23 in Halifax
A few changes to Bowden Daze this year

A few changes to Bowden Daze this year

This weekend's Bowden Daze includes the crowning of its first-ever rodeo queen and a new start time for sheep riding
First-ever Bowden Daze Rodeo Queen competition underway

First-ever Bowden Daze Rodeo Queen competition underway

The Bowden Daze Rodeo now has a new feature – its first ever Rodeo Queen contest, now underway
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