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CP Holiday Train visits Maple Creek


The CP Holiday Train rides into Maple Creek on the afternoon of Dec. 6 next to the Land of Living Skies Park on Pacific Avenue. Dozens came out to experience the holiday cheer and to see musical performances by Dallas Smith and the band Odds. All food and money donated at the Holiday Train stop will go towards the Maple Creek Food Bank. PHOTO MEGAN… Read More »

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Performing a bit of "chicken magic," Odds "transform" into a chicken before performing "Run, Run Rudolph". NEWS PHOTO MEGAN ROTH

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