Community newspapers in Alberta merge

The Carstairs Courier, a weekly community newspaper in Alberta, has merged its operation with the Mountain View Gazette.

Both papers are owned and operated by Great West Newspapers, which is part of Glacier Community Media.

Readers and advertisers of the Courier will continue to be served by the Mountain View Gazette’s distribution network.

The Gazette is distributed free of charge to several communities in Alberta, which include Bowden, Torrington, Wimborne and Crossfield.