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Tuesday, 23 August 2011 10:51

Rolling down the river a popular summer activity

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
There are many ways to beat the sweltering southern Alberta summer heat, but floating down the Oldman River is fast becoming one of the most popular cool-off activities in Lethbridge.
According to most tubers the Prairie Post spoke to, the number of floaters has significantly increased.

Friday, 19 August 2011 14:08

Nanton museum celebrates 25th anniversary

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Nanton
Nanton’s Bomber Command Museum will celebrate its 25th anniversary by honouring the service of Alberta’s 408 Squadron and unveiling the museum’s progress with restoration of a rare Halifax Bomber.
The weekend celebration will get underway today, August 19, when members of the 408 Squadron land their Griffon helicopters at about 2 p.m., in the field beside the museum.

Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:42

Semi/train collision near Lethbridge

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On August 18 at approximately 6:50 a.m. Lethbridge RCMP were dispatched to a train vs. semi collision at the intersection of Highway 3 and Range Road 20-5.

By Susan Quinlan
Pincher Creek
The Pincher Creek Chamber of Commerce has come up with a unique income-generating idea, marketing the region’s use of green energy by opening a gift store stocked with items that reflect that theme.

Tuesday, 09 August 2011 08:20

Lethbridge Corn Maze is open for the season

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By Jamie Woodford
Shaughnessy
From an aerial view, it may look like a mysterious crop circle, but the design is actually a maze of maize — the Lethbridge Corn Maze — cut into the pattern of a compass rose, and it officially opened for its 12th season recently.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 14:22

Perseid viewing scheduled at Big Sky Observatory

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By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Stargazers throughout North America are likely familiar with the Perseid meteor shower, an annual event that NASA claims has been observed for at least 2,000 years. Considered the best meteor shower of the year, with its near steady light show of melting bits of ice and dust, the meteor shower can be viewed from a relatively new observatory at mid point between Lethbridge and Calgary.

By Susan Quinlan
Claresholm
As many may have noticed, the Claresholm and District Museum recently grew, opening a second building with an abundance of artifacts collected over many years.

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