Thursday, 01 September 2011 11:43

RCMP training centre breaks ground at long last

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By Jamie Woodford
Fort Macleod
It was a day many Fort Macleod residents weren’t sure would ever arrive, but as Livingstone-Macleod MLA Evan Berger said, “all good things are worth the wait.”

Friday, 26 August 2011 16:56

Helicopter crashes in forestry north of Coleman

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Southwest Alberta
On Friday morning at about 11:10 a.m., Crowsnest Pass RCMP responded to a call of a helicopter crash at The Gap provincial forestry fire base along Highway 40, approximately 70 kilometres north of Coleman.

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’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
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.

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