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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’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.

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