Sunday, 27 November 2011 22:13

Southwest Alberta grass fire contained: Herald

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The Lethbridge Herald is reporting the severe grass fire near the southwestern city has been contained. See

This is from the Alberta Emergency Management Agency for both the County of Lethbridge. See the links for maps:

Sunday, 27 November 2011 19:16

Coalhurst, west Lethbridge in danger

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Here's the latest on the fire threatening west Lethbridge:

By Susan Quinlan
In an effort to recognize and reward efforts that work toward balancing development with environmental stewardship, the Emerald Foundation is again accepting nominations for its annual award ceremony.

By Susan Quinlan
Most southern Albertans have from time to wondered if they might wake to find they too were no longer in Kansas, given the region’s gale force winds, but for students in Nanton, that possibility struck a bit too close when on Wednesday, J.T. Foster High School lost part of its roof.

Thursday, 24 November 2011 14:06

New mode of informing public about avalanche threat

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By Susan Quinlan
Waterton Lakes National Park
According to The Weather Network, winter has come early and quickly to higher elevations in western Canada, putting smiles on the faces of many skiers.

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
The Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) recently announced completion of The Oldman Watershed Plan, promoting action to maintain the health of the watershed.

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