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Wednesday, 01 February 2012 15:01

Four arrested at Beaver Mine protest

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On Feb. 1, at 8 a.m. two members of the RCMP, acting on a Queen's Bench Enforcement Order, attended a public protest in the Beaver Lake District. Approximately 50 people including the RCMP, SRD, protesters and media were in attendance.

At the same location as the Alberta Premier’s Cabinet Tour luncheon in Lethbridge today and just prior to that luncheon, representatives of more than two-dozen businesses ranging from a national retailer and local businesses in the outdoor recreation and tourism sector to photographers and a nursery specializing in native plants held a press conference expressing concern about logging in the Castle area west of Pincher Creek.

Southwest Alberta
A picket-line of residents and an outfitters camp continue to hold off clear-cutting a popular protected area in southwest Alberta.

Submitted by Westwind School Division
She’s flattered — not to mention a little bit “overwhelmed” by the attention — but being singled out for praise isn’t about to go to Coralee Williams’ head by any means.
Williams, who teaches grades 7 and 9 Language Arts at Cardston Junior High School, is the Westwind School Division’s nominee for the 2012 Excellence in Teaching Awards.

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