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By Susan Quinlan
The soil has now turned and construction of Vauxhall’s new multi-million dollar water treatment plant is underway, and will replace existing plants in the communities of Vauxhall, Hays and Enchant.

By Susan Quinlan
Southwest Alberta
Although most southern Albertans have likely taken note of the large sign posted alongside Highway 2 north of Cayley, announcing the turn off to the Bar U Ranch, many have likely thought, I really need to check that place out someday.

Prairie Post
Due to flooding conditions, Leitch Collieries, a Provincial Historic Resource and interpretive historic site located off Highway 3 in the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass, will be closed to visitors until further notice.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011 13:16

Heavy rain in southwest Alberta May 24

Courtesy Environment Canada

An intense low pressure system over Southern Alberta has produced substantial amounts of rain over southern portions of the province.

Southern Alberta
Some campgrounds, day-use areas and trails throughout the mountain parks will open later than planned this spring due to unusually high snow packs, cold weather and damage caused by avalanches stemming from high snowfall this past winter.

Waterton Lakes National Park
Grade 8 students will again receive free passes to Canada’s national treasures.

By Sherri Gallant
Southern Alberta Newspapers
Southwest Alberta
A new survey by The Praxis Group of Calgary shows a vast majority of residents living around the Castle Special Place favour creation of a Wildland Park there and oppose logging inside it.

By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Self-proclaimed computer geek Gary Wheeler is putting all his technology skills to good use these days, serving as the emergency co-ordinator for a group of amateur ham radio operators recently trained to report extreme weather conditions to Environment Canada.

By Susan Quinlan
The APEX Youth Awards were recently held in Taber, honouring those who make positive contributions to their communities and families. Among award recipients was Miranda Belcastro, a Grade 12 student from Vauxhall High School.

Alberta Education

Students in Claresholm and Cardston will benefit from modernized schools in their community as a result of an investment in local school infrastructure. Both Willow Creek Composite School in Claresholm and the Cardston Elementary School, in Cardston, will undergo modernizations.

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