Tuesday, 13 September 2011 17:02

Accused kidnapper of B.C. boy apprehended

Courtesy Lethbridge Herald


The Lethbridge Research Centre will get much needed renovations with a new strategic investment. Member of Parliament Jim Hillyer (Lethbridge), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Rona Ambrose, announced Sept. 12 an investment of almost $4 million for work to upgrade the facility's exterior walls that will reduce its heating and cooling costs.

By Susan Quinlan
Pincher Creek
It’s a long way to come in many ways, but Brigitte Boehmer and her husband Alois have now established Heaven’s Gate west of Pincher Creek, where they welcome stray and injured animals, helping them have a better quality of life.

Thursday, 01 September 2011 11:43

RCMP training centre breaks ground at long last

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.”

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.

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

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

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

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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