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By Susan Quinlan
Southern Alberta
Stargazers throughout North America are likely familiar with the Perseid meteor shower, an annual event that NASA claims has been observed for at least 2,000 years. Considered the best meteor shower of the year, with its near steady light show of melting bits of ice and dust, the meteor shower can be viewed from a relatively new observatory at mid point between Lethbridge and Calgary.

By Susan Quinlan
Claresholm
As many may have noticed, the Claresholm and District Museum recently grew, opening a second building with an abundance of artifacts collected over many years.

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Southern Alberta
Partnerships and co-operation have become the best means of accomplishing common goals, and this year Salvation Army, Interfaith Food Bank and United Way will work together to co-ordinate their annual programs that help to recruit backpacks and school supplies for disadvantaged youth.

By Susan Quinlan
Waterton Lakes National Park
The Blackfoot Canadian Cultural Society (BCCS) and Parks Canada present the first Blackfoot Arts and Heritage Festival August 2-4, coinciding with Waterton National Park’s 100th anniversary celebration.

By Susan Quinlan
Southwest Alberta
The Alberta Southwest Regional Economic Development Alliance (AlbertaSW) has officially launched its new website, creating a central hub for information of interest to everyone from tourists to investors and beyond.

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Nobleford
Nobleford Heritage Day activities are set for the August long weekend.

By Susan Quinlan
Pincher Creek
Individuals looking for a weekend event that will transport visitors back in time, bringing the region’s agricultural history to life, should head to the Heritage Acres Farm Museum at Pincher Creek, July 29-31 for its annual event.

By Susan Quinlan
Lethbridge
Take Off YQL is in its second year of a three-year initiative, generating local interest to attract airline carriers into the County of Lethbridge Airport, stimulating the regional economy.

By Susan Quinlan
Pincher Creek
Although some may hold superstitions related to the full moon, avoiding walks through graveyards fearing a werewolf encounter, others relish the edginess created by the lunar event.


Tuesday, 05 July 2011 17:21

Paving closes lanes near Coutts

Coutts
Motorists can expect lane closures and minor delays on Highway 4 near Coutts.

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