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7 hrs ago | Buses world news

Buses Purchase * Canada

The province would cover 66.66 per cent of the funding, with the city providing the additional 33.33 per cent through the Federal Gas Tax Fund , said transit manager Audra McKinley ... She said the province has made a significant contribution to improving transit and no additional operating budget would be required for the replacements... Labels: ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Canada.com

Alberta family building 'earthship' to get off the grid without sacrificing luxury

The Kinney family is building what is believed to be Alberta's first earthship on rural land near Lethbridge.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Brandon Sun

Kingsway Kort development deal collapses

The West Coast developer that purchased a beleaguered south end trailer park last year - pushing residents off the property to make way for new residential development - breached the purchase agreement, according to the seller, and the deal has been scrapped.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

GlobalNews

Live coverage: K-Days Parade

The K-Days Parade will wind its way through downtown Edmonton on Friday, July 18 and Global Television will be airing live province-wide coverage.

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The Western Producer

AG Notes -

A pioneer entomologist was honoured for another milestone last month.Thelma Finlayson, a founding member of Simon Fraser University's Centre for Pest Management, celebrated her 100th birthday June 29. She retired in 1979 and was later was named a special adviser to students.

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HAZMAT Magazine

Forging a path for Biogas in Alberta

There was a time not long ago when Stefan Michalski knew regulators were happy to see him leave their office.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Canada.com

Legal Aid Alberta 'in crisis mode' after cuts

Alberta Justice Minister Jonathan Denis puts the blame for funding shortfalls at Legal Aid Alberta on the federal government, which he says has not increased funding for the program since 2005.

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GlobalNews

Stolen goods and gun seized after raid on Lethbridge business

A Lethbridge man is facing a long list of charges after being caught with thousands of dollars worth of stolen property.

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Lethbridge residents try to beat the heat

Lindy Rollingson did not shy away from the scorching sun, as she made sure not to miss her daily walk around Henderson Lake with her family.

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Taber Times

Irrigation infrastructure gets boost

Irrigation is the lifeblood of southern Alberta. In a semi-arid part of the country, irrigation water has helped our agricultural industry grow and prosper, and produce a wide range of crops once thought to be little more than a dream for the region.

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Music giving strength to flood-impacted citizens

Although it's been more than a year since floodwater ravaged southern Alberta homes, businesses and landscapes, local musicians are returning to the stage to lend a hand in the Sounds of Strength benefit concert at the Okotoks United Church July 19 at 7 p.m. to raise money for the High River Food Bank.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

GlobalNews

Councillor wakes up to alarming surprise

"I think it was 1:20 in the morning. Dog was making a fuss outside, I had heard a sliding vehicle door, van door.

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Pioneering pilot honoured with stamps

"On my seventeenth birthday, July 13th, 1964, I remember we drove to Lethbridge and rather than stopping downtown to go shopping like we normally did, we continued on to the airport.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Legal Aid Alberta phases out some drop-in services

The move will cost 35 jobs in seven locations, but 16 new positions will be added answering telephones at the main call centre in Edmonton, said Jan Archbold, spokeswoman for Legal Aid.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Canada.com

Armchair detectives trying to crack missing persons case on web forum

As RCMP continue to search an Airdrie acreage in connection with the disappearance of Nathan O'Brien, 5, Alvin Liknes and Kathryn Liknes, people interested in the case are piecing together evidence and sharing it online in hopes of learning more and maybe even helping investigators.

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Kelowna Capital News

Experience nature sideways at the Alternator

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is pleased to welcome Troy Nickle's Process, Place and Perception, a site-specific installation using natural materials.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Canada's first female commercial pilot honoured with commemorative stamp

The walls are lined with paintings of airplanes, and shelves and bookcases are crammed with mementoes marking her many achievements.

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Difficult to beat the heat without Henderson Lake Pool

Summer in Lethbridge can get quite hot. That's why Crystal Baines likes to take her children to the Henderson Lake Pool.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

GlobalNews

Cat allegedly shot by pellet gun

On Wednesday, officers responded to a call of a cat being shot in the eye. It happened on the city's north side, but police say it's unclear exactly where because the cat had a tendency to roam the neighbourhood.

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Pick-up truck driver dies after collision with semi near Coaldale

A man was killed and another was sent to hospital Wednesday afternoon in a collision between a pickup truck and a semi in southern Alberta.

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