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Henderson Lake Pool is expected to reopen Friday, Aug. 25
Henderson Lake Pool is expected to reopen Friday, Aug. 25 Lethbridge News Now file photo

Unplanned closure will send swimmers elsewhere Thursday

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
August 24, 2017 - 9:49am

LETHBRIDGE - The city is blaming a contamination incident for an unplanned closure of the Henderson Lake Pool.

The pool will be shut down for all of Thursday, Aug. 24 after the water was contaminated by fecal matter Wednesday evening.

Products made from corn are produced at the Lethbridge plant, while Taber makes chips from local potatoes, and Spitz Sunflower Seeds are produced at Bow Island.
Products made from corn are produced at the Lethbridge plant, while Taber makes chips from local potatoes, and Spitz Sunflower Seeds are produced at Bow Island. LNN

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Western Canada snacks on southern Alberta products

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
August 15, 2017 - 6:25am Updated: August 17, 2017 - 2:15pm

LETHBRIDGE - "Crunch all you want. We'll make more," said Jay Leno in one memorable commercial. And this is where they make them.

Food processors in Lethbridge industrial park
Food processors in Lethbridge industrial park LethbridgeNewsNOW

Food for thought - taking a closer look at local food processors

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
August 14, 2017 - 6:38am Updated: August 17, 2017 - 2:04pm

LETHBRIDGE - The price of oil rises and falls, and with it goes much of Alberta's economy. But people will always need to eat, and Lethbridge is responsible for producing a good deal of food.

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