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All women in third trimester of pregnancy in South Zone should get the Pertussis vaccine, says AHS

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
August 8, 2017 - 12:35pm

LETHBRIDGE - Any woman who is currently pregnant ,or will be giving birth soon in the South Health Zone, should get a Pertussis/whooping cough vaccine, regardless of whether they have had one in the past. That's according to Alberta Health Service's Dr.

It's almost hard to remember how much snow there was in Waterton last winter
It's almost hard to remember how much snow there was in Waterton last winter Lethbridge News Now

More restrictions planned for Waterton as dry conditions persist

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
August 4, 2017 - 12:32pm Updated: August 4, 2017 - 1:34pm

WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK -- What a difference six months makes.

It's so dry the fire hazard is listed as "Extreme" and a fire ban is in place. The dry summer follows a winter of snow that nearly buried the park.

Picture Butte High School student Vanessa Boone (L to R), Erin Davis and Sienna Caspar look over some data from their research project at the U-OF-L
Picture Butte High School student Vanessa Boone (L to R), Erin Davis and Sienna Caspar look over some data from their research project at the U-OF-L Palliser schools

Palliser student gets taste of University research work over summer

By Craig Albrecht - Communications Specialist - Palliser Schools
July 31, 2017 - 3:23pm

LETHBRIDGE -  Vanessa Boone isn’t the least bit envious of schoolmates who might be enjoying a lazy summer off.

Trial date for Vulcan County man who had hundreds of animals seized could soon be set

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter with files from Lethbridge News Now
July 31, 2017 - 1:17pm Updated: July 31, 2017 - 4:48pm

LETHBRIDGE - A man who had 131 dogs, 62 rabbits, eight cats and three tortoises seized from his property in Vulcan County April 24, 2017, has had his case adjourned for two weeks, until August 14.
 
At that time, a multi-day trial may be set for Tyler Marshall.

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