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Wind turbines near Pincher Creek
Wind turbines near Pincher Creek LethbridgeNewsNOW.com

Alberta chooses three companies to build four wind power projects in auction

By Charles Lefebvre - CHAT News
December 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

 MEDICINE HAT - Three companies have been selected to build wind power facilities in the province, including two in southeastern Alberta, following the first bidding round for Alberta's Renewable Electricty Program.

Left to Right: SMRID vice-chair George Lohues, Lethbridge-East MLA Maria Fitzpatrick, Town of Coaldale mayor Kim Craig and County of Lethbridge reeve Lorne Hickey
Left to Right: SMRID vice-chair George Lohues, Lethbridge-East MLA Maria Fitzpatrick, Town of Coaldale mayor Kim Craig and County of Lethbridge reeve Lorne Hickey Lethbridge News Now

Progress celebrated on Malloy Drain

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
December 8, 2017 - 4:11pm

COALDALE – Officials from the Town of Coaldale, County of Lethbridge, St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID) and provincial government celebrated the start of phase 2A of the Malloy Drain Stormwater Management project Friday, Dec. 8.

University of Lethbridge - Photo Courtesy: Simon Scott

Arthur Erickson Foundation hoping to save famous architect's Vancouver home from developers

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
December 6, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: December 6, 2017 - 1:56pm

VANCOUVER -  The home is just 850 square feet and valued at only about $16,000, but the double sized lot where iconic Canadian Architect Arthur Erickson lived, is worth many millions of dollars.

Oldman Watershed Council executive director Shannon Frank was one of the speakers at the Farming Smarter conference
Oldman Watershed Council executive director Shannon Frank was one of the speakers at the Farming Smarter conference Lethbridge News Now

Watershed Council head wants to rebuild trust between producer and consumer

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
December 6, 2017 - 11:55am

LETHBRIDGE – Southern Alberta isn’t immune from what Shannon Frank calls a “global implosion of trust.” And the executive director of the Oldman Watershed Council says farmers and consumers need to talk face-to-face to rebuild that trust and solve problems.

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