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(Back row L to R)  Kyle Bodell, Erin Kelly, Sydnee Calhoun, Autumn Schmidt  (Middle row L to R) Haroon Ahmed, Denysse Garcia, Nimaya DeSilva, Stephanie Dang, Kelly Situ  (Front row L to R): Allison Leam, Chaeli Cowan, Halla Wagner (Missing: Candace Chan and Ross Oliver)
(Back row L to R) Kyle Bodell, Erin Kelly, Sydnee Calhoun, Autumn Schmidt (Middle row L to R) Haroon Ahmed, Denysse Garcia, Nimaya DeSilva, Stephanie Dang, Kelly Situ (Front row L to R): Allison Leam, Chaeli Cowan, Halla Wagner (Missing: Candace Chan and Ross Oliver) University of Lethbridge

High-school iGEM team earning awards ahead of competition

By Contributed by Caroline Zentner - U-of-L Public Affairs
August 15, 2017 - 1:36pm

LETHBRIDGE -  Given the cost of printer ink and the environmental consequences of its manufacture, this year the University of Lethbridge high school iGEM team has chosen a project that might solve both problems.

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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.

2016 map of designated deferral regions
2016 map of designated deferral regions Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Final list of 2016 designated Livestock Tax Deferral regions

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
August 4, 2017 - 6:50pm

OTTAWA -  Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has issued a final list of designated regions where livestock tax deferral has been authorized for 2016.  The deferral is being allowed because of  drought conditions in B-C, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

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.

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