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A $5.2 million government plan to enhance recreation and tourism in the Lower Kananaskis River-Barrier Lake area will support popular water-based activities, including paddle boarding.
A $5.2 million government plan to enhance recreation and tourism in the Lower Kananaskis River-Barrier Lake area will support popular water-based activities, including paddle boarding. The Canadian Press

Alberta puts $5.2 million into Kananaskis Country for campsites, river access

By The Canadian Press and files from Alberta Government
September 20, 2018 - 4:28pm

KANANASKIS - The Alberta government is putting $5.2 million into a redevelopment plan for Kananaskis Country as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations.

Blackfoot Confederacy flag joins those of Canada, Alberta, and the U of L
Blackfoot Confederacy flag joins those of Canada, Alberta, and the U of L Lethbridge News NOW

Blackfoot Confederacy flag raised at University of Lethbridge

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter with files from the University of Lethbridge
September 20, 2018 - 12:11pm

LETHBRIDGE – The University of Lethbridge permanently raised the Blackfoot Confederacy flag on campus Thursday, Sept. 20, as part of a symbolic effort to reconcile relations between aboriginal and non-aboriginal Canadians.

Yates renovations over budget, New West Theatre Society asks for rent forgiveness

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
September 19, 2018 - 1:45pm Updated: September 19, 2018 - 2:23pm

LETHBRIDGE - After touting that the $13.4 million Yates Theatre renewal had been on budget, even while media were given a tour of the nearly-completed facility September 6, city administration revealed at Monday's council meeting that the project was in fact, over budget by $560,

Concept drawing of new convention centre/Agri plex
Concept drawing of new convention centre/Agri plex Photo Courtesy: Exhibition Park

Exhibition Park asks for Lethbridge City Council support and input on new convention centre steering committee

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
September 18, 2018 - 10:24am

LETHBRIDGE - Exhibition Park will have to wait two weeks for an answer from City Council, after a request was made at Monday's meeting for two members of council to give input on a steering committee, and for an endorsement of a new concept/model of what a new convention centre a

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First community consultation sessions on impacts of the local drug crisis set for October

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter) with files from Lara Fominoff (@Fomsy1)
September 17, 2018 - 4:06pm Updated: September 18, 2018 - 9:34am

LETHBRIDGE - Dates have been set for consultation sessions in early October where Lethbridge residents will have an opportunity to share to their perspectives and collaborate with members of City Council on solutions that would form part of a community-based drug strategy.

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