Bram Strain
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Timeline, other details revealed about independent fiscal performance review of all City of Lethbridge operations

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
January 22, 2019 - 10:15am

LETHBRIDGE – During budget deliberations, Lethbridge City Council tasked City Manager Bramwell Strain to conduct an independent operational review of all city operations over the next three years, and on Monday, Jan.

Bail covered in twine sits in a ditch
Bail covered in twine sits in a ditch

Alberta embarks on agricultural waste recycling pilot project

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
January 21, 2019 - 3:44pm

EDMONTON -- It isn't easy keeping farm yards, fields, ditches and pastures free of platstic twine and other plastic castoffs.  However, a three-year pilot program to recycle agricultural plastics is being undertaken by Alberta Agriculture.

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Alberta spending millions on ads to promote Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion

By The Canadian Press
January 18, 2019 - 6:48am

EDMONTON --  The Alberta government is spending $23.4 million to convince Canadians why a major oil pipeline project is needed.

The marketing campaign, Keep Canada Working, is aimed at getting people to support the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

UPDATE: Occupational Health & Safety closes file on workplace fatality at new Cavendish site

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
January 16, 2019 - 5:54pm Updated: January 17, 2019 - 3:16pm

LETHBRIDGE - UPDATE 3:00 p.m.  -  Alberta Labour Spokesperson Trent Bancarz says 57-year-old John Zalik, a ready-mix truck driver from the Lafarge plant in Lethbridge passed away due to a medical event, which had nothing to do with the workplace.

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U of L study the first to examine the use of precision agriculture in irrigation farming in Alberta

By Trevor Kenney - U-of-L News & Information Manager
January 16, 2019 - 2:20pm

LETHBRIDGE -- Given the importance of irrigation to the southern Alberta economy, two University of Lethbridge economists wanted to know if agricultural producers who irrigate are using precision agriculture technologies.

Doug Kryzanowski
Doug Kryzanowski LethbridgeNewsNOW

New three-year strategic partnership struck between Exhibition Park and Lethbridge Lodging Association

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
January 16, 2019 - 12:13pm

LETHBRIDGE – Exhibition Park has announced the signing of a new strategic partnership agreement with the Lethbridge Lodging Association (LLA) that both parties believe will help make Lethbridge a destination for events moving forward.