Sep 23

From My Bookshelf: Lisa See

By Gateway Gazette

By Lynn Willoughby The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~ Lisa See I have read other books by this author and when I started this one it was not what I expected.  There is a lot of prose devoted to tea farming, tradition, and especially to the Han minority people, the Akha.  But it did get […]

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Sep 23

Letter to the Editor—Alberta Coal Plants and Hurricanes

By Gateway Gazette

JOURNALISTIC “HIGH-PUR-BUH-LEE” Graham Thomson and the Calgary Herald (Sept 12) say that Alberta’s coal-fired electrical plants played a role in the recent hurricanes in the United States. They claim: “Climate change is… making hurricanes like Irma more powerful and more destructive.” The paper also affirms: “There is a connection between burning coal in Alberta… and [Hurricane] Irma.” […]

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Sep 23

Alberta Supports Growth in Agri-food Sector

By Gateway Gazette

The provincial and federal governments are supporting the largest ever private investment in Lethbridge’s history. Premier Rachel Notley was in Lethbridge to participate in the sod-turning for Cavendish Farms’ new $360-million, state-of-the-art frozen potato-processing facility that will see up to 400 construction workers on site at its peak. This project will create greater opportunities for local […]

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Sep 22

Licensed Child Care for Families on Kapawe’no First Nation

By Gateway Gazette

Minister of Children’s Services Danielle Larivee joined Kapawe’no First Nation Chief Frank Halcrow to celebrate the grand opening of the first provincially licensed on-reserve child care centre. Licensing of the child care program in the First Nation community in Grouard, in northern Alberta, means parents can apply for the provincial child care subsidy and the […]

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Sep 22

Room to Roam for You and Your Horse

By Gateway Gazette

  Horse Boarding and Lessons DJ Ranch is located 8 miles west of Okotoks and 3 miles east of Black Diamond at the corner of Highway #7 and 112th Street West. They offer pasture and paddock boarding on 130 acres. Indoor riding area included. Pasture board is $200/month and Paddock is $300/month. Lessons are $40/hour including the […]

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