November 28th, 2014

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Lethbridge Herald Get ready for a crazy weather weekend. On Friday afternoon Environment Canada issued warnings for three regions in southern Alberta, as the area prepared to face Mother Nature’s wrath. A snowfall warning was issued for Lethbridge-Taber-Milk River, as snowfall, with total amounts of 10-15 centimetres was expected. Heavy

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  • Nasty weekend weather in store

    Lethbridge Herald Get ready for a crazy weather weekend. On Friday afternoon Environment Canada issued warnings for three regions in southern Alberta, as the area prepared to face Mother Nature’s wrath. A snowfall warning was issued for Lethbridge-Taber-Milk River, as snowfall, with total amounts of 10-15 centimetres was expected. Heavy... Read More »

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  • Weather warnings issued for much of southern Alberta — snowfall warning for Lethbridge region

    Get ready for a crazy weather weekend. Friday afternoon, Environment Canada issued warnings for three regions in southern Alberta, as the area prepared to face Mother Nature’s wrath. A snowfall warning was issued for Lethbridge-Taber-Milk River, as snowfall, with total amounts of 10-15 centimetres is expected. Heavy snowfall is expected in the Lethbridge region until ... Read More »

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  • 18 months probation, counselling for boy who had sex with his sisters

    lethbridge herald A 12-year-old boy who had sex with his two younger sisters last year has been placed on probation and ordered to take counselling. The boy, who can’t be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, pleaded guilty Sept. 17 to two counts of sexual... Read More »

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