November 26th, 2014

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Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The rescue effort for a trio of missing southern Albertans in Montana has turned fully into a recovery mission, the Glacier County Sheriff’s Office in Cut Bank confirmed after the body of 63-year-old Kazuhiko (Kaz) Hayashizaki was recovered from Mission Lake. The Glacier County sheriff’s

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By brewster65: Medicine Hat News Comment Excellent column Dylan. I've been thinking about Marcus all week. Thanks for the nice story. Darren Harker... Read More »

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