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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta lg THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, Auguil 26, 1970 NOR AD On Alert 24 Hours Daily By RON WATMOUGH Herald City Editor COLORADO SPRINGS force of men us highly sophisticated electronic equipment stands a 24-hour daily watch on the air space o North America. The operations, on an annua budget of ?2.6 billion, form the joint U.S.-Canadian NORAD American Air Defence The U.S. pays billion. NORAD's mission is to de tect, identify, intercept, and de- stroy if necessary, all airborne vehicles entering the conti cent's air space. The process seldom goes pasl the. detect and identify stages. Occasionally interception is needed. Destruction has not oc curred since NORAD started in 1957. Detection is mainly through an extensive curtain of radar installations many of them in Canada's far north. Trained operators spot the airborne vehicles on radar, do an immediate identity search through flight plans filed by commercial and military air- Low-Cost Housing Zoning Another step toward low-cost experimental housing in Leth- bridge was taken at Tuesday's meeting of city council. Given third and final reading was an amendment to the zon- ing bylaw to allow multiple family units on two parcels of land to be developed by Nu- Mode Homes Ltd. Given first reading was a similar amendment for a devel- opment by Engineered Homes Ltd. at 6th St. and 9th Ave. N. A spokesman for Nu-Mode has said his firm is ready to go ahead with the project once approval has been received on the mortgage money from the provincial government and Cen- tral Mortgage and Housing Cor- poration. Preliminary survey work has been done on the site at 28th St. and 5th Ave. N. and the 34 units in the subdivision should be sold out by Christmas, he said. The actual number of units to be approved for the special per cent interest rate de- pends, he said, on the number of mortgages approved under the federal-provincial housing scheme. craft, and feed a fact sum mary to NORAD headquarter in Colorado Springs, Colorado The summary gives the air craft's identity, altitude, exac location, speed and destination There are seven NORAD re- gions spanning the contlnen relaying aircraft identity to Colorado Springs. One of the regions, the 24th, is at Malm Strom Air Force Base, Grea Falls, Montana. The radar screens at Grea Falls usually show from 40 to 60 aircraft aloft at once in thi 24th region which covers Mon- tana, Alberta, parts of Idafo and Saskatchewan, British Col umbia and North Dakota. These are major aircraft am do not include hundreds of ligh aircraft aloft all hours of the day. During a 24-hour period somg if those who have poses- sion of her phone 327-4003. Apartment Permit A building permit for 000. for a 24-suite apartment block being built on the old bus barns site at 515 8th Ave. S. has been taken out at city hall by Ed Bartel Construction Ltd. Total cost of 'the building will bo about It is scheduled for completion in the early spring. A similar apartment on the same site is nearing completion and should be ready near thd end of November. Pool Times Extended The hours at Henderson Lake pool have been extended at least'until Sept. 4 to accom- modate local students who have not yet returned to school. The pool will be open week- days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in addition to the regular 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. times. Regular hours are in effect at the Lions pool. The Fritz Sick pool is closed for maintenance work until October. LIBRARY OUTLETS The Lethbridge Public Li- brary has three outlets in the city, at 3rd Ave. S., Westmin- ster Shopping Centre, and 1020 20 St. S. SAYINGS S-M-L MISSES' ACRYLIC PULLOVERS KRESGE SPECIAL PRICE' THURS. FRI. SAT. Full Fashioned! Long sleeves. White, Navy, Green, Gold, Brown, Blue. 10-20 WOMEN'S BLOUSE OUR REGULAR PRICE 2.47 THURS. FRJ. SAT. COMBO SET KRESGE PRICE SET Vinyl binder, 4 books, 130 sheet index set, pencil pouch. BOYS' PERMANENT PRESS KNIT SHIRTS Permanent Press! Roll-up sleeves, White, Pink. Blue. SIZE 2 TO 6X CHILDRENS' PULLOVERS 2.33 Sizej S-M-L in assorted color combinations. THURS. FRI. SAT. Semi Double Knit Acrylics-wjth mock turtle or turtle necks! Assorted colors. PRO. 300 SHEETS REFILLS 8-16 BOYS' TROUSERS KRESGE SPECIAL PRICE GIRLS' PULLOVERS 2.77 THURS. FRI. SAT. Mock Turtle, Turtle or V-Neck styles! Acrylic semi double knits in fashion shades. PLASTIC WASTE- PAPER BASKETS KRESGE SPECIAL PRICE THURS. FRI. SAT. Permanent Press! Flared legs! Belt Loops. Assorted colors. SATIN PADDED BRA TEEN PANTY HOSE CANVAS BOOTS WITH NUDE HEEL KRESGE PRICE 99< Pr. 1.19 Pr. MISSES' WOMEN'S CHINOOK BLANKET IANGO THE CLOWN BOP BAG 1.68 Pr. 2.96 Pr. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED OR MONEY CHEERFULLY REFUNDED ;