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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Lethbridge, Alberta Tampa bounces Back Steven Stankos set up Val Teri Filppula s go ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay lightning pushed the new York rangers to the Brink of playoff elimination sunday see sports Notley sworn in Lethbridge life in the fast Lane Juan Pablo Montoya wins second indy 500 career has been a series of ups and Downs since first win in 2000�? see sports Herald photo by tan Martens knapweed Roundup Kelly Cooley Christiana and Nathan Hill and Karen Armstrong along with a group of other Agency partners and volunteers pick out a Patch of knapweed along Coulee climb Trail in the Helen Schuler nature Reserve As part the launch of the River Valley knapweed pull. The prohibited noxious Weed which is said to produce up to 140,000 seeds per Plant and choke out surrounding native vegetation can be controlled by a variety of different methods including the Weed pull events which Are held every third thursday through the summer months. Contact the nature Centre at 403-320-3064 for More information or to get involved a new chapter in Alberta a Premier Rachel Notley ends 44 years of tory Rule Dean Bennett the Canadian press Edmonton Rachel Notley ushered in albertan a first change of government in almost 44 years sunday being sworn in on the Steps of the legislature As the 17th Premier while thousands who jammed the grounds cheered her on. A my friends it is springtime in Alberta and a fresh wind is blowing a the nip Leader told the crowd after she and her la Cabinet ministers took their oaths. Quot today we open up a new chapter in the Story of it was a festival atmosphere under sunny skies amid Sticky heat alleviated Only by the occasional gust of wind. There were kids and adults. Some stood in the reflecting Pool to watch. They came in shorts swimsuits and Sun hats. They ate free ice Cream chanted a Rachel Rachel Rachel a and roared in approval when it was announced former Premier Jim Prentice and his progressive conservative government had resigned. Afterwards the new Democrat elected members and Cabinet ministers waded into the crowd to shake hands and pose for pictures. A continued please see Page a2phillips handed responsibilities Lethbridge West la lands key environment portfolio Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald a Villeneuve . Com a continued please see Page a2 drive less trucks coming to Border group Hopes to make International corridor a reality Clare Clancy the Canadian press Regina trucks hauling cargo from Canada through the United states to Mexico and Back navigate Border Crossings without the need for passports visas or even a Driver to steer them. Its an idea that a not too farfetched says a group that met in North Dakota last week. Mario Anderson with the Central North american Trade corridor association says members Are working to turn the idea into reality. The plan is for an autonomous vehicle corridor along route 83, which runs North South through Texas Oklahoma Kansas Nebraska South Dakota and North Dakota. The Road then continues into Manitoba. A study into the feasibility of the project is being planned and Anderson says the group wants to travel to communities along the corridor to gain support. A one of the challenges we have Here in North Dakota is that we have a lot of Energy production going on right now but not enough pipelines to carry the Oil from North Dakota to its destination Point a he said. T hat Means other commodities such As Grain need to fight for space on trains. A separate corridor could relieve that pressure he said. Quot we re hopeful that working with the Canadian government the mexican government the United states we can create some kind of automated Way. To streamline that process of Border the technology though experimental already exists in drive less vehicles that use tools such As Gas to navigate roads. Anderson said. Unmanned vehicles Are More efficient he suggested. Quot they done to need to worry about a Driver having too Many hours in a Day or in a week. Those types of things go by the Wayside because the vehicle does no to Anderson said he understands Why the idea is unnerving for some but noted that unmanned vehicles have the potential to remove human error from driving. A what we have to do is to educate one of the concerns Anderson hears most often is that a vehicles system could be hacked and taken Over. A it Here have to be Security measures in place so that does no to Roy Ludwig mayor of Estevan in Southeastern Saskatchewan near the Border attended the associations Summit and says he believes in the project. A you have to flesh it out and take care of All the intricacies but its definitely worthwhile looking into it a he said. A i would support the new technologies and see where they of the Canadian press Cache Creek b c the mayor of a British Columbia Village has declared a state of emergency and ordered dozens of residents to leave their Homes after a violent storm Tore through the provinces Interior leaving a Trail of flooding and destruction in its Wake. It could be weeks or even months before some residents Are allowed Back said Cache Creek mayor John Llama on sunday. So far about 40 residents have been ordered to evacuate in the Village of about 1,000 located 80 Kilometres West of Kamloops he added. Another 80 Are on evacuation Alert. Quot Well do our Best to ensure that they re allowed Back As quickly As possible if their Homes Are deemed to be Safe Quot he said. The order to evacuate will keep people away until Crews Are Able to assess the stability of the slopes above residences that Are deemed at risk. As of sunday afternoon about 50 Homes had been abandoned and nearly too people had registered at the emergency operations Centre said Ranta. Rainfall Levels had topped 26 Millimetres in a single hour on saturday sending detritus strewn mud and water pouring through the Community s streets and shutting Down two highways. A continued please see Page a2 it s officially a new chapter in an old Book for albertan As Rachel Notley and her 11 Cabinet ministers were sworn in on sunday. The ceremony marked the end of almost 44 years of provincial pc Rule. Notley steam made history on May 5, capturing 54 of 87 legislature Shannon Phillips seats becoming the first nip government in Alberta. Both nip Lethbridge Las Shannon Phillips and Maria Fitzpatrick attended the swearing in on the Steps of the Alberta legislature building in Edmonton with Phillips designated four roles in Cabinet. 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