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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta station plans Friday, September 7, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAlD 3 TABER (HNS) call letters would be CKTA and the dial slot 1570 kilocycles for a radio station proposed for Tab- er by Hal Brown, manager cf CHEC Radio, Lethbridge. At a luncheon meeting with a number of local businessmen. Mr. Brown said that much of the research and planning for the station has been completed, financial arrangements have been made and technical and supplemental briefs will be pre? seated to the Canadian Radio and Television Commission this winter. Mr. Brown said that no con- struction would take place be- fore CRTC approval is receiv- ed. Land for the transmitter has been purchased immediately west of Barnwell (five miles west of Taber) north of High- way 3, and proposals have been Support fo school NATAL (HNS) .Dr. N. Fahmi of Fernie. president of the Kootenay Society for Han- dicapped Children, recently sought help from the Fernie school district trustees in oper- ating a school for handicapped children. He said his society now runs such a school but those in haiidicaped in Fernie charge of the program do not have educational certification. He requested school board supervision for the school. The board turned the prob- lem over to district supsrin-1 tendent of schools Don Hart- wig, secretary-treasurer Ernie Chambers and the education committee for further study and a recommendation. To welcome made for studio and office ac-j commodation in Taber. j With watts of power ini- tially, the station will have a full circle daytime range from Brocket on the west to Medi- cine Hat on the and from Sunburst. Mont., to the south to Rosemary to the north. The night pattern will be shortened toward the southwest and boradened to the northeast. Starting staff at the new sta- tion will be nine persons, and six hours local programming is planned for the opening. These will be increased as occasion demands. The station should be "on the air" by next fall (1S74) if the application meets approval at j Ottawa. Mr. Brown also advised that the power of CHEC-FM at Leth- bridge would be doubled so that j programming can be received here without difficulty. The radio station application will not conflict with a current j application before CRTC for cable television for Taber, nor with the proposed CXUA satel- j lite station at Lethbridge which will carry ad-free music and educational programs from the j provincial capital. RAYMOND (HNS) Pre- mier Peter Loiigheed will be here Monday, Sept. 17. to at- tend an 8 a.m. breakfast. The premier will arrive by helicopter, landing at the athe- letic field in the school area. He vn.ll be accompanied by highways minister Clarence Co- pithprrre and Robert Dow ling, minister without portfolio re- sponsible for tourism. The official party will be Robert Graham and other town officials. Following the breakfast, they will move to the high school and later to the elementary school where the premier will speak to students. There will be an opportunity for questions to be directed to the premier and his ministers during their brief visit here. The premiers official party will leave Ravmond bv heli- met and welcomed by Mayor copter at Reservoir bylaw passes first reading I TABER (HNS) A money bylaw, covering the con-: strucfion of a third domestic; water reservoir, received first reading at a recent meeting Feeding time youngsters find the magic touch at campground near Fernie- Cabinet breakfast scheduled of town council. It has been referred to the Local Authorities Board' for government consideration. Tenders could be called to allow adequate time for com- COALDALE (HNS) Four Getty: telephones minister Rov of construction before the reservoir is required next provincial cabinet ministers j Farran: and public works mill- will be honored with a break-1 ister Dr. Winston Backus, fast here Monday, Sept. 17- The breakfast is scheduled Scheduled to come are agri- culture minister Dr. Hugh Hor- ner: federal and intergovern- mental affairs minister Don i session with town council. the reservoir is required summer. The 100 million gallon pond verpass nears completion JL IJt IwCMViCtCrt, I -1] H to be held from to "'ill. increase storage capacity mi, a.m. at the Ventura Inn. _to 23o mil- 1 IT next hour" wilT'bT spent" gallons sufficient to car- ._ t t ho t T nev vtn n Meeting for sugar beet growers set for Monday i ry the town through the winter j months and making unneces-: sary the operation of the Old-; J man River plant. i Council tabled, for more in- i j formation, a request by Taber j Businessmen's Association pres- i j ident Peter Campbell that the fee for non-resident business li- i i cences be made to agree more new hospital at Sparwood TABER (HNS) Sugar beet! Association director Burns W. j closely with charges made by j growers delivering beets to the Wood suggested that the heavy j the City of Lethbridge. Taber factory receiving station demands on factory receiving i Council will are being called to a special meeting Monday, to discuss the scheduled delivery- of beets dur- ing the coming harvest season. The meeting will be held in the community centre auditor- ium at 3 p.m. It will be of in- terest to Taber, Vauxhall and Barnwell growers. igale units during peak delivery pe- j possibility of buying the now j riods might be relieved by the vacant CPR station building for j scheduling of deliveries during uss as a museum and other i the harvest period. Harvesting of beets is ex- pected to begin Monday. Sept. 24, with plants at Taber and I purposes. j Due to the meeting of the j cabinet here Monday, Sept. 17, j the regular meeting of council Picture Butte beginning opera-1 was set back one day to Tues- tions Sept. 26. I day. Sept. 18. CRANBROOK (Special) The East Kootenay Regional Hospital District board has BCHIS permission to plan a 27-bed Sparwcod Hospital to re- place the pioneer and obsolete- frame Michel-Natal Hospital. EKRHD wide referendum on financing capital requirements for its Inverinere, Cranbrook, Kimberley. Fernie and Spar- wood Hospitals will be pre- pared, probably late this year, with the Sparwood Hospital the major item. Fernie's new hospital is near- ly complete. Originally set for acute-care beds, it may be cut to GO with Sparwood's 27 bad 22 miles east the unexpected new population centre. BCHIS stipulated close co- operation and liaison, with sug- gestion of a single operating board. A four-bed emergency and treatment centre for Elkford, some 40 miles north of Spar- wood, is probable, but has not been assured by BCHIS. Mini- mum population of is re- quired and this expanding lit- tle "instant" municipality falls short. However the EKRHD board I is so certain of the objective I figure it is willing to back the i interim financing. NATAL (HNS) Highways Minister Graham Lea says the overpass at the Fort Steele turnoff from Highway 3 near Cranbrook will be completed early next month. He was replying to a letter from the Regional District of East Kootenay which noted that the highways department had promised the overpass would be finished before the 1973 tour- ist season. In other business, the RDEK authorized its chairman and ad- ministrator to sign an agree- ment with the City of Cran- brook for some residents of Electoral Area "C" to use the city garbage disposal site, on payment by the RDEK of per capita. Courts of revision were ap- pointed to sit in Fernie. Cran- brook, Kimberley and Inver- mere at 4 p.m. Oct. 1. The HDEK office will try to help the City of Kimberley in its efforts to have the St. Mary's I lake road declared an arterial highway. It wants the designati- tion in order to avoid winter Solicitors temporary CLARESHOLM A. i Jacobson of Lethbridge and I Robert G. Roddie of Nanton will act jointly as town solicitors until Dec! 31. Sallenback of Calgary formerly handled most of the town's legal work but has moved to B.C. to set up his own practice. WELCOME MEMBER CARMANGAY cilla Club members welcomed new member Mrs. Mary Craw- ford and practised flower dip- ping at their recent meeting. problems for residents along the road. Because some of it is within Kimberley's boundar- ies, the department of highways says the city is responsible to maintain it. Sitting as the boaru of the East Kootenay Regional Hospi- tal District, directors approved a capital expenditure of for nioveable equipment for the new Fernie Memorial Hospital. The B.C. Hospital Insurance Service will share the costs. These are above what had been budgeted. An expenditure of was approved for purchase by the Kimberley hospital of a six- inch image intensifier for its x-- ray department. Debentures for were approved, eight per cent inter- set sinking fund, under the million money bylaw for four hospital projects. The deben- tures bring the amount deben- turized to S2.5 million. Business know, so we devised a better class mail. The system is called a principle-of 3 ftifSffrfenl mailing" deadlines for na- tional, regional and local mail. And it gives you some measure of control over when your mail will leach its destmaiiofi. Detailed deadline information can be found on the newly stripe-coded mailboxes. It'll help Business. P.S.: Ask your secretary to check the stripes and the deadlines on your mailbox. She'll get you to the post or) time. PosE. working to make .IS work better. Canada Postes Post Canada ;