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High gas prices expected to impact tourist traffic in southern Alberta

It's not uncommon to get rain or snow on May long weekend in parts of Alberta and with Victoria Day long weekend only a few days away, those hitting the road may be checking more than just the forecast. High gas prices are leaving some tourist destinations in southern Alberta worried for what the summer has in store.

According to GasBuddy.com , gas prices currently in the Lethbridge area are around a $1.73 per litre.

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Mariupol fighters in Russian hands; both sides claim wins

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters, including wounded men carried out on stretchers, left the vast steel plant in Mariupol where they mounted a dogged last stand and turned themselves over to Russian hands, signalling the beginning of the end of a siege that became a symbol of Ukraine's resistance to Moscow's invasion.

In this photo taken from video released by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Ukrainian servicemen carry a wounded comrade as they are being evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)

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