November 27th, 2014

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com New life was breathed into an old facility to create a better quality of life for animals at the Lethbridge Animal Shelter. Renovations and upgrades on the 10-year-old building, which began in April, are now completed. A grand re-opening celebration took place Thursday. Two donations

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  • New animal shelter the cat’s meow

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com New life was breathed into an old facility to create a better quality of life for animals at the Lethbridge Animal Shelter. Renovations and upgrades on the 10-year-old building, which began in April, are now completed. A grand re-opening celebration took place Thursday. Two donations... Read More »

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  • Search for missing southern Albertans focusing on patrols around Mission Lake area

    The search is continuing today for two southern Albertans who went missing Saturday in Montana. The Sheriff of Glacier County (GSCO) instituted a continuing roving patrol today in and around the Mission Lake area. Deputies, including the sheriff, are in constant patrol in the area searching, shorelines and observing Mission Lake proper for any sign ... Read More »

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  • Police charge Calgary man with fraud in connection with “white van scam”

    Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 29-year-old Calgary man in connection with a fraudulent scheme known as the “white van scam.” Monday, police responded to multiple reports of a man approaching people in local parking lots, attempting to sell HD projectors out of the back of a white SUV. According to police, the man ... Read More »

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    It seems even recent history escapes those with a monomaniacal axe to grind. Does Ramma Sawhney (Nov. 12 letter) actually think Canada was free of Islamist threats because the Liberals were in charge? Al-Qaida made its first specific threat against Canada on Nov. 12, 2002. The Chretien government’s response was delivered right here in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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    Buried in the federal government’s fall fiscal update was some major news: economic growth in Canada will decline year-after-year for the next five years. Let me say that again: from 2015 to 2019, growth will decline each and every year. Faced with this sad prognosis, the Conservatives are putting all their eggs in the income ... Read More »

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