July 28th, 2015

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College announces key new additions

By Kuhl, Nick on July 28th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge College has added two new staff members to help build its applied research. Michael Long, who has been actively engaged in Canadian and international higher education for more than 20 years, has been named the college’s new director of Applied Research. And Nick Savidov,... Read More »

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Gogo’s efforts not forgotten by community

By Villeneuve, Melissa on July 28th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com John Gogo’s presence was missed during Korea War Veterans Day at the Lethbridge War Memorial on Monday. The Korean War veteran, and former MLA, passed away last April. Gogo was formerly MC for the annual memorial, and was instrumental in securing recognition... Read More »

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Dewar sentenced on drug charges

By Shurtz, Delon on July 28th, 2015

lethbridge herald A Lethbridge man awaiting trial on charges of possession of stolen property in connection with the theft of pickup trucks a year ago, has in the meantime been sentenced on other charges. Richard John Dewar pleaded guilty Monday in Lethbridge provincial court to charges of drug... Read More »

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Letter writers don’t speak for the community

By Letter to the Editor on July 28th, 2015

Please, I ask that when you write a letter to the editor, you do not use “we.” As a citizen of Lethbridge, I am not a part of your “we.” I am a proud citizen of Lethbridge. I am proud to see the city fly the Pride flag on the steps of city hall, for ... Read More »

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Preliminary hearing set for trio in kidnapping case

By Shurtz, Delon on July 28th, 2015

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Three women co-accused in the kidnapping and assault of a teenager nearly a year ago will have a preliminary hearing and their case tried by a judge a jury. Cherise Gail Bruno, 23, Samantha Rose Ann Oldenburger, 25, and Chanel Leece Umpherville, 20,... Read More »

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Gov’t panel a sham and waste of money

By Letter to the Editor on July 28th, 2015

On July 17 the Harper government announced a panel to examine the question of medically assisted dying. The panel is a sham and another waste of taxpayers’ money. There are three members on the panel and two of them gave evidence on behalf of the government in the Carter case and are totally biased against ... Read More »

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Community role of sports fans

By Submitted Article on July 28th, 2015

The sports fan community casts a wide net in Lethbridge. Dennis Connolly is one of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn teams’ biggest fans. Each hockey game finds him, wearing his Pronghorns scarf, watching from behind the home goal. Community pride and an appreciation of the players’ skills... Read More »

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River valley up for national recognition

By Kuhl, Nick on July 28th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Oldman River Valley is up for an award in the Great Places in Canada competition. The natural and heritage asset has been nominated within the Public Space category by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), which is hosting the fifth annual contest. “Please... Read More »

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Glacier Park hosts science, history day today

By Sulz, Dave on July 28th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park will host the 12th annual Waterton-Glacier Science and History Day today from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the West Glacier Community Building in Glacier National Park. The event is free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend. Held yearly on the... Read More »

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Police chase ends in five-year sentence

By Shurtz, Delon on July 28th, 2015

Delon Shurtz lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A former Regina man who led police on a couple of chases earlier this year has been sent to prison Justin Wade Bourgon, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty earlier this month to charges of robbery, attempted robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm,... Read More »

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Satirical Broadway musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ finally comes to heart of Mormonlandia

By Brady McCombs, The Associated Press on July 28th, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY – The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theatre two blocks from the church’s flagship temple and headquarters. The Tony Award-winning “The Book of Mormon” has earned rave reviews while appalling some with ... Read More »

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