January 25th, 2015

Local News

RV enthusiasts check out what’s new for 2015

By Lethbridge Herald on January 25th, 2015

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A crowd estimated in the thousands made its way to the Western RV Country Show and Sale at Exhibition Park on the weekend. The four-day event wrapped Sunday and allowed campers the chance to see what the RV market has to offer in 2015. “Shows... Read More »

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Police file charges over shotgun possession

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 25th, 2015

City residents tried to sell sawed-off weapon LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Regional Police have laid charges in the attempted sale of a sawed-off shotgun on Friday, which was used in a previous offence on Jan. 22. At about 7:55 a.m., LRPS investigated a call where people were in possession... Read More »

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Group shining a spotlight on early onset dementia

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 25th, 2015

Disease isn’t just diagnosed in the elderly Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Alzheimer’s is typically viewed as a disease for “oldtimers.” But one in every 1,000 people under the age of 65 is diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia (EOD), according to alzheimer.ca. Many are in the prime of... Read More »

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17th century music provides ‘Healing Sounds’

By Beeber, Al on January 25th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Music four centuries old will be the focus Thursday of the Healing Sounds series at the Lethbridge Public Library. “Once Upon a Time” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. in the theatre gallery of the main branch. Admission is free but donations will be accepted. The... Read More »

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Making every voice count

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 25th, 2015

Campaign aimed at getting help for high-risk teens Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Frustrated at the lack of facilities to help high-risk teenagers in southern Alberta, two local grandmothers are taking matters into their own hands. Beryl Brantner and Molly Hollihan hope to pave the way for a... Read More »

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SNAPSHOTS OF THE PAST

By Lethbridge Herald on January 24th, 2015

Selfie exhibit showcases a long history Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com For everyone with a cellphone, it’s a snap! Taking your own photo — a “selfie” — is easier than deciding on a phone payment plan. But while so many “selfie” shots are posted online today, the concept is far... Read More »

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Disciplined marketing important for producers

By Simmons, Garrett on January 24th, 2015

Garrett Simmons lethbridge herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com Agricultural producers are always looking for an advantage – almost always. Agronomy experts are often consulted, and advice is sought on fertilizer, pesticide and water applications, all in an effort to increase yields. But what happens when the crop is in the bin,... Read More »

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‘No good deed ever goes unpunished’

By Jensen, Randy on January 24th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A verbal agreement is only as good as the proof to back it up. It’s a hard lesson learned for Bob Woodward, a Cardston-area farmer who lost ownership of a 10-acre piece of land to his neighbour in December, due to an archaic... Read More »

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LCI group looks to connect with community

By Kuhl, Nick on January 24th, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Making high school students more cognizant of some of the social issues in Lethbridge is at the core of a new initiative by an LCI group. The school’s Association to Kill Apathy (AKA), led by student Mikayla Berger, is aiming to reach into... Read More »

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Generosity gives local seniors a Christmas to Remember

By Sulz, Dave on January 24th, 2015

SUBMITTED BY COLUMBIA RETIREMENT COMMUNITY Christmas to Remember, a program that was started by AgeCare as a way to spread holiday cheer and remember our seniors, relies on community support in the form of anonymous donations of gifts, generous contributions of volunteer time and financial donations that ensure... Read More »

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