July 4th, 2015

Local News

Pincher Creek man makes Alberta’s most influential list

By Kuhl, Nick on July 4th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald Protecting the environment has been one of Larry Simpson’s lifelong goals. This year, it’s helped him to be named as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People by Alberta Venture magazine Simpson, who is originally from the Pincher Creek area, is director of strategic philanthropy... Read More »

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ASC to appeal securities ruling

By Shurtz, Delon on July 4th, 2015

lethbridge herald The Alberta Securities Commission has appealed the decision of a Lethbridge judge who earlier this year acquitted three men of breaching the Alberta Securities Act. Don Young, chief litigation counsel for the ASC, launched the appeal shortly after Judge Timothy Hironaka ruled at the conclusion of... Read More »

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Search continuesin B.C. for missing man

By Kuhl, Nick on July 4th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald As of Friday afternoon, there was still no official update on the search for Curtis Wilson, the Lethbridge man missing near Vernon, B.C. Wilson’s family and friends are at the area he was last seen and are not giving up hope that the 24-year-old is alive... Read More »

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Stafford Drive bridgework begins Monday

By Jensen, Randy on July 4th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE Volker Stevin is set to perform CP Rail bridge maintenance on Stafford Drive North starting Monday. The maintenance will involve expansion joint seal replacement and other minor work. This work will require lane closures on Stafford Drive where it crosses over the CP Rail tracks. To minimize... Read More »

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Youth intern funding available

By Submitted Article on July 4th, 2015

SUBMITTED BY LETHBRiDGE COMMUNITY NETWORK Lethbridge Community Network has announced that funding will be available for the 2015-2016 Alberta Youth Interns (Information Technology & Communication) through Industry Canada. The ITC Youth Intern program is designed to provide support, encouragement and insight to youth pursuing technology-related careers. It... Read More »

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Face Off Against Cancer fundraiser set for Sept.

By Simmons, Garrett on July 4th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Approximately 100 hockey enthusiasts will lace up to Face Off Against Cancer in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. The annual 24-hour hockey fundraiser will take place in Lethbridge from Sept. 11 at 4:30 p.m. to Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. at the Enmax Centre. “The... Read More »

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Don’t delay in booking campsite

By Kuhl, Nick on July 4th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald If you haven’t already booked a site for your summer camping trip, you may want to consider that notion sooner than later. Local provincial parks and campgrounds are booking quickly, especially with the option of online reservations, as well as the recent heat wave and more... Read More »

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Family to tour Alberta by hovercraft

By Lethbridge Herald on July 3rd, 2015

Garrett SimmonsLethbridge Heraldgsimmons@lethbridgeherald.comIt’s still a dream at this point — a cross-country trip by hovercraft.That dream will take one step closer to reality this summer, however, as Colin Steadman and his family will be taking a hovercraft out for a 2,990-kilometre tour of Alberta.The Hovering... Read More »

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Strike avoided at Edith Cavell Care Centre

By Kuhl, Nick on July 3rd, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com A temporary deal was struck just hours before a scheduled strike notice was to be enacted on Thursday, averting a situation where more than 120 employees would have walked off the job at Lethbridge’s Edith Cavell Care Centre. The tentative agreement between the... Read More »

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Project Paintbrush rolling again

By Sulz, Dave on July 3rd, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Project Paintbrush has returned for another summer. The Volunteer Lethbridge program carries out exterior projects painting for seniors and people who are physically and/or financially unable to complete the work themselves. Through sponsorships and volunteer teams, a visible difference is made in one day. More than... Read More »

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RCMP searching for missing city man near B.C. lake

By Simmons, Garrett on July 3rd, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD A Lethbridge man has been reported missing in British Columbia, after another city man was found dead Sunday. According to the Vernon RCMP, the body of 32-year-old Shane Letkeman of Lethbridge was found Sunday afternoon, underwater in Kalamalka Lake near Cosens Bay. Police said an autopsy... Read More »

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