December 21st, 2014

Local News

Casting call for native extras

By Beeber, Al on December 21st, 2014

Western movie to star Leonardo DiCaprio LETHBRIDGE HERALD A casting call for aboriginal extras aged 16 to 60 is being staged in early January at the Lethbridge Lodge. The call is for a movie called “The Revenant” which the Internet Movie Database says will feature Hollywood superstar Leonardo... Read More »

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HOME FOR CHRISTMAS?

By Villeneuve, Melissa on December 21st, 2014

Paralyzed teen’s family has long drive to visit Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com All his family wants for Christmas is for Lincoln Grayson to come home. As a tight-knit family of nine, to have him so far away is like missing a piece in their puzzle. The 13-year-old... Read More »

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MUNSCH TIME FOR NEW WEST

By Kuhl, Nick on December 21st, 2014

Children’s production runs through the new year Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Willy Banfield says playing a character aged eight to 10 suits him perfectly. “That’s why I want to be an actor, so I don’t have to grow up. It’s great,” said Banfield, one of three leads,... Read More »

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Tubas trumpet the sounds of the Christmas season

By Villeneuve, Melissa on December 21st, 2014

Tuba players join forces to celebrate the yuletide season Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Draped in sparkly garland, jingle bells and Christmas lights, the tubas were as festively dressed as the people who played them at Casa yesterday. Almost 50 tuba enthusiasts of all experience levels came together... Read More »

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Nativity scene comes to life in annual pageant

By Villeneuve, Melissa on December 21st, 2014

Holiday tradition starts Monday Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com It’s been a popular Christmas tradition for 30 years. The Live Nativity Pageant runs Monday through Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on 43 Street and Forestry Avenue S. The free... Read More »

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Tubas trumpet the sounds of Christmas

By Lethbridge Herald on December 20th, 2014

Tuba players join forces to celebrate the yuletide season Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Draped in sparkly garland, jingle bells and Christmas lights, the tubas were as festively dressed as the people who played them at Casa yesterday. Almost 50 tuba enthusiasts of all experience levels came together for the... Read More »

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School District 51 receives budget award for excellence

By Simmons, Garrett on December 20th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD For the ninth consecutive year, Lethbridge School District No. 51 has been awarded the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for excellence in budget presentation by the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). LSD No. 51 submitted its 2014-15 budget to the ASBO for a review based... Read More »

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Furniture bank is drawing interest

By Villeneuve, Melissa on December 20th, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com For the homeless, a permanent place to finally call home can lift their spirits. But without furnishings, it’s only a roof and four bare walls. The Salvation Army’s “Just Like Home” Furniture Bank fills that void for qualified individuals through the Bringing Lethbridge... Read More »

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Food bank gets early Christmas gift

By Sulz, Dave on December 20th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Interfaith Food Bank received an early Christmas present, thanks to the generosity of southern Alberta livestock producer Cor Van Raay. Employees at the food bank were excited to receive a phone call from Van Raay recently when he offered to contribute $5,000 to the organization’s efforts... Read More »

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Jail time for violent bus rider

By Shurtz, Delon on December 20th, 2014

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 17-year-old student who claims she was attacked by three men after refusing to get off a transit bus, will spend Christmas holidays in custody – again. The girl, who can’t be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, pleaded guilty... Read More »

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