March 5th, 2015

Local News

Pork donation benefits food banks

By Sulz, Dave on March 5th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD A recent donation from AV Farms has provided 1,100 pounds of pork to all six of Project Protein’s participating food banks, with each food bank receiving 180 lbs. of ground pork. Project Protein is a program designed to source animals from the livestock industry to be... Read More »

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Growing food will grow knowledge

By Kuhl, Nick on March 5th, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The idea that growing food will also help grow knowledge and life skills is the centrepiece of a new initiative by Lethbridge Family Services. Through its Garden for Growth project, LFS staff and clients, with the assistance of Stantec, will develop a multi-purpose... Read More »

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13 new charges laid against dog owner

By Simmons, Garrett on March 5th, 2015

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A southern Alberta woman facing animal cruelty charges after more than 200 dogs were taken from her in December and January is facing 13 new charges under the Animal Protection Act. The Alberta SPCA filed the charges Feb. 25, following an investigation into... Read More »

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Learning cold, hard facts of ice rescue

By Kuhl, Nick on March 5th, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Wednesday’s drastic midday temperature swing was the ideal scenario for a Lethbridge Fire Department ice-rescue course at Henderson Lake. The varying statuses added a further element of realism, said Drew Ginther, a firefighter and paramedic with the LFD. “The fact that the ice... Read More »

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YMCA event raises funds to ‘build strong kids’

By Sulz, Dave on March 5th, 2015

SUBMITTED BY YMCA OF LETHBRIDGE The YMCA of Lethbridge believes every kid deserves a chance to reach their full potential, and every year it holds the “Bike to Build Strong Kids” event to raise funds to ensure opportunities are available to every child who has a financial need... Read More »

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Multi-media ‘Nation’ opens at Casa

By Mabell, Dave on March 5th, 2015

Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The spark of inspiration came in Lethbridge. But the result – a unique video and sound creation – spans all of Canada. “Nation,” ready for its debut showing at 7 p.m. today at Casa, is an expansive celebration of all that is Canada... Read More »

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Crown closing its office at Lethbridge Courthouse

By Shurtz, Delon on March 5th, 2015

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com People charged with criminal offences will no longer have access to one-stop shopping when they attend the Lethbridge Courthouse. Administrative support workers in the Crown’s office began moving out of their second-floor digs Wednesday. That means people attending a hearing in a courtroom... Read More »

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Woman facing weapons charge has charge stayed

By Shurtz, Delon on March 5th, 2015

lethbridge herald A Lethbridge woman implicated in a westside shooting last summer is no longer facing criminal prosecution. During a brief hearing Wednesday in Lethbridge provincial court, a single charge of unauthorized possession of a firearm against Robin Leeann Black Water was stayed by the Crown. A stay... Read More »

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CCH puts ‘Green Gables’ to music

By Kuhl, Nick on March 5th, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com One of the most beloved and well-known Canadian novels will be getting the musical treatment at Catholic Central High School beginning this week. “Anne of Green Gables: The Musical” is set to take place at the CCH east campus theatre, with public showings... Read More »

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Taber gets tough with new bylaw

By Simmons, Garrett on March 5th, 2015

Trevor Busch Southern Alberta Newspapers – Taber Questions may still linger in the mind of Coun. Joe Strojwas, but town council has pushed full steam ahead with the approval of Community Standards Bylaw 4-2015. At a recent meeting, town council voted 6-1 to pass third and final reading... Read More »

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