September 25th, 2016

Local News

WOTS festival celebrates literature

By Martin, Tijana on September 25th, 2016

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Thousands of residents spent Saturday celebrating their love for literature during the sixth annual Word on the Street Festival. The Lethbridge Public Library presented the event, making our city one of the four across Canada to host it. This year, 35 different authors, artists and performers were in attendance. “A ... Read More »

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Roller Derby flexing muscle

By Martin, Tijana on September 25th, 2016

Skate-a-thon draws attention and raises funds for city teams Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild (LRDG) took their skills off the track Saturday for the third annual skate-a-thon. From 1 until 4 p.m. members of the guild roller skated around Henderson Lake. In the past, they’ve held their skate-a-thon at a ... Read More »

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MAKING WISHES COME TRUE

By Lethbridge Herald on September 24th, 2016

Pumpkin festival gives boost to Children’s Wish foundation Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada relies heavily on support from the community, and for the past 27 years, Green Haven Tree Farm has been hosting its annual Giant Pumpkin Festival in support of the cause. This year’s event ran Saturday from ... Read More »

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Hectic time for southern Albertans

By Mabell, Dave on September 24th, 2016

Buckled up? In Lethbridge, September is something like a midway ride at Whoop-Up Days. At the start, you’re sitting there waiting for something to happen. Before the end, you’re travelling at breakneck speed. Studies, sports, service clubs and public events – they’re all going full tilt, and southern Albertans may face some difficult choices. That ... Read More »

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Herald reporter pens new horror novel

By Schnarr, J.W. on September 24th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr has fun with the genre Greg Price Southern Alberta Newspapers – Taber Trying valiantly to keep the human spirit alive in the most inhuman of conditions is the focus of Taber writer – and Lethbridge Herald reporter – J.W. Schnarr’s latest novel, “Living Dead.” Given some over-the-top shock value of some paths of ... Read More »

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FoodFit aims to help people adopt a healthier lifestyle

By Sulz, Dave on September 24th, 2016

Interfaith Food Bank program will support healthy lifestyle changes LETHBRIDGE HERALD Interfaith Food Bank will launch a new program that brings low-income community members together to set goals, learn skills, and make measurable changes in overall health and fitness. The goal of the FoodFit program is to support community members to become better nourished, more ... Read More »

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U of L career fair offers glimpse of future

By Schnarr, J.W. on September 24th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Post-secondary students had a chance to take a look at possible future options as the University of Lethbridge held their annual career fair on Wednesday. Mark Slomp, Student Services Manager, Counselling and Career Services, said the event is an opportunity for local businesses to show students everything Lethbridge has to ... Read More »

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Author recounting ‘Crime Seen’ stories

By Martin, Tijana on September 24th, 2016

Former police superintendent rose through the ranks of a male-dominated world Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com In 1977, Kate Lines entered a male-dominated police force. She worked for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for over three decades and eventually rose in the ranks to become the force’s chief superintendent. In 1991, she went to the ... Read More »

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Drugs, firearms found after arrest

By Shurtz, Delon on September 24th, 2016

lethbridge herald Guns and drugs were seized earlier this week after police swooped down on rural property near Pincher Creek. At about 10 p.m. Wednesday members of the Southern Alberta Emergency Response Team and the Pincher Creek RCMP searched the rural property located near the Pincher Creek airport and arrested one man. The following day ... Read More »

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Drainage project well underway

By Schnarr, J.W. on September 24th, 2016

Drainage basin will lessen flooding J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Stormwater mitigation took another step in Coaldale on Friday with the official completion of phase one and ground breaking of phase two of the Malloy Drainage Basin Project. Phase 1 involved rehabilitation of the downstream end of the Malloy Drain from Range Road 19-4 to ... Read More »

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Chief Mountain crossing closing Friday

By Shurtz, Delon on September 24th, 2016

lethbridge herald Travelers only have one more week in which they can use the Chief Mountain port of entry before it closes for the season. The CBSA, Canada Border Services Agency, announced Friday the border crossing along Highway 6 will close at 6 p.m. next Friday, and not re-open until May 15, 2017. Hours of ... Read More »

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