April 26th, 2015

Local News

Telus to invest millions in area

By Simmons, Garrett on April 26th, 2015

Company increasing data and Internet speeds among other improvements LETHBRIDGE HERALD Telus will invest $10 million in new communications infrastructure in Lethbridge and area this year. In a press release, the company said the investments are to enhance wireless capacity to meet growing demand, upgrade all wireless sites... Read More »

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Tai chi gets global attention

By Martin, Tijana on April 26th, 2015

 City practitioners are big fansTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comDuring the last Saturday of every April, thousands of people from all over the world gather at 10 a.m. local time to practice tai chi.Yesterday was World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, and approximately 20 people met at the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization (LSCO)... Read More »

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Vulcan pays tribute to Mr. Spock

By Martin, Tijana on April 26th, 2015

Leonard Nimoy made a big impact on town Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Leonard Nimoy’s legacy will forever “live long and prosper.” On Saturday, more than 100 people gathered at the Cultural Recreation Centre in Vulcan to pay tribute to the late Nimoy. To some, Vulcan may just... Read More »

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Vulcan pays tribute to Spock

By Lethbridge Herald on April 25th, 2015

Leonard Nimoy made a big impact on townTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comLeonard Nimoy’s legacy will forever “live long and prosper.” On Saturday, more than 100 people gathered at the Cultural Recreation Centre in Vulcan to pay tribute to the late Nimoy.To some, Vulcan may just be another... Read More »

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Vulcan to pay tribute to Spock today

By Simmons, Garrett on April 25th, 2015

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald – vulcan gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com He was the inspiration behind one of southern Alberta’s most unique festivals. Every year, the people of Vulcan welcome travellers from near and far for the town’s Spock Days, set for June 12-14 this year. It brings together lovers of the... Read More »

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Debate could lead to bigger fireworks

By Simmons, Garrett on April 25th, 2015

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com For most of the electorate, the real fireworks come after the provincial leadership debate. Thursday night’s televised event, which featured Wildrose leader Brian Jean, the NDP’s Rachel Notley, PC leader Jim Prentice and Dr. David Swann of the Liberals, did provide its fair... Read More »

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Carmangay students aid hospital

By Sulz, Dave on April 25th, 2015

SUBMITTED BY PALLISER REGIONAL SCHOOLS Four middle school students from Carmangay School presented a $400 donation to the pediatrics unit of Chinook Regional Hospital recently. Vice-Principal Fred Jack said the two Grade 7 and two Grade 8 students approached him about two months ago, expressing a desire to... Read More »

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Provincial budget to leave public school board with big deficit

By Martin, Tijana on April 25th, 2015

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge School District No. 51 is starting to feel the impact of the provincial budget that was announced on March 26. On Friday, members of the media were invited to the Education Centre to discuss how the budget will directly affect the district... Read More »

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Violinist takes top spot in LSO Young Artist competition

By Jensen, Randy on April 25th, 2015

It’s one more testament to the wealth of musical talent in our community – coupled with the teachers and facilities to nurture those gifts. The Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra has named three finalists in its annual Young Artist competition. First place – for $750 and guest appearance with the... Read More »

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Securities charges dropped

By Shurtz, Delon on April 25th, 2015

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Dozens of charges against three southern Alberta men accused of breaching the Alberta Securities Act have been dismissed. Judge Timothy Hironaka ruled Friday in Lethbridge provincial court that Rand Tyler Stevenson and Brent Ray Derricott were not trading or illegally distributing securities, and... Read More »

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Volunteers sought for annual Coulee Cleanup

By Shurtz, Delon on April 25th, 2015

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Curtis Goodman would like to see an end to the annual Coulee Cleanup in the city. Not because he’s anti-environment, or the event isn’t worthwhile, but because there isn’t any garbage to pick up. A pipe dream? Maybe. But Goodman, resource development co-ordinator... Read More »

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