October 1st, 2014

Local News

Twinning Society off to Japan

By Martin, Tijana on October 1st, 2014

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Towada City, Japan will get to hear first hand what the Lethbridge Twinning Society has to offer this upcoming weekend. Harold Pereverseff, president of the LTS, will be leading an English as a Second Language workshop and symposium on Saturday and Sunday, in... Read More »

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Stamp club set for new season

By Submitted Article on October 1st, 2014

Jonathan Dean FOR THE HERALD Lethbridge stamp collectors gathered at the Save On Foods meeting room on Sept. 11 for the club’s first meeting of the new season. New stamp issues, interesting postmarks from places visited during the summer and tales of items found in unusual places were... Read More »

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Conference to discuss child hunger in classrooms

By Mabell, Dave on October 1st, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD If they’re not fed, children have a hard time learning in school. That’s why schools in the Northwest Territories and other jurisdictions are providing nutritious meals to youngsters who need them. But many thousands of children face hunger pangs in Alberta as well. So a province-wide... Read More »

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Flexibility key for Copperwood school

By Villeneuve, Melissa on October 1st, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Design plans for the new Copperwood area elementary school, which will include a Parent Link Centre, were revealed at the Lethbridge School District No. 51 board of trustees meeting on Tuesday. Trustees approved the selection of Ferrari Westwood Babits Architects, in collaboration with... Read More »

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Create your own city budget

By Mabell, Dave on October 1st, 2014

Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Looking for better bus service? Hoping to see more police officers on the street? Wondering how those upgrades would impact your city taxes? Lethbridge property owners may find answers to those questions this fall, if they link with a new city hall information... Read More »

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Tickets available for Brad Paisley concert Oct. 10

By Simmons, Garrett on October 1st, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Country music superstar Brad Paisley is set to visit Lethbridge next Friday. His Country Nation World Tour >presented by Kraft Cheese, will see Paisley visit the city on Oct. 10. Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him numerous awards... Read More »

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Project Protein looks to add meat products to city and area food bank coolers and shelves

By Simmons, Garrett on October 1st, 2014

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com Donations to food banks generally include some familiar items. Canned goods, dry pasta and boxes of cereal make up the list of items most people think of when making a donation. Cuts of prime rib and pork tenderloin, on the other hand, don’t... Read More »

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Project to evaluate gravel road surfacing

By Simmons, Garrett on October 1st, 2014

lethbridge herald Maintaining gravel roads is expensive and time consuming for every rural municipality. In an effort to find a cost-effective and more durable surfacing solution for the county’s haul routes (arterial gravel roads), Lethbridge County council approved the Calcium Stabilized Gravel Surfacing test project. This project is... Read More »

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ALERT spoils Hells Angels’ evening out

By Villeneuve, Melissa on October 1st, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Approximately 50 Hells Angels spent time in Lethbridge last weekend frequenting several bars and clubs, which resulted in two arrests when some refused to leave the licensed premises by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT). According to Mike Tucker, communications manager... Read More »

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Two charged in knife attack

By Mabell, Dave on October 1st, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Two Lethbridge residents are facing criminal charges including aggravated assault, after a stabbing incident Monday on a busy northside road. Rueben Cody Smith, 32, was arrested by Lethbridge regional police later in the day and held in custody. He was also charged with assault with a... Read More »

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