December 18th, 2014

Local News

Hearing set for Fridayin teen’s assault case

By Shurtz, Delon on December 18th, 2014

lethbridge A 17-year-old girl arrested following a disturbance in downtown Lethbridge last week will remain in custody at least until the end of the week when she is scheduled to have a court hearing. The girl, who can’t be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act,... Read More »

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Claresholm Society for the Arts to stage ‘Fame’

By Martin, Tijana on December 18th, 2014

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald – CLARESHOLM tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com In September, the Claresholm Society for the Arts signed a contract to purchase the rights to perform “Fame,” the musical, in their Community Centre. Performances are planned for Jan. 9, 10, 16 and 17 and so far over 80 per cent... Read More »

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Operation Red Nose popular

By Kuhl, Nick on December 18th, 2014

Lethbridge Herald Nearly 750 rides have been given, and more than $16,000 has already been raised for University of Lethbridge Pronghorns athletics, through the first three weekends of the local Operation Red Nose this holiday season. The designated-driver service will run again from today to Saturday and on... Read More »

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Rangeland Collectors have long history

By Submitted Article on December 18th, 2014

Club got its start back in 1971 Jackie Stambene RANGELAND COLLECTORS CLUB In October 1971, six like-minded collectors formed a club. The initial name of the club was “Chinook Country Bottle & Glass Club.” The primary objective of this tiny group was social interaction and an exchange... Read More »

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U of Lto close Edmonton campus

By Villeneuve, Melissa on December 18th, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com After almost 20 years, the University of Lethbridge is closing its Edmonton campus due to decreased enrolment. The U of L’s Board of Governors approved the decision Dec. 11. Students admitted for January 2015 will be the last group enrolled. Opened in... Read More »

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Stage spectacle

By Villeneuve, Melissa on December 18th, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com High-flying acrobats, extreme trampoline jumpers, jugglers, dancers, and, yes, even clowns. Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion, which opened Wednesday night at the Enmax Centre, promises something for everyone. The audience was captivated by the artistry and creativity of 53 onstage performers in the show... Read More »

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Correction, blood donors story

By Kuhl, Nick on December 18th, 2014

A story in Wednesday’s edition of the Lethbridge Herald included an error. The first line of the story, Need for blood never ends, which ran on Page A3, had one word omitted. That sentence should have read, Canadian Blood Services in Lethbridge needs more than 100 new donors... Read More »

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Historic day in Canadian politics

By Mabell, Dave on December 18th, 2014

Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Premier Jim Prentice describes it as “united leadership.” But a Lethbridge political scientist says nothing like the massive defection of Wildrose MLAs has never happened before in Canadian political life. Not since Confederation – nearly 150 years ago – have the majority of... Read More »

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Thanks for making Food for Thought another success

By Simmons, Garrett on December 18th, 2014

Today is the official end of this year’s Food for Thought campaign. As you’ll notice below, the list of locals who have contributed to the campaign, since my last column, is extensive. By my math, or at least according to my BlackBerry Z10 calculator app, another $10,257 has... Read More »

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Sentencing set in Internet extortion case

By Shurtz, Delon on December 18th, 2014

lethbridge herald Sentencing for a 14-year-old boy who tried to coerce young girls into providing nude photos of themselves over the Internet has been adjourned until the new year. The boy, who can’t be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was to be sentenced Wednesday in Lethbridge... Read More »

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