January 29th, 2015

Local News

U of L grad the exception as aboriginal politician

By Mabell, Dave on January 29th, 2015

Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com When it’s election time for chief and council, there’s plenty of interest in most First Nations communities. But far fewer aboriginal Canadians put their name forward for civic or provincial office. University of Lethbridge grad Jennifer Campeau is an exception. She was elected... Read More »

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Man pleads guilty to assaulting woman

By Shurtz, Delon on January 29th, 2015

lethbridge herald A Lethbridge man who assaulted a woman he briefly dated last year didn’t escape unscathed from the altercation with his victim. Aaron Charles Landry sustained his own share of injuries when he and the woman got into a fight after a night of drinking. Police were... Read More »

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Grant will get rid of grey areas

By Submitted Article on January 29th, 2015

Money to replace old science-lab chemicals will improve experiments Craig Albrecht WESTWIND SCHOOL DIVISION Stirling Science experiments should be a black or white exercise. Thanks to the forward thinking of Taylor Maynes, future students at Stirling School should experience a little less grey in the subject. The... Read More »

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City woman dies on diving holiday in Cuba

By Mabell, Dave on January 29th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD A celebration of life will be held Feb. 5 for a Lethbridge woman who trained children for festival competition for many years. Sheri Thomson, who became an auto industry manager in more recent years, died Jan. 20 during a diving holiday in Cuba. Born and raised... Read More »

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Pincher Creek man to spend summer as volunteer in Fiji

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 29th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A Pincher Creek man who is attending university hopes to travel halfway around the world and devote part of his summer to volunteering in Fiji. Mack Jordan, a criminal justice student at Mount Royal University, landed an opportunity through the Volunteer Eco Students... Read More »

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Notley in the city today

By Simmons, Garrett on January 29th, 2015

A story in Wednesday’s edition of The Herald included an error. The fourth paragraph of the story, NDP seeking input for provincial budget, on Page A3, should have read, Rachel Notley will be in the city on Thursday from 1-3 p.m. at the Lethbridge Public Library. The Herald... Read More »

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Immanuel Christian to join 51

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 29th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Families seeking faith-based school programming in Lethbridge School District No. 51 will soon have a new alternative. Immanuel Christian Elementary and Immanuel Christian High School will be joining LSD No. 51 in September. At Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting, the vote was unanimous... Read More »

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201 dogs rescued

By Simmons, Garrett on January 29th, 2015

Garrett Simmons lethbridge herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com They were malnourished, dehydrated and without shelter of any kind. Found under trailers, hiding in outbuildings or simply outside and exposed to the winter elements, it was a scene Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals officials had never before witnessed... Read More »

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U of L stresses importance of data privacy

By Simmons, Garrett on January 29th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald Social media sites can be both a boon and a bane to our online networking. They are useful on a business and personal basis for many reasons but managing privacy and security requires serious attention, according to Kevin Vadnais, information security manager at the University of... Read More »

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19 charges laid after drugs, guns seized

By Shurtz, Delon on January 29th, 2015

lethbridge herald Police seized drugs and guns during a raid on a Lethbridge home last week. Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams comprising Lethbridge regional police and RCMP officers, swooped down on the home in the 700 block of 13 Street South Friday and seized 115 grams of cocaine,... Read More »

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