February 13th, 2016

Local News

Wind destroys Lethbridge Soaring Club hangar

By Villeneuve, Melissa on February 13th, 2016

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Soaring Club (LSC) is hoping to get their wings off the ground this spring, after a violent wind storm destroyed its aircraft hangar. The LSC usually flies on Saturdays from March through October at the Cowley Glider Strip. However, if there... Read More »

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Respiratory illness strikes cats at animal shelter

By Schnarr, J.W. on February 13th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A number of cats suffering from respiratory illness at the City of Lethbridge Animal Shelter has halted incoming and outgoing cats for the time being. On the advice of a veterinarian the shelter has halted all cat adoptions and will not be taking... Read More »

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Busy weekend for music lovers at Enmax Centre

By Kuhl, Nick on February 13th, 2016

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com It’s going to be a busy weekend for staff at the Enmax Centre. Country star Johnny Reid will take centre stage tonight, with openers including Aaron Goodvin, JJ Shiplett, and a special appearance Natalie MacMaster. Showtime is 7 p.m. On Sunday, American hard... Read More »

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Plea possible at next hearing

By Shurtz, Delon on February 13th, 2016

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 40-year-old Lethbridge man accused of stabbing another man during a scuffle in December could plead to his charges when he returns to court later this month. During a brief hearing Friday in Lethbridge provincial court the accused’s lawyer said she was still... Read More »

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Warm, dry spring forecasted

By Schnarr, J.W. on February 13th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com One of the strongest El Nino weather patterns on record could contribute to a warm, dry spring, and that could be bad news for farmers. Brett Anderson, senior meteorologist at Accuweather, said southern Albertans will continue to feel the effects of El Nino... Read More »

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Radiothon exceeds goal of $230,000

By Schnarr, J.W. on February 13th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com An annual radiothon aimed at raising cash for special projects, equipment and programming at the Chinook Regional Hospital smashed their targets by raising nearly $250,000. The Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation’s seventh annual Care From the Heart Radiothon on Thursday was able to shoot... Read More »

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SAAG exhibits utilize comic art, explore ideas of living

By Schnarr, J.W. on February 13th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Two new exhibitions at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery explore the deeper truths of ourselves through comic art and what it means to be alive in a world of increasingly life-like technology. “Imitation of Life” and “Blue Line” are running at SAAG beginning... Read More »

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U of L education society collecting books for students in Philippines

By Schnarr, J.W. on February 13th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Members of the University of Lethbridge Education Undergraduate Society are collecting books and donations to help provide books for students affected by one of the strongest tropical cyclones on record. When Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines in 2013, it left unheralded destruction... Read More »

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Trial to proceed against southern Alberta couple

By Shurtz, Delon on February 13th, 2016

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge judge has dismissed an application to stay charges against a southern Alberta couple accused of failing to provide the necessities of life for their toddler. Justice Rodney Jerke ruled Friday in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench that David and Collet Stephan’s... Read More »

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Honouring difference makers

By Sulz, Dave on February 13th, 2016

Nominations accepted for those who improve lives of people with disabilities LETHBRIDGE HERALD Nominations are being accepted for two special awards honouring those who are making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities. The South Region Self-Advocacy Network (SRSAN) is accepting nominees for the... Read More »

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Potatoes main courseat LRDC open house

By Kuhl, Nick on February 13th, 2016

Stan Ashbee Southern Alberta Newspapers Salted fries immersed in ketchup, mashed potatoes slathered in gravy and potato chips double-dipped in a plethora of flavoured dips are indeed a staple in the homes of many southern Albertans. The humble, but yet mighty, potato can be used in a variety... Read More »

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