July 6th, 2015

Local News

City council decides to support FCM campaign for federal party leaders debate prior to election

By Lethbridge Herald on July 6th, 2015

Lethbridge city council is throwing its support behind the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) campaign calling for a federal party leaders debate on municipal issues prior to the federal election this fall.Council members approved an Official Business Resolution endorsing the FCM’s call for a National Leaders’ Debate on Municipal Issues, which has so far attracted ... Read More »

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Tourism-management plan underway for Lethbridge — councillors briefed at today’s meeting

By Lethbridge Herald on July 6th, 2015

Work has begun on a tourism-management plan for Lethbridge.Coun. Bridget Mearns, who chairs the Tourism Strategy Committee, briefed city council today on how a Destination Management Plan will benefit the city, and outlined stakeholder-engagement efforts planned over the next four months. The committee consists of three city council members, as well as representatives from Chinook ... Read More »

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World Cup party stayed quiet

By Lethbridge Herald on July 5th, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comWith Fathers’ Day, Canada Day, the Lethbridge dragon boat festival, and the Lethbridge Pride Festival, all individually running concurrently during games, it was tough for the Women’s World Cup party at Festival Square to get noticed.“This World Cup was in competition with a lot... Read More »

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The beat goes on for Paul Walker

By Simmons, Garrett on July 5th, 2015

City musician plays key roles in New West productions Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The festival has ended, but the music plays on. Multi-talented performer Paul Walker is on stage once again, anchoring the musical highlights at New West Theatre. What’s more, he’s also created the arrangements for... Read More »

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The candy is dandy at Coaldale parade

By Martin, Tijana on July 5th, 2015

Kids get their fill in town tradition at Settler Days Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The kids had one thing on their minds Saturday and it was candy – lots of candy. Families lined up along the sidewalks for a spot to watch the candy parade as... Read More »

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Wildfire smoke prompts air quality advisory for the province

By Jensen, Randy on July 5th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD – CALGARY Due to smoky conditions caused by wildfires in northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is issuing a precautionary air quality advisory for the province. Air quality conditions are forecast to worsen over the weekend. The advisory is in addition to... Read More »

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CITY TAKES PRIDE IN DIVERSITY

By Lethbridge Herald on July 4th, 2015

Tijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comYou don’t always need a little rain and sunshine to see a rainbow, sometimes all you need is just a little love. Approximately 300 folks from all backgrounds gathered in our city to support members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer community Saturday... Read More »

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Youth intern funding available

By Submitted Article on July 4th, 2015

SUBMITTED BY LETHBRiDGE COMMUNITY NETWORK Lethbridge Community Network has announced that funding will be available for the 2015-2016 Alberta Youth Interns (Information Technology & Communication) through Industry Canada. The ITC Youth Intern program is designed to provide support, encouragement and insight to youth pursuing technology-related careers. It... Read More »

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Search continuesin B.C. for missing man

By Kuhl, Nick on July 4th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald As of Friday afternoon, there was still no official update on the search for Curtis Wilson, the Lethbridge man missing near Vernon, B.C. Wilson’s family and friends are at the area he was last seen and are not giving up hope that the 24-year-old is alive... Read More »

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Don’t delay in booking campsite

By Kuhl, Nick on July 4th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald If you haven’t already booked a site for your summer camping trip, you may want to consider that notion sooner than later. Local provincial parks and campgrounds are booking quickly, especially with the option of online reservations, as well as the recent heat wave and more... Read More »

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Stafford Drive bridgework begins Monday

By Jensen, Randy on July 4th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE Volker Stevin is set to perform CP Rail bridge maintenance on Stafford Drive North starting Monday. The maintenance will involve expansion joint seal replacement and other minor work. This work will require lane closures on Stafford Drive where it crosses over the CP Rail tracks. To minimize... Read More »

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