September 22nd, 2014

Local News

‘It makes me feel proud to be a farmer’

By Lethbridge Herald on September 22nd, 2014

Tijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comVolunteers came out on Monday afternoon to help harvest barley for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Larry Penner, the media co-ordinator for the Coaldale-Lethbridge Community Growing Project Foodgrains expected the harvest to take around three hours. He said the crop would raise approximately $120,000, which... Read More »

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Authors in the spotlight

By Martin, Tijana on September 22nd, 2014

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Various authors shared their insights on the written word during the fourth annual Word on the Street Festival Sunday. The free outdoor event provided members of the community the chance to meet various writers and publishers. Bonnie Mikalson-Andron, the manger of program... Read More »

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Is the climate right?

By Martin, Tijana on September 22nd, 2014

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A world-wide rally for global action on climate change took place on Sunday, with members of the Lethbridge community joining the cause. Concerned citizens across the globe participated in the climate march on Sunday, the day prior the Global Climate Summit at the... Read More »

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A force to be reckoned with

By Simmons, Garrett on September 22nd, 2014

J.W. Schnarr Southern Alberta Newspapers In September 1974 the first group of female applicants arrived at the RCMP’s training facility in Regina to smash down the doors of a male stronghold nearly as old as Canada itself. Six months later, in May, 1975, the 32 women who comprised... Read More »

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The unsung heroes of the Victim Services Unit

By Simmons, Garrett on September 22nd, 2014

Last Wednesday, I had the privilege of attending the Lethbridge Regional Police Service Victim/Witness Services Unit (VSU) crisis support worker graduation ceremony. It was an honour to be surrounded by 19 community-minded people who had just completed their basic training and were about to embark on their journey... Read More »

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All-time high for many of the kids

By Martin, Tijana on September 22nd, 2014

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The Big Brothers Big Sisters organization helps create moments that will last a lifetime. Sunday marked the Big Brothers Big Sisters Fly Day, which was sponsored by Excel Training School and Skyline RV. The event offered “the bigs and the littles” the opportunity... Read More »

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Sky’s the limit

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2014

Tijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comThe Big Brothers Big Sisters organization helps create moments that will last a lifetime.Sunday marked the Big Brothers Big Sisters Fly Day, which was sponsored by Excel Training School and Skyline RV. The event offered “the bigs and the littles” the opportunity to a... Read More »

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Inclusive garden takes root

By Villeneuve, Melissa on September 21st, 2014

Space will be accessible to all Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge’s first Inclusive Community Garden, to be accessed and managed by community members, was built Saturday at Kinsmen Park. Members of the public and a variety of organizations were on hand to prepare the soil, construct planter... Read More »

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Doctor opens eyes with talk on vision problems

By Martin, Tijana on September 21st, 2014

Seniors get tips on prevention Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Sandy Gibson, one of the organizers for the Live Well Showcase, had her own eye scare a few years ago. Which is one of the reasons why she felt it was so important to bring in Dr. Geoff... Read More »

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Healing Sounds concert at library

By Beeber, Al on September 21st, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD A concert featuring the music of Mozart, Schubert and Mendelssohn will be staged Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the theatre gallery of the Lethbridge Public Library downtown. Part of the Healing Sounds series, the concert will feature performances by Christine Bootland on cello, violinist Maria Geppert... Read More »

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