September 1st, 2014

Local News

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

By Jensen, Randy on August 31st, 2014

LETHBRIDGE Two people face drug charges following a traffic stop which occurred Wednesday. Lethbridge regional police stopped a black Cadillac Escalade for a traffic violation in the 200 block of 4 Avenue South. During the stop, police noticed drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle... Read More »

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Strategy key to success in chess

By Student on August 31st, 2014

Lindsay Ducharme FOR THE HERALD Parents were not the only ones celebrating the end of summer this Labour Day weekend. The Lethbridge Chess Club hosted its third annual Active Chess Tournament on Saturday at the Pemmican Lodge. The event, which hosts players from throughout southern Alberta, acts as... Read More »

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Suspect sought in home break-in

By Jensen, Randy on August 31st, 2014

LETHBRIDGE Lethbridge regional police are investigating a break-in to a residence on RiverPark Boulevard West that occurred on Thursday at about 8 p.m. A BlackBerry tablet, a purple and white Acer laptop and some change were stolen. A suspect observed on a security camera was described as a... Read More »

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Expert brings art of felt-making to Galt Museum

By Lethbridge Herald on August 31st, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com The heritage art form of felt-making is growing in popularity, according to internationally acclaimed felter Lisa Klakulak of STRONGFELT, inc., who was teaching classes this week at the Galt Museum and Archives. As part of the Cafe Galt lecture series and Heritage Arts... Read More »

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Local video game developers shooting for the stars

By Lethbridge Herald on August 30th, 2014

Lindsay DucharmeFOR THE HERALDA group of local men are taking “gaming” to a whole other level.Andrew Wilton, Patrick Kelly and Charles Olaes have turned their shared love of video games into a new business venture, Cubic Timeline Productions. The company, in collaboration with Hapax Studios and contractor... Read More »

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Looking for women who want to sing

By Sulz, Dave on August 30th, 2014

Photo submitted by Carol Quan, Southern Accord Chorus Looking for women who want to sing Southern Accord Chorus is putting out an invitation to women who would like to experience singing a cappella four-part music. The group’s program, “Sing Your Heart Out with Southern Accord,” will include rehearsals... Read More »

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No need to ride to enjoy Tour of Alta.

By Simmons, Garrett on August 30th, 2014

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com When The Tour of Alberta comes to Lethbridge on Wednesday, it will bring with it a whole lot more than just cyclists. Activities and opportunities for the whole family will be included in the event, as a free Community Festival is taking place... Read More »

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Palliser campaign reminds drivers to be aware of school buses

By Simmons, Garrett on August 30th, 2014

Lethbridge Herald Palliser Regional Schools is launching its third annual Think of Us on the Bus safety campaign this week. According to the school division, statistics show the public awareness and enforcement effort is making a dent in the number of incidents of motorists passing buses that have... Read More »

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Orange Door Project assists youth

By Sulz, Dave on August 30th, 2014

SUBMITTED ARTICLE The Home Depot Canada Foundation is committed to ending youth homelessness with an investment of $10 million over the next three years through The Orange Door Project. This initiative will give vulnerable youth the housing, support and hope they need to live safe, healthy and productive... Read More »

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Local business helps mothers connect, offer support

By Student on August 30th, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve LETHBRIDGE HERALD mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Modern mothers have a lot on the go, from raising children to managing careers and trying to nurture their own interests. A new business in town, Modern Mama, is helping mothers connect with other like-minded mothers to gather knowledge, support and celebrate being... Read More »

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