April 27th, 2015

Local News

Nobleford, Picture Butte students come up big

By Simmons, Garrett on April 27th, 2015

SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS – NOBLEFORD It was busy Friday morning at Noble Central School in Nobleford. Students worked to fill the cab of a Versatile DT500 tractor with non-perishable food items for the Picture Butte Food Bank, with help from students at neighbouring Picture Butte High School. Noble... Read More »

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Lethbridge students display their artwork

By Yoos, Cam on April 27th, 2015

Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com With more than 400 artists, it’s undoubtedly the year’s biggest exhibition. And with 38 years of creativity, it’s one of the Lethbridge region’s longest-running showcases. “Art’s Alive and Well in the Schools,” which opened Sunday at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, includes works... Read More »

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Martin takes writing plunge

By Villeneuve, Melissa on April 27th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com She began writing at 14 as a way to escape the ups and downs of typical teenage life. Now, A. Grace Martin can celebrate publishing her very first novel. Martin self-published “Spirit Rider” in April 2014, and was excited to hold her first... Read More »

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Morning fire closes Canadian Tire store

By Villeneuve, Melissa on April 27th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Fire crews were called to the northside Canadian Tire store on Sunday after a suspected electrical fire ignited inside the garbage compactor. Gerry Veres, acting platoon chief, said they received a call around 11 a.m. and three crews were dispatched. They initially thought... Read More »

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Community responds to worthy cause

By Simmons, Garrett on April 27th, 2015

Last week I was at the Hate Crimes Awareness barbecue the Police Service hosted in partnership with OUTreach Southern Alberta and the Alberta Hate Crimes Committee – and the turnout was amazing! We had nearly 400 people come out to learn more about hate crimes awareness and enjoy... Read More »

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Morning fire closes Canadian Tire story

By Lethbridge Herald on April 26th, 2015

Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comFire crews were called to the northside Canadian Tire store on Sunday after a suspected electrical fire ignited inside the garbage compactor.Gerry Veres, acting platoon chief, said they received a call around 11 a.m. and three crews were dispatched. They initially thought it may... Read More »

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Telus to invest millions in area

By Simmons, Garrett on April 26th, 2015

Company increasing data and Internet speeds among other improvements LETHBRIDGE HERALD Telus will invest $10 million in new communications infrastructure in Lethbridge and area this year. In a press release, the company said the investments are to enhance wireless capacity to meet growing demand, upgrade all wireless sites... Read More »

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Vulcan pays tribute to Mr. Spock

By Martin, Tijana on April 26th, 2015

Leonard Nimoy made a big impact on town Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Leonard Nimoy’s legacy will forever “live long and prosper.” On Saturday, more than 100 people gathered at the Cultural Recreation Centre in Vulcan to pay tribute to the late Nimoy. To some, Vulcan may just... Read More »

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Tai chi gets global attention

By Martin, Tijana on April 26th, 2015

 City practitioners are big fansTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comDuring the last Saturday of every April, thousands of people from all over the world gather at 10 a.m. local time to practice tai chi.Yesterday was World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, and approximately 20 people met at the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization (LSCO)... Read More »

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Vulcan pays tribute to Spock

By Lethbridge Herald on April 25th, 2015

Leonard Nimoy made a big impact on townTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comLeonard Nimoy’s legacy will forever “live long and prosper.” On Saturday, more than 100 people gathered at the Cultural Recreation Centre in Vulcan to pay tribute to the late Nimoy.To some, Vulcan may just be another... Read More »

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Mike Mtn. Horse students take learning to a new dimension

By Villeneuve, Melissa on April 25th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Pint-sized designers of the future got a taste of 21st century learning at Mike Mountain Horse School. Grade 4 students in Mike Wevers’ class saw their imagination come to life with a 3D printing machine in their classroom this week. They’ve been working... Read More »

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