July 27th, 2016

Local News

Interfaith offers gardening workshops

By Mabell, Dave on July 27th, 2016

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com When you have lots of garden space in “the back 40,” you can probably succeed with a variety of vegetables and flowers. But when space is tight, what are your options? The Interfaith Food Bank is offering a series of workshops, as well as inviting residents to visit its easy-access ... Read More »

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Macleod meetings a ‘gong show’

By Mabell, Dave on July 27th, 2016

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald -fort macleod dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Fort Macleod became “a town against itself,” reducing town council meetings “to what some described as the ‘gong show’.” “Administration and community groups could not dodge the political conflict,” according to an official report from Alberta’s Minister of Municipal Affairs. “Residents expressed great disappointment and disbelief that citizens ... Read More »

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City couple still alive on Amazing Race Canada

By Jensen, Randy on July 27th, 2016

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Julie and Lowell Taylor once again overcame adversity on Amazing Race Canada to make it one step closer to the finish line. The Lethbridge couple finished in sixth spot Tuesday as the series returned home to Canada after two episodes in Vietnam. The latest episode started on the west coast ... Read More »

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Teen killed in multi-vehicle crash

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 27th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A 17-year-old girl is dead following a multi-vehicle collision on Westside Drive on Monday afternoon. The Lethbridge Police Service Traffic Response Unit is investigating a collision that occurred on Westside Drive West south of Highway 3 Monday at about 3:15 p.m. The collision closed a portion of Westside Drive West ... Read More »

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Fountain Tire offering drive-in movie experience

By Mabell, Dave on July 27th, 2016

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Sixty years ago, they were all the rage. Families could pile into their station wagon and watch a movie without walking another step. Drive-in theatres are pretty much history now. But a company that put tires on that station wagon is celebrating 60 successful years. And to show appreciation for ... Read More »

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Classical concert at Casa

By Mabell, Dave on July 27th, 2016

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com For youngsters learning the violin, the concert should be inspiring. For everyone else, Thursday evening’s recital will provide an opportunity to enjoy works by three of the best-known classical composers. Violinist Airdrie Robinson, associate concertmaster of the Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra, will team up with pianist John-Paul Ksiazek to celebrate the ... Read More »

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Therapy going to the dogs

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 27th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A health sciences course taught at the University of Lethbridge is merging the nonverbal therapies of art and animal-assistance and benefitting people in ways science is still trying to understand. Straja Linder King teaches nonverbal intervention, including clinical art therapy and animal-assisted therapy. She is a registered certified clinical art ... Read More »

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Palliser continues to develop connections in China

By Submitted Article on July 27th, 2016

Dawn Sugimoto PALLISER REGIONAL SCHOOLS Palliser Regional Schools marked another step forward in June in exposing its students to the larger world while sharing the excellent educational experience provided here with international students. A delegation from the city of Qingdao, China and its municipal education bureau visited with school board trustees, senior administration and other ... Read More »

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Pesticides can travel great distances

By Lethbridge Herald on July 26th, 2016

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald – Waterton dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Everyone knows not to eat yellow snow. But what about the seemingly harmless, white fluffy stuff? According to research by Claudia Sheedy of the Lethbridge Research Centre, and others, snow is full of pesticides. Well, full may not be entirely accurate. In fact, even though an investigation of ... Read More »

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Teenage girl dies from injuries sustained in multi-vehicle collision Monday

By Lethbridge Herald on July 26th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald A 17-year-old girl has died following a collision on the westside Monday afternoon. Members of the Lethbridge Police Traffic Response Unit continue to investigate a collision. At about 3:15 p.m., police responded to a three-vehicle collision on Westside Drive West south of Highway 3.‎ Police say the investigation determined a southbound car was ... Read More »

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Structure plan approved for future northside development

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 26th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A new framework for a northside development could eventually see living space for some 16,000 residents in the coming decades. City council approved the Royal View Area Structure Plan during Monday’s regular meeting following a public hearing. The plan will see long-term development of approximately 395 hectares north of the ... Read More »

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