October 24th, 2014

Local News

B.C. gains from Alberta power misfortune

By Mabell, Dave on October 24th, 2014

 Dave MabellLethbridge Heralddmabell@lethbridgeherald.comAlbertans are being gouged by their electrical system, and it’s their politicians’ fault.That’s the verdict from one politician, who’s become its vocal critic.The made-in-Alberta pricing system, MLA Joe Anglin says, guarantees Alberta’s power generators the highest possible price. And while Alberta consumers are forced to pay more and... Read More »

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Securities trial adjourned again due to health concerns

By Shurtz, Delon on October 24th, 2014

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A trial for three men facing numerous charges under the Alberta Securities Act won’t conclude this week as expected. Although one of the accused, Rand Stevenson, testified Monday in Fort Macleod, the trial had to be adjourned after co-accused Brent Derricott was unable... Read More »

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Local RN receives provincial award

By Submitted Article on October 24th, 2014

SUBMITTED BY TRAINING INC. Training Inc. has been busy this year launching new programs, graduating students from courses, and helping people find rewarding new careers. On top of that, staff have been busy winning major provincial awards for significant keystone career achievements. Charlotte Hnatiuk (RN), Training Inc.’s Facility... Read More »

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Royal Gala benefit set for Nov. 4

By Sulz, Dave on October 24th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Royal Lepage South Country’s 17th annual Royal Gala, a benefit for YWCA Harbour House, will take place Nov. 4 at the Lodge, starting at 7 p.m. The Royal Gala is a live and silent auction which raises funds for YWCA Harbour House. Everyone is welcome to... Read More »

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‘It sounded like a war zone’

By Simmons, Garrett on October 24th, 2014

Garrett Simmons LETHBRIDGE HERALD gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com Wednesday was a day no one in Ottawa will soon forget. For southern Alberta politicians, it represented a nerve-wracking 10 hours, as Members of Parliament were on lockdown from 10 a.m. to just before 8 p.m. Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne was one... Read More »

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Centenarian continues Terry Fox tradition

By Jensen, Randy on October 24th, 2014

Dawn Sugimoto PALLISER REGIONAL SCHOOLS – CHAMPION The sun was shining and there were smiles all around as 100-year-old Helen Sanderson led the students and staff of Champion School outdoors to start their Terry Fox Run, Sept. 25. Sanderson, who turned 100 in February, has taken part in... Read More »

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Man pleads guilty to drug possession

By Shurtz, Delon on October 24th, 2014

lethbridge A 20-year-old Lethbridge man caught with drugs in 2013 may finally be sentenced, but not until 2014 is almost over. Forest Leopard Visser pleaded guilty Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court to one count of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking. A second charge of possession for... Read More »

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Man charged in fatal rollover

By Simmons, Garrett on October 24th, 2014

PINCHER CREEK A 40-year-old man is faces charges in connection with a September crash which claimed the life of a 49-year-old woman. On Sept. 6, Pincher Creek RCMP attended a fatal single-vehicle rollover on Highway 507, five kilometres east of Pincher Creek. A single vehicle was westbound on... Read More »

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Albertans change views on marijuana

By Mabell, Dave on October 24th, 2014

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Care for a beer? Or a buzz? A majority of Albertans now see marijuana as a legitimate recreational choice. And nearly 80 per cent favour its use for medicinal purposes. That’s the headline from the latest province-wide public opinion survey from the Citizen... Read More »

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Disbanding Ladies of the Auxiliary leaving a $200,000 legacy

By Villeneuve, Melissa on October 24th, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com The legacy of a committed group of women will live on at the Chinook Regional Hospital with a generous donation, but their presence will be missed. For more than 70 years, the Ladies of the Auxiliary at CRH have worked tirelessly to make... Read More »

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