October 24th, 2014

Local News

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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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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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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Pianist to participate in prestigious Honens competition

By Kuhl, Nick on October 24th, 2014

-Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com A local pianist has been invited to participate in a prestigious event in Calgary next month. Lethbridge’s Lottie Austin will be one of five performers at the Honens ProAm Piano Competition, on Nov. 15, which features amateur piano players who make their living... 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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Coaldale school seeks Aviva funding for playground

By Sulz, Dave on October 24th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Staff and supporters of Jennie Emery Elementary School in Coaldale are in the process of fundraising to replace the school’s wooden playgrounds and they’re hoping a win in the Aviva Community Fund competition will help the cause. The plan is to replace the wooden playgrounds with... Read More »

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Rotary march to mark World Polio Day

By Simmons, Garrett on October 24th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE Four Lethbridge Rotary clubs will mark World Polio Day today with a march from Casa to city hall to hear words of encouragement from civic officials, those who have polio and Rotarians. The march will start at 4:30 p.m. with the presentation at city hall at... Read More »

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B.C. gains from Alberta power misfortune

By Mabell, Dave on October 24th, 2014

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Albertans 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... 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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