October 22nd, 2014

Local News

MP Jim Hillyer not on Parliament Hill at time of shooting

By Lethbridge Herald on October 22nd, 2014

Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer was not among the MPs on Parliament Hill this morning, who dealt with the aftermath of a shooting incident.Hillyer released a statement early this afternoon regarding the shootings, which claimed the life of a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. “A terrible incident has occurred in our nation’s capital and at this ... Read More »

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College hosting FNMI celebration this week

By Lethbridge Herald on October 22nd, 2014

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThe teepee is a major symbol of Blackfoot culture, and, for the next several days, students, faculty and community members at Lethbridge College will see one when they arrive on campus.Tuesday marked the beginning of LC’s annual FNMI Days, a three-day event  designed to... Read More »

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Money Matters workshops in Nov.

By Villeneuve, Melissa on October 22nd, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Many people struggle with making the correct financial decisions, and that leads to stress, debt and sometimes bankruptcy. Often it’s due to a lack of information, such as how to create a budget or what the consequences are of taking out a payday... Read More »

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Knights of Columbus hosting Oktoberfest Friday at Grandstand

By Kuhl, Nick on October 22nd, 2014

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Another Oktoberfest evening is set for the city this week, with beer stein races, a polka dancing contest and a Bavarian coin toss all on tap. Organized by the Lethbridge Knights of Columbus as a fellowship event for all in the community, this... Read More »

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Flu immunization can help build ‘herd immunity’

By Villeneuve, Melissa on October 22nd, 2014

 Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comAlberta Health Services opened its first Lethbridge immunization clinic of the season on Tuesday in the Main Pavilion of Exhibition Park. Albertans ages six months and older are eligible for the free vaccine, and can attend any of the public clinics, pharmacies or visit their physician.Four varieties of... Read More »

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Moscow Ballet, Herald team up to help ‘Food for Thought’ campaign

By Villeneuve, Melissa on October 22nd, 2014

 Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comFeed your soul, as well as children in need, with the purchase of a ticket to Moscow Ballet’s “The Great Russian Nutcracker,” through the Lethbridge Herald “Food for Thought” campaign.The Moscow Ballet returns to our city on Nov. 13 at the Enmax Centre on its 2014 World Peace... Read More »

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Ag job fair to take place today

By Simmons, Garrett on October 22nd, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The agricultural sector in southern Alberta has struggled the last few years to attract enough employees. Today, an agriculture job fair in Lethbridge, presented by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Edmonton, will seek to connect some of those companies looking for help with locals seeking employment... Read More »

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User fees to help offset budget increases

By Mabell, Dave on October 22nd, 2014

 Dave MabellLETHBRIDGE HERALDdmabell@lethbridgeherald.comAs Lethbridge grows, budgets for key services like police and fire protection are growing, too. Over the next four years, gross expenditures for the Lethbridge police service are forecast to climb to $35.3 million by 2018.By comparison, this year’s budget was $33.7 million, offset by revenue of $... Read More »

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Group offers support for bereaved parents

By Sulz, Dave on October 22nd, 2014

Dave Sulz lethbridge herald dsulz@lethbridgeherald.com Empathy has been described as the act of putting yourself in another person’s shoes. Usually the people in the best position to do that are those who have walked a similar path. That’s the idea behind Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved... Read More »

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Learning must be continuous

By Submitted Article on October 22nd, 2014

On Sunday, I returned from a conference sponsored by Educational Research Development and Innovation (ERDI). This organization invites approximately 50 superintendents from across the country, twice a year, to meet and discuss education trends and topics from a national perspective with a multitude of corporate partners who have... Read More »

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