July 26th, 2014

Local News

Business of the Year nominees sought

By Student on July 26th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Do you know of a business that deserves recognition? Nominations are open for the 28th annual Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year awards. From now until Sept. 12, the public is invited to submit their choices for top performing businesses in 10 categories, including... Read More »

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CHBA, college correction

By Simmons, Garrett on July 26th, 2014

A clarification is required for a story in Friday’s edition of The Herald. In the story on Page A3, CHBA, college continue to build for the future, Lethbridge College’s Simon Griffiths is quoted as saying the first phase of the new trades and technology building will open in... Read More »

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Lethbridge College support workers to apply for mediation

By Jensen, Randy on July 26th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD With their employer insisting on a three-year wage freeze, the union representing support staff at Lethbridge College will apply for mediation to break the bargaining impasse. “There is no reasonable justification to freeze wages,” said Dale Perry, staff negotiator with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees,... Read More »

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London Drugs to move into former Zellers building

By Student on July 26th, 2014

Lethbridge Herald The old Zellers location in Centre Village Mall will have a new tenant next year as London Drugs will be moving in. Built almost 24 years ago, the current London Drugs store has outgrown its 22,000-square-foot building. London Drugs store manager Chris Mabie says they’ve... Read More »

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Japanese exchange students learning on the go

By Student on July 26th, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve FOR THE HERALD Thirty-three students from Tokyo have arrived in Lethbridge for a trip of a lifetime. The students from Seiryo High School are part of an exchange program organized through Muskoka Language International (MLI), and they will spend 10 days in the city learning English... Read More »

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Glenwood couple whose son died of meningitis to stand trial

By Shurtz, Delon on July 26th, 2014

lethbridge herald -FORT MACLEOD A Glenwood couple whose toddler died of meningitis more than two years ago has been committed to stand trial following a preliminary hearing in Fort Macleod. David and Collet Stephan, who are charged with failing to provide the necessities of life to their 19-month-old... Read More »

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More time needed to assess abduction suspect

By Shurtz, Delon on July 26th, 2014

lethbridge herald Doctors need more time to examine a southern Alberta woman accused of abducting her two young daughters in May and fleeing to B.C. Trina Marie Meisel was remanded in custody following a bail hearing June 25 in Lethbridge provincial court and ordered to undergo a psychiatric... Read More »

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Korean War vets will never forget

By Student on July 26th, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve FOR THE HERALD It’s been called “Canada’s forgotten war,” but Lethbridge Korean War veterans will never forget the sacrifice made. A total of 26,791 Canadians served in the Korean War, with 1,558 casualties and 516 killed, and they will be remembered with a wreath-laying ceremony on... Read More »

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Godsmack to play Enmaxin Sept.

By Kuhl, Nick on July 26th, 2014

Lethbridge A multiple Grammy-nominated rock band will be coming to Lethbridge this fall, as Godsmack will headline a show at the Enmax Centre on Sept. 25. The concert will also feature openers Seether and Pop Evil. Tickets went on sale Friday morning. Godsmack, hailing from the Boston area,... Read More »

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Hemp taking root in area fields

By Lethbridge Herald on July 25th, 2014

Garrett SimmonsLethbridge Heraldgsimmons@lethbridgeherald.comSouthern Alberta is known for its vast network of irrigation, which allows producers to grow several crops unique to this region.Potatoes, sugar beets and the famous Taber corn are just some of the crops often associated with this part of the country. But... Read More »

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