January 30th, 2015

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  • Family focuses on nature

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com They have an eye for detail and a natural instinct for capturing compelling photographs. The Launstein family from Pincher Creek is making waves in international photography competitions, and the youngest member is just getting started. At 10 years old, Josiah Launstein has won the Young[...] Read More »

    3 hours ago
  • Drug case adjourned to Feb. 26

    lethbridge herald A third man charged in connection with a raid on a southside home made an appearance in provincial court Thursday. Brady James Galt, who is not in custody, was only in court long enough to have his case adjourned to Feb. 26. The 24-year-old accused is[...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Dog bans lack bite

    Garrett Simmons lethbridge herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com When employees at the Saskatoon SPCA heard about the seizure of 201 dogs from a property near Milk River, thoughts quickly shifted to 2010. Back then, the Saskatchewan SPCA investigated a dog breeder who was operating near Leslie, Sask. In the end, [...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Want to play human foosball but no team? No problem!

    Alzheimer Society fundraiser sets up team for players without teams LETHBRIDGE HERALD Think playing “human foosball” might be your idea of fun but can’t find a team? The Alzheimer Society has set up a team of singles – meaning if you want to play but need some[...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Grassroots solutions needed for homelessness

    Garrett Simmons lethbridge herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com Government intervention alone can’t end homelessness but together, communities can. That was the message delivered Thursday by Audrey Skoog at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs. Skoog, manager of the emergency shelter in Medicine Hat and a member of that city’s[...] Read More »

    19 hours ago

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Provincial News

  • Mark Matthews scores six goals as Rush dominate Black Wolves 18-9

    EDMONTON – Mark Matthews scored six times and added a pair of assists as the Edmonton Rush dominated the New England Black Wolves 18-9 on Friday night in National Lacrosse League action. Zach Greer and Ben McIntosh chipped in with four goals each for the Rush (2-2). Chris Corbeil, Jarrett Davis, Jeremy Thompson and Cory [...] Read More »

    1 hour ago
  • Veteran defensive end Odell Willis re-signs with the Edmonton Eskimos

    EDMONTON – Odell Willis is remaining with the Edmonton Eskimos. The veteran defensive end signed a contract extension with the CFL club Friday. Willis was scheduled to become a free agent Feb. 10. The six-foot-two, 255-pound Willis had a team-high 13 sacks last season. He also had a career-high 32 tackles, six pass knockdowns, five [...] Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Brief appearance for parents accused of malnutrition in death of toddler

    CALGARY – A Calgary couple who police say contributed to their toddler son’s death by failing to provide proper nutrition have made a brief court appearance. A date for a preliminary hearing was supposed to be set for the couple, who remain free on bail, but the case was adjourned to Feb. 26. Jennifer Clark, [...] Read More »

    12 hours ago
  • Two more Alberta Tory MLAs not running again in next election

    EDMONTON – Another cabinet minister in former Alberta premier Alison Redford’s government is quitting politics. Progressive Conservative Cal Dallas, who represents Red Deer-South, has announced on Facebook he won’t run in the next election. In the posting, Dallas says it has been an honour to serve in government, but strong democracy requires renewal. The two-term [...] Read More »

    12 hours ago
  • Cal Dallas, Alberta PC MLA and ex-Redford cabinet minister, won’t run again

    EDMONTON – Another cabinet minister in former Alberta premier Alison Redford’s government is quitting politics. Progressive Conservative Cal Dallas, who represents Red Deer-South, has announced on Facebook he won’t run in the next election. In the posting, Dallas says it has been an honour to serve in government, but strong democracy requires renewal. The two-term [...] Read More »

    13 hours ago

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