November 27th, 2015


Local News

  • Food for Fines to help food banks

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Public Library is teaming up with local food banks to encourage community members with library fines on late items to participate with the Food for Fines program running Dec. 1-12. During the Twelve Days of Christmas campaign, community members with late fines and hold fees[...] Read More »

    12 hours ago
  • Big X-Mas Trade Show, Farmers’ Market goes today, Saturday

    J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD With the countdown to Christmas in full swing, residents can get a jump on their holiday shopping with the Big X-Mas Trade Show and Farmers’ Market this weekend. The show goes today and Saturday at Exhibition Park. Event manager Doug Kryzanowski said there[...] Read More »

    12 hours ago
  • Program helps make Christmas brighter for seniors

    Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD For families with young children, Christmas can be one of the most memorable times of the year. Who hasn’t smiled at pictures of youngsters opening their gifts? But for some seniors, the season can be bleak. Their spouse has died, their children are[...] Read More »

    12 hours ago
  • Help-Portrait to offer photos on Saturday

    J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD Local families can have a chance to create a lasting family memory with a framed portrait on Saturday through Help-Portrait. The event provides free, high-quality family portraits for local residents who might not otherwise be able to afford it over the holidays. Steven[...] Read More »

    12 hours ago
  • ATB banking on younger generation

    J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD Students at a local elementary school had an opportunity to learn about the inner workings of banks and financial management with help from ATB Financial on Thursday. Our Lady of Assumption School welcomed the financial institute as part of the opening of its[...] Read More »

    12 hours ago

National News

Provincial News

  • Counselling murder: Two more Alberta men charged in plan to kill trial witness

    LEDUC, Alta. – More charges have been laid in an alleged plan to kill a witness in an Alberta criminal trial. RCMP say an investigation began when they received information that there was a credible threat against the life of the witness. The person cannot be identified due to safety concerns. Evidence gathered resulted in [...] Read More »

    38 mins ago
  • Vickie Kaminski resigns as president and CEO of Alberta Health Services

    EDMONTON – The president of Alberta’s health superboard has resigned halfway into her three-year contract. Vickie Kaminski hasn’t said why she is stepping down as CEO of Alberta Health Services – a job which included a base salary of $540,000 a year. In a news release, Health Minister Sarah Hoffman thanks Kaminski, noting her experience [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • WHL Roundup: Brayden Burke leads Hurricanes in 9-0 rout over Ice

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Brayden Burke scored one goal and assisted on three more, Stuart Skinner stopped all 18 shots he faced and the Lethbridge Hurricanes blanked the Kootenay Ice 9-0 on Thursday in Western Hockey League action. Arvin Atwal, Giorgio Estephan, Tyler Wong and Brett Davis each had a goal and two assists apiece for [...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Oilers forward Nail Yakupov to miss 2-4 weeks due to left ankle sprain

    EDMONTON – Edmonton Oilers forward Nail Yakupov is expected to miss two to four weeks after spraining his left ankle in a 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night. He was knocked down when linesman Matt MacPherson lost his balance and fell backwards after a faceoff early in the second period. Yakupov had [...] Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Alberta introduces bill ensuring government at table in teacher contract talks

    EDMONTON – Alberta is bringing in legislation to ensure it has a seat at the bargaining table in the next round of contract talks with teachers. The details are contained in Bill 8, the Public Education Collective Bargaining Act. Under the bill, provincewide issues such as teacher salaries will be negotiated between the government and [...] Read More »

    1 day ago

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