January 24th, 2017

Local News

Leaders of Tomorrow nominations sought

By Sulz, Dave on January 24th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD There’s still time to nominate a young person you know who helps to make the community better through their volunteer efforts. The Leaders of Tomorrow program began in 1997 to recognize youth volunteers in Lethbridge and area who have made contributions to their community through volunteerism. To date, Volunteer Lethbridge has recognized 1,897 ... Read More »

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‘I’m here to save someone’s life’

By Lethbridge Herald on January 23rd, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A local radio host hoping to provide a life-saving kidney donation to a stranger discovered how small the world can be when that stranger turned out to be an old friend. Shamus Neeson is the midday announcer for B93.3 FM in Lethbridge. Two years ago, he started the journey to become ... Read More »

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Feedback encouraged in CIP planning

By Lethbridge Herald on January 23rd, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge City Council is preparing to approve the City’s next Capital Improvement Program and they hope citizens will join in the process. A number of engagement opportunities are planned to get the community involved. The CIP is a 10-year plan (2018-2027) that provides a schedule and funding strategy for required ... Read More »

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Recovery equipment loansa historical Red Cross program

By Mabell, Dave on January 23rd, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Great news: Your doctor called, your hip replacement is booked! So it’s only a matter of time until you can enjoy walking in your neighbourhood once again. But wait – where do you borrow the crutches, canes or walker you need to get back on your feet? For many generations, ... Read More »

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Antique show gaining a loyal local following

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 23rd, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Creating handmade wooden vehicles and farm equipment is a labour of love for the retired Manny Schile. He was one of about 100 exhibitors selling their wares at the eighth annual Antique & Toy Show and Sale at Exhibition Park’s South Pavilion on the weekend. Thousands turned out for this ... Read More »

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Dog, cat owners reminded of needed licences

By Mabell, Dave on January 23rd, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com It’s like travel insurance for your family pet. If your dog or cat wanders away, Lethbridge animal control staff will bring it back home. That’s one of the services covered by the city’s animal licensing program – and it’s available for cats as well as dogs. A total of 464 ... Read More »

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Road closure today on Bridge Drive West

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 23rd, 2017

lethbridge herald The City of Lethbridge is advising motorists there will be a partial road closure scheduled for today along westbound Bridge Drive West for replacement of a street light pole. This partial closure is scheduled from 9 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m. Westbound traffic will be rerouted at the Hwy 3 off ramp. Eastbound ... Read More »

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Agriculture has place in the classroom

By Kuhl, Nick on January 23rd, 2017

Stephanie Labbe Southern Alberta Newspapers For almost 32 years, the Classroom Agriculture Program (CAP) has been educating Grade 4 students about where their food comes from and the importance of agriculture. CAP began back in 1985 and consists of agriculture volunteers. Officials are currently seeking more volunteers to assist. Don George, general manager for CAP, ... Read More »

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‘Project of Heart’ launched in Stavely

By Schnarr, J.W. on January 23rd, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some Stavely students are learning about the history of residential schools and making connections with the First Nations community as part of a learning project designed to open their eyes to the world around them. On Thursday, Grade 5 and 6 students at Stavely Elementary School launched “Project of Heart” ... Read More »

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Recovery equipment loans a historical Red Cross program

By Lethbridge Herald on January 22nd, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Great news: Your doctor called, your hip replacement is booked! So it’s only a matter of time until you can enjoy walking in your neighbourhood once again. But wait — where do you borrow the crutches, canes or walker you need to get back on your feet? For many generations, that ... Read More »

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TRASH TALK: City man raises stink about garbage

By Lethbridge Herald on January 22nd, 2017

Problem stems from southside recycling station J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A local man who owns some properties east of the south recycling station says he’s fed up with garbage piling up in his yards. Rob Stanko owns three adjacent properties along 28 Street South where he says the amount of trash blowing has grown considerably ... Read More »

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