May 21st, 2018

Local News

Metz to receive research award

By Kuhl, Nick on May 19th, 2018

Alex Groger For The Herald The winner of this year’s 2018 University of Lethbridge Speaker Research Award is Gerlinde Metz. Metz played a key role in one of the world’s leading research programs, leading to her prestigious award. Metz’s research program has gone on to alter our understanding about how health is transmitted across generations. ... Read More »

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Community Foundation, Knights of Columbus support students

By Jensen, Randy on May 19th, 2018

Submitted article The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta and the Knights of Columbus #5726 presented the Holy Spirit School Division with a cheque for $3,818.50 in support of the Ready, Set, Go! Program this week. Ready, Set, Go! is a collaboration between the Holy Spirit School Division and Lethbridge School District No. 51. ... Read More »

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Learning the financial ropes

By Lethbridge Herald on May 18th, 2018

Greg Bobinec For The Herald High school students from across southern Alberta gathered at the University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of Business centre Friday for the third annual Finance Competition. Seventeen student teams from 13 different high schools have been working over the last four weeks to understand the world of marketing, stock trading and ... Read More »

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Friend of victim describes scene at manslaughter trial

By Shurtz, Delon on May 18th, 2018

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The last thing Sonny Red Young Man expected to find when he walked into Frances Candice Little Light’s westside apartment two years ago was his friend sitting on the floor in a pool of blood. The 38-year-old man was trying to get back into the apartment building where he lived ... Read More »

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Sowing the seeds of charity

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 18th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com They are raising cash through crops, and it’s for a good cause. On Thursday, members of the Coaldale Lethbridge Community Growing Project came together to kick off this year’s donation barley crop. Each year, the group secures land and plants a crop with the help of volunteers and donations. The ... Read More »

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New tourist centre opens downtown

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 18th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge residents and visitors now have a new place to go for information on local events and attractions. Lethbridge Destination Management Organization, which is a newly-formed organization focused on the growth of tourism in Lethbridge, held the grand opening for its new Destination Showcase and Information Centre on Thursday. The ... Read More »

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Partnership benefits college, Prairie Tractor Museum Society

By Kuhl, Nick on May 18th, 2018

Greg Bobinec For The Herald The Lethbridge College Geomatics Engineering Technology students got a taste of real-world experience in a new partnership with the Prairie Tractor and Engine Museum Society. Bill Smienk, chair of the School of Engineering Technologies, says the agreement signed earlier this year between the college and the society, provides students with ... Read More »

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No flooding concerns in south

By Mabell, Dave on May 18th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com While rivers and lakes are flooding communities in British Columbia, officials say there’s little danger of that here. This year, at least, southern Alberta’s snowpack has largely melted and streams in the Oldman River basin remain safely within their banks. “There should be nothing out of the ordinary,” says Colleen ... Read More »

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Local winter kill not ‘catastrophic’

By Kalinowski, Tim on May 18th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Alberta Environment and Parks senior fisheries biologist Shane Petry is confirming there has likely been more winter kill than usual in prized local fisheries, but notes the losses have not been severe, despite the numbers of dead fish found on shore. “We have had more phone calls and reports of ... Read More »

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Not a lot of hope for peace for Israel, SACPA told

By Mabell, Dave on May 18th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com It’s now 70 years since Israel declared its independence. But some of its neighbours still won’t recognize it as a nation. And never, through those seven decades, have its citizens lived in peace. That’s the situation described Thursday during a presentation to the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs. Violence ... Read More »

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Be on lookout for soldiers today in Indian Battle Park

By Mabell, Dave on May 18th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Soldiers will be heading to Indian Battle Park today. The reservists will be there for training, fortunately, not to mitigate floods as in British Columbia. Officials at the 41 Canadian Brigade Group say about 35 army reserve soldiers will be in the park from 1 p.m. to about 8 p.m. ... Read More »

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