November 23rd, 2017

Local News

PBR to make return to Lethbridge

By Kuhl, Nick on November 20th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The PBR is coming back to Lethbridge. The two-day Professional Bull Riding Challenge will take over the Enmax Centre March 2 and 3, with a kickoff concert set for the night of March 1. All tickets go on sale Nov. 24. Next year will mark the seventh consecutive year that the Enmax Centre ... Read More »

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Rotary Club continues Christmas meal tradition

By Martin, Tijana on November 20th, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Around 400 senior citizens and caregivers attended the Rotary Club of Lethbridge annual seniors’ Christmas dinner last night. Guests from over 22 senior residences throughout Lethbridge and surrounding area filled the Lethbridge Lodge for some good food, fun and entertainment. Senior residents received free transportation to and from the event ... Read More »

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City needs renewable energy strategy

By Villeneuve, Melissa on November 20th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com An environmental group is calling on the City of Lethbridge to run on 100 per cent renewable energy. Rena Woss and Knud Petersen, representatives of GREENSENCE Environmental, petitioned city council on Monday to take action to mitigate climate change and implement a renewable energy strategy in the city. Several cities ... Read More »

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Christmas season to be celebrated in Nanton

By Kuhl, Nick on November 20th, 2017

Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers – Nanton With Christmas season fast approaching, the town of Nanton is bringing holiday cheer with their Light the Way event this November. On Nov. 24-26 as the snow begins to fall and families ready themselves for the most joyous time of the year, Nanton is bringing forward the Christmas ... Read More »

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Student loans impacting decisions

By Kuhl, Nick on November 19th, 2017

Many taking jobs outside of chosen field Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers With the number and amount of student loans rising, as more and more Albertans look for help to fund their post-secondary education, it seems many might be concerned about what happens after graduation and how to pay back their loans. Once degrees, diplomas ... Read More »

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Students go on book-buying spree

By Villeneuve, Melissa on November 19th, 2017

Picture Butte youth raised thousands to replenish shelves Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Christmas came early for students at Picture Butte High School. They raised about $3,100 in donations over three weeks through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. About 30 Grade 7-12 students and their instructors converged on Chapters Friday morning for a shopping ... Read More »

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Cadets honour legacy of veterans

By Lethbridge Herald on November 18th, 2017

Youth come together for a common cause J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Brother nations came together to remember their honoured dead in a ceremony at the Vimy Ridge Armoury Saturday. More than 100 Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Royal Canadian Sea Cadets, and Royal Army Cadets, along with 97 U.S. Civil Air Patrol cadets from five ... Read More »

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Christmas at Casa features local artisans

By Villeneuve, Melissa on November 18th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com For those who haven’t finished their Christmas shopping, the fifth annual Christmas at Casa could be a one-stop shop for that perfect unique gift. Held in conjunction with Downtown Lethbridge BRZ’s annual Bright Lights Festival in Galt Gardens, Christmas at Casa is a popular spot to warm up and enjoy ... Read More »

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Sentencing delayed in shooting case

By Shurtz, Delon on November 18th, 2017

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A former Lethbridge man who fired bullets from a high-powered rifle into a westside home in 2014 may not be sentenced until the new year. Even though Jesse Dallas Hills pleaded guilty last November to several firearms-related offences, a judge adjourned sentencing Friday to hear more arguments relating to legislation ... Read More »

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Man convicted in Taber murder won’t be sentenced until 2018

By Shurtz, Delon on November 18th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A man who admitted nearly a year ago that he killed his sister’s boyfriend, likely won’t be sentenced until 2018 so his lawyer can receive a medical report. Stacey Charles Wahpistikwan was scheduled to be sentenced last Tuesday in Taber provincial court, but without the report defence was not prepared ... Read More »

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Man charged with impaired, dangerous driving after collision

By Shurtz, Delon on November 18th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge police have charged a 39-year-old man with impaired and dangerous driving following a collision Thursday. Just before 9:30 p.m. police noticed a Toyota Camry without a licence plate speeding on Highway 3. The vehicle entered the southbound turning lane approaching Scenic Drive but drove through the intersection against a red light and ... Read More »

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