May 26th, 2017

Local News

Family favourite ‘Annie’ set for Empress Theatre

By Kuhl, Nick on May 23rd, 2017

Stephanie Labbe Southern Alberta Newspapers – Fort Macleod People can enjoy a crowd-favourite musical production of “Annie” in June at the Empress Theatre. “Everything is going great. We are well into rehearsals and everyone is now off-script. Stage sets are being designed and painted and there is a joyful excitement surrounding the play,” says Margaret ... Read More »

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Daniel O’Donnell to play at Enmax

By Kuhl, Nick on May 23rd, 2017

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com International performing star Daniel O’Donnell is bringing his “Back Home Again” tour to Lethbridge later this year. O’Donnell, a household name in the United Kingdom and Ireland, will play the Enmax Centre Sept. 13, it was announced Friday. With his blend of country, gospel and rock, the Irish singer has ... Read More »

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Milk River seeking to upgrade its bowling alley by late summer

By Kuhl, Nick on May 23rd, 2017

Stephanie Labbe Southern Alberta Newspapers – Milk River The bowling alley in Milk River will see a much-needed upgrade in late summer or early fall this year. The four bowling lanes at the alley are more than 50 years old. Shirley Hawco, treasurer for the Riverside Community Golf Society, says they have reached their expiry ... Read More »

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Near perfect weather greets campers for long weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on May 22nd, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Southern Alberta campers were able to soak up the sun and avoid the rain over the May Long weekend. Waterton Lakes National Park had a record visitation as visitors took advantage of warm weather and free admission. “On Saturday and Sunday, Parks Canada was pleased to welcome over 9,000 visitors. ... Read More »

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One dead after crash near Lethbridge

By Lethbridge Herald on May 21st, 2017

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com One woman is dead following a collision near Lethbridge Sunday afternoon. Nobleford Fire and Picture Butte RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 23, just south of Township Road 10-4, just before 1 p.m. Sunday. Officials say a southbound pickup truck on Highway 23 crossed over the centre line ... Read More »

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Area schools advance in challenge

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 21st, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Two local schools are among 150 regional finalists moving on to the next round of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. The schools are Dorothy Dalgliesh School in Picture Butte and Winston Churchill High School in Lethbridge. The challenge asked Canadian students from Grades 6 through 12 to identify issues ... Read More »

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Rural EMS costing lives, claims MLA

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 21st, 2017

Pat Stier says people not getting help quickly enough J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Split dispatch service in the Foothills 911 regional dispatch area is killing people in need of emergency medical service who aren’t getting it in a timely manner, the MLA for Livingstone-Macleod says. On May 9, MLA Pat Stier questioned Health Minister ... Read More »

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Exhibit dives into the role of water

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 21st, 2017

Experts in various fields collaborated on Galt work J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The importance of water to the Lethbridge region from a number of different facets is being explored through a new exhibit at the Galt Museum and Archives. It traces the history of water use in the Oldman watershed and how it shaped ... Read More »

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Finance competition teaches lessons about money management

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 21st, 2017

U of L event a learning experience for high schoolers J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge wrapped up its second annual finance competition for high school students this week. On Friday, teams made up of students from Grades 9 to 12, and representing 10 schools in the region took part in the ... Read More »

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Exhibit dives into the role of water in region

By Lethbridge Herald on May 21st, 2017

Experts in various fields collaborated on Galt work J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The importance of water to the Lethbridge region from a number of different facets is being explored through a new exhibit at the Galt Museum and Archives. It traces the history of water use in the Oldman watershed and how it shaped ... Read More »

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Performing arts centre planning, guns, golf included in CIP draft

By Villeneuve, Melissa on May 20th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com After five days of debating, amending and debating some more, Finance Committee has wrapped up deliberations on which projects should be included in the draft 2018-27 Capital Improvement Program. The CIP identifies required capital projects within the City of Lethbridge and provides a planning schedule and financing strategy. Council members ... Read More »

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