July 20th, 2017

Local News

Environmental stewardship awards up for grabs

By Kuhl, Nick on July 14th, 2017

Alberta beef producers have until Saturday to submit nominations Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) officials are hoping to attract nominations for the 2018 Environmental Stewardship awards this year before the deadline approaches. These Environmental Stewardship Awards work to recognize cattle producers throughout the province that remain environmentally friendly while helping communities ... Read More »

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Royalty visiting Nikka Yuko garden

By Mabell, Dave on July 14th, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Local officials are ready to meet royalty. Alberta’s lieutenant governor Lois Mitchell will greet Princess Ayako of Takamado this morning at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. The princess’s visit is the highlight of the garden’s 50th anniversary celebrations. They’ll begin at 9 a.m., with a video feed of her tour ... Read More »

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Power demand not taxing system

By Mabell, Dave on July 14th, 2017

Albertans in no danger of losing their cool Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Have you moved down to your basement? Or are you relaxing in air-conditioned comfort? For weeks, Albertans have been relying on their cooling systems and fans to escape the heat. That’s boosted power consumption across the province. But they’re in no danger ... Read More »

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Grade 11s getting research experience at university

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 14th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some Grade 11 students from southern Alberta are taking part in a program designed to open their eyes to cutting-edge health and bio-medical research happening in Lethbridge. Seven Grade 11 students, including five from Lethbridge, are at the University of Lethbridge this week for the Heritage Youth Researcher Summer program, ... Read More »

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Community gardens get online presence

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 13th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Community gardeners in the city of Lethbridge have a new tool to stay connected as Environment Lethbridge is providing an online network to grow and share information and support. Community gardens are public plots of land which are available for members of the community to come together and garden collectively. ... Read More »

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New inspection policy for County

By Martin, Tijana on July 13th, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A new building inspection framework for Lethbridge County will be in effect starting this Monday. The county will be accredited in the building, electrical, plumbing and gas disciplines under the Safety Codes Act. Park Enterprise Ltd. and Lethbridge County will work in partnership, making them the exclusive Safety Codes permitting ... Read More »

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Greenhouse has deep roots

By Mabell, Dave on July 13th, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com For 60 years, the Ng family has helped make Lethbridge beautiful – and its citizens well-fed. So this summer, longtime residents and newer arrivals have been offering their congratulations to the owners of Dan’s Greenhouse, the longest-operating in the region. For generations, it’s been the go-to place for vegetable gardeners ... Read More »

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Trucking job fair this weekend

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 13th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Local residents looking for a change in career are invited to check out a future in the trucking industry at an exposition and job fair this weekend. The third annual Truck Expo and Job Fair is happening on Saturday at Exhibition Park. While admission is free, attendees are asked to ... Read More »

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It’s, it’s a BioBlitz

By Mabell, Dave on July 13th, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com It’s “part fun and part science.” That’s how organizers describe “BioBlitz 2017,” running this weekend in the new Castle Provincial Park. It’s an opportunity for anyone to join scientists in exploring the area’s biodiversity. The Universities of Lethbridge and Calgary have organized the event, in collaboration with the Entomological Society ... Read More »

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Sport demos, ‘try it’ zones Saturday at Nikka Yuko

By Sulz, Dave on July 13th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Lethbridge Sport Council will host Japanese-themed sport and craft demonstrations and “Come Try It” zones Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. The event is being held in partnership with Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in celebration of its 50th anniversary and Canada’s 150th anniversary. The day kicks off ... Read More »

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Delays continue in counterfeiting case

By Shurtz, Delon on July 13th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Calgary woman’s counterfeiting case continues to be delayed while she seeks treatment in a detox centre. Renee Frances Holden’s matters were adjourned Wednesday following a brief hearing in Lethbridge provincial court, where her Lethbridge lawyer explained the accused also faces charges in Calgary and her lawyer there is attempting ... Read More »

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