June 17th, 2019

Local News

Family Centre celebrates dads

By Lethbridge Herald on June 16th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Family Centre hosted its fourth annual Father’s Day Celebration at the Galt Museum Sunday afternoon, to let families in the community join them for a free day of interactive and fun activities. The day was filled with a variety of activities for dads and families to spend time ... Read More »

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It’s official: ATB Centre opens with all phases completed

By Kuhl, Nick on June 15th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com As patrons entered the ATB Centre to use the facility Friday morning, many of them walked by two giant cakes. They may have also seen many dignitaries, including Mayor Chris Spearman, MLAs Nathan Neudorf and Shannon Phillips, and Cor Van Raay – whose name is attached to the new YMCA. ... Read More »

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College raises Pride Flag in build-up for Pride Fest

By Mabell, Dave on June 15th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The sun beamed down while the rainbow flag was raised Friday at Lethbridge College, as part of the build-up for Lethbridge Pride Fest events during the rest of June. College president Paula Burns was joined by a crowd of students, staff and Pride Fest volunteers for the upbeat event. Since ... Read More »

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Building brains together

By Jensen, Randy on June 15th, 2019

Katie Gilmer LETHBRIDGE EARLY YEARS COALITION Brains aren’t just born; they’re built. Experiences in the earliest years of life affect the architecture of the developing brain. One kind of mental activity that develops during the early years is called executive function. This group of skills is critically important because it acts, in a sense, as ... Read More »

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Entertainment set for dragonboat festival

By Mabell, Dave on June 15th, 2019

Paddles up? Even if you’re not competing in Lethbridge’s annual ATB Financial Lethbridge Rotary Dragonboat Festival June 21-23, there will be plenty of entertainment on land for everyone who stops by. Three days of no-charge stage entertainment at Henderson Park have been lined up by the boat festival’s Rotary Club volunteers. The long-popular Chevelles will ... Read More »

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Stephan questions doctor about missing medical records

By Shurtz, Delon on June 15th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com For nearly 90 minutes little Ezekiel Stephan was treated at the Chinook Regional Hospital before he was airlifted to Calgary in March of 2012, but there’s no record of 55 of those minutes. And David Stephan wants to know why. Friday, during day 10 of his trial in Lethbridge Court ... Read More »

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St. Paul teachers honoured with Blackfoot names

By Kalinowski, Tim on June 15th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com St. Paul Elementary students and staff assembled in the gym on Friday morning to help honour teachers Tammie Kendall and Delores Dante, who were both given Blackfoot names by Elder Andrew Black Plume. Neither woman was informed the ceremony would be taking place before being called to the office to ... Read More »

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U of L names new dean of Fine Arts

By Mabell, Dave on June 15th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A life-long musician has been named dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge. Currently the director of the Sound Studies Institute and a professor of musicology at the University of Alberta, Mary Ingraham began to play piano at three years of age. Born and raised ... Read More »

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Ecole Agnes Davidson student seeking local support for National Heritage Fair video

By Mabell, Dave on June 15th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald A Lethbridge student caught the judges’ attention at a recent local history event. Now she’s hoping southern Albertans will vote for her – online – in hopes of advancing to the national level. Nycea Hazelwood, a Grade 5 student at Ecole Agnes Davidson School, created a video presentation for the Young Citizen’s National ... Read More »

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The Watch program launches SafeWalk initiative

By Kuhl, Nick on June 15th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The red shirts have been patrolling the streets of downtown for the past five weeks. During that time, team leaders and volunteers have done about 20 unofficial walks with people to their cars or to a business. Now, members of the public can ask for an official escorted walk as ... Read More »

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New service offers day trips to southern Alberta attractions

By Mabell, Dave on June 15th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com “We don’t realize how spectacular southern Alberta really is.” But Allen Gibson wants to change that, A veteran of the tourism marketing industry, Gibson is launching a new service for southern Alberta residents and visitors. Filling a gap in Lethbridge’s tourism attractions, he’s offering day trips this summer which will ... Read More »

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