August 19th, 2019

Local News

Pioneer Village hosts Harvest Days

By Bobinec, Greg on August 19th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Taking a step back in time to when Canada was still beginning to build itself as a nation and learning about how farmers used to operate is something the Coyote Flats Pioneer Village looks forward to teaching people about with their annual Harvest Days celebrations. Over the weekend, out by ... Read More »

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Galt Museum hosts Beer Tasting Soiree

By Bobinec, Greg on August 19th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Galt Museum and Archives is gearing up to present this year’s Galt Beer Tasting SoirŽe on Sept. 6, with tickets on sale now. The Galt Beer Tasting SoirŽe is an annual fundraiser for the Galt Museum and will feature some of the best craft and microbrews available in southern ... Read More »

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Variety of programs have helped make a difference

By Kuhl, Nick on August 19th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The drug crisis involves crime and social problems. Some of it is reality, some of it is perception and some of it misconception. Sgt. Robin Klassen, head of the Downtown Policing Unit with Lethbridge Police Service, is on the front lines every day dealing with crime. But she also sees ... Read More »

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Charter freedoms work both ways

By Yoos, Cam on August 19th, 2019

This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column by LPS Chief Rob Davis As Canadians we enjoy many freedoms that are entrenched in our Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Some very relevant sections will be exercised today during a rally that is scheduled to take place outside City Hall in relation to the Supervised Consumption Site and the ... Read More »

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Library celebrates 100 years in city

By Bobinec, Greg on August 19th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Public Library celebrated its 100th anniversary on Saturday, with both branches of the library commemorating the milestone. On Aug. 14, 1919, the Lethbridge Public Library opened its doors to spread the love of literacy, education and community. Throughout the years, the library has not only grown into multiple ... Read More »

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ARCHES is more than a consumption site

By Kuhl, Nick on August 19th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com About 57 per cent of the drugs being used at the Supervised Consumption Site are opioids. Methamphetamine is about 42 per cent and one per cent are others. There’s many other numbers as well. But myths and misinformation are still a daily occurrence says Stacey Bourque, Executive Director of ARCHES ... Read More »

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Whoop-Up Days parade route means road closures

By Kuhl, Nick on August 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The 2019 Whoop-Up Days Parade will take place Tuesday and residents are advised this will require a number of road closures before and during the parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. from Park Place Shopping Centre and will finish at Adams Ice Centre. It will proceed east along 3 Avenue South ... Read More »

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Man ordered to pay $8,750 after selling horses for slaughter

By Mabell, Dave on August 17th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald A southern Alberta man was ordered to pay $8,750 after admitting he sold two horses for slaughter. Wayne Jubb, 78, had been taking care of the animals for his ex-wife, court was told. But when she died and the owner of the grazing property said they must be removed, he sold them through ... Read More »

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Canadian Blood Services transitioning to plasma collection

By Kalinowski, Tim on August 17th, 2019

Lethbridge facility will be the third in Canada Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge will join Sudbury and Kelowna as one of three Canadian Blood Services collection sites in Canada dedicated exclusively to the collection of plasma. “The current blood operation will transition to plasma-only collection by the fall of 2020,” confirms CBS vice-president of ... Read More »

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How adults can assist child’s brain development

By Submitted Article on August 17th, 2019

Vicki Hazelwood CO-ORDINATOR, LETHBRIDGE EARLY YEARS COALITION Hello, Adult. Welcome to my brain. The first five years of life are really, really important. That is when most of my brain is being wired – millions of neurons are making billions of connections. I’m learning all the time – at every moment of my day. Everything ... Read More »

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Phillips says drug crisis here a complex issue

By Kuhl, Nick on August 17th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The city is facing what many have called its worst-ever drug crisis. One of those voices is Lethbridge West MLA Shannon Phillips. In a recent wide-ranging interview with The Herald, the second-term MLA said work the previous NDP government had done and had announced as further supports for the city’s ... Read More »

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