June 22nd, 2018

Local News

Firefighter charities to benefit from local brew

By Schnarr, J.W. on June 22nd, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Two local firefighter charity groups are hoping to tap into the beer-drinking appetites of local residents to support local causes. The Lethbridge Firefighters Pipes and Drums, Lethbridge Firefighters Charities and Theoretically Brewing Co. have announced a new charity brew. “Kilt Tugger Red Ale” is being made and sold by Theoretically ... Read More »

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Pride Parade to conclude with Pride in the Park

By Kuhl, Nick on June 22nd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The 10th annual Lethbridge Pride in the Park is set to take over Galt Gardens on Saturday, and the LGBTQ+ community invites everyone down to enjoy the celebration. To kick off the day, the Pride Parade presented by the City of Lethbridge will colorfully and happily walk down the streets from the Civic ... Read More »

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U of L offering minor in small business

By Kuhl, Nick on June 22nd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald University of Lethbridge students who want to establish or advise a small business can take a new minor this fall that will give them the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed, the school has announced. “From evaluating market opportunities and testing assumptions to analyzing financial resources and spotting growth opportunities, the Family and ... Read More »

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Heavy alcohol consumption canhave devastating effects, SACPA told

By Schnarr, J.W. on June 22nd, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The message of the larger socio-economic effects of alcoholism on society is not being properly portrayed in popular media, a Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs crowd heard on Thursday. Al Barnhill, a former professor of management at the University of Lethbridge and president of Able Administration Ltd., said in ... Read More »

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Diet the buzzword for long-term bee health

By Kalinowski, Tim on June 22nd, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com While most in the public are aware there is a huge concern with long-term bee health and survivability in North America with news stories about verroa mites, fungal infestation and Colony Collapse Disorder reported regularly in the media, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada scientist Danica Baines suggests people may have become ... Read More »

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Kate Andrews receives more than $20,000 in tools

By Submitted Article on June 22nd, 2018

Craig Albrecht Palliser Regional Schools -COALDALE What does it take to make a teenage boy long for another year of high school? Tens of thousands of dollars in new construction tools is apparently a start. Kate Andrews High School was one of five successful applicants for the 2018 Stanley & DeWALT Tool Enhancement Grant. As ... Read More »

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Man accused of causing explosion still seeking bail

By Shurtz, Delon on June 22nd, 2018

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 32-year-old man accused of causing an explosion in a residential area earlier this month hopes his second attempt to make bail is more successful than his first. Shaun Hlavach was kept in custody following a bail hearing June 5 in Lethbridge provincial court, where he appeared by closed-circuit TV ... Read More »

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Cleared for takeoff

By Schnarr, J.W. on June 22nd, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Welcome to Lethbridge, WestJet. On Thursday, the first arrival of a WestJet plane and its subsequent takeoff was celebrated at the Lethbridge Airport. The second-largest air carrier in Canada will be operating three daily flights under the “Westjet Link” program. Lorne Hickey, Reeve of Lethbridge County, said a partnership with ... Read More »

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WestJet lands in Lethbridge

By Lethbridge Herald on June 21st, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Welcome to Lethbridge, WestJet. On Thursday, the first arrival of a WestJet plane and its subsequent takeoff was celebrated at the Lethbridge Airport. The second-largest air carrier in Canada will be operating three daily flights under the “Westjet Link” program. Lorne Hickey, Reeve of Lethbridge County, said a partnership with ... Read More »

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U of L author explores explorer in latest book

By Kuhl, Nick on June 21st, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Maura Hanrahan has uncovered the man behind the persona of legendary explorer Robert Abram Bartlett. The University of Lethbridge professor will launch her latest book, “Unchained Man: The Arctic Life and Times of Captain Robert Abram Bartlett,” on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Chapters Bookstore downtown. In 1914, Captain Robert ... Read More »

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70 teams to compete in Dragon Boat Festival

By Sulz, Dave on June 21st, 2018

Dave Sulz lethbridge herald dsulz@lethbridgeherald.com The rhythmic drumbeats spurring on the paddlers will be heard once again when the 17th annual ATB Financial Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival returns to Henderson Lake. The event has come a long way from its humble beginnings when Lethbridge Rotarians came up with the idea for a fundraiser featuring ... Read More »

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