October 16th, 2021

Local News

Catholic school board hopeful wants to be a voice for parents

By Al Beeber on October 16th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Tricia Doherty believes she can make a difference in the Holy Spirit Catholic School Division. So she’s thrown her hat in the ring to win a seat as a trustee in Monday’s municipal election. As a first time candidate, she wants people to know she’s willing to stand up for parents and be ... Read More »

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Trustee candidate looks to step up for separate school system

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman - LETHBRIDGE HERALD on October 16th, 2021

Bart Denie, a father of two girls in grade 3 and grade 5 at St. Michael’s School in Pincher Creek, is hoping to gain a seat at the Holy Spirit School Division board. “I think that we need to step up as parents and fight for the separate school system in order to be able ... Read More »

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Trustee candidates weigh in as city prepares to vote

By Dale Woodard on October 16th, 2021

With the 2021 municipal election right around the corner, public school trustee candidates were afforded the chance to weigh in on the issues one more time in an online forum Wednesday night. Lethbridge Public Local 41 hosted a virtual forum for the 16 candidates running for public school trustee as Andrea Andreachuk, Brooke Culley, Tyler Demers, ... Read More »

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Residential school survivors share experience at Galt session

By Tim Kalinowski on October 16th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Galt Museum and Archives hosted an information session about the devastating impacts of residential schools on Friday.  Residential school survivors Rebecca Many Grey Horses and Elder Marlene Heavy Shields spoke about their personal experiences at local residential schools on the Blood Tribe, and some of the legacy of colonial “cultural genocide” associated ... Read More »

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Former MLA Clint Dunford remembered with ‘huge respect’ as Lethbridge loses ‘enthusiastic advocate for our city’

By Herald on October 15th, 2021

Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald Retired Progressive Conservative MLA for Lethbridge West Clint Dunford died Thursday of a sudden and unexpected illness at the age of 78. Dunford was first elected to the Alberta Legislature in 1993, succeeding John Gogo, and retired after his fourth term ended in 2008 due to multiple myeloma which had ... Read More »

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Catholic schools implementing vaccination requirement

By Lethbridge Herald on October 15th, 2021

Holy Spirit Catholic School Division is implementing new COVID-19 rules starting Oct. 25. All people who are in contact with school buildings will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or participate in regular rapid testing, the division said in a release this week. “Throughout this pandemic, Holy Spirit Catholic School Division has been ... Read More »

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Members voting on merger of irrigation districts

By Tim Kalinowski on October 15th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Today is the last day mail-in ballots on a proposed amalgamation will be accepted by the Taber Irrigation District and the St. Mary River Irrigation District. Ballots were mailed out on Sept. 15, and must be mailed in and postmarked no later than today in order for members of the irrigation districts to ... Read More »

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Lethbridge soldier stands guard at Tower of London

By CANADIAN ARMED FORCES on October 15th, 2021

It has been an experience of a lifetime for Lethbridge native Bombardier Jess Moulton who was chosen as one of the 13 members of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery United Kingdom Public Duties Contingent (RCA UK PDC) to stand guard at the Tower of London earlier this month in England. “This was truly a ... Read More »

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Raymond man pleads guilty to child-sex charges

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman - LETHBRIDGE HERALD on October 15th, 2021

A sentencing date has been set for Nov. 8 for a 55-year-old Raymond man who pleaded guilty to three child-sex related charges in Lethbridge Provincial Court on Thursday. The man, who cannot be identified to protect the identity of the victim, pleaded guilty to one count of sexual contact with a child, one count of ... Read More »

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University of Lethbridge Students Union Food Bank looking to fill empty shelves

By Tim Kalinowski on October 15th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Students Union Food Bank is running out of food, and the ULSU is hoping to rely on the generosity of local donors to replenish its dwindling food stocks during its upcoming Feed or Famine Food Drive. ULSU vice-president of Student Affairs, Amy Mendenhall, spoke to members of the Southern ... Read More »

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Cleanfarms helping farmers dispose of unwanted agriculture pesticides and livestock medications

By Tim Kalinowski on October 15th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Cleanfarms will be holding a series of collection events across southern Alberta to help farmers get rid of unwanted agricultural pesticides and old livestock medications later this month. The goal of the collection program is to assist local farmers in disposing of these types of potent chemical and medicinal agents safely so as ... Read More »

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