October 16th, 2018

Local News

Lethbridge College makes it a special day for students

By Kalinowski, Tim on October 12th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge College held a two-hour barbecue and swag giveaway for its students on Thursday to help celebrate National Student Day. “We are celebrating students and their success, and what they do on the side besides their schooling,” explained Lethbridge College manager of bookstore services Emily Campbell, who helped organize the ... Read More »

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Logan’s legacy to benefit KidSport

By Lethbridge Herald on October 11th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Logan Boulet always gave. Thanks to the Logan Boulet Fund, that trend will continue for years to come. On Thursday afternoon at Winston Churchill High School — Boulet’s alma mater — it was announced The Logan Boulet Fund in support of KidSport Lethbridge/Taber had surpassed $72,000. On hand to present ... Read More »

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BB gun shooting suspect avoids court

By Lethbridge Herald on October 11th, 2018

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com One of four individuals accused of shooting people with a BB gun more than a month ago has yet to appear in a courtroom to face his charges. Eniola Sodiq Adekunle attended the Lethbridge Court House Wednesday for the first time since August when he was arrested and charged with ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Symphony to open season with ‘Firebird Suite’

By Lethbridge Herald on October 11th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Long before the name was linked to a car, “Firebird” was famous as a dramatic interpretation of an adventurous fairytale. It’s the story of a prince, princesses — and a mythological bird. And it’s opening the Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra’s 58th season next Monday. Adding to the occasion, University of Lethbridge ... Read More »

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SACPA to discuss Palestinian-Israeli conflict

By Lethbridge Herald on October 11th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Is the Palestinian-Israeli struggle past the point of a peaceful and just solution? Those who attend the weekly SACPA session, set for today at noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, will have that to ponder. Speakers Fuad Abboud and Mark Ayyash will ask: what will it take to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict? Why ... Read More »

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Ashcroft scholarship a dream come true for college student

By Lethbridge Herald on October 11th, 2018

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com In partnership with the Lethbridge College, Ashcroft Master Builder helped announce the winner of the Ashcroft: Giving Back scholarship contest, Wednesday afternoon. Tyler Dow, 27, will have up to $10,000 of his education paid for to help him succeed at working toward the completion of a Digital Communications and Media ... Read More »

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New data may help Blood Reserve homelessness

By Lethbridge Herald on October 11th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Blood Tribe hopes by taking part in the Alberta Rural Development Network’s Rural Homelessness Estimation Count it will be able to get hard data on the level of homelessness on the reserve to provide a baseline for future funding applications, says Blood Tribe Family Community Support Services director Bruce ... Read More »

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Community drug sessions begin

By Kalinowski, Tim on October 11th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The first of four community consultation sessions on the city’s drug crisis took place at the Sandman Signature Hotel’s Aspen room on Wednesday. At these workshop-type sessions participants were invited to respond to the question: What has been the impact of the drug crisis on you? And to offer suggestions to address the ... Read More »

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Construction begins on Pass seniors’ lodge

By Mabell, Dave on October 11th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald – Crowsnest Pass dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Construction has begun on a $17.1-million seniors’ lodge for Crowsnest Pass residents. Provincial and federal officials were on hand last week for a sod-turning for the facility, designed to provide 85 fully-accessible units. The project is being built under the Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement, part of ... Read More »

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28th annual Kids Against Hunger underway for month of October

By Submitted Article on October 11th, 2018

Submitted by Interfaith Food Bank During the month of October, youth groups throughout Lethbridge and surrounding areas will join forces to help feed those in need in our communities. Young people from churches, schools, clubs and teams will canvas the homes in an assigned area on behalf of the Interfaith Food Bank, or will host ... Read More »

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PTSD sufferers are not alone

By Submitted Article on October 11th, 2018

Austin Mardon and Victoria Throckmorton In her early 30s, Catherine Mardon was an ambitious and hard-working lawyer practising in the United States. However, in 1991, as she was preparing to testify against a white supremacy group for mortgage scams in a criminal court, her career came to a halt when she was stabbed 17 times ... Read More »

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