October 20th, 2020

Local News

SACPA session to discuss World Food Programme

By Jensen, Randy on October 14th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday’s Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs online session will focus on World Food Day and addressing global hunger in a time of COVID. Friday is World Food Day and this year’s theme of the Food & Agriculture Organization is: Grow, Nourish, Sustain Together. However, this is no ordinary World Food Day as ... Read More »

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U of L Emergency Student Bursary continues to help students

By Jensen, Randy on October 14th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge community is stepping up to assist students through the Emergency Student Bursary. In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, it quickly became apparent that some students were facing severe challenges to make ends meet, the U of L said in a news release. Many students lost part-time jobs, ... Read More »

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Vet clinics holding food challenge

By Sulz, Dave on October 14th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Food fight! Green Acres Animal Hospital has challenged the other Lethbridge veterinarian clinics to a “fur-iendly” food fight. Between now and Oct. 23, vet clinic patrons are encouraged to fetch non-perishable donations to help create a mountain of food for the Lethbridge Food Bank as part of the FUR Food Sakes Food Bank ... Read More »

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Lethbridge designer finalist for Etsy Design Award

By Jensen, Randy on October 14th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com One Lethbridge designer’s message of empowerment for young girls has earned her a top-10 finalist spot in this year’s annual Etsy Design Awards in the “Kids” category. “I actually started my Etsy store in September of 2018,” explains Kyla Hornberger, a mother of five and former design student at Lethbridge ... Read More »

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HAZMAT team ready for the unknown

By Jensen, Randy on October 14th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge fire department Hazardous Materials team held a special training session at the department’s training grounds at Fire Hall No. 4 on Tuesday. The HAZMAT team is made up of 36 volunteers from the department and serves the whole region, explains team lead Chris McLennon. They respond to about ... Read More »

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Lethbridge bricklayers again solid at Regionals

By Woodard, Dale on October 14th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald All in all, it was more than just another brick in the wall for Doug and Daniel Veldman of Lethbridge. In fact, it was several and it set the foundation for the brothers’ second regional bricklaying title in as many years and could very well send them back to the World ... Read More »

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Resiliency in the face of uncertainty

By Submitted Article on October 14th, 2020

Over the last few weeks I’ve had the opportunity to talk to a lot of school administrators about school re-entry after cancelled classes and a summer holiday that spanned some 5.5 months. I cannot remember another time in my life where children were out of school for such an extended time period. School administrator feedback ... Read More »

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101 active COVID cases in Lethbridge

By Lethbridge Herald on October 13th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD There was a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Lethbridge over four days according to the latest numbers released by Alberta Health Services. From last Friday through Monday, the number of new active cases in Lethbridge increased by 52 for a total of 101 total active, which puts Lethbridge under ... Read More »

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RMTC pleased with support

By Woodard, Dale on October 13th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rocky Mountain Turf Club took the starter’s gate for the past month. The final races of the fall season headed down the stretch over the Thanksgiving weekend Saturday through Monday. Despite the ongoing pandemic, a weekend at the track was still ... Read More »

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Kaelee walks with a purpose

By Woodard, Dale on October 13th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Kaelee Steele strolled down the sidewalk alongside Henderson Lake Sunday morning, her fists thrust triumphantly up in the air. Considering this was no regular walk, her enthusiasm was understandable. As the clock struck 11 a.m. on a cool Sunday morning with the wind whipping in off the lake, Steele completed a ... Read More »

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Online auction planned for Covenant Foundation fund

By Jensen, Randy on October 13th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com While Lethbridge residents may not be able to trip the light fantastic at the annual Covenant Foundation Harvest Moon Ball this year due to COVID-19, a new online silent auction format will still help raise important funds to enhance the quality of life for local seniors at Covenant Health’s St. ... Read More »

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