August 19th, 2018

Local News

College to host annual golf event

By Kalinowski, Tim on August 13th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald This year’s Lethbridge College golf tournament will be sponsored by Galko Homes, and will help create a new student award named in honour of Chloe Galts, founder of the company. “Having our student-athletes out on the course is one of the best parts of the day,” says Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College President ... Read More »

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Fire bans in place across south region

By Kalinowski, Tim on August 13th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald A provincial fire ban prohibiting all open fires, including campfires in campgrounds, is now in place in parts of southern Alberta, including the City of Lethbridge, the County of Warner, the MD of Taber, Town of Magrath and Cardston County. The ban covers the Calgary Forest Area, which extends south of Highway 532 ... Read More »

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Kids ‘n Kops a valuable program

By Schnarr, J.W. on August 13th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some children waiting for their Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentors had an opportunity to spend some time with Lethbridge’s finest this past week through an annual mentorship program co-hosted by the Lethbridge Police Service. Kids ‘n Kops is an annual week-long program for children who are waiting to be ... Read More »

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Pharmasave helps recycle old meds

By Kalinowski, Tim on August 13th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Pharmasave is accepting unused, expired or unwanted drugs and medications throughout August. Pharmacists help to reduce the volume of prescription drugs available for misuse and inform their patients of the harms associated with improper use of prescription drugs. For a safe, responsible and environmentally friendly solution, take your unused or expired medications to ... Read More »

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Olson rides for suicide awareness

By Kalinowski, Tim on August 13th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Local biker Russell Olson is attempting to raise funds in a unique way for suicide awareness and prevention on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border. “I bought a new 18-foot enclosed trailer,” explains Olson, “and in vinyl on the sides of the trailer it says: ‘Supporting Suicide Awareness and Suicide ... Read More »

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Kids ’n Kops a valuable program

By Lethbridge Herald on August 12th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some children waiting for their Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentors had an opportunity to spend some time with Lethbridge’s finest this past week through an annual mentorship program co-hosted by the Lethbridge Police Service. Kids ’n Kops is an annual week-long program for children who are waiting to be ... Read More »

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Researchers studying social relationships among female rats

By Martin, Tijana on August 12th, 2018

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Strong social relationships among female rats are linked to reducing anxiety response and more exploratory behaviour, according to research from The Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge. The research is a collaborative effort between Jamshid Faraji, a local research associate in Gerlinde Met’z lab, and scientists ... Read More »

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A ‘pressing’ engagement

By Kalinowski, Tim on August 12th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com While hampered in attendance somewhat by smoky weather, AppleFest! still drew a sizable crowd to the Galt Gardens on Saturday. Featuring live music, an eclectic group of booths and kiosks and, of course, apples, the sixth annual AppleFest! continued to spread its message of creating a more sustainable Lethbridge both ... Read More »

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Interfaith dinner, auction Sept. 28

By Jensen, Randy on August 12th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The 12th annual Friends of Interfaith Charity Dinner & Silent Auction will take place Sept. 28 at the Italian Canadian Cultural Centre. The evening offers good food and entertainment, all for a good cause. All proceeds for the evening will benefit the Interfaith Food Bank and the thousands of people who need our ... Read More »

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Galt Railway Park offering ‘Ticket to Ride’

By Kalinowski, Tim on August 12th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Great Canadian Plains Railway Society cordially invites you to be their guest for a unique railway adventure at the Galt Historic Railway Park for its “Ticket to Ride” events on Aug. 18 and Aug. 25. “We have a tour given by our summer tour guides,” explains Bill Hillen, treasurer ... Read More »

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Road closure on 12 Ave. N.

By Jensen, Randy on August 12th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE Starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, the 2900 block of 12 Avenue North will be closed for the installation of new water and sanitary sewer services. Business access will be maintained but there will be no thru traffic, according to a release from the City of Lethbridge. The road is expected to reopen by ... Read More »

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