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Spring Job Fair presents choices for U of L students

By Bobinec, Greg on February 6th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge gave students the opportunity to explore their options in workplace paid positions for the summer, during their second annual Spring Job Fair on Wednesday. Each year, the university hosts a job fair for students in the fall to give them opportunities to explore different positions they ... Read More »

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Building code changes spark firefighter concerns

By Lethbridge Herald on February 5th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Firefighters across the province and in Lethbridge are voicing their concerns with the Kenney government’s plans to overhaul the Alberta building code to allow for construction of 12-storey wood-frame buildings. “Our concern is the safety, not only of the community, but of the first responders going into those buildings in ... Read More »

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LC Communications, Marketing win CASE medals

By Kuhl, Nick on February 5th, 2020

Submitted by Lethbridge College Lethbridge College’s Communications and Marketing teams were recognized for their outstanding work in 2019, winning four Best of CASE VIII awards, including a gold award for the college’s magazine, Wider Horizons, at a conference last week in Seattle. “Our Communications and Marketing teams do wonderful work to bring stories from our ... Read More »

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U of L recruiting blood donors

By Bobinec, Greg on February 5th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge student recruitment teams joined Canadian Blood Services Tuesday morning to encourage more students to learn their blood type and sign up to become a regular donor. Over 110,000 new blood donors are needed in Canada this year to keep up with the current demand. Blood recipient ... Read More »

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G.S. Lakie artistic production ‘LUNA’ is out of this world

By Kuhl, Nick on February 5th, 2020

Garrett Simmons Communications Officer, Lethbridge School Division G.S. Lakie Middle School’s dance production “LUNA” is a true school-wide project. The artistic journey through the galaxy will include hundreds of middle-school performers from Lakie’s dance and music programs, who will be highlighted throughout the show. “This show is a little unique in that we’re bridging science ... Read More »

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Worst day ever?

By Submitted Article on February 5th, 2020

All of us have had bad days and good days and children are certainly no exception to this rule. Perhaps someone didn’t treat us well; someone said something mean, excluded us or ignored us. Perhaps someone else treated us with kindness, sincerely complimented us, invited us to be part of the group and listened to ... Read More »

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Sen. Joyce Fairbairn School earns LEED Gold award

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 5th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Senator Joyce Fairbairn Middle School has been awarded a gold level rating for environmental footprint and energy efficiency through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. “LEED is an independent program of the building industry, and the Alberta government has instituted policies where the new builds should follow this ... Read More »

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Judging begins for Bridge Prize winner

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald A local jury is culling through Bridge Prize applicants from across the country to choose the short stories which represent the best of the best student writing Lethbridge and Canada has to offer. The Bridge Prize was launched in March 2019 as a student short story fiction-writing competition to be awarded every second ... Read More »

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Parole officer testifies at Pritchard hearing

By Shurtz, Delon on February 5th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com It didn’t take Matt Kennedy long to determine convicted sex offender Trevor Philip Pritchard had no motivation to change and would be a high risk to re-offend once he was released from prison. The former parole officer at Bowden Institution testified Tuesday in Pritchard’s dangerous offender hearing, and said Pritchard ... Read More »

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Plans for Lethbridge Airport on the right track, say consultants

By Lethbridge Herald on February 4th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge city council received more confirmation from consultants Modalis Infrastructure Partners Inc. that the City is on the right track with its proposed upgrades and expansions to the airport. “You have good fundamentals,” stated Modalis Infrastructure Partners Inc. president and CEO Curtis Grad. “You have good, strong traffic growth you ... Read More »

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Second urban wildlife survey available

By Bobinec, Greg on February 4th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com University of Lethbridge PhD student Leila Armstrong is launching a new urban wildlife survey as part of the ongoing Backyard Wilderness project. The survey asks 51 questions ranging from if you are a bird watcher to whether or not you are afraid of being sprayed by a skunk. Armstrong’s previous ... Read More »

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