July 17th, 2019

Southern Alberta News

Accident claims man near Castle Mtn. resort

By Bobinec, Greg on June 17th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Pincher Creek RCMP responded to a fatality near Castle Mountain Ski Resort, following a request for assistance at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The skier fell down a rocky slope on Mount Haig near the Castle Mountain Ski Resort, after being hit by a loose rock. The two skiers with him attempted first aid, ... Read More »

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Street Eats fest whets the appetite

By Bobinec, Greg on June 17th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge residents got their food cravings filled this weekend at the fourth annual Street Eats Festival on Saturday, at the Enmax Centre. This year’s festival served up food from 24 unique food truck vendors from various locations across western Canada. Hundreds of people throughout the day made their way to ... Read More »

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Famed pianist to open Centric MusicFest

By Mabell, Dave on June 17th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com An internationally acclaimed pianist will launch this year’s Centric MusicFest in Lethbridge. Charles Richard-Hamelin will perform Wednesday in the first of five concerts downtown. A laureate of the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw, the Montreal International Music Competition and the Seoul International Music Competition, Richard-Hamelin will offer an evening of ... Read More »

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Family Centre celebrates dads

By Bobinec, Greg on June 17th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Family Centre hosted its fourth annual Father’s Day Celebration at the Galt Museum Sunday afternoon, to let families in the community join them for a free day of interactive and fun activities. The day was filled with a variety of activities for dads and families to spend time ... Read More »

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100-mile bike riders rewarded for efforts

By Bobinec, Greg on June 17th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Inclusion Lethbridge held its 11th annual 100-Mile Bike Ride Saturday, where riders were trucked to the B.C. border and rode all the way back to Galt Gardens. Originally, the 100-Mile Bike Ride was created in partnership with Able Dental, and Inclusion Lethbridge has continued on with the legacy of the ... Read More »

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St. Paul teachers honoured with Blackfoot names

By Kalinowski, Tim on June 15th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com St. Paul Elementary students and staff assembled in the gym on Friday morning to help honour teachers Tammie Kendall and Delores Dante, who were both given Blackfoot names by Elder Andrew Black Plume. Neither woman was informed the ceremony would be taking place before being called to the office to ... Read More »

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The Watch program launches SafeWalk initiative

By Kuhl, Nick on June 15th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The red shirts have been patrolling the streets of downtown for the past five weeks. During that time, team leaders and volunteers have done about 20 unofficial walks with people to their cars or to a business. Now, members of the public can ask for an official escorted walk as ... Read More »

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Farmers Day a celebration of agriculture

By Kalinowski, Tim on June 15th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The United Farmers of Alberta (UFA) Lethbridge Farm and Ranch Supply Store celebrated Farmers Day with a free barbecue on Friday. Local staff members got the grill out to cook up some burgers, say thank you to customers and reflect on the importance of agriculture to the region. They were ... Read More »

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New service offers day trips to southern Alberta attractions

By Mabell, Dave on June 15th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com “We don’t realize how spectacular southern Alberta really is.” But Allen Gibson wants to change that, A veteran of the tourism marketing industry, Gibson is launching a new service for southern Alberta residents and visitors. Filling a gap in Lethbridge’s tourism attractions, he’s offering day trips this summer which will ... Read More »

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Entertainment set for dragonboat festival

By Mabell, Dave on June 15th, 2019

Paddles up? Even if you’re not competing in Lethbridge’s annual ATB Financial Lethbridge Rotary Dragonboat Festival June 21-23, there will be plenty of entertainment on land for everyone who stops by. Three days of no-charge stage entertainment at Henderson Park have been lined up by the boat festival’s Rotary Club volunteers. The long-popular Chevelles will ... Read More »

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