September 20th, 2019

Southern Alberta News

Community Fall Festival Sept. 30

By Bobinec, Greg on September 20th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Connecting our Community Lethbridge (COCL) is joining forces with the Amazing Grace Community Church and the UR Amazing Ministries for their 11th annual Community Fall Festival. COCL meets biweekly to discuss ways to keep neighbourhoods in Lethbridge safe, while creating an inclusive and unified community for all of Lethbridge. “We ... Read More »

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County of Lethbridge seeking input into 2020 budget

By Mabell, Dave on September 20th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Before Lethbridge County Council lays out its 2020 budget, it wants to hear from county residents. What are their current priorities? “Lethbridge County is committed to keeping our citizens informed and engaged throughout the budget process, and we strongly encourage participation in this survey,” says chief administrative officer Ann Mitchell in a release. ... Read More »

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Stephans acquitted

By Shurtz, Delon on September 20th, 2019

-Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com There was loud, boisterous cheering, repeated clapping, a standing ovation and sobs of joy and relief, and it had nothing to do with a sporting event. The spontaneous outburst was in a Lethbridge courtroom, Thursday, where Justice Terry Clackson acquitted David and Collet Stephan of failing to provide the necessaries ... Read More »

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One of two men accused of manslaughter released on bail

By Shurtz, Delon on September 20th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com One of two men on trial for manslaughter has been released on bail, with the condition he return to court Monday when the trial is scheduled to resume. Madam Justice Johna C. Kubik released Simon Danny Scout Wednesday on $5,000 no-cash bail, and warned him to follow all the conditions ... Read More »

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Partnership looks to create more jobs

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 20th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Thanks to a new partnership between Teamwork Training Ltd., the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT) and the Government of Alberta about 40 unemployed or under-employed people in the Lethbridge area could soon be entering the local workforce as supply chain logistics experts. A ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the ... Read More »

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City author turns love of drawing into full-time job

By Mabell, Dave on September 20th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com He’s enjoyed sketching and drawing all his life. He never expected to become a published author. But now a Lethbridge father has quit his day job to write imaginative stories for children. Ryan Carriere’s first book is heading to local stores, with a second one scheduled before Christmas. And he ... Read More »

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Six honoured with Inspiring Philanthropy Awards

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 20th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Boulet family and the Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club were among the six honourees recognized with 2019 Inspiring Philanthropy Awards for their service to the community. The Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Alberta Chapter announced the winners Thursday morning in the city hall foyer. Alongside the Boulets, who were nominated ... Read More »

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Recycling program performing well, SACPA told

By Mabell, Dave on September 20th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Less than five months after its introduction, Lethbridge’s curbside “blue bin” service is being declared a success. And before long, says the City’s waste and recycling manager, residents may be using a green bin to handle their yard and kitchen waste. That proposal will be going to city council shortly. ... Read More »

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Next FreeU event to discuss Blue Ribbon report

By Mabell, Dave on September 20th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The report by the Blue Ribbon Panel on Alberta’s finances paints a dire picture of the province’s finances, with growing deficits and debt that can’t be sustained. The report recommends major changes to the financing and structure of public services – which are likely to be adopted in this fall’s provincial budget. University ... Read More »

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U of L’s Morgentaler will receive Jewish literary award

By Submitted Article on September 20th, 2019

New book features essays by her mother, a celebrated Yiddish novelist Submitted by the University of Lethbridge Dr. Goldie Morgentaler, a professor of English at the University of Lethbridge, will receive a Canadian Jewish Literary Award for “Confessions of a Yiddish Writer and Other Essays.” “I am extremely honoured to receive this award,” says Morgentaler. ... Read More »

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