November 14th, 2019

Southern Alberta News

Neudorf to discuss provincial budget at today’s SACPA

By Mabell, Dave on November 14th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge East MLA Nathan Neudorf will outline highlights of the provincial government’s new budget during a public presentation at noon today at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs. Elected last April after his first campaign for public office, Neudorf will speak of the opportunities and challenges for Alberta as reflected in the ... Read More »

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Health care a UCP target, says FOM director

By Mabell, Dave on November 14th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Albertans depending on ambulance service and older people who need medications may be the first hit by the government’s cuts. But there’s more bad news ahead, a citizens’ group warns, possibly including more rural hospital service closures Sandra Azocar, executive director of Friends of Medicare in Alberta, was in the ... Read More »

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Final arguments made in sexual assault trial

By Shurtz, Delon on November 14th, 2019

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 51-year-old Raymond man who sexually assaulted three underage girls when he was a youth more than three decades ago, did not assault them after he became an adult, his lawyer said Wednesday at the conclusion of the man’s trial in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench. The accused, who can’t ... Read More »

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Library pleased with continued funding

By Mabell, Dave on November 14th, 2019

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Alberta’s new budget contained good news for the province’s community libraries. While it called for cuts to a variety of public services, the budget maintained last year’s $37 million in support of libraries and related services. “We’re very pleased that they recognized the importance of public libraries,” says Terra Plato, chief executive officer ... Read More »

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Students get lesson in leadership

By Kalinowski, Tim on November 14th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@letbridgeherald.com The Southern Alberta Professional Development Consortium (SAPDC) in partnership with the Palliser Regional School Division presented its second annual Southern Alberta Student Leadership Conference at the University of Lethbridge’s 1st Choice Centre for Sport and Wellness on Wednesday. Over 600 students from across the region came together to be inspired ... Read More »

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New kind of phone scam

By Submitted Article on November 14th, 2019

Submitted by the Better Business Bureau Scammers are using another caller ID spoof strategy to get consumers to pick up the phone. This strategy is called “neighbour spoofing” >where the call appears to be from a local number but it is not. > > For phone scams to be successful, scammers need people to pick ... Read More »

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Former city student wins MindFuel scholarship

By Mabell, Dave on November 14th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald A former Lethbridge student is one of five Albertans winning this year’s MindFuel scholarships. Karen He, a graduate of Chinook High School, is now studying at the University of Alberta. She’s begun work on her bachelor’s degree in science, with the goal of studying cell biology. The MindFuel’s scholarships are designed to address ... Read More »

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Local MŽtis legacy honoured with flag

By Kalinowski, Tim on November 14th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge’s MŽtis history and the legacy of Louis Riel were commemorated with a special flagraising event held at city hall on Wednesday. “Today is a day when we do honour the legacy of the MŽtis people, who were part of the original founders of the City of Lethbridge,” stated Mayor ... Read More »

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Kennel Club dog show begins Friday

By Bobinec, Greg on November 14th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge and District Kennel Club is hosting its annual Canadian Kennel Club-sanctioned Obedience and Conformation Shows from Friday to Sunday. The obedience and rally trials are a big draw for spectators as both classes take a lot of time training their dogs to be the most obedient they can ... Read More »

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Galt Museum again offering Blackfoot language classes

By Bobinec, Greg on November 14th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Galt Museum & Archives has seen a positive response to the Blackfoot language classes offered during the past year and they will be starting a new set of classes tonight at 7 p.m. The Galt has partnered with Blackfoot language expert Julius Delaney to provide the classes to the ... Read More »

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