May 24th, 2019

Southern Alberta News

U of L to honour art history professor

By Mabell, Dave on May 23rd, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com An art history professor who responded to a humanitarian crisis has been named this year’s winner of the Volunteer Award at the University of Lethbridge. Anne Dymond, a faculty member in the fine arts faculty, found she couldn’t simply watch as news of the Syrian refugee crisis filled the airwaves. ... Read More »

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SACPA to discuss crises in the Middle East

By Kuhl, Nick on May 23rd, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The crisis of the global political economy continues to sharpen. Trade wars involving the United States, the European Union, China, India, Mexico and Canada are intensifying. Today, during the regular weekly SACPA session, set for noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, speaker Sean McMahon will present “Middle East Societies in Crisis.” McMahon is ... Read More »

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LCI valedictorian’s immediate future will include politics

By Mabell, Dave on May 23rd, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Next stop, Ottawa! As graduation nears, high school students don’t always know what’s next. A job, or university? Devon Lamont, this year’s valedictorian at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, isn’t facing that question. He’s one of 40 young Canadians selected to serve as a parliamentary page in House of Commons over the ... Read More »

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Does dementia scare you?

By Submitted Article on May 23rd, 2019

Understanding it is the first step to dealing with it Submitted by the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and North West Territories Are you worried about dementia? You are not alone. Even the word dementia can strike fear in many fuelling the stigma associated with dementia. Stigma is the strong feeling of disapproval that most people ... Read More »

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‘Rumours’ has it

By Submitted Article on May 23rd, 2019

Richard Amery For The Herald Rumours will be flying in Hatrix Theatre’s upcoming production of the Neil Simon farce “Rumours,” taking place May 29 to June 1 at McNally School. Hatrix welcomes aboard some new faces as well as some familiar faces for the production. “It’s about four couples who get together to celebrate a ... Read More »

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Group seeks greater transparency from City

By Kalinowski, Tim on May 23rd, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A new group formed of concerned citizens is hoping to gather support to seek greater transparency from Lethbridge city council and to gather enough momentum to effect change at city hall. The Lethbridge Transparency Council formed about six months ago, says founding member David Hughes. “There are a lot of ... Read More »

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Case adjourned over psych assessment

By Shurtz, Delon on May 23rd, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The case against a Lethbridge man accused of killing a Piikani Nation councillor in a drunk-driving incident last year has been adjourned for nearly a month while lawyers review a psychological assessment. The results of the forensic assessment for Douglas Wilbur Bagnall were received Wednesday in Lethbridge provincial court, but ... Read More »

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Woman sentenced to time served

By Shurtz, Delon on May 23rd, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A woman who forged a couple of cheques, stole a wad of cash from a store and ripped off a government agency has received a short jail sentence. Vivian Wolf Child pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lethbridge provincial court to charges of using a forged document, theft under $5,000, identity fraud ... Read More »

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City to incur extra expensewhen taking ownership of airport

By Kalinowski, Tim on May 23rd, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Airport is well positioned financially, but the City will incur some extra expenses to run it after it changes over from Lethbridge County ownership on July 1. The Community Issues Committee of city council got a preview of the proposed 2019 airport operating budget during its meeting on ... Read More »

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Sod-turning set for RCMP facility

By Mabell, Dave on May 22nd, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald -COALDALE dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Construction on an $11.6-million regional RCMP facility is expected to start soon in Coaldale. An Alberta company has been awarded the contract, and town officials are planning a sod-turning event for June 10. But so far there’s no confirmation on when work will actually begin, town officials say – ... Read More »

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