November 29th, 2021

Southern Alberta News

Writer in Residence ready to mentor aspiring authors

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman - Lethbridge Herald on November 17th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Public Library is offering aspiring writers a chance to connect with and learn from a published author through their Writer in Residency program. Virtual Writer in Residence Richard Van Camp is a proud Tlicho Dene from Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. He is the author of 26 books in 26 years, best ... Read More »

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CityLINK Transit making adjustments

By Trevor Busch - Lethbridge Herald on November 17th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtbusch@lethbridgeherald.com People haven’t been silent about their concerns and issues with the new CityLINK Transit System rolled out earlier in 2021, and Lethbridge Transit has kept their ear to the ground. Starting today, the service is implementing new adjustments intended to improve transit in the community. Service level adjustments occur quarterly and aim to ... Read More »

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Council looking into recycling of electronics and hazardous waste

By Al Beeber - Lethbridge Herald on November 17th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Does the potential exist for Lethbridge residents to recycle electronic and hazardous household waste at city recycling facilities? City councillor Ryan Parker wants to find out. In one of five official business motions he put forward at Monday’s council meeting, Parker asked council to approve a motion calling on city council to request ... Read More »

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Taber councillor sanctioned following swearing in

By Kenyon Stronski SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS on November 17th, 2021

It’s been a rocky start for the newly elected Taber town council, with a member already coming under scrutiny after the Oct. 25 regular meeting of council — which was also the date the councillors are sworn in. Questions arose about Coun. Jack Brewin’s behaviour during the Oct. 25 meeting after many citizens viewed the ... Read More »

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Christmas Eve war truce musical supporting LSCO

By Al Beeber - Lethbridge Herald on November 17th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Fran Rude and Ken Rogers are teaming up again for another fundraiser to benefit the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization. Running Nov. 19-21 at the Yates Centre, “All is Calm” is an a cappella musical focused on the famous 1914 World War 1 Christmas Eve truce at Ypres in Belgium. Rude and Rogers, who ... Read More »

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L’Arche group in the running for international music contest

By medicinehatnews on November 17th, 2021

L’Arche Lethbridge is excited to be representing southern Alberta in Season 2 of Battle of the Fans, an online musical competition created by L’Arche Canada, hosted by adults with disabilities. L’Arche communities from across North America and around the world are battling each other with lip sync performances to spread disability awareness and encourage disability ... Read More »

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Vast majority of City employees vaccinated

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman - Lethbridge Herald on November 17th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com The City of Lethbridge announced Tuesday that the vast majority of their employees are now vaccinated, since a policy was put in place in late September. “There have been four voluntary resignations from the city and no mandatory terminations of employment by the city,” said Jason Elliott, General Manager of People and Culture ... Read More »

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Scholarship award program looking for future leaders in agriculture

By Dale Woodard - Lethbridge Herald on November 17th, 2021

The seed has once again been planted for a career in the agricultural field. The Rotary Club of Lethbridge East and Lethbridge & District Exhibition have once again announced the Agricultural Scholarship Award program, which will award two $10,000 scholarships to two of Lethbridge and district’s top agricultural students. In its fourth year, the Agricultural ... Read More »

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Christmas campaign brings hope for the holidays

By Trevor Busch LETHBRIDGE HERALD on November 16th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtbusch@lethbridgeherald.com With the holiday season just around the corner, multiple agencies in Lethbridge are joining together once again for the Christmas Hope campaign in an effort to make the season just a little bit brighter for those less fortunate. “Christmas Hope is back, and our whole purpose is to work together to ensure that ... Read More »

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Judge reserves sentencing decision for assault in gang-style attack

By Delon Shurtz on November 16th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Sentencing of an 18-year-old man who was only a youth when he stabbed another boy in the back during a gang-style attack in December 2019, has been adjourned until the new year. The man, who can’t be identified because of his age at the time of the stabbing, pleaded guilty in February to ... Read More »

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