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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 2001, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday May YOUR LIFE YOUR COMMUNITY YOUR NEWSPAPER 930 plus GST Home delivery 500 daily Proud Partner In The Lethbridge Herald i LEARN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Trading for lack It's likely most people think Wolf Creek 1 Colony is separated front the sity of Lethbridge by far more than the 80 kilometres or so which divide them Marvin Hofer who wilt along with 600 other U of 1 students will graduate today and Saturday used to think so too It is very rare for a Hut terito person to seek out an says 1 lofer In a community you don't need more than Grade The agriculturally based seemingly simple lifestyle nf a Hutterite colony seems completely at odds with the business of cities or universities Graduating from the university i am able to appreciate the Hutterite culture says I lofer University people are very much like the colony people We're all human beings after all Among those human beings today and tomorrow will he four honoUrary degree Beverly the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Canadian Astronaut and scientist community leader and U of L chancellor Ingrid Speaker ami Taylor the of clinical neuropsychology at the Montreal Neurological Hospital The Ingrid Speaker Medal for Dis- Research or Performance will be awarded to mat Ali a faculty ber and internationally respected physician The university's Teacher Award goes to Doug liray an academic assistant in the Department Sciences and manager of the university's dec- Marvin Hofer switches from Hutterite garb to U of L convocation gown trim micro- facility Exchanging the colony lor and its sity was a HERAL D PHOTO BY ROB Ol SON FINAL Convocation officer Linda Sebastian gives Marvin Hofer directions lor this weekend's spring convocation al the University of Hofer will give the invocation Saturday afternoon ty is the Feeling of losing a he says 1 grew up surrounded by people plenty of whom were family members Mere T had 10 he more independent t had find my own social group Hui there were benefits tno livery turn of the corner shows something new which fascinates me when lie encounters something unknown some types of humour are a good example the education continues In t culture we just don't about jokes Two weeks ago a friend told me one but he to explain to me how it all works 1 later receives in on Saturday 1 think I can mice back my interest in psychology to being part of the 1 community he savs We are communities where very little is considered private It was fas- trying to understand it from an academic and scientific tive The psychology degree allowed me to do that Hofer hopes to collect a master's degree and eventually a Ph.D I'd tike to teach and bean ic or a counselor or therapist But right now education is the lust like it's been ever since he ed distance learning during his teen years as a member of the Wolf Creek Colony I le put in full clays of work and studied evenings to finish his high school education see myself as being a bit of a role model for he hope at some time in the future consideration will made of allowing 1 dents to continue on until at least Grade 12 With the increasing technological nature of the wodd Grade i doesn't cut it anymore And it's not unusual in North America for 1 communities to encourage their young people to continue studying At Wolf Creek a community tled between the orthodox and al values of oilier colonies support for 1 lofer was tremendous The support was more emotional than financial but 1 was edged and respected for what 1 was It's not seen as a had thing Fiery crash in northern Alberta kills six Motorist hailed as hero after pulling boy from burning vehicle Aha CP A passing motorist is being praised as a hero after she managed to break a window in n burning truck and pull n hoy to safety away from a collision that claimed six other lives Const James of the Red Harm RCMP said the motorist an area woman who did not wain 10 be named came upon the fiery scene seconds after the Wednesday night crash on i 88 in northern Alberta She ran up TO the vehicle thai was on fire smashed out n window pulled out the youngest person in that vehicle who was just a child and saved their Derouin said day Unfortunately by the time she got back the vehicle was too engulfed in flames to be able to save anybody else At the lime I told her that she was a hero and should be recognized for it And she downplayed it just kind of shook her bead and looked down and want to hear In inv eyes she diet a very heroic thing The crash happened around 1 p.m when the driver ot a southbound np truck veered into the oncoming lane first hitting a rig propane and then sliding into the path of another pickup Hoth pickups burst into flames on impact said and the four occupants of the southbound one were burned beyond recognition Two people in the up ami two more were seriously injured and fighting for their lives in an hospital I ouin said he believed The old escaped with minor Gas prices Regular unleaded gasoline Cents per Hire May May Lethbridge Red Deer Winnipeg Saskatoon Edmonton Calgary Vancouver Victoria CANADA 68.9 71.9 64.4 64.7 69.1 69.9 72.9 69.4 72.9 76.9 82.9 74.0 75.0 78.1 81.6 77.7 We're still the lowest Local gas prices far below what other Canadians pay By DAVE MABELL cr Like those motorists are as little as cents per litre this week the lowest price in That's u full 11 rents helow prices in tnn where the is refined Tlie best prices are at Canada way's newest gas bar in West bridge lint elsewhere in typical prices posted Thursday were 69.9 cents a litre for gas That compared with 75 cents in gary 78.1 cents cents in Sir SAFEWAY w A 7 injuries 1 he drive of the was not injured and liis truck was not involved in the fire The crash scene was littered with beer cans and liquor bottles Derouin said leading police to believe a drunk driver if the southbound pickup responsible for the disaster The collision occurred near th Creek about 300 kilometres north of The two women who in the northbound pickup were identified as Rebecca a teacher in Lake and Carol W a from the So Hob is running for mayor Didn't he used to be an Hid you about thai woman who was nearly abducted in Medicine I scary stuff THE PURCHASE OF ANOTHER OF EQUAL OF LESSER Agriculture Business City Classified Comics Deaths B5 Living A3 Opinion A6 Sports B12 Theatres Weather A2 t
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