March 6th, 2015

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Scratch ticket worth $200K

LETHBRIDGE Donald Hamilton couldn’t believe his eyes when he discovered his Lucky Lines Extravaganza had won him $200,000. “I re-checked the ticket four times to be sure,” he said. “Then I went back to Norbridge and it checked again.” Hamilton bought his ticket on Feb. ... Read More »


Get your papers in order

You owe it to your loved ones Third in a series SUBMITTED BY THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY Planning for serious injury, illness or death is not something we want to think about or even deal with until a later date. Luckily, Jack Harrington and Diane Muma had done... Read More »


Stabbing suspectis granted bail

lethbridge herald A 24-year-old Lethbridge man who was denied bail after he was charged with stabbing another man in January has been released from custody. Maulid Mohamed was initially denied bail immediately following his arrest, but Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court he was released on a $5,000 no-cash... Read More »


Playing the blame game

Albertans should be ashamed of themselves. Collectively, we have allowed our province to plunge into the depths of economic crisis. As we stare down the barrel of a multi-billion-dollar hole in Alberta’s budget, our top politician has made it clear where the blame lies – seemingly anywhere but the Progressive Conservative government. For years, greedy ... Read More »


Man sentenced to 90 days in jail for assault

lethbridge herald A Lethbridge man who didn’t like being told to be quiet will remain in jail for awhile. Coben Jason Steele was sentenced to 90 days in jail Thursday after pleading guilty in Lethbridge court to two counts of assault. Court was told two men staying at... Read More »


Sex-assault case involving former teacher closer to resolution

lethbridge herald The lawyer representing a former elementary school teacher charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and other sex-related offences may be getting closer to resolving the case. Greg White told court Thursday he and the Crown are “figuring out” a potential resolution and discussing which facts... Read More »


Mike Holmes appearing at Lethbridge College on Saturday

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Contractor and television host, Mike Holmes, will be in Lethbridge Saturday. Holmes will be at Lethbridge College from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Trades Wing (TR 1840) in celebration of his partnership with Bezooyen Contracting Inc. and Stranville Living – two award-winning Lethbridge builders. Parking is available... Read More »


‘Nikkei Tapestry’ a virtual exhibit for Galt Museum

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Japanese heritage is of tremendous historical significance in southern Alberta, and now the stories and history are available for a wide audience. After several years and hundreds of hours of dedication, “Nikkei Tapestry: Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta” a Virtual Museums of Canada... Read More »


Protecting Canadians from terrorism

In late January Prime Minister Harper announced legislation intended to protect Canadians from the evolving threat of terrorism. Canada clearly is not immune to the escalating risk of extremists’ attacks. This concept was made very real just days ago when the al-Qaida-linked >terrorist group al-Shabaab called >on followers to attack shopping malls across North America ... Read More »


Fire causes estimated $200,000 damage to duplex in Coaldale

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald – coaldale gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com It was fortunate no one was home when a fire broke out Thursday morning in the basement of a Coaldale duplex. That was the assessment of Coaldale fire chief Andy Van Rijn, who said the intense heat and thick smoke would... Read More »