January 19th, 2018

Photos of the Year – Tijana Martin

A local volunteer helps put out hot spots late into the evening after a grassfire broke out in October near Moon River Estates, west of Lethbridge. Herald Photo by Tijana Martin

A cluster of dragonflies hang from a clothesline in Lethbridge earlier this summer. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin. 

Members of the Lethbridge Fire and EMS Hazardous Materials Response Unit and Lethbridge Police Service respond to call at a home along the 1100 block of 11th Street South on Tuesday afternoon. No further information was provided. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

A man was taken into custody following a four hour standoff at a home on Dalhousie Court West. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

People are silhouetted as they walk their dogs along the Scenic Drive Dog Run. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Nearby employees watch as nearly 25 Lethbridge firefighters battle a fire at National Salvage in north Lethbridge just after 3: 30 p.m. The fire broke out along a pile of scrap vehicles and no official cause has been released, however according to the company’s Facebook page the fire was unexpected. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Member of the community huddled around the fire inside a tipi, which was setup in Galt Gardens on Friday. The LPS and Lethbridge Housing First Clinical Team officially launched a new program called l’taamohkanoohsin (everyone Comes Together) as an effort to reach out to vulnerable First Nations population. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Paul Pisko spent part of his afternoon at Lethbridge Orthotic Prosthetic during an appointment with his prosthetist Ryan Cochrane on Tuesday. Last Thursday, Pisko’s wheelchair was stolen, but the community stepped up and provided the replacement funds needed thanks to a stranger who created a GoFundMe page after seeing a post about the theft on social media. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Will Istakahashi, centre, and Ty Mabin of the Lethbridge AAA Southwest Allstars cheer on their teammate during a game at Canola Harvest Field on Friday as part of the Minor AAA Prairie Championship. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns and the St. Francis Xavier University X-women braved the extreme conditions as they battled it out during the quarter finals of the National Rugby Championship at the University Community Stadium on Thursday night. The X-Women claimed the victory with a 39-12. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Blackfoot headdress women lead a dance during the annual Sisters in Spirit vigil in Galt Gardens on Wednesday night. Hundreds of community members attended the event to show support and remember the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Robyn Healy holds her son Sebastian Ito, 3, while he gets his flu shot at the influenza immunization clinic at Exhibition Park Thursday. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Brothers Draven, 8, centre left, and Dominic Vander Woode, 10, ride the Alien Abduction during Whoop-Up Days at Exhibition Park on Wednesday.© Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Members of of the Lethbridge Police Service investigates a serious assault with weapon involving two victims at the Flamborough Garden apartment complex on Tuesday night. By print time, no suspect(s) had been apprehended. The investigation is ongoing and no further information was provided. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Jim Murray, left, and Leanne Paisley take photos as the Canadian snowbirds perform during the opening night of the Lethbridge International Air Show this past Friday. On Tuesday, air show officials announced that over 16,000 people were in attendance. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns and the St. Francis Xavier University X-women braved the extreme conditions as they battled it out during the quarter finals of the National Rugby Championship at the University Community Stadium on Thursday night. The X-Women claimed the victory with a 39-12. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Sedra Elbas, 10, centre, holds a candle during a vigil outside of Lethbridge City Hall on Monday night to honour the victims of the Quebec City Mosque Shooting. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Avelina Van Dellen, 7, uses the net to try and catch minnows while out camping with her family at Park Lake Provincial Park during the May long weekend. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

The light and shadow of the Whoop-Up-Drive pedestrian bridge create a colourful scene as a couple floats down the Oldman River during a heatwave. Herald Photo by Tijana Martin.

The CP Holiday Train makes it’s way over the High Level Bridge in Lethbridge. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Just days before the 2017 eclipse, Andrew Chernevych, archivist at the Galt Museum and Archives, shows off a vintage Viz-o-Scope used to watch the solar eclipse in Lethbridge back in 1932. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Hunter Sawley gets thrown off his horse while competing in saddle bronc riding during the first night of the second annual Lethbrige Whoop-Up Days Bucking & Barrels rodeo on Thursday night. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

A cowboy gets ready to compete in the second annual Lethbrige Whoop-Up Days Bucking & Barrels rodeo at Exhibition Park. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin

Bente Hansen will be joined by Jesse Plessis for a duo piano performance of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on Thursday, May 18. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin

Fairgoers float in the Zorbing Water Balls as the sun begins to set during Whoop-Up Days at Exhibition Park on Wednesday.© Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.

Doug Cutler, who owns the Galt Manor apartment complex downtown, takes a rest along the graffiti covered walls, while touring through the mess left behind overnight by tenants and unwanted visitors. © Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin.