July 24th, 2016

Local News

Classic rock fest strikes chord with music fans

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 24th, 2016

Spitz Stadium event generates strong support J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Spitz Stadium came to life Saturday with the city’s only classic rock festival featuring 12 hours of music, including some of Canada’s greatest classic rock acts. Broc Hygginson, festival co-promoter of this year’s Rockin’ the Stadium event said the goal was to provide a ... Read More »

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Milk River ready to celebrate

By Kuhl, Nick on July 24th, 2016

Town turning 100 Stephanie Labbe Southern Alberta Newspapers – Milk River Milk River will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a weekend of events scheduled for July 29 to Aug. 1. Planning has been ongoing for the last 18 months, says Gail Matlock, co-chair for the event. “Planning is going well and everything is starting to ... Read More »

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SLIP, SLIDING AWAY!

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 24th, 2016

Massive waterslide makes a splash J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Thousands of people took the rare opportunity to slide down 5 Avenue North on Saturday as the biggest waterslide Lethbridge has ever seen was part of a one-day event to raise money for Lethbridge Family Services. The LFS Fun City Sliders wet and wild water ... Read More »

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College rolls out the welcome mat

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 24th, 2016

Student orientation a team effort J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Families of students making the transition to college life had a chance to learn more about what that might mean for the students in their lives during a family orientation session held Friday at Lethbridge College. The session, which included presentations on different supports in ... Read More »

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SLIP, SLIDING AWAY

By Lethbridge Herald on July 23rd, 2016

Massive waterslide makes a splash J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Thousands of people took the rare opportunity to slide down 5 Avenue North on Saturday as the biggest waterslide Lethbridge has ever seen was part of a one-day event to raise money for Lethbridge Family Services. The LFS Fun City Sliders wet and wild water ... Read More »

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Report completion prompts delay in sentencing

By Shurtz, Delon on July 23rd, 2016

Woman pled guilty to aggravated assault after stabbing incident Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Sentencing has been delayed again for a 38-year-old woman who stabbed a man several times during an altercation more than a year ago. Brandy Melane Callihoo was set to be sentenced Friday in Lethbridge provincial court on one count of aggravated ... Read More »

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Taber teen killed in Saskatchewan

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 23rd, 2016

Woman charged with manslaughter J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com An adult female has been charged in the death of a Taber teen in the community of Big Island Lake First Nation Cree Territory, Sask. Seventeen-year-old Cynder Robinson of Taber was residing in Big Island at the time of her death. Brandy Arnelle Benson, 20, who ... Read More »

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Taber corn almost ready

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 23rd, 2016

After a slow start, the crop is looking great J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com It is midsummer. And for southern Albertans, that means the famous Taber corn crop is just about ready to hit the streets. Allen Jensen with Jensen Farms said this year’s crop had a bumpy start, but things are looking good for ... Read More »

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Curber fined for selling faulty vehicle

By Shurtz, Delon on July 23rd, 2016

Buyer reimbursed after complaint to AMVIC Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge man who bought a used car for his daughter last summer and discovered it was a lemon was able to get his money back from the seller after complaining to the Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council. After buying the 2008 Chevrolet Aveo ... Read More »

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Coaldale family wins new roof from program

By Mabell, Dave on July 23rd, 2016

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com As part of a national program, a Coaldale family will see a new roof on their home this month. Heather and Shane Lee, along with their three children, will watch today as a crew from Lethbridge-based Waterproof Roofing completes the much-needed upgrade. Their neighbours on 21 Street are being invited ... Read More »

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Playing PokŽmon safely

By Sulz, Dave on July 23rd, 2016

Submitted by the Canada Safety Council The wait finally ended for Canadian PokŽmon fans in mid-July, as the highly anticipated mobile game PokŽmon Go launched north of the border, a few weeks after the game first launched in the United States. At its core, the premise is deceptively simple: after downloading the game, the player ... Read More »

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