March 6th, 2015

Local News

Mike Holmes appearing at Lethbridge College on Saturday

By Simmons, Garrett on March 6th, 2015

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 »

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Three charged in fentanyl seizure

By Simmons, Garrett on March 6th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD For the second time in as many weeks Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) has made a fentanyl seizure in Lethbridge. More than 300 of the fake oxycontin pills were found in a north Lethbridge home on Feb. 26. ALERT Lethbridge, an integrated team consisting of... Read More »

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Sex-assault case involving former teacher closer to resolution

By Shurtz, Delon on March 6th, 2015

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 »

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University radio station a benefit to the community

By Villeneuve, Melissa on March 6th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com “Music is very important to us and music culture around the city is very important to us,” but the community radio station is so much more, says Aaron Trozzo, station manager and executive director for CKXU 88.3 FM at the University of Lethbridge... Read More »

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Scratch ticket worth $200K

By Simmons, Garrett on March 6th, 2015

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 »

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Stabbing suspectis granted bail

By Shurtz, Delon on March 6th, 2015

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 »

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Man sentenced to 90 days in jail for assault

By Shurtz, Delon on March 6th, 2015

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 »

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Get your papers in order

By Submitted Article on March 6th, 2015

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 »

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

By Simmons, Garrett on March 6th, 2015

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 »

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‘Nikkei Tapestry’ a virtual exhibit for Galt Museum

By Villeneuve, Melissa on March 6th, 2015

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 »

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