May 4th, 2016

Local News

Former Lethbridge residents safe, but home destroyed

By Lethbridge Herald on May 4th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com When she left Fort McMurray, Amanda Gergely didn’t know if her house would still be standing or not. The CCH grad and former Lethbridge resident, along with her husband Chad and her sister Sam, were three of the 80,000 evacuees forced out of Fort McMurray Tuesday due... Read More »

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You’ll never know the difference you make

By Submitted Article on May 4th, 2016

We know that all people have a level of resilience. An ability to bounce back from adversity or tough times due to a set of protective factors that they possess or have in their lives. Research is clear that most, if not all, youth go through some... Read More »

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Accused murderer makes court appearance, matter adjourned to Friday

By Shurtz, Delon on May 4th, 2016

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 28-year-old woman accused of killing her mother during a heated dispute remains in custody following a brief hearing Monday in Lethbridge provincial court. Jessica Lee Ann Praill, who faces one count of second-degree murder, said nothing as she appeared briefly by closed-circuit TV from... Read More »

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Grateful for ‘miracle house’

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 4th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com In April 2015, then-eight-year-old Lethbridge boy Yuvraj Minhas was suffering from what his parents at first thought was a long bout of influenza. And then the bruising started. As the symptoms worsened, extensive testing was ordered. Shortly thereafter, the family received a phone call asking... Read More »

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U of L, LC ag program co-operation SACPA topic

By Kuhl, Nick on May 4th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College are partners in a new project designed to further co-operation between the institutions in the delivery of agriculture-related programming. It is designed to collectively advance learning, research and innovation opportunities in agriculture and agribusiness. But what are the motivating factors? Speaker... Read More »

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Portable sign bylaw rejected

By Villeneuve, Melissa on May 4th, 2016

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A proposed portable sign bylaw to address moveable digital signage within the city has been given the red light, for now, by Lethbridge City Council. Two bylaws were brought forward at the April 18 council meeting – the portable sign bylaw and a... Read More »

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City council approves water-rationing plan

By Villeneuve, Melissa on May 4th, 2016

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com In case of a potential water shortage this summer, Lethbridge City Council has approved new rules and regulations for water rationing and a system of fines for non-compliance. Council was presented a Water Rationing Action Plan for consideration in February, and at Monday’s... Read More »

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Palliser presents positive budget report

By Mabell, Dave on May 4th, 2016

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Palliser Regional Schools’ budget for next term won’t be final until the end of June. But board secretary-treasurer Wayne Braun has presented a positive report to Palliser school trustees. Alberta’s recently released budget is providing financial stability by committing to respond to enrolment... Read More »

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LCI dance production ‘Somnium’a product of student commitment

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 4th, 2016

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Dreams will come to life as the LCI Dance Program presents “Somnium – a Book of Dreams” at the Yates Theatre beginning Thursday. The production is a co-curricular activity that happens outside of school hours. The 45 students involved in the show all... Read More »

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City to host Stage One of Tour of Alberta on Sept. 1

By Villeneuve, Melissa on May 4th, 2016

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com It’s no secret the Tour of Alberta, a professional cycling race, will be returning to the City of Lethbridge this year, but now it will be in a different capacity. The City of Lethbridge had previously agreed to host the opening prologue stage... Read More »

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Sentencing for fraud delayed

By Shurtz, Delon on May 4th, 2016

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Sentencing for three Lethbridge-area men who breached the Alberta Securities Act has been adjourned to allow one of the accused time to recover from a heart attack. Rand Tyler Stevenson, Brent Ray Derricott and Michael Robert Smylski were scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday... Read More »

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