November 22nd, 2014

Local News

Access-a-Ride service to improve

By Mabell, Dave on November 22nd, 2014

Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com “Smart card” technology has already helped Lethbridge Transit with service improvements. Soon, a transit data analyst will provide still more useful information. Even sooner, city council learned, Access-a-Ride passengers can expect more buses and longer hours of service. During debate over the... Read More »

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Burning issue on reserve

By Villeneuve, Melissa on November 22nd, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A number of recent fires on the reserve is keeping the Blood Tribe fire department busy, and one resident is deeply concerned. With four structural fires in the last month, fire chief Oscar Cotton said it’s more than usual. “It’s been a stretch... Read More »

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City to enforce illegal secondary suites

By Mabell, Dave on November 22nd, 2014

Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Across Lethbridge, residents live in at least 1,700 “secondary suites” – usually, in the basement. And all but about 225 of them could be considered illegal, city council learned Friday. The city’s land-use bylaw could regulate those low-rent facilities, planning director Jeff Greene... Read More »

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Man given suspended sentencefor theft

By Shurtz, Delon on November 22nd, 2014

lethbridge herald A Lethbridge man caught earlier this year trying to buy goods with stolen credit cards has been given a suspended sentence. Andrew Evans Archibald pleaded guilty Friday in Lethbridge court to two counts each of stealing a credit card and using a stolen credit card, as... Read More »

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Residue on surgical instruments identified

By Kuhl, Nick on November 22nd, 2014

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com A stainless steel cleaning product routinely used in the cleaning and sterilization process was found to be the cause of the residue which has delayed surgeries at Chinook Regional Hospital since Wednesday. Although more surgeries and procedures, 112 in total since midweek, were... Read More »

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Sunrise Village residents aid Alzheimer Society

By Sulz, Dave on November 22nd, 2014

Photo submitted by Diane Herrick/Alzheimer Society Sunrise Village residents aid Alzheimer Society The Alzheimer Society received support from the residents at Sunrise Village who raised $554 by selling baked goods during the national Alzheimer’s Coffee Break fundraiser which supports programs and services in southern Alberta provided by the... Read More »

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Award-winning francophone musicians to perform

By Villeneuve, Melissa on November 22nd, 2014

Lethbridge Herald Two award-winning francophone musicians are coming to Lethbridge for the 28th annual Coup de Coeur Francophone festival on Sunday. Alex Nevsky is a new artist, from Quebec, and has received a fair bit of radio play on the French Canadian stations. On Oct. 26, he won... Read More »

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Cost of living can strain family budgets

By Simmons, Garrett on November 22nd, 2014

It’s an annual Lethbridge Herald tradition. The Lethbridge Herald Charitable Foundation’s Food for Thought campaign began Thursday with donations being collected on a number of fronts to raise funds for nutrition programs in city and area schools. Every year, the month-long campaign raises money for the Lethbridge School... Read More »

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Shooting suspect back in court Dec. 12

By Shurtz, Delon on November 22nd, 2014

lethbridge herald A former Lethbridge man accused of shooting up a westside neighbourhood six months ago is getting ready to go to trial. Defence lawyer Miranda Hlady advised the judge Friday in Lethbridge provincial court that three days would be required for Jesse Dallas Hills’ trial. The matter... Read More »

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Mr Mikes campaign to help Lethbridge Food Bank

By Sulz, Dave on November 22nd, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Mr Mikes SteakhouseCasual is kicking off the holiday season with their “Deeds Well Done” community program. From now until Dec. 31, guests in Lethbridge are encouraged to nominate fellow community members for their good deeds. A nominated “good deed doer” in Lethbridge will be randomly... Read More »

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