July 29th, 2014

Local News

Retailers interested in The Crossings

By Lethbridge Herald on July 29th, 2014

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comWill there be a Costco or Walmart coming to the westside?   While none of the “large-format” anchor tenants have been named by developers of The Crossings, west Lethbridge’s future 1,700-acre commercial hub and lifestyle centre, several letters of intent have already been submitted.And... Read More »

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Police locate body of 34-year-old woman in St. Mary River

By Lethbridge Herald on July 29th, 2014

A 34-year-old woman is dead after her body was discovered in a local river.Monday at 1:30 p.m., the Blood Tribe Police Service received a report a woman had been was missing since Sunday in the early afternoon.Investigation revealed the victim had been swimming in the St. Mary River approximately two kilometers from Cardston at the ... Read More »

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No jail time for assault

By Shurtz, Delon on July 29th, 2014

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge man was facing a jail sentence when he entered court Monday and pleaded guilty to a single assault charge. But when he walked out, it was with a suspended sentence. The Crown had suggested Tyler Crying Head be sent to jail... Read More »

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Van Dan’s saw many changes

By Submitted Article on July 29th, 2014

Glenwood store marking 75 years Part 2 Scott Shipley SUBMITTED TO THE HERALD In April 1942, Dan joined the air force. (That’s a story for another time.) Rae Lybbert worked in the store while Dan was gone. Shortly after his return from overseas in 1945, they... Read More »

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Public Wi-Fi project has plenty of potential

By Kuhl, Nick on July 29th, 2014

 Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comCreating and sustaining a free, public Wi-Fi network at Lethbridge’s most-visited locations is Alan Schneider’s vision.Because access to traditional computers is decreasing, the executive director for the Lethbridge Community Network says residents and visitors would both benefit from having such a system in place.They could enjoy Internet hotspots... Read More »

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Concerts in the park

By Submitted Article on July 29th, 2014

A typical summer’s night will see families or individuals strolling the paths and walkways of any city park – no doubt swatting away pesky mosquitos! Occasionally they’ll stop and greet an acquaintance or sit on the grass to take in a band concert. In the early days of... Read More »

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United Way changing policy on donations

By Kuhl, Nick on July 29th, 2014

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Those making designated donations through the United Way of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta will now see their contributions going 10 per cent further. In one of the key policy changes announced during the organization’s annual general meeting, held Monday in the Culver City... Read More »

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Foreign worker changes cause for concern

By Student on July 29th, 2014

Melissa Villeneuve For the Herald The program governing temporary foreign workers is not effective for Albertans, according to Senator Doug Black, who was the keynote speaker at a Rotary Club lunch at the Lethbridge Lodge Hotel Monday. Senator Black is touring Lethbridge and southern Alberta to reconnect with... Read More »

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Renos planned for Magrath lodge

By Simmons, Garrett on July 29th, 2014

By Karlene Skretting Southern Alberta Newspapers Group Government officials gathered at the Diamond Willow Terrace Lodge in the community of Magrath Monday morning to announce the facility will be receiving a $7.5-million grant. The lodge currently has 39 >units that will be renovated into 20 >larger... Read More »

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Hillyer and other politicans learning social media risks

By Kuhl, Nick on July 29th, 2014

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com One of the risks of being on social media, especially if you’re a federal politician, is that you can’t control the public reaction when you’re named in a post. For Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer, that scenario happened late last week. Hedy Fry, a... Read More »

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