July 30th, 2014

Local News

Garage sale to help Tosia set for Thursday

By Kuhl, Nick on July 30th, 2014

Lethbridge Herald The family’s garage has been full for a week. Now the Matuszewskis need to unload all the donated items to raise some money for four-year-old Tosia’s upcoming second surgery in St. Louis, set to take place next week. Since the follow-up procedure, which will extend her... Read More »

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Woman sentenced for role in robbery

By Shurtz, Delon on July 30th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Stealing from a person, then trying to muffle his cries for help has landed a 43-year-old woman in jail. Earlier this month Deana Small Eyes and a friend were driven to a store by another individual to buy cigarettes, but when they arrived at the store,... Read More »

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Spend now or pay later for programs

By Kuhl, Nick on July 30th, 2014

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Invest funding now or face the consequences later. It’s a dichotomy often faced in relation to spending on social services and developmental assets, said Diane Randell, manager of community and social development for the City of Lethbridge. “A dollar spent in prevention saves... Read More »

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Hemp could be next breakthrough crop

By Simmons, Garrett on July 30th, 2014

Garrett Simmons lethbridge herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com Hemp could be positioned as a breakthrough crop for southern Alberta. That’s the hope of a Manitoba company looking for more of the plant’s seed to aid in the production of a line of health-food products. Last week, Manitoba Harvest officials visited southern... Read More »

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Blood Tribe police probing sudden death

By Simmons, Garrett on July 30th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD 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 that a woman had been missing since Sunday in the early afternoon. An investigation revealed the victim had been swimming... Read More »

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United Way to reconsider policy change

By Simmons, Garrett on July 30th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The United Way of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta is taking another look at a policy change announced Monday. Jeff McLarty, executive director for the local United Way, said a little more work is going to be needed to refine the policy designed to drop the usual... Read More »

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Girl Guides offers fun, challenge for girls

By Sulz, Dave on July 30th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD For more than 100 years, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada has been the leading organization dedicated solely to girls, offering fun and relevant programming to more than seven million girls across Canada. Today’s Guiding is a safe, inclusive, all-girl environment that invites girls to... Read More »

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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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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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