February 7th, 2016

Local News

Sword play comes to the stage

By Kuhl, Nick on February 7th, 2016

Gilbert Paterson staging ‘Pirates of Penzance’ Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com It’s been 50 years since Gilbert Paterson Middle School has done a production of “Pirates of Penzance.” The first Super Bowl hadn’t even been played yet. From Monday to Wednesday, it will be revived, however, as ... Read More »

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Olympian challenges students to set goals

By Kuhl, Nick on February 7th, 2016

Adam Kreek says to dream big and work hard Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Follow your heart and follow your passion: two often-cited motivational phrases. “That advice is garbage,” says Adam Kreek, 2008 Olympic rowing gold medallist for Canada. He meant the comment in jest, noting that passion... Read More »

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Hunger strike in Hat over jail conditions

By Beeber, Al on February 7th, 2016

MEDICINE HAT NEWS There appears to be unrest brewing at the Medicine Hat Remand Centre, with several reports of a hunger strike by inmates over conditions at the city jail. In an interview from the facility, inmate Tyler Wells – in custody on charges stemming from an alleged... Read More »

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College opens doors to prospective students

By Kuhl, Nick on February 7th, 2016

Open house offers indepth look at LC Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com About 200 faculty and staff at Lethbridge College came in to work on their day off Saturday. They were on hand for a campus-wide open house to help prospective students, their families and friends, find out... Read More »

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FREEZIN’ FOR A REASON

By Lethbridge Herald on February 6th, 2016

Dozens take a frigid dip for the Special Olympics Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com City councillors Blaine Hyggen and Rob Miyashiro hadn’t even fully regained a proper body temperature on Saturday before they started calling out others to do a Polar Plunge. “There’s a challenge we’re going to put out... Read More »

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Father holds out hope his young son will be found

By Lethbridge Herald on February 6th, 2016

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com On Feb. 13, Treyson will turn three years old, but he likely won’t be spending it with his father. It’s been more than two years since Chad Trockstad’s baby son was taken out of the country by his mother, Robin. The Lethbridge Police Service and... Read More »

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Baby strollers being collected

By Sulz, Dave on February 6th, 2016

items will go to new refugee families in lethbridge LETHBRIDGE HERALD The “12 Months of Giving” committee and Lethbridge Family Services are encouraging the community to help them provide some new wheels for some of Lethbridge’s newest and youngest residents. Throughout the month of February, a campaign... Read More »

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Man given 3 years for sex assault

By Shurtz, Delon on February 6th, 2016

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A former Vulcan man who had non-consensual sex with an unconscious woman nearly three years ago embraced his sobbing mother as he was led away to begin a three-year prison term at a federal penitentiary. Donovan Justin Harris was sentenced Friday in Lethbridge... Read More »

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Many activities on tap leading up to Family Day

By Mabell, Dave on February 6th, 2016

For southern Albertans, Family Day has a variety of meanings. Obviously, it’s a day off to spend “quality time” with family members of all ages. For children, it could mean an afternoon on the ski hill, or a special dinner with the grandparents. But in Lethbridge, there’s a... Read More »

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Nanton theft suspect makes first appearance

By Shurtz, Delon on February 6th, 2016

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Nanton man charged in connection with numerous thefts from communities across southern Alberta remains in custody following a court hearing Wednesday in Fort Macleod. Dustin Sklerek, 28, made a brief appearance by closed-circuit TV from the Lethbridge Correctional Centre and was remanded... Read More »

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Lane closure on Mayor Magrath Dr.

By Jensen, Randy on February 6th, 2016

LETHBRIDGE Mayor Magrath Drive South will be reduced to two-lane traffic between 3 Avenue South and 2 Avenue North today starting at 8 a.m., and will reopen Sunday at 5 p.m. This closure is necessary to facilitate watermain repairs. Detour signs will be in place to guide motorists... Read More »

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