March 28th, 2015

Local News

Man sentenced to 3 years for series of break-ins

By Shurtz, Delon on March 28th, 2015

lethbridge herald Jonathon William Cohen didn’t enjoy his freedom for very long. The 35-year-old Lethbridge man had only been released from jail Feb. 10 when he found himself back in custody a month later. Cohen, 36, broke into eight homes in March, three of them in one day... Read More »

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Man suspected in series of bank robberies is denied bail

By Shurtz, Delon on March 28th, 2015

lethbridge herald A B.C. man accused of robbing several banks across three provinces in December and January will not be getting out of jail any time soon. Judge Derek Redman denied Shaun Christopher Cornish’s bid for freedom Thursday during a bail hearing, despite assurances the accused would live... Read More »

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American men fined total of $20,000 for trying to smuggle guns

By Shurtz, Delon on March 28th, 2015

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A total of $20,000 in fines were handed out to three men caught trying to smuggle guns over the Canadian border last year. Christopher Michael Grosstephan of Alaska was fined $10,000, while Jeffrey Dee Hill of Las Vegas was fined $6,000 and Steven... Read More »

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LFS, partners put focus on family

By Sulz, Dave on March 28th, 2015

February initiatives raise more than $5,000 for Lethbridge Family Services LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Family Services and several community-minded partners focused on making family a priority in February. The result was a month-long campaign that encouraged individuals to make their family a priority not just for Family Day,... Read More »

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Three facing charges in fatal drug overdoses released on bail

By Shurtz, Delon on March 28th, 2015

lethbridge herald Three residents of the Blood Indian Reserve accused of trafficking in drugs that killed two people earlier this month have been released from custody. Jessica Joy Good Rider, 26, Charles Shouting, 34, and Bobby Weasel Head, 41, appeared Friday in Lethbridge provincial court and were released... Read More »

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Science fair continues today at U of L

By Simmons, Garrett on March 28th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Young scientists are the stars this weekend at the University of Lethbridge. The Southern Alberta Technology Council (SATC) and the University of Lethbridge are presenting SCI-FUSION 2015: The Lethbridge Regional Science Fair and Science Olympics, which began Friday and continues today on campus, on the... Read More »

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Vauxhall has similar concerns about gatherings

By Simmons, Garrett on March 28th, 2015

J.W. Schnarr Southern Alberta Newspapers – Vauxhall The widely publicized issue surrounding Mennonite youth isn’t isolated to Taber. Vauxhall is also taking issue with large gatherings of Mennonite youth, disturbances, disregard for the law – and the failure of authorities to do something about it. During their regular... Read More »

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Mennonites want to be part of the community

By Villeneuve, Melissa on March 28th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald -TABER mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com “Let’s not paint them all with the same brush.” With all the national attention around recent town bylaws in Taber and other small communities, it seems many are eager to classify the Low-German speaking Mennonite community. However, members of the community... Read More »

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Men facing drug charges make first appearance

By Shurtz, Delon on March 28th, 2015

lethbridge herald Three Lethbridge men charged in connection with a drug bust in February made a brief appearance Friday in Lethbridge provincial court, but simply had their matters adjourned to next month. Grant Lamane, 24, Lawrence Kreutz, 21, and William Paksi, 23, are charged with a total of... Read More »

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MacLean no stranger to local hockey lore

By Lethbridge Herald on March 27th, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Ron MacLean probably knows more about Lethbridge’s hockey connections than most hockey people in Lethbridge. From Frank Boucher’s time with the RCMP in the city in the 1920s, before he won Stanley Cups, to how many current NHL coaches have direct ties to the community,... Read More »

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It’s a RAP for young apprentices

By Villeneuve, Melissa on March 27th, 2015

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com It was a whole different kind of high school graduation ceremony Thursday evening in the Lethbridge College Garden Court Restaurant. More than 100 local high school students celebrated their achievements in the trades at the Registered Apprentice Program (RAP) recognition banquet. RAP allows... Read More »

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