August 29th, 2015

Local News

Another round of Oktoberfest, please!

By Lethbridge Herald on August 28th, 2015

Popular downtown event being expanded Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThe calendar will soon read September. Then it will turn to Oktober. The German spelling is intentional.Following last year’s successful and inaugural Oktoberfest event at Festival Square downtown, organizers have decided to bring it back for another... Read More »

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No bail for teenaged convenience store robbers

By Lethbridge Herald on August 28th, 2015

Delon ShurtzLethbridge Heralddshurtz@lethbridgeherald.comTwo of four teenage girls who robbed a Lethbridge convenience store last month will remain in custody for at least another week.The two girls, who can’t be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, failed Thursday during a bail... Read More »

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Sexual assault plea delayed

By Lethbridge Herald on August 28th, 2015

Crown has new information about Kristian caseLethbridge HeraldA man accused of sexually assaulting young boys was expected to enter pleas Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court, but the matter was adjourned after his lawyer told court the Crown had new information about the case.Lethbridge lawyer... Read More »

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Murder devastates YWCA staff

By Lethbridge Herald on August 28th, 2015

Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comNadine Skow was known for her kindness, infectious laughter and joy in helping youth affected by domestic violence. Former colleagues at the Lethbridge and District YWCA were devastated to learn of her murder earlier this week in Edmonton.Skow’s body was discovered... Read More »

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New students get a lessonin WCHS pride

By Villeneuve, Melissa on August 28th, 2015

Freshmen get warm welcome Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Grade 9 students got their first taste of Winston Churchill High School (WCHS) pride at the school’s Orange and Blue Day orientation on Thursday. About 80 incoming students received a warm welcome from teachers and student council, took part... Read More »

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Cryogenic facility helpingresearchers

By Villeneuve, Melissa on August 28th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge’s new cryogenic test facility (CTF) has allowed researchers in Dr. David Naylor’s astrophysics lab to be more productive, more energy efficient and more flexible. “It’s working exactly as intended. It’s great,” said Naylor, a U of L physics and astronomy professor and... Read More »

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Domestic violence stretches resources

By Villeneuve, Melissa on August 28th, 2015

Harbour House doesn’t have enough beds for victims Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Domestic violence is an issue in any country, any province, and any city. It certainly exists in Lethbridge, yet the resources to help those affected can’t keep up with the demand. The Lethbridge and District... Read More »

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No bail for teenaged convenience store robbers

By Shurtz, Delon on August 28th, 2015

Another week behind bars for two Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Two of four teenage girls who robbed a Lethbridge convenience store last month will remain in custody for at least another week. The two girls, who can’t be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act,... Read More »

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Huckleberry fest on Saturday

By Kuhl, Nick on August 28th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald The recent warm sunny weather has produced sweet berries just in time for Castle Mountain’s annual Huckleberry Festival. Set to run Saturday at the resort, the fest is considered one of the highlights of the summer season in southwest Alberta. Things will begin with a pancake... Read More »

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Algae blooming in Henderson Lake

By Kuhl, Nick on August 28th, 2015

Health advisory issued for the area Lethbridge Herald A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in areas of Henderson Lake. As such, Alberta Health Services issued an advisory for the area. Residents living near the shores of Henderson lake, as well as visitors to this lake,... Read More »

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New students learn about WCHS pride

By Lethbridge Herald on August 27th, 2015

Freshmen get warm welcomeMelissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comGrade 9 students got their first taste of Winston Churchill High School (WCHS) pride at the school’s Orange and Blue Day orientation on Thursday.About 80 incoming students received a warm welcome from teachers and student council, took part in activities... Read More »

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