May 24th, 2015

Local News

Protesters march against Monsanto

By Martin, Tijana on May 24th, 2015

City event part of worldwide initiative Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Approximately 20 activists against genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gathered at Galt Gardens on Saturday afternoon for the annual March Against Monsanto protest. Over 400 cities across the world participated in the event to protest against “Monsanto’s... Read More »

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Youth Week bridges gaps

By Kuhl, Nick on May 24th, 2015

Various organizations working together Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Jenga isn’t the easiest game to master. But there are plenty of symbolic lessons to be learned during the experience. “Jenga is really building up a tower, a pillar of strength, really, that relies on the cooperation between young... Read More »

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Mechanics key to voice quality

By Kuhl, Nick on May 24th, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The mechanics are the least important element behind the quality of someone’s performance voice. So said Richard Armstrong, a renowned vocal instructor, director and performer who teaches at New York University (NYU), in advance of his local lecture recently. “The mechanics get way... Read More »

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A SILENT KILLER

By Lethbridge Herald on May 23rd, 2015

City man learned he had kidney disease after he was refused life insuranceTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comTwo million Canadians have kidney disease, or are at risk according to The Kidney Foundation of Canada. And more often than not, people don’t even realize it. There are usually no... Read More »

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City man accused of defrauding Taber business of almost $1M

By Shurtz, Delon on May 23rd, 2015

taber A Lethbridge man is accused of defrauding a Taber agriculture business of nearly $1 million. Taber police said the business was the victim of a scam between March and July 2013 in which hay was obtained but no money paid. The business was defrauded of more than... Read More »

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Fraud charges stayed against Stirling man

By Shurtz, Delon on May 23rd, 2015

lethbridge herald A southern Alberta man scheduled for trial in connection with a fraudulent ticket scheme no longer faces charges. Charges of false pretenses and fraud over $5,000 were stayed by the Crown Thursday, the day Lyle Henry Friesen of Stirling was set to stand trial. Friesen pleaded... Read More »

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Hit-and-run suspect granted bail

By Shurtz, Delon on May 23rd, 2015

lethbridge herald A 26-year-old woman arrested in relation to a hit-and-run has been freed from custody while her case is before the courts. Following a brief hearing Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court, Chaylee Valentine Eagleplume, a.k.a. Bruised Head, was released on $500 no-cash bail, and ordered to reside... Read More »

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Minister impressed how local economy continues to grow

By Kuhl, Nick on May 23rd, 2015

Nick Kuhl -LETHBRIDGE HERALD NKUHL@LETHBRIDGEHERALD.COM GROWING THE ECONOMY OF WESTERN CANADA FALLS PARTIALLY ON MICHELLE REMPEL’S DESK. BUT AS THE MP OF CALGARY CENTRE-NORTH AND FEDERAL MINISTER OF WESTERN ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION, SHE ALSO NEEDS TO ESTABLISH GOOD WORKING RELATIONSHIPS TO HELP PROMOTE THE GOVERNMENT’S EFFORTS TO CREATE JOBS,... Read More »

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Woman pleads guilty to weapons charges

By Shurtz, Delon on May 23rd, 2015

lethbridge herald A woman accused of trying to sell a sawed-off shotgun earlier this year, and who was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing, has pleaded guilty to other charges, instead. Maryann Lee White Man Left pleaded guilty Friday in Lethbridge provincial court to single counts of careless... Read More »

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Sudden death on Blood Reserve being investigated by police

By Kuhl, Nick on May 23rd, 2015

Lethbridge Herald -STANDOFF Blood Tribe Police are investigating the sudden death of a woman in Standoff on Thursday. Officers were called to a report an incident at a residence at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. Upon arrival, they located a deceased adult woman within the residence. The... Read More »

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Police chase suspect allowed to leave Alta.

By Shurtz, Delon on May 23rd, 2015

lethbridge herald A Manitoba woman will be allowed to leave the province while she faces several charges stemming from incidents in Lethbridge and on the Blood Reserve. Angela Elaine Quewezance, who was in Lethbridge court Thursday, was released from custody on $300 bail. She was granted permission to... Read More »

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