September 2nd, 2015

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  • Police active in school zones

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIt took Const. Marco Pagliericci all of about 10 seconds to nab a speeder through a school zone Tuesday morning, the first day that they came back into effect.The Lethbridge Regional Police Service officer had just set up his radar unit[...] Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Street hockey event nixed

    Lethbridge Organizers have pulled the plug on next month’s Redwood Cup, the national street hockey championship that was set to have taken over Lethbridge. Lower than expected team registration numbers, plus economic circumstances and timing for the vast majority of teams who had qualified, were cited as the[...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Progress confirmed in dog trial

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The Milk River woman facing multiple charges under the Criminal Code and Animal Protection Act for neglecting her dogs has a new lawyer and may finally move ahead with her case. April Dawn Irving has yet to even enter pleas to more than[...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Marching to fight kidney disease

    Fundraiser taking place Sept. 11-13 Heather Cameron FOR THE HERALD EVEN KIDNEYS NEED SOMEONE TO MARCH FOR THEM AND THE BIGELOW FAMILY OF RAYMOND IS DOING JUST THAT BY MARCHING 100 KILOMETRES IN THE 2015 KIDNEY MARCH THAT WILL TAKE PLACE SEPT. 11-13. “KIDNEY DISEASE NEEDS [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • CCH begins year of celebration

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com It’s been 50 years since Catholic Central High School opened its doors with that moniker. “The first actual full school year as Catholic Central would have been the 1965-1966 school year, so we’re honouring that this is the 50th year of the school[...] Read More »

    17 hours ago

National News

  • No preliminary hearing for accused B.C. polygamist, case heads straight to trial

    VANCOUVER – A lawyer prosecuting the accused polygamist leader of a fundamentalist Mormon commune has opted to forego a preliminary inquiry and head straight to trial. The Ministry of the Attorney General has signed off on special prosecutor Peter Wilson’s request to proceed with a direct indictment against Winston Blackmore, who allegedly has more than [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • NDP riding president tossed for urging voters to back Green candidate

    OTTAWA – The president of the NDP riding association in Ontario’s Parry Sound-Muskoka has been turfed for urging voters to support the Green candidate. The association’s vice-president, James Moffat, said late Wednesday the riding executive voted unanimously to dismiss Clyde Mobbley as president. Moffat characterized Mobbley’s decision to back the rival Greens as the action [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • Winnipeg man accused of sending letter bombs to hear Friday if he gets bail

    WINNIPEG – A Winnipeg man accused of sending a letter bomb that caused a lawyer to lose her hand will find out later this week if he will get bail. Guido Amsel was back in front of a Winnipeg judge Wednesday for the second part of his bail hearing. Judge Heather Pullan will deliver her [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • Manitoba cabinet minister who challenged premier seeks federal office

    WINNIPEG – A former Manitoba cabinet minister who questioned Premier Greg Selinger’s leadership plans to resign her provincial seat and run for the federal New Democrats in the Oct. 19 election. An NDP source said Wednesday that Erin Selby will announce later this week that she is seeking the party nomination in the riding of [...] Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • Quebec health minister insists dying patients must get help to ease suffering

    QUEBEC – Quebec’s health minister says patients seeking medical help in dying must obtain the service. Gaetan Barrette made the comments today in order to scold uncooperative doctors and directors of institutions in the province’s health care network. Quebec’s right-to-die law comes into effect on Dec. 10 and Barrette says the patient will be the [...] Read More »

    6 hours ago

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