August 3rd, 2015

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  • Sharing Stanley

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comKris Versteeg is proud to be from Lethbridge.   Everyone knows it.   But actions still speak louder than words.Monday outside the Enmax Centre, the same arena he played in for the Lethbridge Hurricanes, the hometown hockey star made good on his word by[...] Read More »

    58 mins ago
  • Coalhurst celebrates annual Miners Days

    Stan Ashbee Southern Alberta Newspapers – COALHURST Luckily, Coalhurst Miners Days is a go this year. There was talk of the annual event being cancelled because of volunteer burnout, something happening throughout Lethbridge County with community events. But, some die-hard community members have stepped up to the plate[...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Heritage Day celebrated at Galt Gardens

    lethbridge herald Local residents can take a trip around the world in only five hours, no plane ticket required, with Heritage Day events at Galt Gardens today. The Southern Alberta Ethnic Association is hosting its annual Heritage Day event in the park from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. It’s a[...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Irrigation a lifeblood of southern Alberta

    SMRID Tour participants learn irrigation is a part of the southern Alberta social fabric Stan Ashbee Southern Alberta Newspapers Irrigation is one of southern Alberta’s greatest accomplishments – providing the region from Medicine Hat to Pincher Creek with water for a plethora of reasons. On July 29,[...] Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Stafford making waves again

    Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comBoaters, swimmers, and water-skiiers made a splash on the weekend at the Stafford Lake Reservoir.After being closed for almost five years, the day-use boat launch re-opened to the public last Friday, and once word spread the traffic picked up substantially. A deal was[...] Read More »

    1 day ago

National News

  • Montreal cabbie arrested on assault charge after allegedly driving at two men

    MONTREAL – A Montreal cabbie who allegedly hit two people on purpose with his vehicle has been arrested and is facing a charge of assault with a weapon. The 32-year-old driver allegedly struck the two men for failing to pay their fare as they got out of the taxi early Monday morning. He is scheduled [...] Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Man arrested after lewd act at National War Memorial

    OTTAWA – Police are investigating after a man was seen committing an obscene act to the National War Memorial. Officers say bystanders saw the man climb the statue and begin the lewd activity late Sunday night. A 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene. The tall granite cenotaph near Parliament Hill features a number of [...] Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Quebecer charged after crash kills couple and leaves son in critical condition

    SAGUENAY, Que. – A Quebec man is facing criminal charges after a collision between his vehicle and another left two people dead and a four-year-old boy fighting for his life. Yves Martin was charged in a Saguenay courtroom on Monday with one charge of impaired driving causing the death of two people and one of [...] Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Tornado touches down in southwestern Ontario village amid severe weekend storms

    TEVIOTDALE, Ont. – Weather experts say a tornado ripped through a southwestern Ontario community Sunday night, tearing the roof from a bungalow and damaging several police cars. Environment Canada has issued a statement that says the violent winds of up to 220 kilometres per hour occurred in Teviotdale, northwest of Kitchener. It says the tornado [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Kevin Vickers receives Order of New Brunswick for role in stopping shooter

    FREDERICTON – Kevin Vickers, the former sergeant-at-arms in Parliament, has been named a recipient of the Order of New Brunswick for his role in stopping a shooting spree by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau last fall. Vickers stopped the gunman in the House of Commons last October shortly after Zehaf-Bibeau killed Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was standing guard [...] Read More »

    12 hours ago

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