July 24th, 2014

News

Local News

  • Earthship lands in southern Alberta

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIt’s an 1,800-square-foot, three-bedroom home with an unusual floor plan and a sweeping south-facing view toward the Little Bow River out of large glass windows. Its final cost, estimated at between $350,000 and $400,000, would be comparable to a similar-sized unit in an average[...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • Wind warnings issued for parts of southern Alberta for tomorrow

    Hold on to your hats — it could be a little windy in southern Alberta tomorrow. Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for the Cardston-Fort Macleod-Magrath area and the Crowsnest Pass-Pincher Creek-Waterton Lakes National Park area.The warnings cover the Blood Reserve and areas in Cardston County, the M.D. of Willow Creek, M.D. of Pincher Creek, [...] Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Man charged in connection with theft of Ford F350 trucks in June and July

    Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 48-year-old man with multiple counts of possession of stolen property in connection with the theft of Ford trucks in June and July.In late June and July, police responded to a number of thefts involving Ford F350 trucks. Following an investigation by members of the Priority Crimes Unit, a [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • More guns seized at southern Alberta border crossings

    It has a been a busy summer thus far for gun seizures at southern Alberta border crossings.Yesterday, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Criminal Investigations Unit announced it had laid a total of eight charges against three individuals in three separate seizures at the ports of Coutts, Carway and Chief Mountain.On July 18, Michael James [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Diversity Cafe slated tonight at city hall

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com People of different cultures, backgrounds and ways of life, are encouraged to come together for art and diversity at tonight’s PANGAEA Diversity CafŽ. The free community event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the foyer at Lethbridge City Hall,[...] Read More »

    20 hours ago

National News


Provincial News

  • Mullen Group sees Q2 net profit decline to $25.6M; revenue rises to $313.4M

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group Ltd. (TSX:MTL) has reported a year-over-year decline in second quarter net income, with the oilfield services and transportation company citing a big loss in the fair value of investments, along with lower operating income and an increased loss on the sale of certain assets. The Alberta-based company reported after markets [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Boy falls off horse at ranch in Alberta foothills; taken by air ambulance

    SUNDRE, Alta. – A four-year-old boy has been injured after falling off a horse at a ranch in the Alberta foothills. STARS air ambulance spokesman Cam Heke (HEEK) says it happened Wednesday afternoon at the Yaha Tinda Ranch near Sundre. Heke says the boy was in stable condition during the flight to hospital in Edmonton. [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Shares in Encana spinoff PrairieSky rise on first financial results

    CALGARY – Shares in Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA) spinoff PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. (TSX:PSK) rose by as much as 3.4 per cent on Tuesday following the release of its first financial report, which included a profit of nearly $24 million. The stock went as high as $39.49 before dipping to $39.11 later in the day, still 2.4 [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Former Alberta health executive flagged for breaching contract rules

    EDMONTON – The province’s public interest commissioner says a former senior official with Alberta Health Services broke conflict-of-interest rules when he delivered a sole-source contract. Peter Hourihan (OWR’-han) says the official gave a $75,000 computer consulting contract to a firm he used to work for and still held shares in. Hourihan says the official co-signed [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Shares in Encana spinoff PrairieSky rise on inaugural financial results

    CALGARY – Shares in Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA) spinoff PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. (TSX:PSK) were up as much as 3.4 per cent on Tuesday following the release of its first financial report, which included a $24-million profit[...] Read More »

    2 days ago

World News