May 26th, 2017

Local News

Lethbridge man facing charges following standoff with police

By Lethbridge Herald on May 25th, 2017

From LPS: Lethbridge Police have charged a 42-year-old man with uttering threats and other offences following an incident Wednesday that resulted in members of the Critical Incident Response Team attending a westside apartment building. On May 24, 2017 at approximately 9:30 a.m. police responded to a request to check on the well-being of a male ... Read More »

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Trial date delayed in triple murder case

By Lethbridge Herald on May 25th, 2017

­Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The trial for a man accused of killing three people, including a young girl, in the Crowsnest Pass in 2015 has been delayed again. Derek Saretzky was scheduled to stand trial May 29 on three counts of first-degree murder, but it was put off until June 5 to allow more ... Read More »

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College president to speak at SACPA

By Kuhl, Nick on May 25th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Last week it was the University of Lethbridge, this week it’s Lethbridge College. At the regular Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs session, set for noon today at Country Kitchen Catering, LC president Paula Burns will present “Lethbridge College at 60: Past, Present and Future Challenges and Opportunities.” Burns, the eighth president and ... Read More »

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Genealogy workshop scheduled for June 3

By Sulz, Dave on May 25th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Alberta Genealogical Society, Lethbridge and District Branch will present a workshop, Genealogy at the Bridge, June 3 from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Country Kitchen Catering (lower level of The Keg Steakhouse), 1717 Mayor Magrath Drive S. The featured presenter is Pat Ryan, a Canadian genealogist and founding member of the College of ... Read More »

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Man taken into custody after westside standoff

By Kuhl, Nick on May 25th, 2017

Nick Kuhl and Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com One man is in custody after a multi-hour standoff with police on the westside Wednesday afternoon. Lethbridge Police responded around 1 p.m. to an apartment complex in the 2500 block of Walsh Drive West in regards to a mental health situation. LPS deployed the Critical Incident Team, ... Read More »

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Seven to be inducted into U of L Alumni Honour Society

By Mabell, Dave on May 25th, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A recent mayor and the Lethbridge College board chair will be inducted into the Alumni Honour Society at the University of Lethbridge. They’re among seven being honoured this year, adding to a distinguished group that saluted its first members in 2002. “It’s always exciting to share in the successes of ... Read More »

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Trial date delayed in triple murder case

By Shurtz, Delon on May 25th, 2017

-Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The trial for a man accused of killing three people, including a young girl, in the Crowsnest Pass in 2015 has been delayed again. Derek Saretzky was scheduled to stand trial May 29 on three counts of first-degree murder, but it was put off until June 5 to allow more ... Read More »

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Lethbridge mother welcomes proposed changes to labour laws

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 25th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A local mother whose story about losing her job while trying to provide care for her seriously ill son welcomed the proposed changes to Alberta’s labour laws on Wednesday. “There was an unfairness here,” Amanda Jensen said. “Something that was unjust. It was incredulous to me that this outdated legislation ... Read More »

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Coaldale composting to begin in March

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 25th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald -COALDALE jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The Town of Coaldale’s new composting component to municipal waste removal will go into effect in March. During their regular meeting on Tuesday, council heard from Cindy L’Hirondelle, Coaldale’s Development and Environmental Services Manager, regarding the results of a recent request for proposal to supply the town with enough ... Read More »

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City, County agree to joint airport governance model

By Villeneuve, Melissa on May 25th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Two heads are better than one. Which is why the City of Lethbridge and Lethbridge County have agreed to pursue a new joint governance model for the County-owned Lethbridge Airport. On Monday, Lethbridge City Council approved a resolution to move forward in principle to pursue the implementation of an airport ... Read More »

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Police release sketch of sex assault suspect

By Villeneuve, Melissa on May 25th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge police have released a composite sketch of a man wanted in connection with a violent attempted sexual assault last March. Police are asking anyone who recognizes the man to come forward. A badly beaten woman went to the police station around 3:13 a.m. on March 18 to report that ... Read More »

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