January 23rd, 2018

Local News

City donates service vehicles to Mexico communities

By Lethbridge Herald on January 23rd, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The City of Lethbridge has donated three soon-to-be decommissioned vehicles to a program that provides emergency vehicles and training to communities in Mexico. The Los Amigos project is aimed at providing decommissioned emergency vehicles for Mexican communities that need them. It is an international service project organized by Rotary Club ... Read More »

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Man sentenced on weapon, drug charges

By Lethbridge Herald on January 23rd, 2018

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Coaldale man set to stand trial Monday on multiple weapon and drug-related charges, pleaded guilty instead and was sentenced to nearly two years in jail. Shane Desmond Journoud pleaded guilty in Lethbridge provincial court to one count each of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking and careless storage ... Read More »

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Homegrown country artist to entertain at scholarship breakfast

By Kuhl, Nick on January 23rd, 2018

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge School District 51 -Communications Officer Mark Maxwell knew from a very young age music would become a very large part of his life. The singer-songwriter, born and raised in Lethbridge, grew up in a musical family. When he was six years old, he found his passion for playing guitar and singing classic ... Read More »

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The Power of Sport

By Submitted Article on January 23rd, 2018

1975 Canada Winter Games drew people together Ryan Dutchak The 2018 Winter Olympics, set to take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea next month, have garnered plenty of international attention. North Korea recently seems poised to participate in the Games, bringing up the idea of “unity through sport.” Although not on the same international scale, the ... Read More »

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Power outages planned for London Road area

By Jensen, Randy on January 23rd, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Planned power outages are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday to upgrade power lines in the London Road neighbourhood. The first outage is scheduled for Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., weather permitting, and will affect approximately 18 homes along the 700 block of 7 Avenue South as well as the 700 blocks ... Read More »

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Trial date set for former Raymond teacher

By Shurtz, Delon on January 23rd, 2018

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The trial for a Raymond school teacher accused of inappropriate conduct involving a female student is expected to take nearly three weeks when it finally begins next year. The case was in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench Monday where Jentry Jack Salmon was arraigned and the trial scheduled for March ... Read More »

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Professor remembered for his dedication to students and U of L

By Mabell, Dave on January 23rd, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A memorial service will be held Saturday for professor Bhagwan Dua, a longtime department chair and dean at the University of Lethbridge. Hired as a political science professor in 1977, Dua was named department chair in 1983 and then Dean of Arts and Science from 1991 to 2002. He died ... Read More »

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Police rule death as non-criminal

By Kuhl, Nick on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge A Sunday death in the city has been ruled non-criminal in nature. The Lethbridge Police Service has completed its investigation at the base of the High Level Bridge, following a sudden death there Sunday afternoon. Police say the investigation has been deemed non-criminal and will continue with the involvement of the Medical Examiner. The ... Read More »

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TUESDAY, January 23, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 23rd, 2018

OOP-SHADE, Darby Chase Kiayopooka (Bear Child) March 22, 1991- January 16, 2018 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son, grandson, brother, uncle, nephew and friend Darby at the age of 26 on January 16, 2018 in Calgary, AB. Our angel graced us with his presence on March ... Read More »

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City to launch first phase of curbside recycling in April

By Lethbridge Herald on January 22nd, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The City of Lethbridge has launched phase one of its new curbside recycling program. Beginning in April, about 900 homes in five different communities will receive their recycling bin. This is the first stage in what will eventually become city-wide residential curbside recycling in 2019. In addition, 20 bins will ... Read More »

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Police say Sunday death non criminal

By Lethbridge Herald on January 22nd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald A Sunday death in the city has been ruled non-criminal in nature. The Lethbridge Police Service has completed their investigation at the base of the High Level Bridge, following a sudden death there Sunday afternoon. Police say the investigation has been deemed non-criminal and will continue with the involvement of the Medical Examiner. ... Read More »

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