August 22nd, 2017

Local News

Whoop-Up Days events for Wednesday, Aug. 23

By Lethbridge Herald on August 22nd, 2017

Following is a list of events at Exhibition Park and around Lethbridge during Whoop-Up Days 2017 this week. The list is provided to Exhibition Park and the Lethbridge Herald. It is subject to change. Have an event that’s not listed or that’s been changed? Email editor@lethbridgeherald.com. We will update the calendar daily all week. Wednesday ... Read More »

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Whoop-Up Days events for Tuesday, Aug. 22

By Lethbridge Herald on August 22nd, 2017

Following is a list of events at Exhibition Park and around Lethbridge during Whoop-Up Days 2017 this week. The list is provided to Exhibition Park and the Lethbridge Herald. It is subject to change. Have an event that’s not listed or that’s been changed? Email editor@lethbridgeherald.com. We will update the calendar daily all week. Tuesday ... Read More »

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City extends season for Henderson pool

By Mabell, Dave on August 22nd, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Schools will soon reopen, but that won’t mean the end of outdoor swimming. Highly popular Henderson Pool will remain open a further two weeks, city officials say. With more warm weather in the forecast, they say the pool will stay open until Sept 17, from 4 p.m. to sunset after Labour Day. For ... Read More »

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Archives a treasure of history

By Submitted Article on August 22nd, 2017

The Galt Archives is a community’s hidden treasure. Tucked away at the basement of the Galt Museum, the archives has been a source of insight and inspiration for many local residents. This is where one can research family history, obtain information about an old house – when it was built and who the previous owners ... Read More »

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Call goes out for election workers

By Villeneuve, Melissa on August 22nd, 2017

lethbridge herald The City of Lethbridge is now accepting applications for election workers for the municipal and school trustee elections on Monday, Oct. 16. An election requires many dedicated people to ensure voters can successfully cast their ballots on Election Day. The City of Lethbridge provides residents with opportunities to assist in the democratic process ... Read More »

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Jail sentence for drug sales

By Shurtz, Delon on August 22nd, 2017

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Selling drugs to an undercover cop has earned a Lethbridge man some time behind bars. Mason Cranston pleaded guilty last week in provincial court to single charges of drug trafficking and possession of stolen property and was sentenced to eight months in jail. Court was told Cranston met with an ... Read More »

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More charges for Pantherbone

By Villeneuve, Melissa on August 22nd, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A 20-year-old man from the Blood Reserve is facing a second round of charges related to sexual exploitation of minors. Skylar Pantherbone was arrested on Sunday following a joint investigation between ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation unit, Blood Tribe Police, and Lethbridge Police. Pantherbone is alleged to have lured and sextorted ... Read More »

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Vicinity buses catching on

By Lethbridge Herald on August 21st, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Is smaller really “better”? Lethbridge riders and transit officials may now answer that question, with two smaller transit buses providing service on some of the city’s lower-demand routes. Designed in Canada but built in China, the smooth-sided Vicinity buses carried their first passengers here on shuttle service to the air ... Read More »

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First stage of Metis Trail now open

By Lethbridge Herald on August 21st, 2017

lethbridge herald The first stage of Metis Trail is now open, the City of Lethbridge announced Friday. This section of Metis Trail extends from Jerry Potts Boulevard West to Caledonia Boulevard West and includes a new section of Caledonia Boulevard into the Crossings area, between Metis Trail and Aquitania Boulevard West. It includes pathways and ... Read More »

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Roberts chasing the solar eclipse

By Kuhl, Nick on August 21st, 2017

Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers – Vulcan For the first time in 45 years a total solar eclipse will spread darkness through the sky in parts of North America. One man from Vulcan will follow its trail south into the United States for a heightened experience. Neel Roberts, who is an avid star gazing enthusiast, ... Read More »

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U of L part of brain research collaboration

By Schnarr, J.W. on August 21st, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Research conducted at the University of Lethbridge has assisted in the identification of neural activity patterns which could help scientists understand how the brain processes spatial information. Research was conducted in a collaboration between Dun Mao, a researcher in Bruce McNaughton’s lab at the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience at ... Read More »

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