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City names its new Fire and Emergency Services chief

By Lethbridge Herald on March 19th, 2015

After a nationwide search, The City of Lethbridge has named its new fire chief. Today, the city announced Richard Hildebrand has been selected as the chief of Fire and Emergency Services. “After a broad search, I am pleased that we found the best candidate right here in our midst” said Bary Beck, Community Services director. ... Read More »

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LRPS urging public to help locate missing 17 year old

By Lethbridge Herald on March 18th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to locate 17-year-old Kathleen (Kate) Melting Tallow. Melting Tallow was last seen March 15 at 4:30 p.m. in Lethbridge by family members. She was wearing pink capri pants, a dark-coloured jacket and moccasin-style boots. Investigation has determined Melting Tallow may have travelled to Calgary with a ... Read More »

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Incidents Monday in southside neighbourhood lead to series of charges for 40-year-old man

By Lethbridge Herald on March 17th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 40-year-old man following a series of incidents Monday afternoon in a southside neighbourhood. On March 16 at approximately 12:30 p.m., police received multiple calls about a man carrying a knife and acting erratically in a southside neighbourhood. Investigation determined a man had damaged the inside of a home ... Read More »

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Man charged in connection with string of southside break and enters

By Lethbridge Herald on March 17th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 35-year-old man in connection with numerous break and enters on the southside over the past few weeks. In the latter part of February and into March, police noted an increase in break and enters concentrated on the southside that involved similar methods of entry and types of property ... Read More »

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Partnership model agreed upon to provide programming and facility management for The Crossings

By Lethbridge Herald on March 16th, 2015

The City of Lethbridge will collaborate with private or non-profit partners to provide programming and facility management throughout the new Crossings Leisure Complex. The Crossings Leisure Complex Steering Committee considered a variety of operating model options, and determined having the City of Lethbridge, the Lethbridge Curling Club and a yet-to-be determined third party operate specific ... Read More »

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University of Lethbridge names its 13th chancellor

By Lethbridge Herald on March 16th, 2015

For the first time in its 48-year history, the University of Lethbridge has named one of its graduates as chancellor. The University of Lethbridge Senate has elected Janice Varzari (BN ’90, MEd ’02) as the University’s 13th chancellor elect. A local business owner and longtime health-care provider in the community, Varzari has obtained two degrees ... Read More »

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As weather takes a dramatic turn, county lifts fire ban

By Lethbridge Herald on March 16th, 2015

With a significant change in the weather, Lethbridge County has lifted its fire ban. Monday morning, county officials said conditions no longer exist in the county that pose a heightened risk of fire spread. As a result, the fire Ban imposed on March 6 has been lifted. Fire Permits may again be issued from the ... Read More »

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Youth facing 16 charges in connection with vandalism spree in Highlands

By Lethbridge Herald on March 10th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 15-year-old boy following a weekend vandalism spree in the Highlands subdivision. Saturday, police received numerous reports of vandalism along Redcrow Boulevard, Jerry Potts Boulevard, Highlands Place, Aberdeen Road and Tartan Circle after vehicles, travel trailers and fences were spray painted overnight. Damages, in a total of 16 cases ... Read More »

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Robbery investigation continues as police urge businesses to remain vigilant

By Lethbridge Herald on March 10th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service continues to investigate four commercial robberies that occurred late last month, and are reminding businesses to remain vigilant. On Feb. 23, at approximately 9:45 p.m. a masked man entered Gas Plus along the 100 block of Jerry Potts Boulevard, brandished a gun and demanded cash. A brief struggle ensued between a ... Read More »

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Nutrition month focuses on health at the office

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com We spend a lot of time at work — and a lot of that time is spent sitting behind a desk. It isn’t the perfect recipe for health, but with a few adjustments, employees can get on track for a healthy lifestyle. That’s part of the message by Alberta Health ... Read More »

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City puts ban in place on all open fires in the river valley area

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

Dry conditions have another southern Alberta municipality worried about late-winter fires. This morning, the city announced, effective immediately and until further notice, a fire ban has been placed on all open fires in the river valley area. Excluded are the stoves at the John Martin Centre, the fire pit at the Elks Recreation Community Compound, ... Read More »

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