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SPCA files 13 charges against April Dawn Irving

By Lethbridge Herald on March 4th, 2015

The Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Alberta SPCA) has filed 13 charges under the Animal Protection Act (APA) against April Dawn Irving. In a press release issued today, the SPCA indicated the charges were laid on Feb. 25. The charges are the result of the investigation into Irving’s treatment of more ... Read More »

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Curbside recycling focus of special meeting March 23

By Lethbridge Herald on March 3rd, 2015

Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Debate over curbside recycling has become a focus for everyday residents as well as city council. Funds were earmarked for its introduction during council’s operating budget deliberations last fall. But council is nowhere near making a decision on the issue — not yet. After briefly considering a number of resolutions ... Read More »

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Miss Indian World embraces the role

By Lethbridge Herald on March 1st, 2015

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The 2014-15 Miss Indian World made her first trip to Lethbridge for the International Peace Powwow and Festival on the weekend. Taylor Christianna Thomas from Shoshone-Bannock of Idaho is Shoshone-Bannock, Kickapoo, and Prairie Band Potawatomi and has one month left as Miss World Indian. In April, she’ll pass on her ... Read More »

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Two more armed robberies Wednesday night lead police to issue warning to businesses

By Lethbridge Herald on February 26th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is investigating two commercial robberies that occurred Wednesday night. At approximately 9:21 p.m., a masked man armed with a gun entered the Husky gas station along the 700 block of 13th Street North and demanded cash. None was provided, and the subject fled the store. No one was injured, according to ... Read More »

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Today’s SACPA session to tackle issue of civil liberties

By Lethbridge Herald on February 26th, 2015

What is meant by civil liberties? That question will be front and centre today at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs. According to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, civil liberties are protecting those freedoms considered fundamental in a democratic society. These fundamental freedoms include freedom of opinion, thought, belief and expression, freedom ... Read More »

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Nine people arrested in Feb. 20 raids at a south Lethbridge apartment building

By Lethbridge Herald on February 25th, 2015

Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) has seized drugs, guns and stolen property from a Lethbridge apartment building. Nine people were arrested. ALERT Lethbridge, with the assistance of the Lethbridge Regional Police Service, executed two search warrants at a south Lethbridge apartment building on Feb. 20. The raids concluded a short-term investigation into suspected drug ... Read More »

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UPDATE: Monday-night robberies have police seeking man in late teens to 20s

By Lethbridge Herald on February 24th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating two armed robberies that occurred within an hour of each other late Monday night. At approximately 9:45 p.m., a masked male entered Gas Plus along the 100 block of Jerry Potts Boulevard and confronted a male and female working in the store. The man brandished a gun and demanded cash. ... Read More »

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Police investigating suspicious sudden death

By Lethbridge Herald on February 23rd, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating a suspicious sudden death after the body of a woman was located in a northside home early this morning. Just after 3 a.m., police responded to a report of an injured woman at a residence along the 300 block of 19 Street North. Upon arrival, LRPS located a deceased female ... Read More »

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Businesses come together to fund new digital audio arts award at U of L

By Lethbridge Herald on February 9th, 2015

The love of music has led a pair of local businesses to come together in support of an exciting music initiative in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge. Lucky Star Guitars and The Geomatic Attic have collaborated to fund the new Lucky Star Guitars/Geomatic Attic Digital Audio Arts Award. The new ... Read More »

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UPDATE: Missing 16 year old has been located

By Lethbridge Herald on February 9th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service has reported a missing 16-year-old has now been located. Matthew James Leverett was last seen Jan. 27 in Lethbridge, and earlier today, police indicated they were concerned for his well-being. This morning, police said attempts to locate Leverett had been unsuccessful, but added there was no evidence to suggest foul play... Read More »

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Woman facing drug and weapons charges after two search warrants are executed

By Lethbridge Herald on February 5th, 2015

A Lethbridge woman is facing drug charges, and a man wanted on an outstanding warrant in relation to a home invasion last year in B.C., was apprehended Wednesday after search warrants were executed at two city homes. At approximately 5:51 p.m., members of the Lethbridge Regional Police Service Priority Crimes Unit, with assistance from the ... Read More »

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