March 28th, 2017

Local News

Mock disaster provides skills training

By Lethbridge Herald on March 26th, 2017

College students respond to party gone bad Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com It may have been the morning but the party had just wrapped up after going terrible wrong. At least that’s what students portrayed during the fifth annual mock disaster event at Lethbridge College on Saturday. Nearly 100 students from the Digital Communications and ... Read More »

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Hearing set in drug smuggling case

By Shurtz, Delon on March 25th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Two men accused of smuggling drugs into Canada at the Coutts border crossing in 2016 will have a preliminary hearing later this year. The matter for Gurpreet Singh, 28, and Gurpreet Cheema, 29, was in Lethbridge provincial court Friday where a preliminary hearing was set for July 26-28. A preliminary ... Read More »

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Wait for disclosure delays bail hearing in sex assault case

By Shurtz, Delon on March 25th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A bail hearing for a Coaldale man charged with several sex-related offences against young girls has been put off again while the accused’s lawyer waits for disclosure from the Crown’s office. Trevor Pritchard was in Lethbridge provincial court Friday where he appeared briefly by closed-circuit TV from the Lethbridge Correctional ... Read More »

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For Alzheimer’s patients, time of day can make a difference

By Submitted Article on March 25th, 2017

SUBMITTED BY THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY Samantha (name has been changed), a 72-year-old with early-stage Alzheimer’s, loves her breakfasts and is usually in good spirits each morning in her care facility’s dining room. While she exhibits most of the common symptoms of Alzheimer’s in the morning and after lunch, such as short-term memory loss, language impediments ... Read More »

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Interfaith Food Bank to rebuild loading dock with Walmart donation

By Villeneuve, Melissa on March 25th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A little extra cash is going to make a big difference for the Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge. For years, Interfaith has had to juggle resources whenever a truck makes a food delivery. When Interfaith first purchased the building, there was a loading dock in the back. “But we ... Read More »

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100 dogs seized from westside home

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

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com As many as 100 mostly small-breed dogs were removed from a home in west Lethbridge Friday afternoon. Roland Lines, a spokesperson with the Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), confirmed the animals were removed from a home in Lethbridge by two Alberta SPCA peace officers, with ... Read More »

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Long-running Kiwanis Festival begins Monday

By Mabell, Dave on March 25th, 2017

It’s clearly the longest-running show in town. The Kiwanis Music and Speech Arts Festival, opening Monday, is in its 87th year. For generations of southern Albertans, it’s been a stepping stone to proficient musicianship and life-long enjoyment. More than 5,000 young people took part last year and organizers say this year’s edition is looking even ... Read More »

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College, university students get down to business

By Martin, Tijana on March 25th, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The 12th annual Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition will wrap up at Lethbridge College this afternoon. This year’s event was co-hosted by the Lethbridge College School of Business and the University of Lethbridge Faculty of Management. On Thursday, approximately 70 post-secondary business students from across Alberta gathered at Lethbridge ... Read More »

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Concert lineup announced for U of L Shine On Summer Festival

By Kuhl, Nick on March 25th, 2017

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com It’s not too early to make plans for the Labour Day weekend. Especially when the University of Lethbridge and the Enmax Centre are planning what may turn into the biggest outdoor festival southern Alberta has ever seen. Details for the three-day Shine On Summer Festival, set for Sept. 1 to ... Read More »

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Canes ready for next step

By Lethbridge Herald on March 24th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com For the second consecutive spring, hockey playoff fever is getting ready to grip Lethbridge. Following a 44-21-4-3 regular season that locked up second place in the Central Division, the Lethbridge Hurricanes begin another Western Hockey League post-season dance tonight when they host the Red Deer Rebels in Game 1 of the ... Read More »

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SPCA removing more than 100 dogs from Lethbridge home

By Lethbridge Herald on March 24th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com As many as 100 mostly small-breed dogs are currently being removed from a home in Lethbridge. Roland Lines, a spokesperson with the Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), confirmed the animals are being removed from a home in Lethbridge with assistance from Lethbridge Animal Services. The ... Read More »

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