January 18th, 2017

Local News

Christmas tree collection today

By Jensen, Randy on January 14th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE Christmas trees will be collected from all residential areas of the city beginning at 7 a.m. today. Residents are encouraged to reduce waste and support local youth groups by participating. Decorations and tree stands must be removed, and trees must be placed near regular garbage collection locations before 7 a.m. today... Read More »

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Founders’ Day takes the cake

By Schnarr, J.W. on January 14th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge 50th Anniversary celebrations officially got underway on Friday the way any good party should – with new clothes, lots of food and great music. And, of course, a 50th birthday cake. A large crowd gathered at the university to celebrate the start of the Founders’ Day ... Read More »

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Students take icy plungefor charity

By Martin, Tijana on January 14th, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com While Friday may have been warmer for some, it wasn’t for all. Members of the University of Lethbridge’s Management Students’ Society hosted the 12th annual Chillin’ 4 Charity event and many took the plunge. It was the first time the management students have hosted the event. In the past, the ... Read More »

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Trial date set for worker charged in fatal collision

By Shurtz, Delon on January 14th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 31-year-old city employee charged following a fatal collision on Whoop-Up Drive more than a year ago is finally scheduled to stand trial. But it won’t be for another eight months. The trial for Scott Edward Erickson is scheduled to begin Sept. 6 and run for five days. The date ... Read More »

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The Alzheimer Society: Who are we?

By Submitted Article on January 14th, 2017

Organization works to assist those with Alzheimer’s disease and their families SUBMITTED BY THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY With January being Alzheimer Awareness Month, we decided to tell you a little bit about the Alzheimer Society. Most of the following information can be found on our provincial website located at http://www.alzheimer.ab.ca. The Alzheimer Society has been a ... Read More »

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Charity auction for STARS, Halo Rescue goes tonight

By Kuhl, Nick on January 14th, 2017

Stan Ashbee SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS STARS Air Ambulance and HALO Rescue are two southern Alberta lifesavers which need funds to help southern Alberta families if critically injured or ill. Today, the Real Estate Centre’s fourth annual Charity Auction, to benefit STARS Air Ambulance and HALO Rescue, will be held in Readymade The organizations are looking ... Read More »

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U of L proceeding with complaint against professor

By Lethbridge Herald on January 13th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge is moving ahead with a complaint to the Alberta Human Rights Commission in regards to one of their professors who has been suspended without pay. Anthony Hall is a tenured member within the U of L’s Faculty of Arts and Science. He teaches Globalization Studies at ... Read More »

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STARS value immeasurable

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 13th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Alexandra Powell nearly lost her life in 2008. She credits STARS ambulance with its speedy and professional service for ensuring she could have a future. Powell shared her story at the 24th annual STARS Lottery launch, which featured a special tour of one of the top prizes – a $780,000 ... Read More »

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U of L was good news for city

By Sulz, Dave on January 13th, 2017

Archive article from 1966 The relationship between the Lethbridge Herald and the University of Lethbridge goes back to the earliest stages of the university’s establishment. The Herald was a key supporter of the move to create a third provincial university in Alberta and has been a valuable partner of the U of L ever since. ... Read More »

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Man accused of assault remains in custody

By Shurtz, Delon on January 13th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 31-year-old Lethbridge man accused of crashing a church Christmas party last month is scheduled to be back in court next week. Nathan James Wolf Child is charged with single counts of assault with a weapon, uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm, possession of a weapon dangerous to ... Read More »

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Driver acquitted of assault charges

By Shurtz, Delon on January 13th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Luke Everett Dennington admitted during his trial in October that he was driving the car that struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Sept. 21, 2013. But he told court he didn’t see anyone behind his vehicle when he backed out of a parking stall on 5 Street South, and he ... Read More »

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