April 21st, 2018

Local News

Local volunteer to receive Sovereign’s Medal

By Sulz, Dave on April 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald A long-time Lethbridge volunteer is among the more than 40 people who are scheduled to be honoured today in Ottawa by Canada’s Governor General. In celebration of National Volunteer Week, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to 42 >individuals this morning ... Read More »

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Speakers announced for leadership breakfast

By Mabell, Dave on April 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Two speakers have been announced for this year’s “Food for Thought” leadership breakfast. Social entrepreneur and restaurant owner Mark Brand will share the podium with Trevor Lewington, chief executive officer of Economic Development Lethbridge. The event, backed by the Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta, is set for May 16 at the Coast ... Read More »

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Assessment extended for stabbing suspect

By Shurtz, Delon on April 17th, 2018

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Psychiatric doctors will continue to examine a 28-year-old man accused of trying to kill his elderly parents earlier this year. Crown prosecutor Erin Olsen explained Monday during a hearing in Lethbridge provincial court, that doctors need more time to examine the accused, and the matter was adjourned until next month. ... Read More »

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Rising levels of concern in county

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A state of local emergency remains in effect in Lethbridge County, as meltwater continues to flood culverts and roadways. Some county roads are closed and impassable, officials report, as overland water overflows ditches and begins streaming across the gravel or pavement. “County council believes that there is an imminent hazard ... Read More »

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State of local emergency declared in Lethbridge County due to flooding

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2018

From Lethbridge County: Lethbridge County has declared a State of Local Emergency (SOLE) the morning of April 16, 2018 due to flooding in the County. Overland flooding is impacting rural areas and local roads in various locations throughout the County. Crews are working to alleviate buildup of drainage water in areas where water is pooling ... Read More »

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Update: charges pending following high-risk incident, police confirm shots were fired at home

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2018

From Lethbridge Police: Charges are pending against a 32-year-old Lethbridge man in connection with a targeted incident where several shots were fired at a westside home Sunday night. On April 15, 2018 at approximately 9 p.m. police responded to a 911 report that a male had fired several rounds into a home along Heritage Boulevard. ... Read More »

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Stabbing being investigated

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Police Service is investigating a stabbing incident that took place on the 900 block of 8 Ave. South on Saturday afternoon. At approximately 2:25 p.m. police responded to a report that a man had been stabbed in that vicinity, and upon arrival located an injured male. The man was subsequently transported to ... Read More »

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Flooding concerns remain near Taber

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The up and down saga of Taber-area flood concerns continued on the weekend with the temporary closure and re-opening of Hwy. 36 north of the Oldman river and Hwy. 864 between Taber and Vauxhall. Taber RCMP announced Saturday that overland flooding covering the roadways had necessitated the closures. By Sunday, ... Read More »

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County of Warner set to go surfing

By Kuhl, Nick on April 16th, 2018

Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers – Warner dknight@prairiepost.com County of Warner administrators are hoping to make surfing the web easier for the community this year with their newly-updated website. Creating a more user-friendly space that can be easily accessed from all devices, the County of Warner officially launched their new website to the world last ... Read More »

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Power outages today

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The City of Lethbridge has announced two planned power outages for today and Wednesday to upgrade powerlines in the Westminster and London Road neighbourhoods. The outage today will take place from 10 a.m. to noon along the 2100 block of 6A Avenue North and the 600 block of 22 Street North. This outage ... Read More »

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Colour Fun Run draws a crowd

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Clouds of colourful chalk filled the air, good vibrations ran through the crowd, and even the weather co-operated perfectly as the annual 5K Colour Fun Run got underway at the University of Lethbridge Sunday afternoon. According to Volunteer Lethbridge event and resource development co-ordinator Chelsea Eastman, the Colour Fun Run ... Read More »

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