September 23rd, 2017

Local News

Man arrested, homicide charges pending

By Jensen, Randy on September 17th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Police have arrested a 52-year-old man and homicide charges are pending after an officer happened upon a violent assault in progress on Saturday afternoon. On Saturday at approximately 3:30 p.m. an officer on patrol observed and intervened in an assault in progress along the 400 block of 6 Avenue South. EMS were ... Read More »

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Public school board chair won’t run

By Schnarr, J.W. on September 17th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Longtime Lethbridge School District No. 51 trustee and current board chair Mich Forster will not be running for re-election in the upcoming municipal school board elections. Forster retires after 13 years as a trustee, citing a need to give others the great opportunity to serve Lethbridge students and the community. ... Read More »

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Mearns won’t seek another council term

By Schnarr, J.W. on September 17th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com City council member Bridget Mearns will not be running for re-election. Mearns made the announcement on her Facebook page Friday afternoon, calling it a “very difficult decision.” “I love this city and it has been a great honour to represent the interest of the citizens of Lethbridge as a member ... Read More »

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Love and Records attracts music lovers of all ages

By Lethbridge Herald on September 16th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The air was filled with Love and Records at Galt Gardens on Saturday as hundreds came out to dig for hidden musical treasures and take in the late summer fair atmosphere. This is the seventh year for Western Canada‚Äôs largest outdoor record fair and music festival, known as much for ... Read More »

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Search for date for preliminary hearing continues

By Shurtz, Delon on September 16th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Trying to find a date when two defence lawyers, a Crown prosecutor and a judge in a murder case can all meet at the same time has turned into a scheduling nightmare. The four have been trying to schedule a court hearing since mid August when the preliminary hearing for ... Read More »

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Psychiatric assessment ordered for robbery, weapons suspect

By Shurtz, Delon on September 16th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A man facing charges for robbery and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose will have to remain in custody for at least a month while he has a court-ordered psychiatric assessment. Carl Ittu McIntosh was ordered to have the assessment following a brief hearing Thursday in Lethbridge provincial ... Read More »

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Churchill seeks Hall of Fame nominations

By Sulz, Dave on September 16th, 2017

SUBMITTED ARTICLE Winston Churchill High School is seeking Hall of Fame nominations. The purpose of the Winston Churchill High School Hall of Fame is to recognize former students of WCHS who have distinguished themselves in Lethbridge or elsewhere, or who have rendered prolonged and significant service to their chosen work and/or area of interest. Categories ... Read More »

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Family Centre expands west

By Martin, Tijana on September 16th, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com There has been a population boom on the westside and the Family Centre knew there would be a demand for a new location across the bridge. On Friday, the Family Centre West officially opened its doors with a grand opening celebration. Since 1994, the Family Centre has been providing families ... Read More »

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Warner reviving hockey school after hiatus

By Jensen, Randy on September 16th, 2017

Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers – Warner The school that brings hockey to the students is back again for the 2017-18 season after a one-year hiatus. The Warner Hockey School, that caters to female players between the ages of 14-19 years old, is making a comeback in hopes of better commitment and a new regime. ... Read More »

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RCMP seeking owners of recovered property

By Shurtz, Delon on September 16th, 2017

coaldale If you don’t know what a Pro Precision Circular Prism and Optical Plummet are, then it’s unlikely the police are looking for you. But if you’re missing these pieces of surveying equipment, you can contact the Coaldale RCMP at 403-345-5552 to get them back. The RCMP recovered the property Aug. 22 near the Jennie ... Read More »

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Unavailability of witness causes rescheduling of trial

By Shurtz, Delon on September 16th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The December trial for a 31-year-old woman accused of leaving two toddlers in a freezing car last winter will have to be rescheduled after it was cancelled Friday during a hearing in Lethbridge provincial court. The trial was set for Dec. 11-12, but the judge agreed to cancel it after ... Read More »

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