April 28th, 2017

Southern People

Pincher Creek man to remain in custody

By Shurtz, Delon on April 28th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 53-year-old Pincher Creek man who has been arrested and released several times since February isn’t being given any more chances. Dewey Todd Starzyk was kept in custody following yet another bail hearing Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court. Although he’s been released on previous occasions by both the court and ... Read More »

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Province announces $90K to help with airport master plan

By Mabell, Dave on April 28th, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The provincial government is supporting Lethbridge County’s work on a master plan for Lethbridge Airport. Lethbridge West MLA Shannon Phillips announced a $90,000 grant Thursday on behalf of Deron Bilous, minister of economic development and trade. “It’s important to people in southern Alberta to have an airport that can support ... Read More »

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Volunteers provide great economic value

By Villeneuve, Melissa on April 28th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Without volunteers, many non-profit organizations could not continue to do the great work that they do. This week marks National Volunteer Week. It’s a time to recognize and thank the 12.7 million Canadians who generously give their time for the many different non-profit organizations across the nation. Last year in ... Read More »

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Alberta Party can balance finance, infrastructure

By Schnarr, J.W. on April 28th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Disaffected left-wing and right-wing voters, Greg Clark is looking for you. The sole elected member of The Alberta Party – a centrist party headed by Clark, MLA for Calgary – Elbow, was in Lethbridge on Thursday to hear from local residents and discuss budget issues and concerns. “We’ve shown we ... Read More »

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Man sought in arson probe

By Kuhl, Nick on April 28th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge police are seeking public assistance to identify subject in connection with an arson investigation. On April 5, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Lethbridge Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in the alley along the 600 block of 4 Avenue South. The fire, which was determined to be suspicious, caused ... Read More »

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Refugee students face barriers

By Mabell, Dave on April 28th, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Teenagers arriving here as immigrants or refugees work hard to learn a new language and new ways of doing things. But they’re stymied by Alberta Education’s graduation requirements, a Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs audience learned Thursday. And the time they spend learning English doesn’t count for high school ... Read More »

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Visitor centre open house set for Waterton

By Schnarr, J.W. on April 28th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Waterton residents and visitors to the area will have a chance to hear more about design options for a planned visitor centre in their community at an open house scheduled for Saturday. The event takes place at the Waterton Community Centre from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be ... Read More »

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Man charged with assault still waiting for a lawyer

By Shurtz, Delon on April 28th, 2017

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com One of three people facing charges after two men were stabbed on the westside last weekend remains in custody while he waits for Legal Aid to provide him a lawyer. Joel McKenzie Guzman, 25, made a brief appearance Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court, but his matter was adjourned to Monday. ... Read More »

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Canada edged by U.S. in round-robin finale

By Woodard, Dale on April 28th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com In a battle of two rinks familiar with one another, Team Canada the Team U.S. went to school during the final day of round-robin play at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship Thursday afternoon at the ATB Centre. And in this particular session, it was the U.S. tandem of siblings ... Read More »

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Residents get preview of Coalbanks School

By Mabell, Dave on April 28th, 2017

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Their first day is still four months away. But more than 400 westside students are looking forward to classes in their brand-new Coalbanks Elementary School. Parents, students and neighbours got a preview of the facility Wednesday evening, when principal Joey Gentile and staff members provided a tour and spoke about ... Read More »

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U of L’s Let’s DO Science Day attracts inquiring high school minds

By Villeneuve, Melissa on April 28th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com High school students experienced the wonders of science, and of being a University of Lethbridge student, during the annual Let’s DO Science Day on Thursday. About 120 students from southern Alberta took part in the day-long event, which is organized by the U of L’s science graduate and undergraduate students ... Read More »

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