October 28th, 2020

Local News

Group opposed to LOPS makes its voice heard

By Lethbridge Herald on October 27th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald A group of concerned citizens are saying enough is enough to the Lethbridge Overdose Prevention Society. On Monday night on the southwest corner of Galt Gardens, a group of sign-waving people gathered to protest the LOPS and their supervised consumption site tent. On this particular night, the LOPS didn’t set up, ... Read More »

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Psychic fair accentuates the positive during COVID-19

By Woodard, Dale on October 27th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Even with the cold weather outside, the vibes were warm inside. Which is exactly what it was intended to be as the Gypsy Soul Psychic and Vendor Market took place Saturday at the Sandman Inn. For Gypsy Soul Psychic and Vendor Market administrator Judy Schacher, the one-day event was all about ... Read More »

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Businesses seeking land-use bylaw amendment for open-option parking

By Jensen, Randy on October 27th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Theoretically Brewing Company owner Kelti Baird is advocating that city council amend current land-use bylaws in the city to allow for an open-option parking policy instead of minimum requirement parking for Lethbridge businesses. Baird made her presentation to city council’s Community Issues Committee on Monday. Baird said she is thinking ... Read More »

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Police investigating case of mischief with vehicle

By Jensen, Randy on October 27th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE Lethbridge Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle involved in a case of mischief. Sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, a grey-coloured Dodge Charger with LED headlights was doing “donuts” in the parking lot of a place of worship in the 2400 block of 11 Avenue ... Read More »

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Woman sentenced to prison for crimes

By Shurtz, Delon on October 27th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A woman who committed several crimes between February 2019 and August of this year will spend some time in a federal penitentiary. Tracy Lynn Small Eyes was sentenced last week in Lethbridge provincial court to two years in prison after pleading guilty to numerous criminal charges, including break and enter, ... Read More »

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Water management funds for Coaldale, Crowsnest Pass

By Jensen, Randy on October 27th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Town of Coaldale, the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass and the Siksika First Nation received major funding for water management under the federal and provincial governments’ green infrastructure plan. The funding was announced by Alberta Minister of Infrastructure Prasad Panda and federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna during ... Read More »

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Man pleads guilty to shooting man in the head

By Shurtz, Delon on October 27th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Distraught over a split with his common-law spouse, Kyle Lewis Crow Chief entered his ex’s residence near Glenwood, caught her with another man, and shot him in the head. Crow Chief fled to Edmonton after the shooting during the early morning hours of Feb. 7, 2019, but was found several ... Read More »

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City invites residents to try new online Citizen Budget Allocator

By Jensen, Randy on October 27th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD A new online Citizen Budget Allocator was launched Monday that allows Lethbridge residents to explore how they would allocate the City’s budget for municipal services. Residents will be able to design a budget to operate the City of Lethbridge and they will be able to see how a decrease or increase in spending ... Read More »

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Worktime video calls

By Submitted Article on October 27th, 2020

Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp and many other video and conference calling apps have been around for some time now. Most of us have perfected our skills using these apps as we communicate with family and friends near and far. However, the functions of video calling have expanded in their scope and importance. Video calling is no ... Read More »

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Alberta health-care workers walk off job to protest cuts during pandemic

By Lethbridge Herald on October 26th, 2020

Colette Derworiz THE CANADIAN PRESS — EDMONTON Hospital and other health-care workers across Alberta, including Lethbridge, walked off the job Monday to protest recent cuts by the United Conservative government during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guy Smith, president of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, said in a news release that members are trying to defend ... Read More »

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Man pleads guilty in 2019 shooting

By Herald on October 26th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Distraught over a split with his common-law spouse, Kyle Lewis Crow Chief entered his ex’s residence near Glenwood, caught her with another man, and shot him in the head. Crow Chief fled to Edmonton after the shooting during the early morning hours of Feb. 7, 2019, but was found several ... Read More »

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