October 22nd, 2020

Local News

Man charged in robbery of taxi driver

By Jensen, Randy on October 22nd, 2020

LETHBRIDGE Lethbridge Police have charged a Lethbridge man after a taxi driver reported he was robbed at knifepoint on Tuesday. The driver dropped off three passengers at a residence in the 3500 block of 20 Avenue South and the fare was paid with a bank card. Upon exiting the taxi, one of the passengers put ... Read More »

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Coaldale group starts petition to force Municipal Inspection

By Jensen, Randy on October 22nd, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald -COALDALE tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Citizens for A Better Coaldale began the process of gathering the necessary petition signatures to force a Municipal Inspection of town administration and operations with the first of three open house events on Tuesday evening. Expecting a pitched public relations fight to the very end of the 60-day window ... Read More »

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Brown U of L Speaker Research Award winner

By Jensen, Randy on October 22nd, 2020

submitted by the University of Lethbridge Recognized as one of the world’s most influential contributors to paraconsistent (inconsistency-tolerant) logic, Bryson Brown has been named the winner of the 2020 University of Lethbridge Speaker Research Award. Brown, professor and chair in the Department of Philosophy, is regarded as a key contributor to an area of logic ... Read More »

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Man found inside stolen vehicle charged

By Jensen, Randy on October 22nd, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Police have charged a city man in connection to a stolen vehicle. On Oct. 15, a citizen reported to the Lethbridge Police that their vehicle was stolen from a northside residential area after they left it running and unattended for a short period of time. On Wednesday, members of the Lethbridge Police ... Read More »

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Researchers earn $918K CIHR grant

By Jensen, Randy on October 22nd, 2020

U of L researchers to test a new idea in memory formation SUBMITTED BY THE university of lethbridge Bruce McNaughton and Robert Sutherland, neuroscientists from the University of Lethbridge’s Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, will explore a hypothesis about memory formation thanks to a grant of $918,000 over five years from the Canadian Institutes of ... Read More »

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Raymond town councillor passes away

By Jensen, Randy on October 22nd, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD – RAYMOND The Town of Raymond has announced the passing of Councillor Ralph Price on Oct. 17. Price was elected to council in October 2017 and since that time served on various boards and committees such as the Town’s audit and finance committee, Inter-municipal Collaboration Framework Committee, Inter-Municipal Development Plan Committee, Joint Fire ... Read More »

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Adjournment granted in ammonite theft case

By Shurtz, Delon on October 22nd, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The lawyer for a man accused of stealing an ammonite fossil more than a year ago has been granted another adjournment while he waits to set a trial date. During a recent hearing in Lethbridge provincial court, Lethbridge lawyer Vincent Guinan said the Crown and defence still need to schedule ... Read More »

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AHS clarifies letter about contact tracing

By Jensen, Randy on October 22nd, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Alberta Health Services South Zone is clarifying an AHS letter sent out Friday regarding contact tracing in Lethbridge schools that it now says was inaccurate. In a series of Twitter posts, they indicate that contact tracing is still being conducted by AHS in South Zone for all COVID-19 close contacts, including school-related. All ... Read More »

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Woman sentenced to 18 months on arson, drug charges

By Shurtz, Delon on October 22nd, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge woman who was suffering from drug-induced psychosis when she started a fire behind a downtown business in May, will spend Christmas behind bars. Mary-Lee Parks was sentenced to 18 months in jail after she pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lethbridge provincial court to charges of arson, drug possession and ... Read More »

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Bill would formally recognize First Nations police services

By Lethbridge Herald on October 21st, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The provincial government has tabled a bill which would formally recognize First Nations police services, and may open the door for longer-term funding arrangements and equal access to resources currently taken for granted by other municipal forces in Alberta. Work began on formally recognizing First Nations police services in the ... Read More »

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MLA Neudorf isolating as Municipal Affairs Minister tests positive for COVID-19

By Herald on October 21st, 2020

Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard has tested positive for COVID-19 and Premier Jason Kenney, as well as other MLAs, including Nathan Neudorf are self isolating. Statement from the Premier’s Office: Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard recently had a close contact who tested positive for COVID-19. In line with protocols, Minister Allard has been isolating since ... Read More »

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