December 6th, 2021

Local News

Former CP train conductor looking for boulder heroes

By James Tubb SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS on December 4th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDjtubb@medicinehatnews.com Anyone move any boulders in the ’70s? John Cowan, a former Canadian Pacific conductor, has written a book about his years working on trains and is looking for a dozen passengers who were part of his favourite story. Those passengers helped move a boulder off of a CP track in Kicking Horse Canyon ... Read More »

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Chamber Long Table event featuring local fare

By Lethbridge Herald on December 4th, 2021

The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Invest Local Long Table event on Dec.11 at Exhibition Park. “We are so excited to host this unique experience in Lethbridge,” said Cyndi Vos, CEO of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, in a press release. The idea behind the event is to bring members of the ... Read More »

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Cuts impact Alberta’s municipalities, SACPA told

By Al Beeber - Lethbridge Herald on December 4th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs this week heard a presentation based on the Parkland Institute’s recent report on the impact of provincial cuts to Alberta municipalities. Guest speaker was Jacqueline Peterson, an expert in municipal finance whose research focuses on multilevel governance, local finance and urban governance in both Canada and ... Read More »

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Wood’s donation helps open the doors for youth in need

By Dale Woodard - Lethbridge Herald on December 4th, 2021

A generous donation by a local family will ensure youth have someplace warm to go as the winter months settle in. On Friday, the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta made a special grant presentation and announcement at Wood’s Homes in the form of a donor advised grant that will address youth homelessness in ... Read More »

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Mission Thrift Store helping for the holidays

By Trevor Busch - Lethbridge Herald on December 4th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtbusch@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge’s Mission Thrift Store has a new pop-up location for shoppers looking for a holiday deal. The Winter Wonderland Christmas Store is located at 2932 26th Avenue S. (former Sobey’s Liquor Store) and is open 11-4:30 p.m. Monday – Saturday. The store has been open at that location since Nov. 1, and has ... Read More »

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Arrest warrant issued for subject in drug case

By Delon Shurtz - Lethbridge Herald on December 4th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com An arrest warrant has been issued for a Coaldale woman who was charged last month following a collision in a Lethbridge parking lot. Taren Michelle Dalrymple was scheduled to appear in Lethbridge provincial court Thursday, but when she failed to show up the judge issued a warrant for her arrest. Dalyrmple, 39, and ... Read More »

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Pregnancy to keep woman from attending hearing in-person

By Delon Shurtz - Lethbridge Herald on December 4th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com An Edmonton woman who was caught with her husband smuggling drugs over the border four years ago will not have to travel to Lethbridge for her sentencing hearing next month. Kirandeep Toor, who was scheduled to be sentenced last month along with her husband Gurminder, will be allowed to attend their hearing by ... Read More »

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Ric ‘Sluggo’ Suggitt’s memory honoured with Logan Boulet Award

By Lethbridge Herald on December 4th, 2021

Dale Woodard – Lethbridge Herald The man nicknamed Sluggo has won an award named after the person he inspired. Former University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby coach Ric Suggitt was honoured posthumously with the Logan Boulet Award in recognition of a selfless act that helped save lives. Suggitt was recognized nationally Nov. 29 at an ... Read More »

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Games Legacy Fund awarded

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman - Lethbridge Herald on December 3rd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge 2020 Alberta Summer Games Society announced on Wednesday the distribution of the 2020 Games Legacy Fund to 32 not-for-profit organizations. The 2020 Games Legacy Fund is comprised of remaining casino funds generated by games volunteers and sponsorships that were donated to the legacy fund, after the decision was made to cancel ... Read More »

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Christmas Check Stop campaign preparing for possible increase in impaired drivers

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman - Lethbridge Herald on December 3rd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Police Service announced Thursday they are bracing for a busier Christmas Check Stop campaign.   The LPS is preparing for the possibility of a greater number of impaired drivers on the road as it kicks off its 2021 Christmas Check Stop campaign this weekend. “The province has reported a 43 per ... Read More »

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United Way of Lethbridge celebrates an 80 year history of helping

By Dale Woodard - Lethbridge Herald on December 3rd, 2021

Noted historian, author, teacher, advocate Belinda Crowson held a virtual fireside chat Saturday, celebrating 80 Years of United Way in Lethbridge. At the centre of Saturday’s discussion was helping those in need. “One thing we know about Lethbridge and any community is there has always been a need and there has always been people who ... Read More »

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