January 24th, 2020

Local News

Sewing for Australia’s critters

By Submitted Article on January 24th, 2020

Submitted by Palliser Regional Schools It may seem a world away, but students from R.I. Baker Middle School in Coaldale are reaching out to help those affected by Australia’s overwhelming bushfires. They’ve been busy sewing wildlife pouches to provide comfort for the many animals impacted by the flames, smoke and the devastation of their habitat. ... Read More »

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Father guilty of sexually assaulting daughter

By Shurtz, Delon on January 24th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 54-year-old Raymond man whose incest trial concluded earlier this week, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting his young daughter. After about five hours of deliberation, the jury of seven women and five men found the accused guilty Wednesday of all four charges for which he was on trial: ... Read More »

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Snowed In Comedy Tour to heat up Yates on Jan. 31

By Beeber, Al on January 24th, 2020

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com When her long-time friend and fellow Canadian comedian Dan Quinn asked her to join the Snowed In Comedy Tour roster, Debra DiGiovanni just couldn’t say no. Now in its 12th year, the tour has snowballed from a few dates to a cross-country jaunt encompassing 70 shows in 63 Canadian communities. ... Read More »

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Sentencing delayed in drug case

By Shurtz, Delon on January 24th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 26-year-old Lethbridge man who sold cocaine to undercover police officers more than a year ago has had his jail sentence postponed for a couple of weeks. Peter Ntignee was set to be sentenced Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court on three criminal charges, but court was told he needed more ... Read More »

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Alberta could transition from oil to hydrogen, SACPA told

By Lethbridge Herald on January 23rd, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com For 30 years Bruce Wilson worked as an engineer and general manager for Royal Dutch Shell in over a dozen countries and regions throughout the world. He made his fortune in the business and was a true believer in the mantra once espoused by his teachers back home in Scotland ... Read More »

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Man found guilty on all charges

By Lethbridge Herald on January 23rd, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 54-year-old Raymond man whose incest trial concluded earlier this week, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting his young daughter. After about five hours of deliberation, the jury of seven women and five men found the accused guilty Wednesday of all four charges for which he was on trial; ... Read More »

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Council hears update on proposed Indigenous cultural centre

By Kalinowski, Tim on January 23rd, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Community engagement initiatives on the first phase of a potential future Indigenous cultural centre have concluded, and a report should be ready recommending the next steps forward for the Feb. 10 city council meeting. Indigenous Relation Adviser for the City of Lethbridge Perry Stein told city council during Monday’s Community ... Read More »

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Chinese Association to celebrate Year of the Rat

By Bobinec, Greg on January 23rd, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com With the start of a new Lunar New Year on Jan. 25, the Lethbridge Chinese community will be celebrating the new lunar new year on Feb. 1, at the Coast Hotel Convention Centre, with a gala dinner and variety show. The Southern Alberta Chinese Association, a non-profit society, will host ... Read More »

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Youth DO Crew groups making their mark in southern Alta.

By Mabell, Dave on January 23rd, 2020

Lethbridge Herald They decide on a project, then go out and do it! That’s the success story of four Youth DO Crew groups in nearby southern Alberta communities. After classes, high school students in Coaldale, Coalhurst, Raymond and Taber completed an impressive number of projects through the fall. Now, says facilitator Kaitlynn Weaver, they’re ready ... Read More »

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Man facing more charges in fatal Coalhurst collision

By Shurtz, Delon on January 23rd, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Additional charges have been laid in relation to a fatal collision late last year on Highway 3 west of the city. Wesley Brian Phillips of Lethbridge, who was initially charged with refusing to provide a blood sample, now faces charges of failure or refusal to comply with a demand resulting in a collision ... Read More »

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Woman guilty of arson won’t get more jail time

By Shurtz, Delon on January 23rd, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 28-year-old woman who robbed a city gas station and convenience store last August and set fire to two residences a few days later, has been sentenced for arson. Tila Bailey Scout, who pleaded guilty in October to two counts of arson, was sentenced Wednesday in Lethbridge provincial court to ... Read More »

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