October 20th, 2019

Local News

Father, son facing several charges to return to court next month

By Shurtz, Delon on October 19th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A father and son accused of breaking into a city electrical substation last spring will be back in court next month, hopefully with all the information they need to proceed with their case. The matter for David Bradley Priest and his son, Travis Roy Priest, was in Lethbridge provincial court ... Read More »

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U of L Fall Convocation set for today

By Kuhl, Nick on October 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge will soon have its newest group of graduates. The Fall 2019 Convocation ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. today in the 1st Choice Savings Centre gymnasium. The U of L will award a total of 272 degrees, diplomas and certificates at the ceremony, with close to 200 ... Read More »

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Robbery suspect’s bail hearing scheduled for Tuesday

By Shurtz, Delon on October 19th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com There are few places where the well-known line “the best laid schemes of mice and men,” is more suited than in the courtroom. Case in point, a woman who planned to have a bail hearing earlier this week, didn’t, and when she returned to court Friday for the bail hearing, ... Read More »

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Vote with children in mind

By Submitted Article on October 19th, 2019

Vicki Hazelwood LETHBRIDGE EARLY YEARS COALITION Canada’s federal election is almost here. The political parties have been rolling out their platforms. Governments have the potential to help or hurt our children. We want to make sure they help. What can you do? – Ask the candidates and representatives you encounter how their parties will support ... Read More »

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Rotary working to make polio extinct

By Mabell, Dave on October 19th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Ready to enjoy a week at an alpine report? Or to watch a battle between the Lethbridge Hurricanes and the Calgary Hitmen, with 12 friends in a Saddledome suite? How about hosting a dinner for six, with Mayor Chris Spearman? Those are some of the auction items now open for ... Read More »

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Two charged in hotel robbery

By Kuhl, Nick on October 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Lethbridge Police have charged two men in connection with a robbery Wednesday at the Superlodge Hotel in the 2200 block of 7 Avenue South – and subsequent search warrant in the 4000 block of 43rd Street South. Corey Nelson Amyotte, 32 of Lethbridge is charged with one count of robbery, one count of unlawful ... Read More »

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Sakamoto presented Order of Alberta

By Mabell, Dave on October 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald “It was a highlight of my life.” Lethbridge entrepreneur Ron Sakamoto has received many honours over the years, as one of the nation’s busiest concert promoters. He’s been given an eagle feather headdress and a Blackfoot name, presented an honourary degree from the University of Lethbridge, and inducted into the Canadian Country Music ... Read More »

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Convocation kicks off busy time for U of L

By Mabell, Dave on October 19th, 2019

Lethbridge is back in the national spotlight today, as the University of Lethbridge once again honours a distinguished Canadian. The Right Honourable Paul Martin, 21st prime minister of our nation, is being presented an honourary Doctor of Laws degree during this morning’s Fall Convocation ceremony. Nearly 275 students who have completed degree requirements since the ... Read More »

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Lakie students learn importance of voting

By Kalinowski, Tim on October 19th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Students at G.S. Lakie Middle School got a chance to have their say in the federal election by participating in Student Vote on Friday. While the results of the informal poll will not be available until after the federal election concludes on Oct. 21, G.S. Lakie Student Vote organizer Tavis ... Read More »

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Alta. support grows for Conservatives: poll

By Mabell, Dave on October 19th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com On Monday, nearly two-thirds of Alberta’s votes will go to Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives. A fresh survey shows that Alberta support – an even 64 per cent – has increased from 54 per cent of decided voters in 2015, the last time Canadians elected their federal representatives. Surprised? In ... Read More »

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Crime Stoppers 5K Fun Run set for today at Legacy Regional Park

By Kuhl, Nick on October 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The first ever Crime Stoppers 5K Colour Fun Run is set for this morning at Legacy Regional Park. Crime Stoppers is inviting families and individuals of all ages and abilities to come run, jog, walk or even skip this five-kilometre course. The event is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., ... Read More »

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