February 18th, 2019

Local News

Volunteer Lethbridge seeks nominations

By Bobinec, Greg on February 18th, 2019

lethbridge herald Volunteer Lethbridge is inviting the community to nominate youth ages five through 24 for their passion and dedication through countless hours of volunteering within Lethbridge and surrounding communities for the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards. Volunteer Lethbridge wants the community to help recognize and empower the youth that make a difference in the area ... Read More »

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Caution is advised during winter-driving conditions

By Yoos, Cam on February 18th, 2019

As I type, The Weather Network is calling for another week of temperatures ranging from night time lows of -23 C to day time highs of -9 C. Add the wind chill and it looks to be another week of cold temperatures. We all know how to dress for the weather but the past two ... Read More »

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Boil Water Order for Edgemoor, Sunset Acres

By Bobinec, Greg on February 18th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Alberta Health Services has issued a Boil Water Order for the Edgemoor and Sunset Acres subdivisions in Lethbridge County. The order has been issued due to a loss of pressure in the water system and the potential that small amounts of non-potable water may have entered the system. The Order was replaced by ... Read More »

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Library celebrates relationship with Indigenous community

By Lethbridge Herald on February 17th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com In honour of the Lethbridge Public Library‚Äôs 100th Anniversary, the library hosted a traditional Blackfoot Social and Round Dance Saturday evening, to bring the community together and celebrate the growth the library has had with Indigenous communities. A round dance consists of a group of hand drummers which stand in ... Read More »

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Child abduction case delayed to give new lawyer chance to review matter

By Shurtz, Delon on February 16th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The criminal matter against a woman accused of taking her child and fleeing to Central America five years ago has been put off for another month so her new lawyer can get up to speed on the case. Lawyer number three has only recently taken the file, and needs time ... Read More »

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College earns windfall of CASE Awards

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 16th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge College tkalinowski@lethbridgecollege.com Lethbridge College has been recognized for having one of the best communications and marketing teams in the post-secondary world with big wins at the Council for Advancement and Support for Education (CASE) District VIII Communication Awards in Vancouver on Thursday. “The Lethbridge College marketing, communications and advancement team just did ... Read More »

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Chamber names new executive officer

By Mabell, Dave on February 16th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald There’s a new executive officer at the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. A member for more than 20 years, Cyndi Vos is taking on new responsibilities. Vos was the first Young Entrepreneur Award winner, in 2006, and she was honoured as the Spirit of Lethbridge Award winner in 2018. “We are pleased to have ... Read More »

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Man to finally stand trial for attempted murder

By Shurtz, Delon on February 16th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Four lawyers and a dozen court appearances later, Robert John Sheppard is finally going to stand trial. The Lethbridge man, arrested nearly a year ago after shots were fired at a westside home, is set to stand trial May 23 and 24, and June 10 and 11 on charges of ... Read More »

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Case adjourned for pair charged with drug possession

By Shurtz, Delon on February 16th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A couple of people charged after more than $16,000 worth of drugs and cash were seized during a drug bust earlier this month, made their first court appearance Friday. John Leroy Hodgson and Susan Lynn Graf attended court in person where they were represented by Legal Aid staff lawyer Brett ... Read More »

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Skiers safe after small avalanche

By Kuhl, Nick on February 16th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Two people are safe after being caught briefly in an in-bounds avalanche Friday at Castle Mountain Resort. CMR staff say the incident happened late Friday morning near the top station of the red Tamarack chairlift. One person was buried and another person was partially covered by snow. But both people ... Read More »

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Sewer work set for near Galt Gardens

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 16th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Storm lining and sewer work around the Galt Gardens will commence on Monday, and the City is warning residents the work will lead to service disruptions for some homes and businesses. The work will also cause traffic delays and road detours in some areas. To minimize the effect on downtown businesses and residents, ... Read More »

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