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Robbery investigation continues as police urge businesses to remain vigilant

By Lethbridge Herald on March 10th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service continues to investigate four commercial robberies that occurred late last month, and are reminding businesses to remain vigilant. On Feb. 23, at approximately 9:45 p.m. a masked man entered Gas Plus along the 100 block of Jerry Potts Boulevard, brandished a gun and demanded cash. A brief struggle ensued between a ... Read More »

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Nutrition month focuses on health at the office

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com We spend a lot of time at work — and a lot of that time is spent sitting behind a desk. It isn’t the perfect recipe for health, but with a few adjustments, employees can get on track for a healthy lifestyle. That’s part of the message by Alberta Health ... Read More »

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City puts ban in place on all open fires in the river valley area

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

Dry conditions have another southern Alberta municipality worried about late-winter fires. This morning, the city announced, effective immediately and until further notice, a fire ban has been placed on all open fires in the river valley area. Excluded are the stoves at the John Martin Centre, the fire pit at the Elks Recreation Community Compound, ... Read More »

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Missing 18-year-old woman last seen on Feb. 28 in the downtown core

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing 18-year-old woman. According to police, Keelie Elizabeth Archibald was last seen in the downtown core of Lethbridge on Feb. 28. Archibald is described as a Caucasian female, about five-feet-eight inches tall and 180 pounds. She has long brown hair, brown eyes and ... Read More »

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Man charged in connection with March 7 downtown stabbing

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

The Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 31-year-old Lethbridge resident in the stabbing that occurred March 7 in the area of 5th Avenue South and 5th Street South. Police investigation revealed the 24-year-old victim and the accused were known to each other and involved in a dispute at the time of the occurrence. The ... Read More »

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Lethbridge County puts fire ban in place

By Lethbridge Herald on March 6th, 2015

A fire ban has been put in place for Lethbridge County. County officials made the decision late Friday afternoon, as a press release stated conditions exist in the county that pose a heightened risk of fire spread due to high winds and dry vegetation. The fire ban will cover all open fires in the county, ... Read More »

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Lethbridge International Air Show will open Friday night on July 24

By Lethbridge Herald on March 6th, 2015

The 2015 Lethbridge International Air Show is scheduled for Friday, July 24, and Saturday, July 25, and a new website is being launched to help promote it. Air show and tickets are already available for sale at http://www.albertaairshow.ca, as the show will kick off Friday evening, July 24. Gates will open at 4:30 p.m. and ... Read More »

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Blood Tribe declares local state of emergency — measure tied to concerns over prescription drug abuse

By Lethbridge Herald on March 6th, 2015

The Blood Tribe Chief and Council declared a local state of emergency Wednesday in response to the growing community concern of prescription drug abuse and the recent deaths related to the street drug Oxy 80. A press release issued Friday morning indicated council’s Health Advisory Committee is currently working with the Blood Tribe Department of ... Read More »

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Campaign launched to fight possible post-secondary cuts

By Lethbridge Herald on March 6th, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com “In a time of an economic downturn, is it a smart thing to cut post-secondary education? Absolutely not.” So says Bill Moore-Kilgannon, executive director for Public Interest Alberta (PIA), regarding the indication from Premier Jim Prentice that operational funding of post-secondary education could again see massive cuts, possibly between five ... Read More »

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Fentanyl seizure in city was second such seizure in two weeks in Lethbridge

By Lethbridge Herald on March 5th, 2015

For the second time in as many weeks Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) has made a fentanyl seizure in Lethbridge. More than 300 of the fake oxycontin pills were found in a North Lethbridge home on Feb. 26. ALERT Lethbridge, an integrated team consisting of Lethbridge Regional Police Service and RCMP members, seized the ... Read More »

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Man dies on scene as semi and truck collide head on just north of Welling

By Lethbridge Herald on March 5th, 2015

Raymond police responded to a fatal collision, just north of Welling yesterday. At approximately 12:30 p.m., Raymond RCMP officers were dispatched to what was described as a very-serious vehicle collision between a semi-tractor trailer and pickup truck on Highway 5, approximately two kilometres north of Welling. The pickup truck involved caught fire and the driver, ... Read More »

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