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Motorists, cyclists share responsibility — improved weather often means rates of fatalities on roadways increase

By Lethbridge Herald on June 22nd, 2015

Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comSummer time means sharing the road as more cyclists and motorcyclists hit the streets. It also means an increase in collisions.   During the warmer months of May to September, Alberta has the highest rates of collisions involving bicycles and motorcycles, and afternoon rush hour is the prime time, according to Alberta Transportation.Never has ... Read More »

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Pair convicted in connection with 2013 stabbing death of George Span

By Lethbridge Herald on June 19th, 2015

The verdict is in.Today in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench, Addison Wakefield and Michael Mitchell learned their fate. Both were found guilty by Justice D.K. Miller of second-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of George Span back in 2013.Wakefield and Mitchell will be back in court in Lethbridge Friday, June 26 to set ... Read More »

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City man wins $1 million on June 5 Maxmillions draw

By Lethbridge Herald on June 19th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALDOswaldo Arroyo is Alberta’s newest lottery millionaire. The Lethbridge man found himself speechless when he checked his Lotto Max ticket and discovered he’d won a $1 million Maxmillions prize on the Friday, June 5 draw.Arroyo bought his winning $25 ticket from Shoppers Drug Mart in Park Place, using winnings from the previous Lotto Max ... Read More »

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Police seeking information on 14-year-old girl missing since June 17

By Lethbridge Herald on June 19th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing 14-year-old girl. According to police, Taryn Dillon was last seen by her family at 6 p.m. on June 17 when she was dropped off at a friend’s house. Attempts to locate Dillon have been unsuccessful, and police are concerned for her well-being.Anyone with ... Read More »

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Police charge man in connection with case of online luring and sexual assault of 13 year old

By Lethbridge Herald on June 18th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 32-year-old man in connection with an incident where an underage girl was allegedly lured online and paid for sexual favours.The matter was reported to police in April 2014 and a lengthy investigation ensued. The investigation determined a man met a 13-year-old girl online through Instagram in the fall ... Read More »

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City population now sits at 94,804 with release of new census

By Lethbridge Herald on June 18th, 2015

Lethbridge continues to grow, with the official 2015 census results showing a population of 94,804, an increase of 1,800 (1.94 per cent) over the 2014 municipal census number. The strongest growth occurred in west Lethbridge, with 1,339 new residents.“Lethbridge consistently demonstrates a sustainable, healthy rate of growth,” said Mayor Chris Spearman, in a city press ... Read More »

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Champion School student to host Kraft Dinner domino event to raise donations for Vulcan food bank

By Lethbridge Herald on June 16th, 2015

A Grade 5 student at Champion School is working to collect 1,500 boxes of Kraft Dinner to donate to the Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society.Cale Warren, 11, will set up the donated boxes of macaroni and cheese on the floor of his school’s gymnasium and knock them down like a series of dominoes at a ... Read More »

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Crime Stoppers raffling off opportunities to hit the sky during the Air Show

By Lethbridge Herald on June 15th, 2015

Southern Alberta Crime Stoppers is raffling off an opportunity to soar through the sky at Mach 1 in a jet fighter.The L39 Albatross jet fighter will be one of the premier performers at the 2015 Lethbridge International Air Show, and one lucky passenger will find out just what it’s like to pull up to four ... Read More »

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Alberta politics served up at SACPA — Duane Bratt to speak Thursday

By Lethbridge Herald on June 10th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldCould Albertans see another political dynasty under the NDP?That is just one of the questions this week’s regular session of the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs will tackle on Thursday.Among many promises, one of the first items on Premier Rachel Notley’s agenda, besides a revised budget, may be campaign finance reform, according to ... Read More »

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Big Library Read program gives patrons opportunity to read Kate While ebook for free this month

By Lethbridge Herald on June 9th, 2015

Chinook Arch Regional Library System announced today (Tuesday) it will be taking part in the Big Library Read program. Library-card holders will be able to borrow and read the ebook, Eyes on You, a suspense novel by Kate While, starting midday today and concluding at midnight on June 23 (EST) by visiting http://downloads.chinookarch.ca.Big Library Read ... Read More »

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Location unveiled for new RCMP headquarters in Coaldale

By Lethbridge Herald on June 9th, 2015

With less than seven months to go before the RCMP take over policing of Coaldale, design work is underway on a new detachment facility.Coaldale town council met with RCMP officials at Monday’s regular council meeting to introduce the Town of Coaldale’s new RCMP detachment commander and to unveil the future location of the new headquarters ... Read More »

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