September 20th, 2019

Local News

Stephans found not guilty

By Lethbridge Herald on September 19th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com There was loud, boisterous cheering, repeated clapping, a standing ovation and sobs of joy and relief, and it had nothing to do with a sporting event. The spontaneous outburst was in a Lethbridge courtroom, Thursday, where Justice Terry Clackson acquitted David and Collet Stephan of failing to provide the necessaries ... Read More »

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Today’s SACPA to discuss City’s waste diversion policy

By Kuhl, Nick on September 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The City of Lethbridge’s Waste Diversion Policy has specific targets for reducing waste in both households and businesses, with the goal of cutting overall community waste in half by 2030. Thursday, during the regular weekly SACPA meeting, set for noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, speaker Joel Sanchez will present “How much does ... Read More »

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Share the Mission Awards presented

By Submitted Article on September 19th, 2019

Submitted by Holy Spirit Catholic School Division The Share the Mission Award is the Holy Spirit Catholic School Division Board of Trustees’ most prestigious award. It is intended to honour those who have: offered outstanding or long term service; accepted demanding challenges and set new standards for the rest of us to follow; contributed, through ... Read More »

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Family Centre celebrating 25 years

By Bobinec, Greg on September 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Family Centre is inviting the community out to their downtown location today to celebrate their 25th anniversary, for their sixth annual Family Fun Night. From 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., the Family Centre will be opening their doors to the community to meet staff and learn about what they do at all ... Read More »

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Council modifies proposal to fund addictions study

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 19th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com City council has modified a proposal to fund an addictions study which would help pinpoint the root causes of Lethbridge’s drug crisis. Instead of commissioning a whole new study for $75,000 and starting from scratch, as previously proposed by Coun. Jeffrey Coffman, council passed a motion by a vote of ... Read More »

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Indigo program benefits school libraries

By Submitted Article on September 19th, 2019

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation takes the approach that the right book at the right moment can change a child’s life forever. St. Paul School in Lethbridge is participating in the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation’s Adopt a School program, which kicked off Sept. 14 and runs to Oct. 6. This fundraising ... Read More »

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Judge strikes guilty plea in school theft case

By Shurtz, Delon on September 19th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge judge has struck a guilty plea from a former secretary accused of stealing $90,000 from the Stirling School. Judge Sylvia Oishi agreed Wednesday in Lethbridge provincial court to strike Kathleen Broadhead’s guilty plea on one count of theft over $5,000, even though the woman admitted earlier this year ... Read More »

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Necessaries of life verdict expected today

By Shurtz, Delon on September 19th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A former southern Alberta couple on trial for failing to provide the necessaries of life for their toddler, will learn today whether they will be acquitted or found guilty a second time. Justice Terry Clackson is expected to give his verdict today in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench, following a ... Read More »

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Man charged after alleged assault almost severs victim’s finger

By Kuhl, Nick on September 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Police have charged a 23-year-old man in connection with an alleged incident last weekend where they say a man’s finger was nearly severed during an altercation in an alley. At about 10:14 p.m. last Friday, police responded to Chinook Regional Hospital to investigate a report of an assault. Police say an investigation ... Read More »

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Resident suffers burns in house fire

By Kuhl, Nick on September 19th, 2019

Lethbridge One resident was transported to hospital with serious burns following a house fire Wednesday afternoon. Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services responded to a residential building fire in the 100 Block of 2 Avenue South at 12:28 p.m. When emergency crews arrived, there was light smoke but no visible flames, officials said in a news ... Read More »

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Funeral Monday for longtime musician

By Mabell, Dave on September 19th, 2019

LETHBRIDGE A funeral service for longtime Lethbridge musician Clark Figenshau, profiled recently in The Herald, will be held Monday at the Generations chapel on 13 Street North. The 11 a.m. service will be led by Trevor Potter, the minister of McKillop Church... Read More »

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