October 20th, 2020

Local News

World Food Programme needs continue to grow, SACPA told

By Jensen, Randy on October 17th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com To mark World Food Day (Oct. 16), the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs welcomed United Nations World Food Programme Canadian spokesperson Julie Marshall to its weekly YouTube Livestream speaker series on Thursday. This year’s World Food Day theme is “Grow, Nourish, Sustain Together,” but Marshall instead focused on the ... Read More »

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Winter semester plans set for college

By Jensen, Randy on October 17th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge College has decided on curriculum delivery plans for the Winter 2021 semester, which begins in January, and will continue with its current flexible learning environment, which includes online, on-campus and blended course delivery depending on the needs of each program. However, the success of on-campus delivery this fall means the college is ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Sport Council launching free loanable sport, recreation kits today

By Jensen, Randy on October 17th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Lethbridge Sport Council is launching its free loanable sport, physical activity and active recreation kits today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Visitor Information Centre at 2805 Scenic Dr. S. as part of Tourism Lethbridge’s Kick off to Winter. The Lethbridge Sport Council booth and play zone will be set ... Read More »

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City ready for any winter whallop

By Woodard, Dale on October 17th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Old Man Winter is ready to make his presence known in southern Alberta and the City of Lethbridge is mobilizing the troops in response. When they’re not fending off the white stuff – some of which is forecast for this weekend – they’re also reminding motorists to travel safe, be prepared ... Read More »

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Lawyer change to delay court case

By Shurtz, Delon on October 17th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The case against a Lethbridge man facing more than a dozen charges relating to a string of violent offences a year ago will likely be delayed again after his lawyer was recently removed from the record. During a hearing this week in Lethbridge provincial court lawyer Claudia Connolly said a ... Read More »

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Community Foundation announces Cor Van Raay Endowment Fund

By Jensen, Randy on October 17th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta announces on Friday the establishment of the Cor Van Raay Endowment Fund. Van Raay, a leading Canadian cattle producer and the founder of Cor Van Raay Farms, established a Donor Advised Fund, which means Van Raay will choose which charities and causes he wishes to ... Read More »

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Shandro informs mayors EMS integration going ahead

By Herald on October 16th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Minister of Health Tyler Shandro will not intervene in an Alberta Health Services decision to end its local EMS dispatch contracts in Lethbridge, Calgary, Wood Buffalo and Red Deer. “My decision is not to overturn the AHS decision,” he writes, “and I look forward to supporting them and your municipalities ... Read More »

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Outbreak of recent new cases identified from gathering in Coaldale

By Herald on October 16th, 2020

Alberta Health Services has recently informed emergency services staff of a COVID-19 outbreak in Coaldale. The province’s website lists a Coaldale church, ROC Christian Ministries, among a number of Lethbridge and area outbreak locations. Lethbridge and Lethbridge County both remain under “watch” status, with 138 and 40 active cases in the city and county respectively. ... Read More »

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RCMP charge Piikani man in relation to homicide of Tregan Crow Eagle

By Herald on October 16th, 2020

RCMP have charged a Piikani man in relation to the homicide of Tregan Crow Eagle earlier this summer. On July 27 human remains were located on the Piikani Nation. The initial investigation by Piikani Nation RCMP indicated that the death was suspicious and an autopsy deemed the manner of death was a homicide. The identity of the deceased ... Read More »

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Police use drone to find missing person

By Herald on October 16th, 2020

Lethbridge police were able to return a missing person home safely recently thanks to some help from above. The incident began when a person went missing from a westside home about 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday and disappeared into an open field nearby. There was concern for their safety as they weren’t dressed appropriately for below-freezing temperatures. ... Read More »

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Man facing drugs, weapons charges released on $1,500 bail

By Herald on October 16th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge man who has been in custody since he was arrested last month following a drugs and weapons bust has been released on bail. Shaun Ryan Hlavach was released Thursday on $1,500 bail, with conditions that he report weekly to the Lethbridge Police Service, abstain from the use and ... Read More »

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