June 19th, 2018

Local News

Be aware of the risks of summer

By Yoos, Cam on June 18th, 2018

This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column by LPS Chief Rob Davis Wheels, water and watchful. Those are the three words to encapsulate the theme of this week’s article. It’s that time of year again when school is wrapping up and the nice weather spurs many people to get outside and enjoy the great weather and awesome ... Read More »

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Age-friendly survey being conducted

By Schnarr, J.W. on June 18th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Local residents will have an opportunity to take part in research intended to help Lethbridge become an age-friendly place to live. The goal is to help Lethbridge be designated by the World Health Organization as an Age Friendly Community. Lethbridge residents aged 45 and older are encouraged to participate in ... Read More »

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Council has right to act

By Schnarr, J.W. on June 18th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A question over whether the City of Lethbridge has the ability to restrict needle distribution in the city has been answered. According to Alberta Municipal Affairs, city council does have the ability to restrict the ARCHES needle distribution program, but the final say on whether that restriction could hold up ... Read More »

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Linked with history

By Lethbridge Herald on June 17th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The North West Mounted Police’s March West in 1874 is a seminal moment in Canadian history. Facing dysentery, starvation, severe sunburn and potentially hostile forces arrayed against them at the end, it was a crushing but ultimately triumphant ordeal for the men who took part. Today that historic march is ... Read More »

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Keith Robin being remembered

By Mabell, Dave on June 17th, 2018

Longtime city educator was active in the community Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Tributes will be paid Monday to a longtime Lethbridge educator who supported many projects and initiatives through a life of community involvement. Keith Robin served as vice-president of Lethbridge College, chancellor of the University of Lethbridge and a fundraiser for a host ... Read More »

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Accidental fire causes damage

By Kuhl, Nick on June 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald No injuries were reported, but $120,000 damage occurred during a residential fire on the northside late Thursday night. Lethbridge firefighters responded to a residential building fire in the 100 block of 18th Street North at approximately 11:15 p.m. When firefighters arrived, officials said Friday, there was smoke flowing out of vents and open ... Read More »

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Canadian Blood Services needs more local donations

By Kalinowski, Tim on June 17th, 2018

Hundreds of appointments need to be filled Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge region is critically short on blood at the moment, and local Canadian Blood Services representatives are hoping to spur more people into coming out to donate. “In May we didn’t have enough people in Lethbridge stepping forward to donate blood, and ... Read More »

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WestJet starting Lethbridge service

By Mabell, Dave on June 17th, 2018

Airline will be offering multiple daily flights Lethbridge Herald Southern Alberta travellers will join a second airline network next week, when WestJet begins Lethbridge service on Thursday. Three daily flights will be offered on 34-seat Saab turbo-prop aircraft, officials say, with two on Saturday. They will connect in Calgary with direct flights to regional destinations ... Read More »

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Bus blaze sparks massive response

By Kuhl, Nick on June 17th, 2018

Crews from four stations tackle fire at City yard Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Half a million dollars in damage is being reported, but the situation could have been much worse Saturday morning during a fire at the City of Lethbridge’s northside bus yard, says the deputy fire chief. “This morning, right around 10 o’clock, ... Read More »

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Canes hospitalized after incident

By Beeber, Al on June 17th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Two members of the Lethbridge Hurricanes and an alumnus are in hospital after an undisclosed incident. The Lethbridge Hurricanes released a statement on its Twitter feed Saturday night saying the club “is aware of an incident involving players Jordy Bellerive and Ryan Vandervlis, along with alumnus Matt Alfaro. “All three players are currently ... Read More »

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Half a million dollars in damage following fire at City bus yard

By Lethbridge Herald on June 16th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Half a million dollars in damage is being reported, but the situation could have been much worse Saturday morning during a fire at the City of Lethbridge’s northside bus yard, says the deputy fire chief. “This morning, right around 10 o’clock, one of the transit workers noticed heavy smoke coming ... Read More »

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