August 19th, 2018

Local News

Learn about energy efficiency

By Submitted Article on August 17th, 2018

Submitted by Energy Efficiency Alberta Jump on a bicycle and pedal away to see how much more energy it takes to light up an incandescent light bulb over an LED. Create a light show or charge your mobile phone with some good old-fashioned pedal power! Energy Efficiency Alberta is touring the province to teach Albertans ... Read More »

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Open Farm Days running this weekend

By Mabell, Dave on August 17th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Many southern Albertans trace their roots to the farm. But this weekend, everyone will have an opportunity get dirty hands – and fresh food. Farmers and ranchers across the province will be welcoming visitors during Alberta Open Farms Days, Saturday and Sunday. More than 110 locations are on the list ... Read More »

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Man charged in armed robbery of city gas station

By Kuhl, Nick on August 17th, 2018

Money recovered and returned to business Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Police have charged a 27-year-old man in connection with an armed robbery. On Thursday, at approximately 1:20 a.m., police responded to a report of an armed robbery at Gas King along the 2600 block of 16 Avenue South. The investigation determined that a masked male entered ... Read More »

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City bus barn repairs almost finished

By Mabell, Dave on August 17th, 2018

Coach caught fire in June Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Like many across southern Alberta, Kevin Ponech is aware of how much smoke there is outside. But since early summer, the city’s transit manager has learned how much work is created when there’s a smoke emergency – inside! When one of Lethbridge Transit’s coaches caught ... Read More »

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Teen driver facing impaired charges

By Kuhl, Nick on August 17th, 2018

Police say 14-year-old hit fences and vehicle Lethbridge Herald A 14-year-old girl is facing impaired driving charges after several collisions, including one with a Lethbridge Police Service vehicle, early Thursday morning. LPS officials say that just after 4 a.m. Thursday, police responded to a report that a vehicle had collided with a fence along the ... Read More »

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Mom gets conditional discharge in necessities of life case

By Schnarr, J.W. on August 17th, 2018

Two women left kids in car while they went to a bar J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The second of two women who left two young children in a car parked outside a downtown Lethbridge bar in 2016 during freezing temperatures has received a conditional discharge. The woman, who cannot be named due to a ... Read More »

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Concert tickets free to Taber residents

By Schnarr, J.W. on August 17th, 2018

Coors event will run Sept. 15 J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Free tickets for the Coors One Horse Town concert happening in Taber next month will be available Monday – but you have to be a resident of the area to get your hands on them. Tickets for the Sept. 15 show – a night ... Read More »

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Accused in murder case makes court appearance

By Lethbridge Herald on August 16th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald A man accused alongside his brother of second-degree murder on the Blood Reserve made a brief appearance in court Wednesday by closed circuit TV from the Lethbridge Correctional Centre. Stanley Big Sorrel Horse, 36, is accused of murdering Rance Bearhat of Standoff. Justin Big Sorrel Horse, 32, is also co-accused in the case. ... Read More »

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Sakamoto highlights Golden Maple event

By Lethbridge Herald on August 16th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A southern Albertan who topped this year’s “Canada Reads” competition will help launch a new “signature event” for Lethbridge and the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. Mark Sakamoto, author of the best-selling “Forgiveness: A Gift from My Grandparents” will be featured guest at the cultural attraction’s first Golden Maple Reception. The Sept. ... Read More »

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Man facing charges after drunk boating incident

By Lethbridge Herald on August 16th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald – Pincher Creek A 36-year-old Crowsnest Pass man is facing charges after an alleged drunken boating incident near Pincher Creek last weekend. On Saturday, at about 8:30 p.m., Pincher Creek Emergency Services and RCMP received a 911 call from a boater on the Oldman Reservoir saying that his boat had quit and “they ... Read More »

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Lethbridge officer cleared by ASIRT investigation

By Schnarr, J.W. on August 16th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The provincial body that investigates use-of-force incidents by police during law enforcement actions has cleared a Lethbridge police officer of any wrongdoing in regards to injuries received by a suspect who jumped off the Stafford Drive overpass last summer while evading police. The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team was directed ... Read More »

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