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Man charged in connection with string of southside break and enters

By Lethbridge Herald on March 17th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 35-year-old man in connection with numerous break and enters on the southside over the past few weeks. In the latter part of February and into March, police noted an increase in break and enters concentrated on the southside that involved similar methods of entry and types of property ... Read More »

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Partnership model agreed upon to provide programming and facility management for The Crossings

By Lethbridge Herald on March 16th, 2015

The City of Lethbridge will collaborate with private or non-profit partners to provide programming and facility management throughout the new Crossings Leisure Complex. The Crossings Leisure Complex Steering Committee considered a variety of operating model options, and determined having the City of Lethbridge, the Lethbridge Curling Club and a yet-to-be determined third party operate specific ... Read More »

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University of Lethbridge names its 13th chancellor

By Lethbridge Herald on March 16th, 2015

For the first time in its 48-year history, the University of Lethbridge has named one of its graduates as chancellor. The University of Lethbridge Senate has elected Janice Varzari (BN ’90, MEd ’02) as the University’s 13th chancellor elect. A local business owner and longtime health-care provider in the community, Varzari has obtained two degrees ... Read More »

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As weather takes a dramatic turn, county lifts fire ban

By Lethbridge Herald on March 16th, 2015

With a significant change in the weather, Lethbridge County has lifted its fire ban. Monday morning, county officials said conditions no longer exist in the county that pose a heightened risk of fire spread. As a result, the fire Ban imposed on March 6 has been lifted. Fire Permits may again be issued from the ... Read More »

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Youth facing 16 charges in connection with vandalism spree in Highlands

By Lethbridge Herald on March 10th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 15-year-old boy following a weekend vandalism spree in the Highlands subdivision. Saturday, police received numerous reports of vandalism along Redcrow Boulevard, Jerry Potts Boulevard, Highlands Place, Aberdeen Road and Tartan Circle after vehicles, travel trailers and fences were spray painted overnight. Damages, in a total of 16 cases ... Read More »

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Robbery investigation continues as police urge businesses to remain vigilant

By Lethbridge Herald on March 10th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service continues to investigate four commercial robberies that occurred late last month, and are reminding businesses to remain vigilant. On Feb. 23, at approximately 9:45 p.m. a masked man entered Gas Plus along the 100 block of Jerry Potts Boulevard, brandished a gun and demanded cash. A brief struggle ensued between a ... Read More »

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Nutrition month focuses on health at the office

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com We spend a lot of time at work — and a lot of that time is spent sitting behind a desk. It isn’t the perfect recipe for health, but with a few adjustments, employees can get on track for a healthy lifestyle. That’s part of the message by Alberta Health ... Read More »

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City puts ban in place on all open fires in the river valley area

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

Dry conditions have another southern Alberta municipality worried about late-winter fires. This morning, the city announced, effective immediately and until further notice, a fire ban has been placed on all open fires in the river valley area. Excluded are the stoves at the John Martin Centre, the fire pit at the Elks Recreation Community Compound, ... Read More »

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Missing 18-year-old woman last seen on Feb. 28 in the downtown core

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing 18-year-old woman. According to police, Keelie Elizabeth Archibald was last seen in the downtown core of Lethbridge on Feb. 28. Archibald is described as a Caucasian female, about five-feet-eight inches tall and 180 pounds. She has long brown hair, brown eyes and ... Read More »

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Man charged in connection with March 7 downtown stabbing

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2015

The Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 31-year-old Lethbridge resident in the stabbing that occurred March 7 in the area of 5th Avenue South and 5th Street South. Police investigation revealed the 24-year-old victim and the accused were known to each other and involved in a dispute at the time of the occurrence. The ... Read More »

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Lethbridge County puts fire ban in place

By Lethbridge Herald on March 6th, 2015

A fire ban has been put in place for Lethbridge County. County officials made the decision late Friday afternoon, as a press release stated conditions exist in the county that pose a heightened risk of fire spread due to high winds and dry vegetation. The fire ban will cover all open fires in the county, ... Read More »

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