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Charges laid in connection with a Thursday-afternoon house fire in the city

By Lethbridge Herald on April 17th, 2015

Charges have been laid in connection with a Thursday-afternoon house fire.Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 22-year-old Lethbridge resident after a fire broke out in the man’s basement suite. Thursday at about 2 p.m., police responded to a fire in a basement suite of a home in the 700 block of 8th Avenue South. ... Read More »

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Students get on board with Gas Energy Education Mobile

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comEnergy makes the world go ’round, and Grade 4 students at Lakeview School are learning the importance of conserving it.The ATCO Gas Energy Education Mobile (EEM), in partnership with Exhibition Park’s Safety City, made a stop at the school on Tuesday and Wednesday.“For ATCO Gas, we do a lot of safety messages so ... Read More »

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No cause yet determined for April 3 structure fire on Third Avenue North

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

The cause of a fire earlier this month has yet to be determined.Today, Lethbridge fire investigators concluded the investigation of a fire that occurred April 3 at the 1300 block of 3rd Avenue North. Due to the extensive fire damage, investigators said they were unable to determine the exact cause of the fire. The room ... Read More »

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Aggie Days will expose students to importance of local agriculture

By Lethbridge Herald on April 15th, 2015

Dave MabellLETHBRIDGE HERALDdmabell@lethbridgeherald.comThey hail from many nations. And relatively few of the youngsters have lived on a farm.But at the city’s southside Lakeview School, students are learning first-hand how important agriculture is to southern Albertans.On Tuesday, a Grade 4 class showed that awareness during an event previewing this year’s Aggie Days, running April 28 and ... Read More »

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Accused rarely met with lenders — closing arguments presented in securities trial

By Lethbridge Herald on April 15th, 2015

Delon Shurtzlethbridge heralddshurtz@lethbridgeherald.comThere is no evidence that proves one of three men facing dozens of charges under the Alberta Securities Act misled investors or withheld information from them while he raised money for a billion-dollar project, the accused’s lawyer said Tuesday.In fact, Calgary defence lawyer David Kobylnyk told court during his closing arguments that his ... Read More »

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No charges after man drives his van into downtown bank Tuesday afternoon

By Lethbridge Herald on April 14th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service has concluded a collision investigation without charges after an elderly man drove his vehicle into a downtown bank earlier today.At approximately 1 p.m., a Dodge Journey, operated by an 85-year-old man was travelling east along the 400 block of 5th Street South when the driver attempted to parallel park on the ... Read More »

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Lethbridge College celebrates support from students’ association for new trades and technologies facility

By Lethbridge Herald on April 13th, 2015

Lethbridge College students and staff celebrated the Lethbridge College Students’ Association’s (LCSA) donation of $200,000 toward a multi-use student space to be called the LCSA South Commons in the new trades and technologies facility during an event in Centre Core today. “The LCSA is pleased to be able to give back to the college in a ... Read More »

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Bright future forecast for fusion energy, SACPA gathering told

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2015

Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comFusion energy will be the next wave of clean energy alternatives, and Alberta is an ideal market for it, according to Allan Offenberger, a long-time researcher of the technology.The professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alberta presented at the weekly SACPA session in Country Kitchen Catering on Thursday, ... Read More »

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EDL board of directors names its new CEO

By Lethbridge Herald on April 9th, 2015

There’s a new voice at the helm of Economic Development Lethbridge.EDL board of directors announced Thursday Trevor Lewington has been appointed chief executive officer, and will assume the role effective May 11.Lewington holds a bachelor of commerce with a major in human resource management, completed a change leadership certificate with Cornell University and is a certified ... Read More »

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LRPS investigating three-vehicle collision Tuesday which included a police cruiser

By Lethbridge Herald on April 8th, 2015

Members of the Lethbridge Regional Police Service Traffic Response Unit continue to investigate a three-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon, which involved a police cruiser.At approximately 2:30 p.m., an officer was operating an unmarked police car, conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Mayor Magrath Drive and 3rd Avenue South. The officer observed two vehicles southbound on ... Read More »

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Manson involved in late-night altercation in Lethbridge

By Lethbridge Herald on April 7th, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Marilyn Manson received more than fan applause after his Lethbridge concert Saturday night. Early Sunday morning, the shock rocker was at the city’s Denny’s location in the Sandman Hotel, when an altercation occurred and a man allegedly punched Manson in the face. Denny’s manager Sankha Sendanayake told the Herald that ... Read More »

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