September 20th, 2019

Local News

Record enrolments at U of L, college

By Mabell, Dave on September 19th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Build it – and they will come. The University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College report record enrolments this fall, in the wake of major additions to their campus facilities. Nearly 14,000 post-secondary students are now studying at the two institutions, officials report, including a record number of graduate students at ... Read More »

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Education minister hears about space concerns

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 19th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Alberta Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange visited Lethbridge Wednesday to tour Coalbanks Elementary School and meet with local school board trustees. LaGrange seemed in her element as she toured one of Lethbridge’s newest schools and interacted easily with kids in the school’s kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 and Spanish bilingual ... Read More »

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Career fair gives U of L students insight into future

By Bobinec, Greg on September 19th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge hosted its annual Fall Career Fair on Wednesday to give students the opportunity to meet with potential future employers and get a good sense of where they could take their career. Every fall and spring the U of L invites dozens of employers from southern Alberta ... Read More »

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City removing downtown Crabb St. washroom

By Kuhl, Nick on September 19th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The inactive $200,000 self-cleaning washroom on 6 Street and 4 Avenue downtown will be removed today. City of Lethbridge officials say this decommissioning is happening now that the downtown Lethbridge Transit hub has moved from 4 Avenue to the Lethbridge Regional Park ‘n’ Ride Transit Terminal – where new public washrooms are available. ... Read More »

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College students to come up with flagpole design for city hall

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 19th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge College engineering design and drafting technology students will be given the opportunity to gain some real-world work experience that will help create bridges of understanding with the city’s Indigenous community as they compete to produce the ultimate community flagpole in front of city hall. “In the last operating budget ... Read More »

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Mild summer is leading into a mild fall for southern Alberta

By Lethbridge Herald on September 18th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com So far, no flurries! Southern Alberta’s summer was mild and unremarkable, most of the time, and September has continued that pattern. But what are we facing this fall? There’s good news for southern Albertans from The Weather Network. The autumn months should be pleasant, forecasters say, with temperatures a little ... Read More »

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Sentencing adjourned for woman who fled police

By Lethbridge Herald on September 18th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Sentencing for a Standoff woman who fled from police three times in as many days, twice with little children in her car, has been adjourned for several weeks. Sarah Cheyenne Goodstriker was set to be sentenced Tuesday in Lethbridge provincial court, but because a pre-sentence report and Gladue report ordered ... Read More »

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Japanese Garden hosting annual Golden Maple Reception

By Bobinec, Greg on September 18th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, in partnership with the Nikkei Memory Capture Project, the University of Lethbridge and the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs (SACPA), will be amalgamating the stories of local Japanese Canadian visionaries who changed the face of post-war Lethbridge. The Golden Maple Reception, Nikka Yuko’s annual fundraising ... Read More »

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Standoff man facing weapons charges

By Kuhl, Nick on September 18th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Police have charged a 37-year-old man with weapons offences. On Tuesday at approximately 6:40 a.m., police responded to a report of several men outside the Supervised Consumption Site passing around a machete. Police located one of the men, matching the description, a short distance away. He was found to be in possession ... Read More »

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City council proclaims Oct. 4 ‘Sisters in Spirit Day’

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 18th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com City council voted unanimously to allow Mayor Chris Spearman to proclaim Oct. 4 “Sisters in Spirit Day” to honour and remember murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls in Lethbridge. The proclamation motion was sponsored by Coun. Belinda Crowson during Monday’s public meeting at the request of the Sisters in ... Read More »

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Suspects sought in robbery near Galt Gardens

By Kuhl, Nick on September 18th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Police are investigating a street robbery after cash was allegedly stolen from a woman near Galt Gardens. On Tuesday at approximately 1:48 a.m., police responded to a report of a robbery. A 53-year-old woman reported she had been confronted by two unknown women earlier in the evening near 7 Street and 1 ... Read More »

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