February 19th, 2020

Local News

Retired LPS inspector Cove to manage The Watch program

By Lethbridge Herald on February 13th, 2020

Tim KalinowskiLethbridge Heraldtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.comFormer Lethbridge Police Service Insp. Jeff Cove (ret.) has been named as the The Watch program’s new manager.Cove, who retired from the police service six years ago after 35 years in policing, said he was drawn back to The Watch last year as a volunteer because he wanted to serve his community in ... Read More »

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Importance of childhood play today’s SACPA topic

By Lethbridge Herald on February 13th, 2020

Lethbridge HeraldBy creating awareness of the importance of the early years in children’s development, communities can help create and implement an action plan specific to enhancing healthy childhood development.Today, during the regular weekly SACPA session, at noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, speaker Vicki Hazelwood will present “The Importance of Play: Are Children Getting Enough ... Read More »

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Irrigation districts, County sign collaboration framework

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 13th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald A new framework for regional collaboration was signed on Monday between the St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID), Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District (LNID) and Lethbridge County. The collaboration framework requires the parties meet regularly to discuss potential projects and opportunities for collaboration, as well as the guidelines for how project budgets will be ... Read More »

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Fatal shooting in Blairmore investigated by ASIRT

By Shurtz, Delon on February 13th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald -BLAIRMORE A man is dead following a police shooting Tuesday in Blairmore. At about 5 p.m. two RCMP officers responding to a call for service tried to stop a vehicle in the parking lot of the Home Hardware store in Blairmore. A confrontation with the driver ensued, during which the officers fired their ... Read More »

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Man charged with luring, assault to stay in custody

By Shurtz, Delon on February 13th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 39-year-old Lethbridge man accused of luring and assaulting a 13-year-old girl in 2017 will remain in custody while he stands trial in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench next week. Gary James Lippa had been out on bail until recently, when he was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 ... Read More »

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City’s enforcement limited for asbestos regulations

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 13th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The City of Lethbridge is asking those contemplating any kind of renovation, construction or demolition project on their property to first contemplate the risk of asbestos exposure before taking any steps. “Houses pre-1985 generally have some form of asbestos,” says City of Lethbridge building inspection services manager Kerry Crump; “whether ... Read More »

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Galentine’s Day to benefit YWCA Harbour House

By Bobinec, Greg on February 13th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Each February for the last three years, Girl Gang Kindness Lethbridge has teamed up with Hudsons Canada’s Pub to help bring an evening of kindness and support for the YWCA Harbour House and Amethyst Project. The annual Galentine’s Day is not only a way to bring together and celebrate the ... Read More »

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U of L scholarship dinner to honour Perry family

By Bobinec, Greg on February 13th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Dhillon School of Business will honour the Perry family and the Perry Family Farm at its 33rd annual scholarship dinner, April 9 at 6 p.m. at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre. Every year an outstanding member or members of the southern Alberta community are selected ... Read More »

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Man charged in hit-and-run

By Shurtz, Delon on February 13th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 25-year-old Lethbridge man accused of driving a stolen truck, striking another vehicle, then running away will face numerous charges when he appears in court next month. Police say a witness reported a collision at about 6:21 p.m. Tuesday on University Drive, and said the male driver of one of ... Read More »

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From Fort McMurray ashes to Toronto’s red carpet

By Submitted Article on February 13th, 2020

Cardston entrepreneur recognized among best in Canada By Brit Stanford Nearly four years ago, Cinda Spirig returned to southern Alberta as an evacuee, her family’s home lost in the 2016 Fort McMurray fire. In November 2019, Spirig walked the red carpet at the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala in Toronto, where she was recognized ... Read More »

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Care from the Heart Radio-a-thon today at CRH

By Bobinec, Greg on February 13th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation is presenting its annual Care from the Heart Day Radio-a-thon today. The Care from the Heart Day Radio-a-thon will run from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Chinook Regional Hospital atrium. Six local radio stations will have live broadcasts throughout the day highlighting the ... Read More »

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