March 20th, 2019

Local News

Symphony joins with Ecole Agnes Davidson School choir

By Yoos, Cam on March 18th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Symphony is pleased to present their latest exploration called Series 5 – Cruisin’ with Mozart, which features local favourite pianist Magdalena von Eccher, and Lethbridge’s own ƒcole Agnes Davidson School Junior and Senior Choirs. In late 2018, the Agnes Davidson choirs were the 2018 winners of the CBC ... Read More »

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Model railway club welcomes visitors

By Bobinec, Greg on March 18th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com For the first time this year, the Southern Alberta Model Railway Club opened its doors to the public and welcomed them to experience what they have created over the last six months, and learn something about the hobby. Since the 1970s, the Railway Club has been in Gyro Park, on ... Read More »

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Lethbridge welcomes Hometown Hockey

By Lethbridge Herald on March 17th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Coming along with the U SPORTS Men’s Hockey Championships to host a weekend full of events was the Rogers Hometown Hockey, which hosted a variety of hockey-related activities, NHL Alumni appearances and more. The Rogers Hometown Hockey event is a travelling show that changes to feature the local history of ... Read More »

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Special guests to join symphony for concert

By Mabell, Dave on March 16th, 2019

This week’s ‘Seen & Heard’ column by Dave Mabell To welcome spring, how about a cruise down the Rhine? Stopping for some Canadian classics en route to Europe? On Monday, southern Albertans will be transported (figuratively, at least) to the Rhine River valley when the Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra takes to the stage at Southminster United ... Read More »

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Warm weather greets ‘Spring Nature Fest’

By Mabell, Dave on March 16th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The timing couldn’t have been better! Bright sunshine beamed down Friday on hundreds of children, celebrating “Spring Nature Fest” at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre. Parents joined in the outdoor fun, with deer and smaller creatures wandering by. And volunteers from as far as Waterton Lakes National Park were on ... Read More »

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Fundingto replace bridge announced

By Kalinowski, Tim on March 16th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The city of Lethbridge will be getting a new bridge – but not a third bridge. Alberta Transportation Minister Brian Mason made the announcement Friday morning at Lethbridge City Hall that his government would be spending $100 million to replace the existing bridge across Highway 3 by 2022. “Our government ... Read More »

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City residents rally to support local Muslim community in wake of attack

By Kalinowski, Tim on March 16th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Several hundred people came out to a rally Friday afternoon to support Lethbridge’s Muslim community in wake of the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand. “It was overwhelming to us to have those people come out today to support us, and say we are sorry, and we don’t like this, ... Read More »

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‘Hometown Hockey’ celebrates city connections

By Kuhl, Nick on March 16th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Ron MacLean’s father-in-law is from Lethbridge and used to drive Vic Stasiuk’s car to Detroit for him ahead of the NHL season. Stasiuk, the Lethbridge hockey legend and Stanley Cup winner, would fly down for training camp and have his car arrive later. “He hung with all the hockey players ... Read More »

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Man fails to show for court date

By Shurtz, Delon on March 16th, 2019

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Police will be on the lookout for a 30-year-old man accused of confining a clerk at a westside convenience store last fall. Jason Samuel McCrae failed to show up for a scheduled appearance Friday in Lethbridge provincial court, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Lethbridge lawyer Miranda Hlady ... Read More »

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New trial date set for rural theft suspect

By Shurtz, Delon on March 16th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A new trial date has been set for a 35-year-old man facing charges in connection with a police chase near Vulcan almost a year ago. It’s the fourth time Tyrone Michael Emblau has been scheduled for trial on some 18 charges. The trial was initially set to run last October, ... Read More »

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Firefighters on thin ice

By Mabell, Dave on March 16th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com They’ve rescued dogs, deer – even a horse! But it’s city residents who worry Lethbridge rescue teams the most, if they venture onto unsafe ice on the city’s lakes and ponds. With spring in the air, ice conditions at local lakes are deteriorating. So officials warn end-of-winter weeks are when ... Read More »

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