September 20th, 2018

Local News

Horse theft charges may be resolved

By Shurtz, Delon on September 18th, 2018

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A southern Alberta man accused of stealing and selling two horses to a processing facility near Fort Macleod could resolve his case when he returns to court later this fall. Lethbridge lawyer Art Larson said Monday in Lethbridge provincial court that he and the Crown prosecutor are working to resolve ... Read More »

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More than 90 kg of suspected drugs found in search, court told

By Shurtz, Delon on September 18th, 2018

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Canada border officers found more than 90 kilograms of suspected cocaine during a search of a commercial vehicle nearly two years ago, a witness testified Monday during a drug-smuggling trial in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench. Crown witness Kyle Reindl, a border officer working at the Coutts port of entry ... Read More »

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Blackfoot honours bestowed to begin Reconciliation Week

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 18th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Two Lethbridge residents were honoured with new Blackfoot names in gratitude for their community service and their roles in building connections with local Indigenous people at a special flag raising ceremony at city hall to mark the start of Reconciliation Week on Monday. Retired city planner and longtime downtown development ... Read More »

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Chance for public to speak up

By Lethbridge Herald on September 17th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The public will soon have their voices heard by city council in relation to the ongoing drug crisis in the city. And they want to hear your constructive solutions. On Monday, Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman, alongside Coun. Rob Miyashiro and Coun. Blaine Hyggen, announced that four facilitated sessions will be ... Read More »

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Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrate with volunteers

By Bobinec, Greg on September 17th, 2018

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Big Brothers Big Sisters Lethbridge and District celebrated the individuals who are involved with the organization with their fifth annual Fly Day on Sunday at the Lethbridge Airport. The organization helps children who need extra support in their life, providing it through mentors who volunteer their time to build a ... Read More »

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College launches Agriculture Entrepreneur program

By Schnarr, J.W. on September 17th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A new program at Lethbridge College will be teaching tomorrow’s agri-business leaders how to be agents of change in their chosen industry. The Agriculture Entrepreneur in Residence, or AgENT, is an extracurricular program open to all college students which will allow them to work with industry mentors to solve real ... Read More »

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Victim services key component of LPS

By Jensen, Randy on September 17th, 2018

This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column by LPS Chief Rob Davis When I started in policing, the concept of victim services was completely foreign. Police officers did their best to comfort and support victims, but of course our focus was on the investigation. That’s not to say we didn’t care – I think most of us ... Read More »

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No kidding: Goat yoga draws a crowd

By Bobinec, Greg on September 17th, 2018

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Students Association invited the public back to the campus on Sunday for an interesting wind down after Saturday’s Coulee Fest, with a session of goat yoga in the courtyard. In the chilly weather of Sunday morning, 35 people registered to get their yoga-flow on, with the assistance ... Read More »

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House fire causes extensive damage

By Bobinec, Greg on September 17th, 2018

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com One injury was reported and damage was extensive following a garage and house fire on the westside Saturday evening. The Public Safety Communications Centre received several 911 calls, reporting a garage fire along Lafayette Boulevard West, shortly after 9 p.m. Seventeen firefighters from three stations responded to the blaze and ... Read More »

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Request to amend poultry bylaw on council agenda

By Schnarr, J.W. on September 17th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The City of Lethbridge could go to the birds if city council approves a request to allow residents to raise poultry within the city. Local resident Kelti Baird is expected to appear before council today to request an amendment to an out-of-date bylaw restricting the raising of poultry in the ... Read More »

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Terry Fox legacy continues to grow

By Lethbridge Herald on September 16th, 2018

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com For the past 37 years, people across Canada run together to work toward creating a world without cancer, through the inspirational story of Terry Fox. In Canada nearly one in every two people will be diagnosed with a form of cancer, and one in four will die from the disease. ... Read More »

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