December 9th, 2018

Local News

City manager to speak at SACPA

By Kuhl, Nick on December 6th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The City of Lethbridge uses the council-manager form of city government, meaning council makes laws and broad policy decisions for a city manager and staff to carry out. Like a private sector CEO does for their company, a city manager oversees the day-to-day operations of a city and serves as the chief adviser ... Read More »

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Sex offender registry hearing begins

By Shurtz, Delon on December 6th, 2018

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald A Blood Tribe man sentenced earlier this year to nearly five years in prison for child pornography offences won’t know until the new year if he’ll be ordered to add his name to Canada’s sex offender registry. Cody Wright’s lawyer expected to deal with the matter Wednesday in Lethbridge provincial ... Read More »

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Area ski resorts open this weekend

By Mabell, Dave on December 6th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald Ski season has begun for southern Albertans. The Castle Ski Resort is planning a “soft opening” this weekend, and the Fernie resort is open as well. Officials at Castle say the Green Chair will run Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the day lodge will be open ... Read More »

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Special day honours local volunteers

By Bobinec, Greg on December 6th, 2018

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald Volunteer Lethbridge gathered with community members to celebrate all of the work that has been done through volunteerism, for International Volunteer Day. Originally designated by the United Nations in 1985, International Volunteer Day, Dec. 5, was an international observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism within communities. ... Read More »

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Get ready to blow

By Lethbridge Herald on December 5th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Police Service is warning local motorists that due to new federal mandatory alcohol laws coming into effect later this month officers will have sweeping new powers to perform roadside breathalyzer tests. “Effective Dec. 18 the federal government has introduced (with Bill C-46) a number of new initiatives to ... Read More »

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Man who evaded police facing several charges

By Shurtz, Delon on December 5th, 2018

lethbridge herald Lethbridge Police service has charged a 31-year-old man in connection with multiple offences, including assaulting an officer and evading police. Last Thursday police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle seen along Fairmont Point South. The vehicle, a Hyundai Sonata, had been reported stolen, and when an officer approached the vehicle he ... Read More »

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Save-On-Foods Stuff A Bus campaign aids food banks

By Michalezki, Amanda on December 5th, 2018

Amanda Michalezki Lethbridge Herald Save-On-Foods hosted Stuff A Bus again this year where pre-packaged food hampers will go to those in need. The entire day Tuesday was designated for the food drive in the parking lot of both Save-On-Foods locations in Lethbridge. The Lethbridge Food Bank Society and the Interfaith Food Bank have been ... Read More »

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Cancer researcher to speak at U of L today

By Mabell, Dave on December 5th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald One of Canada’s leading cancer researchers will speak to a Lethbridge audience this afternoon. Gregg Morin will describe recent discoveries during a 2:30 p.m. presentation, open to all interested, in room C610 in University Hall. The longtime head of proteomics at the Genome Sciences Centre at the University of British ... Read More »

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Working to reduce student stress

By Submitted Article on December 5th, 2018

According to Statistics Canada, 23 per cent of people over the age of 15 report that most days are “quite a bit” or “extremely” stressful and this number continues to increase well into adulthood. These same statistics and issues are also apparent in almost every grade level in schools. Data collected in many jurisdictions from ... Read More »

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City man facing robbery charge in Crowsnest Pass

By Shurtz, Delon on December 5th, 2018

lethbridge herald -crowsnest pass A Lethbridge man is facing several charges, including robbery, following an incident Tuesday in the Crowsnest Pass. At about 1:30 a.m. RCMP received a report of an armed robbery at the Shell Gas Station-Circle K Convenience Store in Blairmore. A man walked into the business and pointed to his clothing, under ... Read More »

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Sentences levied in drug cases

By Shurtz, Delon on December 5th, 2018

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald A man was sent to jail and a woman fined in unrelated incidents earlier this year involving drugs. Jerome Ross was sentenced to 30 days in jail after he pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lethbridge provincial court to one count of drug possession. Police responded to a complaint Nov. 26 at ... Read More »

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