July 19th, 2018

Local News

Doggedly determined to find mussels

By Kuhl, Nick on July 16th, 2018

Jamie Rieger Southern Alberta Newspapers Hilo, Seuss, and Diesel have certainly been doing their part in keeping zebra and quagga mussels out of Alberta’s waterways. For the past three years, the three hounds have been working tirelessly as part of the provincial Aquatic Invasive Species K-9 program where they are trained to sniff out the ... Read More »

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Superstar comic Peters to perform at Enmax Nov. 7

By Kuhl, Nick on July 16th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Global comedy superstar Russell Peters is returning to Canada for a string of shows this fall, including a Nov. 7 date at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge. The performance, announced on Friday, will be one of 11 Canadian dates from Vancouver to Ottawa on his Deported World Tour. Peters, an ... Read More »

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Back Alley Bash continues to grow

By Kalinowski, Tim on July 16th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A carnival-like atmosphere, with dunk tank, live music and a gathering of colourful characters, was the hallmark of this year’s Union Barber Shop and Salon Back Alley Bash held on Sunday just off of the Galt Gardens on 3 Avenue South. While not as bold and big as the massive ... Read More »

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Local Croatians proud of country’s effort in World Cup

By Kalinowski, Tim on July 16th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Thirty years ago Croatia as we know it today did not exist. The budding nation was mired in a deadly and bloody war of independence after the break-up of the former Soviet country of Yugoslavia. Ethnic cleansing and brutality marked one of the darkest conflicts in modern European history, but ... Read More »

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Man fined for deadly rollover

By Shurtz, Delon on July 16th, 2018

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A southern Alberta man should not have been driving when he crashed his vehicle a year ago, killing his father. Jacob Fehr Krahn did not have a valid operator’s licence June 9 of last year when he was driving south on range road 212 in the County of Lethbridge. Krahn, ... Read More »

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Partial road closures to begin today

By Kuhl, Nick on July 16th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Effective today at 9 a.m., there will be two partial road closures in the downtown area due to water projects. One is the westbound lanes and one eastbound lane along the 900 block of 3 Avenue South will be closed so crews can upgrade watermain lines. Work is expected to be complete by ... Read More »

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Waterton seeks volunteers for pair of events

By Martens, Ian on July 16th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Parks Canada is looking for volunteers for two upcoming events in Waterton Lakes National Park. Today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the park is hosting the Butterfly BioBlitz where visitors can join butterfly experts to catch, identify, learn about and then release butterflies in Waterton. The park is said to be one ... Read More »

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Sun shines on street machines

By Kalinowski, Tim on July 16th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A cornucopia of cars of all shapes, sizes, colours and vintages were on display in Galt Gardens Sunday for the annual Street Machine Show and Shine auto extravaganza. Everything from hot rods to classic caddies, and pretty much everything in between, was on display as thousands of car lovers descended ... Read More »

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Auxiliary Constables serve role in policing

By Jensen, Randy on July 16th, 2018

This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column by LPS Chief Rob Davis Last week I read the Street Wheelers article talking about the increasing costs of the event. I empathize with the organizer’s sentiment, but at the same time it’s important to recognize the increase is because the event continues to grow year after year which then ... Read More »

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Local Croatians proud of country’s effort in World Cup

By Lethbridge Herald on July 15th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Thirty years ago Croatia as we know it today did not exist. The budding nation was mired in a deadly and bloody war of independence after the break-up of the former Soviet country of Yugoslavia. Ethnic cleansing and brutality marked one of the darkest conflicts in modern European history, but ... Read More »

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Street Wheelers heat up a chilly day

By Kalinowski, Tim on July 15th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Street Machine Weekend kicked things into another gear on Saturday with its 100-Foot Dash at the Exhibition Park Grandstand. Dozens of entrants took part in this year’s event, likely the shortest, loudest race of the year in Lethbridge. Cooler weather this year made those coming out to the event ... Read More »

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