April 11th, 2021

Local News

Blood Tribe police charge two people in recent shooting

By Blood Tribe Police Service on April 3rd, 2021

recent shooting. On March 22 at 3 p.m. the BTPS were called to a residence in Standoff, where they discovered a man with significant injuries to his leg.  The injuries are believed to be a result of a firearm. The victim was transported by EMS to the hospital, reportedly in stable condition. Police believe this was ... Read More »

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GoFundMe pages set up for family who lost farm and home in wildfire

By Tim Kalinowski on April 3rd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.comL Two separate GoFundMe pages have been set for a Southern Alberta family who lost their farm and their home in last weekend’s wildfires. Abram and Lisa Friesen, along with their four children, were left homeless after 120 km/ hour winds drove flames through their property near Claresholm last Sunday. One page, set up ... Read More »

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Businesswoman running for city council

By Tim Kalinowski on April 3rd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Theoretically Brewing owner Kelti Baird has formally filed papers stating her intention to run for city council this fall. A self-confessed “policy junky”, Baird, is looking forward to engaging in conversations with citizens about how to build an inclusive and sustainable city which takes care of its most vulnerable and promotes the health ... Read More »

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Fire department recruits being put through the paces

By Lethbridge Herald on April 2nd, 2021

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald For Joey Eggins, it was a career change brought on by little insistence from his sibling, while for Tamara Labas, it was a return to a familiar venue. On Wednesday morning at Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services Fire Station #4, school was in session for Eggins, Labas, Kelsea Foster as well ... Read More »

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Vigil remembers victims of drug crisis

By Lethbridge Herald on April 1st, 2021

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A silent vigil was held in Galt Gardens Tuesday night for the victims of the opioid crisis lost over the last year. About 30 people turned up on a cool evening and lit candles to remember the dead, and to help address the grief and trauma of those left behind. Jenna Aubichon ... Read More »

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Arrest warrant issued for drug suspect after no-show at court

By Delon Shurtz on April 1st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com An arrest warrant has been issued for a man charged last year after police seized drugs from a southside hotel room. Kyle Mitchell Saddleback of Calgary was scheduled to attend a hearing in Lethbridge provincial court last week, but when he never showed up, and his lawyer said she had lost contact with ... Read More »

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Cor Van Raay donation gets LINK pathway construction moving

By Tim Kalinowski on April 1st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The new LINK Pathway Legacy Project spanning 15 km from Coaldale to Lethbridge will finally begin construction this spring thanks to the generous support of one private citizen. “The LINK Pathway Legacy Project is a three metre wide pathway that connects Coaldale to the City of Lethbridge through the countryside off-highway without traffic ... Read More »

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Donation adds splash to Magrath community pool

By Nikki Jamieson on April 1st, 2021

The Crowsnest Pass is already set in a beautiful evergreen-filled area of southwest Alberta, but through the efforts of the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass they want to make it that much better. The Municipality has been looking for volunteers in hopes of reviving the Communities in Bloom project. Tracey Linderman, Community Services Programmer for the ... Read More »

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Elm tree pruning ban in effect

By Tim Kalinowski on April 1st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com An elm tree pruning ban goes into effect today and will continue until Sept. 30 to try to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease (DED) in the city. Lethbridge became the first known jurisdiction to report positive cases of DED in the history of Alberta last year, making it more crucial than ... Read More »

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Fearful flight from police results in jail sentence

By Delon Shurtz on April 1st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 29-year-old man caught breaching release orders late last year, decided to run from police rather than risk being assaulted again, a judge was told Wednesday. Carter Dylan Rains pleaded guilty in Lethbridge provincial court to two counts of failing to comply with release orders and one count of resisting a peace officer, ... Read More »

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Crowsnest Pass looking to revive Communities in Bloom

By Ryan Dahlman on April 1st, 2021

The Crowsnest Pass is already set in a beautiful evergreen-filled area of southwest Alberta, but through the efforts of the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass they want to make it that much better. The Municipality has been looking for volunteers in hopes of reviving the Communities in Bloom project. Tracey Linderman, Community Services Programmer for the ... Read More »

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