July 5th, 2020

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Video contest to help grads with future financial efforts

By Sulz, Dave on June 29th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Credit Unions of Alberta has launched a video contest initiative to set Alberta high school graduates up for future financial success. The “Class of 2020: Own Your Financial Future” contest recognizes that students graduating from high school this year are faced with incredible obstacles and uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The contest ... Read More »

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Wardley pleased with peace rally

By Lethbridge Herald on June 28th, 2020

Greg BobinecLethbridge Heraldgbobinec@lethbridgeherald.comAround 100 local activists gathered as part of Multiculturalism Day to participate in a Peace Rally March from the Multicultural Centre to Galt Gardens on Saturday afternoon.Evan Wardley, a Black hockey player from Vulcan who played for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns, wanted to organize the rally for the community to come together ... Read More »

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Assault suspect still waiting for psychological assessment

By Shurtz, Delon on June 27th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 25-year-old man accused of breaking into a home in May and stabbing a resident while he slept is still waiting to have a psychological assessment, nearly a month after it was ordered. Judge Gregory Maxwell had ordered the forensic assessment for Josh Lee Goodrider on May 29, but Friday ... Read More »

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City men facing child sexual exploitation charges

By Jensen, Randy on June 27th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Three men from Lethbridge are among 18 suspects from Alberta who were arrested on 65 offences by ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit for offences related to online child sexual exploitation. Most of the arrests came as the result of investigative referrals from the RCMP’s National Child Exploitation Co-ordination Centre, which works with ... Read More »

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Defence seeks missing video footage

By Shurtz, Delon on June 27th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge lawyer is upset video footage evidence has disappeared, and she’s hot happy with the explanation she’s received from the Crown’s office. “They can’t just say ‘oops,'” Ingrid Hess said Thursday during a hearing in Lethbridge provincial court. Hess said she plans to have a preliminary hearing for her ... Read More »

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Library set for Chapter 1 launch

By Woodard, Dale on June 27th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Public Library is reopening one chapter at a time. The library has announced Thursday as the Chapter 1 launch of their reopening plan. Placing the health and safety of its staff, customers and community at the forefront, the library will be initially reopening with limited services and new hours with the ... Read More »

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Students honoured for philanthropy

By Submitted Article on June 27th, 2020

Submitted by Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Southern Alberta Chapter Two local students will each receive $1,000 towards their post-secondary education from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Southern Alberta Chapter. This local chapter of fundraising professionals created the Inspiring Philanthropy in Lethbridge & Southwestern Alberta Scholarship to celebrate and foster philanthropy in southern Alberta. ... Read More »

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Kodiaks soccer jerseys donated to school in Ghana

By Woodard, Dale on June 27th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The special efforts from a Lethbridge College Kodiaks soccer alumna mean the Kodiaks logo is now being proudly represented more than 11,000 kilometres away. Jill Brown personally delivered two complete Kodiaks soccer jersey kits to the Prisons Training School in Ghana earlier this year, during a trip to the Ghanaian capital of Accra. ... Read More »

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Community Foundation accepting ECSF applications

By Jensen, Randy on June 27th, 2020

Thirteen grants awarded to date to local charities totalling $206,39 LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta is reminding local charities that the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) will continue to accept applications until July 27 or until the funds have been exhausted. Funded through the Government of Canada – and in ... Read More »

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Lethbridge author’s novel wins Indie Book Award

By Woodard, Dale on June 27th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Nathan Bueckert has penned an award-winning novel. What’s better is there’s more to come. The Lethbridge author’s fantasy novel “Blood and Gods” has been named a winner in the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Paranormal Fantasy category. The award, named by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group, ... Read More »

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ICSS valedictorian offers optimism to fellow graduates

By Lethbridge Herald on June 26th, 2020

Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comEven in uncertain times, graduates of Immanuel Christian Secondary School have a clear vision.On a hot, although slightly breezy, Friday afternoon in the Trinity Reformed Church parking lot, that was the theme as Immanuel Christian held its drive-in graduation.With COVID-19 casting a shadow of uncertainty on the future — and necessitating Friday’s socially ... Read More »

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