June 22nd, 2018

Local News

Canes hospitalized after incident

By Beeber, Al on June 17th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Two members of the Lethbridge Hurricanes and an alumnus are in hospital after an undisclosed incident. The Lethbridge Hurricanes released a statement on its Twitter feed Saturday night saying the club “is aware of an incident involving players Jordy Bellerive and Ryan Vandervlis, along with alumnus Matt Alfaro. “All three players are currently ... Read More »

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Keith Robin being remembered

By Mabell, Dave on June 17th, 2018

Longtime city educator was active in the community Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Tributes will be paid Monday to a longtime Lethbridge educator who supported many projects and initiatives through a life of community involvement. Keith Robin served as vice-president of Lethbridge College, chancellor of the University of Lethbridge and a fundraiser for a host ... Read More »

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Accidental fire causes damage

By Kuhl, Nick on June 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald No injuries were reported, but $120,000 damage occurred during a residential fire on the northside late Thursday night. Lethbridge firefighters responded to a residential building fire in the 100 block of 18th Street North at approximately 11:15 p.m. When firefighters arrived, officials said Friday, there was smoke flowing out of vents and open ... Read More »

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Canadian Blood Services needs more local donations

By Kalinowski, Tim on June 17th, 2018

Hundreds of appointments need to be filled Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge region is critically short on blood at the moment, and local Canadian Blood Services representatives are hoping to spur more people into coming out to donate. “In May we didn’t have enough people in Lethbridge stepping forward to donate blood, and ... Read More »

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WestJet starting Lethbridge service

By Mabell, Dave on June 17th, 2018

Airline will be offering multiple daily flights Lethbridge Herald Southern Alberta travellers will join a second airline network next week, when WestJet begins Lethbridge service on Thursday. Three daily flights will be offered on 34-seat Saab turbo-prop aircraft, officials say, with two on Saturday. They will connect in Calgary with direct flights to regional destinations ... Read More »

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Bus blaze sparks massive response

By Kuhl, Nick on June 17th, 2018

Crews from four stations tackle fire at City yard Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Half a million dollars in damage is being reported, but the situation could have been much worse Saturday morning during a fire at the City of Lethbridge’s northside bus yard, says the deputy fire chief. “This morning, right around 10 o’clock, ... Read More »

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Half a million dollars in damage following fire at City bus yard

By Lethbridge Herald on June 16th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Half a million dollars in damage is being reported, but the situation could have been much worse Saturday morning during a fire at the City of Lethbridge’s northside bus yard, says the deputy fire chief. “This morning, right around 10 o’clock, one of the transit workers noticed heavy smoke coming ... Read More »

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Rally over needle debris looks to send petition to city council

By Lethbridge Herald on June 16th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Local residents fed up with the amount of drug activity and needle debris in the city held a rally at city hall Friday to voice their concerns and collect signatures for a petition they are hoping to present to city council in order to force a change to current needle ... Read More »

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Is someone planting needles in public spaces?

By Lethbridge Herald on June 16th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Are some local residents intentionally trying to fan the flames of anger toward the ARCHES clean-needle distribution program by planting needles in the city’s public spaces? On Thursday during an interview with CTV Lethbridge, Mayor Chris Spearman confirmed he has been told about incidents where it could be happening. “I will ... Read More »

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Man sentenced to 28 months for assaulting taxi driver

By Lethbridge Herald on June 16th, 2018

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Striking a taxi driver with a weed pipe, then threatening to kill a police officer has netted a 28-year-old man a prison sentence. Curtis Neil Wolfleg, who was convicted of robbery and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm following his trial in 2016, was sentenced Thursday in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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Man Van is coming to Lethbridge on July 14

By Lethbridge Herald on June 16th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The Man Van is coming to town. The Prostate Cancer Centre is bringing its mobile men’s health clinic to Lethbridge in July. The clinic provides free baseline PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood tests to men between the ages of 40 and 80. And don’t worry. It’s a blood test, not ... Read More »

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