May 19th, 2019

Local News

Stress Test stalls industry: BILD

By Lethbridge Herald on May 13th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com It’s a conundrum. As referenced in the recent MNP Consumer Debt Index report, southern Alberta has one of the highest levels of personal insolvency in the province, with about half of city residents now living within $200 a month of not being able to pay their debts. On the other ... Read More »

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Bikers Building Bridges host Mamapalooza event

By Bobinec, Greg on May 13th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Bikers Building Bridges hosted their first ever Mamapalooza event on Saturday to celebrate Mother’s Day with community members at the Interfaith Food Bank. The free festival hosted plenty of activities to offer a unique and memorable way for children to spend the day with their Mothers. Bikers Building Bridges is ... Read More »

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Farmers’ Market opens for season

By Bobinec, Greg on May 13th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com One of southern Alberta’s largest Farmers’ Market returned to Exhibition Park this weekend, with crowds of people eager to shop all of the local vendors. The doors to the pavilion open Saturday mornings for people to shop for locally grown and made food, clothing, decorations and many more items. The ... Read More »

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Kidney Walk shares value of organ donation

By Bobinec, Greg on May 13th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com People gathered Saturday morning at Henderson Lake for the annual Kidney Walk to remember their loved ones and to raise awareness about kidney disease and organ donation. Currently in Canada, one in 10 people have chronic kidney disease and the number has steadily growing by 35 per cent since 2008. ... Read More »

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Progress continues to be made downtown

By Yoos, Cam on May 13th, 2019

This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column by LPS Chief Rob Davis There are great things happening in downtown Lethbridge. Our businesses are engaging in restoring a sense of safety and I want to thank all of the people who were instrumental in supporting our recent roll out of The Watch. I also want to extend a ... Read More »

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Mothers experience Japanese culture

By Lethbridge Herald on May 12th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens invited families to take part in some traditional Japanese culture to celebrate Mother’s Day. The gardens combined Japanese traditional activities with the Canadian celebration of Mother’s Day, starting with the long-standing tradition of giving away brightly coloured chrysanthemums. “For Mother’s Day we’ve had a long ... Read More »

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Two charged with selling stolen goods

By Shurtz, Delon on May 11th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Police have charged a 27-year-old man and 27-year-old woman after items stolen from a vehicle showed up for sale online. On May 1 police received a report that a designer wool coat and high-end gym clothing, including pants, tank tops, shoes and shirts, were stolen sometime overnight from a vehicle that had ... Read More »

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Assault trial date set for RCMP officer

By Shurtz, Delon on May 11th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Fort Macleod RCMP officer accused of striking a Granum resident last year will stand trial later this summer. The trial for Troy William Heystek will be held Aug. 8 and 9 in a Lethbridge courtroom. The trial was scheduled Wednesday during a brief hearing in Fort Macleod provincial court, ... Read More »

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‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ at U of L

By Mabell, Dave on May 11th, 2019

Here’s excitement for all ages! The White Witch will do battle with the good people of Narnia! Meanwhile, talking beasts, fawns and even a centaur get into the action at University Theatre. “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” will be staged at 2 and 7 p.m. today and again at 2 p.m. Sunday. The ... Read More »

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CCH valedictorian will urge fellow students to never forget their roots

By Kalinowski, Tim on May 11th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Catholic Central High School 2019 Valedictorian Trinity Deak says she is taking to heart her graduating cohorts’ theme song as she prepares to make her address at the Enmax Centre today. “I wrote my speech based off our grad song which is ‘Take Me Home Down Country Roads,’ by John ... Read More »

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School District 51 unveilsnew logo

By Mabell, Dave on May 11th, 2019

Lethbridge herald A new, multi-colour logo will now represent Lethbridge School District 51. A stylish book – with pages waving in a western wind – will replace a representation of the globe, the railway bridge and an open book used on school district documents until now. Designers say the new logo’s colour scheme includes black, ... Read More »

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