February 19th, 2020

Local News

BILD presents annual awards

By Bobinec, Greg on February 11th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Over the weekend, the Building Industry & Land Development Association (BILD) Lethbridge Region hosted its 21st annual Awards of Excellence in Housing and presented 30 awards to partners with top performances in the industry. The Awards of Excellence in Housing celebrates the achievement of BILD Lethbridge Region members that continue ... Read More »

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Dangerous offender trial adjourned until next month

By Shurtz, Delon on February 11th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A court hearing to determine whether convicted sex offender Trevor Philip Pritchard should be designated a dangerous offender has been adjourned until next month. The hearing, which is scheduled to run a total of three weeks, was adjourned Friday after hearing evidence from nine Crown witnesses over several days. It’s ... Read More »

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Local rally offers support for Wet’suwet’en Nation hereditary chiefs

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 11th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Chanting “Reconciliation is Dead” and “Stop RCMP Brutality,” about 35 protesters gathered outside the Lethbridge RCMP detachment to express their solidarity with the blockaders among the hereditary chiefs of Wet’suwet’en Nation in northern British Columbia, who are being forcibly removed by police for attempting to impede the Coastal GasLink pipeline. ... Read More »

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City man sentenced to 30 months on drug charges

By Shurtz, Delon on February 11th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 26-year-old Lethbridge man who sold cocaine to undercover police officers more than a year ago has known since last November he was headed for prison. Then on Monday in Lethbridge provincial court Peter Ntignee was sentenced to 30 months in a federal penitentiary. Ntignee pleaded guilty Nov. 14 to ... Read More »

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A Painter’s Paradise

By Submitted Article on February 11th, 2020

By Mary-Beth Laviolette Early Alberta artists Michael Pisko and Ernest E. Riethman had many things in common. They worked in commercial art and in their spare time were respected members of the Lethbridge art community. This included teaching, exhibiting and receiving critical recognition. An influence for both of them was the more direct style of ... Read More »

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Man charged with sexual assault

By Kuhl, Nick on February 11th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Police have charged a 33-year-old man in connection with an incident where a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted. On Saturday morning, police responded to a report of an alleged sexual assault. Police say their investigation determined that on the previous night, an 18-year-old woman attended a bar along the 1200 block of ... Read More »

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Council agrees to conversion therapy ban

By Lethbridge Herald on February 10th, 2020

Tim KalinowskiLethbridge Heraldtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.comLethbridge city council voted to bring in a ban on the advertising and business practice of conversion therapy in the City of Lethbridge, and to advocate to the Kenney government for a total provincial ban on conversion therapy.While there was some disagreement and dissent on the issue of local bylaw enforcement of such ... Read More »

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College hosts open house

By Lethbridge Herald on February 10th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge College opened its campus doors on Saturday to welcome thousands of future students and their families to explore all of the different program options at their annual Open House event. Throughout the day, people were able to familiarize themselves with all of their program fields, through interactive activities found ... Read More »

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Scholarship breakfast features Churchill hall of famer

By Kuhl, Nick on February 10th, 2020

Garrett Simmons Communications Officer, Lethbridge School Division Lethbridge School Division’s annual scholarship breakfast is bringing in a Winston Churchill High School hall of famer as this year’s guest speaker. “We are very excited to have CBC reporter, Judy Trinh, as our keynote speaker this year,” said Lethbridge School Division trustee Christine Light. “As an alumni ... Read More »

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Sports shooting still popular

By Bobinec, Greg on February 10th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Shooting-sport enthusiasts from all over southern Alberta joined together for the annual Gun Show, to look through and discuss guns, accessories and the sport of shooting. Over the weekend, the Southern Alberta Riflemen Association invited the shooting community out to trade, sell, and buy a variety of items to get ... Read More »

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U of L receives MI3 donation

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 10th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge welcomed the donation of a massive black walnut and stainless steel boardroom table from locally-based Millwork Innovations 3 during a special media event on Friday. The entire table weighs around a tonne and has two stainless-steel legs, each weighing around 300 kilograms, and is an accent feature of the ... Read More »

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