April 22nd, 2024

Local News

Suspect in armed robbery hopes to be released on bail

By Lethbridge Herald on April 11th, 2024

Delon Shurtz LETHBRIDGE HERALD One of several masked and armed men who burst into a motel room in a home-invasion-style robbery late last year may ask a judge to release him from custody when he returns to court next week. Marvin Blake Weasel Head of the Blood Reserve made a brief appearance Wednesday in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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Exhibition financial report being presented to SPC this afternoon

By Lethbridge Herald on April 11th, 2024

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald A report will be presented today to the Economic and Finance Standing Policy Committee of Lethbridge city council on the financial situation of the Lethbridge & District Exhibition. Submitted by Manager of Corporate and Strategic Initiatives Graeme Woods and presented by LDE acting CEO Kim Gallucci, the report says 25 new ... Read More »

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Artificial intelligence topic of SACPA discussion

By Lethbridge Herald on April 11th, 2024

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The subject of artificial intelligence is on the agenda at today’s Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs session at the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization. The session runs from noon until 1 p.m. in the LSCO dining room. The topic “artificial intelligence – bane or boon to humanity?” will be discussed by Dr. Sidney ... Read More »

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Standing policy committee to hear water conservation report

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

Al Beeber LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Economic and Finance Standing Policy Committee of Lethbridge city council today will be asked to recommend to council it accept the City’s 2024 water conservation plan and strategy. Manager of Engineering & Environment Mark Svenson will be making a presentation to the SPC which meets at 12:30 in council chambers. ... Read More »

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Province establishing corporation to improve mental health, addictions services

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

Al Beeber LETHBRIDGE HERALD The province is introducing legislation to establish the Canadian Centre of Recovery Excellence as a Crown corporation to improve mental health and addiction services through research, evaluation and advice to the Alberta government. Introduction of Bill 17, the Canadian Centre of Recover Excellence Act was done Tuesday afternoon in the Alberta ... Read More »

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May Economic and Finance SPC rescheduled

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald If you blinked it, you probably missed it. Only one item was on the public agenda Tuesday for Lethbridge city council to discuss, an urgent official business motion calling for the change in date of an upcoming Standing Policy Committee meeting. With three members of council scheduled to be away, the ... Read More »

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Seedy Saturday shines light on gardening

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald A focus on gardening was the topic of discussion during Environment Lethbridge’s annual Seedy Saturday event at the Lethbridge Public Library. “It’s really an opportunity to talk about gardening, talk about local food, this year we’re talking a lot about water and gardening and how to deal with that in your ... Read More »

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Outdoor show hits the mark

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Anyone from outdoor enthusiasts to hunters and anglers and families alike could immerse themselves in outdoor sports and activities during the Southern Alberta Outdoor Show at the Agri-Food Hub and Trade Centre over the weekend. “It’s very family-friendly and there’s something for everybody in the outdoors,” said Wes David, host and ... Read More »

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City launches water conservation series

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The City of Lethbridge has launched a weekly series of articles which focus on water conservation and other matters pertaining to the valuable resource, a topic which is extremely timely given the drought situation impacting the province. The first article written by the City below focuses on bathroom conservation: Almost half of all ... Read More »

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Woman who helped beat man to death has served most of her sentence

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald A 30-year-old Fort Macleod woman who helped beat Lane Tailfeathers to death nearly three years ago has received the same sentence as two men who also participated in the brutal and bloody beating. Miranda Mae Turuk pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lethbridge court of justice to manslaughter, and was sentenced to 1,000 ... Read More »

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Province investing millions to help crime victims deal with justice system

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald The Alberta government is investing $6.8 million over two years to ensure crime victims have access to the help they need when interacting with the province’s justice system. The government announced late last week that it is investing in supports that are provided by front-line organizations to crime victims. The funding ... Read More »

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