July 19th, 2018

Local News

City adjusting parking system

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 13th, 2018

People will be able to max out twice in one zone J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The City is making changes to its downtown parking system following six weeks of operation and plenty of community feedback. On Thursday, the City announced changes will come in the form of additional time available in zones, more signage, ... Read More »

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U of L part of Hepatitis C study

By Kuhl, Nick on July 13th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald A research partnership between the University of Lethbridge and the University of Calgary has Dr. Vanessa Meier-Stephenson using Highway 2 as a pathway to developing a greater understanding of the hepatitis C virus, and potential new therapeutics to combat the infectious disease. Supported by a CanHepC Network Post-doctoral Fellowship, U of L officials ... Read More »

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Jail time for two charges

By Shurtz, Delon on July 13th, 2018

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Robert James Dunbar hopes he’ll never see the inside of a jail cell again. The 31-year-old man is at the Lethbridge Correctional Centre where he has begun serving a five-month sentence for being unlawfully at large and possessing stolen property. Dunbar, who pleaded guilty to the charges Thursday in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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ALERT releases annual report

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 13th, 2018

Organization an aid to policing J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams was established in 2006 as a way to connect law enforcement agencies throughout the province and provide sophisticated law enforcement resources to combat organized and serious crime. The organization released its 2017-2018 annual report recently, highlighting a number of accomplishments ... Read More »

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Bon Odori festival running Saturday

By Kuhl, Nick on July 13th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta is inviting the public this Saturday to celebrate the Obon season with a dance, at the Bon Odori Japanese Summer Dance Festival. Bon Odori is a Japanese Buddhist folk dance that is performed outdoors in a circle, around a Taiko on a raised platform that has been ... Read More »

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Big fine for working without a licence

By Shurtz, Delon on July 13th, 2018

Man accepted payment before starting reno job Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A southern Alberta man has been hit with a hefty fine for unlawfully accepting payment for a renovation job before he actually began the work. Clynton Clifford Mann received money from a client in May of 2017, but he didn’t hold the proper ... Read More »

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Seasons assists local food banks

By Sulz, Dave on July 13th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Both Seasons Retirement Communities in Lethbridge are tackling food insecurity in the region this summer. On June 27, residents and staff from Seasons Lethbridge donated $2,000 to the Lethbridge Food Bank Society. Meanwhile, residents and staff from Seasons Lethbridge Gardens donated $2,000 to Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge. It’s part of the ... Read More »

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U of L program connects art and animal therapy

By Kuhl, Nick on July 13th, 2018

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald Speaking with and understanding the world in a new way by blending the methods of art therapy and the physical and mental connection of animal assistance is a program at the University of Lethbridge that is pushing people out of their comfort zones. Straja Linder King is a board-certified, registered clinical ... Read More »

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Dive search ends for missing boy

By Lethbridge Herald on July 12th, 2018

Recovery mission moving to the ground Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Both Lethbridge Police and Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services continue to investigate the presumed drowning of a 14-year-old boy in the Oldman River last weekend. But, since he has not been recovered after six days of “exhaustive dive efforts,” the search will now transition ... Read More »

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Hlavach to stand trial in September

By Shurtz, Delon on July 12th, 2018

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 32-year-old Lethbridge man accused of causing an explosion in a residential area of the city last month will stand trial later this year on a couple of charges. Shaun Hlavach, who pleaded not guilty last week to charges of intent to cause an explosion and making or possession of ... Read More »

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Motion sickness

By Schnarr, J.W. on July 12th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Recent procedural breeches regarding items being added to Lethbridge City Council meetings are undermining the ability of council to make informed decisions on the issues, according to Mayor Chris Spearman. On Monday, a last-minute resolution to end offsite needle distribution at Arches put forward by Coun. Blaine Hyggen was delayed ... Read More »

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