February 19th, 2020

Local News

Rabeau faces charges, remains in custody

By Shurtz, Delon on February 10th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 37-year-old Lethbridge man facing several drug charges remains in custody following his first court appearance since his arrest. Kevin Paul Rabeau appeared briefly in Lethbridge provincial court Friday, where he was represented by duty counsel Brett Carlson. Carlson told court the accused needs time to retain a lawyer, and ... Read More »

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Leadership council helps with graduation costs

By Lethbridge Herald on February 9th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Young Women’s Leadership Council, through the YWCA, gathered hundreds of dresses for graduating high school students to have for their graduation day for free, for the sixth annual Attire to Inspire event. Throughout the weekend, dozens of students came with their families to search for the perfect dress to ... Read More »

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Lethbridge College hosting open house today

By Kuhl, Nick on February 8th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald If you are looking to learn about Lethbridge College programs, services, clubs and opportunities – LC is hosting its Winter Open House today. The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in Centre Core. “Whether future students are interested in earning a certificate, a diploma or a degree, or they ... Read More »

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More to literacy than books

By Submitted Article on February 8th, 2020

Craig Albrecht PALLISER REGIONAL SCHOOLS Anyone who showed up for Milo Community School’s celebration of Family Literacy Day on Jan. 28 hoping to find a quiet corner to curl up in with a good book and a loved one, may have left disappointed. “We were hoping to get some people into the building to come ... Read More »

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Man facing numerous charges denied bail

By Shurtz, Delon on February 8th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 40-year-old Lethbridge man charged with a string of criminal offences last year tried, but failed, to get released on bail. Provincial court Judge Kristin Ailsby refused to release Cory Ray Williams, Thursday, even though he could be placed under house arrest until his case concludes, and his mother could ... Read More »

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Conversion therapy on city council agenda

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 8th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge city council will be debating a motion during Monday’s public meeting to prohibit the advertising or business practice of conversion therapy in the City of Lethbridge, and to advocate for a total provincial ban on conversion therapy. The motion, sponsored by Councillors Jeff Carlson and Rob Miyashiro, states its intent is to ... Read More »

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U of L presenting award-winning ‘Blood: A Scientific Romance’

By Bobinec, Greg on February 8th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge’s Drama Department main-stage production of “Blood: A Scientific Romance” by Meg Braem will hit the stage Feb. 11-15 for audiences to take in the award-winning play. The third production of the Drama Mainstage 2019-20 season opens with a twisted tale about loss and love. The award-winning ... Read More »

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Time for City to take advantage of lull within construction industry

By Kalinowski, Tim on February 8th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com President Richard Thiessen of the Lethbridge Construction Association says the local construction industry expects to remain relatively flat for the next few years; stressing it is important to use that lull to position itself better for future growth. “There is work being done (in Lethbridge), but that percentage of work ... Read More »

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Oscar party here on Sunday

By Bobinec, Greg on February 8th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com With the best movies of the year on display this weekend for the annual Academy Awards show, a Lethbridge group is hosting its seventh annual Oscar Party to help raise funds for a local organization. The Lethbridge Oscar Party started as an event to bring movie and award show enthusiasts ... Read More »

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Man pleads guilty to 15 charges

By Shurtz, Delon on February 8th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A man charged more than a year ago for numerous criminal offences relating to stolen mail and personal documents in 2018 has pleaded guilty to 15 charges and could be sentenced when he returns to court next week. Crown Prosecutor Lisa Weich recommended Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court that the ... Read More »

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Police probing deadly shooting on westside

By Lethbridge Herald on February 7th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Police Service has confirmed it is likely dealing with its first homicide in over two years. On Thursday night at 10:30 p.m. police received a call from someone at an acreage on the 200 block of University Avenue West reporting a 34-year-old man had been shot at that ... Read More »

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