September 20th, 2019

Local News

39th Terry Fox run continues Fox’s Marathon of Hope legacy

By Bobinec, Greg on September 16th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge residents came together to continue the vision of Terry Fox, who wanted to see a world without cancer, as they walked together to raise funds and awareness for the 39th annual Terry Fox Run. The annual Terry Fox Run does not run on registration fees, minimum pledges or corporate ... Read More »

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39th Terry Fox run continues Fox’s Marathon of Hope legacy

By Lethbridge Herald on September 15th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge residents came together to continue the vision of Terry Fox, who wanted to see a world without cancer, as they walked together to raise funds and awareness for the 39th annual Terry Fox Run. The annual Terry Fox Run does not run on registration fees, minimum pledges or corporate ... Read More »

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Advanced Ed. minister samples some of college’s offerings

By Kuhl, Nick on September 14th, 2019

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Within 20 minutes Friday morning, Alberta’s Minister of Advanced Education sampled a berry vanilla cream tartlet from culinary arts students and drove a tractor in the heavy duty mechanic shop. For Demetrios Nicolaides, it was part of a tour at Lethbridge College – and part of a wider excursion to ... Read More »

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City will get share of addictions funding

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 14th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com According to Premier Jason Kenney, Lethbridge will be getting its share of the $140 million for more addiction recovery and treatment beds announced by his government earlier this week, and those details should soon be available once his Minister of Addictions and Mental Health has the opportunity to figure out ... Read More »

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Police continue to investigate assault from earlier in week

By Shurtz, Delon on September 14th, 2019

lethbridge herald Lethbridge police continue to investigate an assault that resulted in one man being rushed to the Calgary Foothills Hospital earlier this week. Police and EMS personnel responded to a report Wednesday of a injured man found lying on the ground near Mildred Dobbs Boulevard and Lettice Perry Road on the northside. The 31-year-old ... Read More »

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Annual Terry Fox Run Sunday at Civic Centre

By Bobinec, Greg on September 14th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Continuing the legacy to find a cure for cancer 39 years later, the annual Lethbridge Terry Fox Run will take place Sunday at the Civic Centre Track. When Fox was forced to end his run on Sept. 1, 1980, Lethbridge joined the rest of Canada to help finish his journey ... Read More »

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Sucker punch results in 90-day sentence for man

By Shurtz, Delon on September 14th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Sucker punching a man in an apparently unprovoked attack has earned Michael Red Crow a stint behind bars. Red Crow was sentenced to 90 days in jail after he pleaded guilty Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court to one count of assault. Court was told the victim, Silas Abraham, had, after ... Read More »

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Lethbridge man killed in rollover near Coaldale

By Jensen, Randy on September 14th, 2019

LETHBRIDGE HERALD -COALDALE RCMP are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision which happened early Friday. At approximately 1 a.m., Coaldale RCMP along with Coaldale Fire Department/EMS responded to a single-vehicle collision just north of the Coaldale industrial area. A car with two occupants travelling in an older dark blue BMW at a high speed on 11 ... Read More »

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U of L’s Science Commons opens with a ‘big bang’

By Kalinowski, Tim on September 14th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge’s “Big Bang” weekend to celebrate the official opening of the new Science Commons building got off to a bang on Friday with a visit from Premier Jason Kenney, the bestowing of a new Blackfoot name on the structure, and a very memorable ribbon-cutting ceremony engineered by ... Read More »

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Man to stand trial for fatal collision

By Shurtz, Delon on September 14th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Douglas Wilbur Bagnall, accused of killing a Piikani Nation councillor in a drunk-driving collision last year, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of impaired driving, dangerous driving and impaired driving causing death. Bagnall was committed to stand trial following a preliminary hearing Friday in Lethbridge provincial court, and ... Read More »

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Word on the Street has something for everyone

By Mabell, Dave on September 14th, 2019

Too bad it’s just one day a year. Word on the Street returns to downtown Lethbridge next Saturday, Sept. 21, bringing six hours of music, food and games to the streets outside the Lethbridge Public Library. And more important, it’s bringing us nearly 40 authors, storytellers and speakers from Alberta and across Canada. They’ll be ... Read More »

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