June 19th, 2018

Local News

New West has new lineup ready for newly renovated Yates

By Mabell, Dave on June 14th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The Yates Centre will soon be ready, and so will New West Theatre. The city’s professional theatre company has announced a full season of shows, including musical theatre, cabaret – and Robert Munsch. An award-winning Broadway musical, “Million Dollar Quartet” will open the season Sept. 12 as the first presentation ... Read More »

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Lethbridge County, Chinese Consul General talk agriculture

By Lethbridge Herald on June 13th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Chinese Consul General Lu Xu was in Lethbridge County Wednesday to view the region, talk a little business and continue working toward warmer trade ties between her country and Western Canada. Mme. Lu and Reeve Lorne Hickey exchanged symbolic gifts at the Lethbridge County office and spoke to the media ... Read More »

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Citizens weigh in on retail cannabis outlets in the city

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

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Members of the community have now had a chance to speak on a draft amendment to the Land Use Bylaw which will govern how retail cannabis is dealt with in the city. City council held a public hearing on the amendment bylaw Monday which was well-attended and featured presentations from: ... Read More »

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Lethbridge College expanding Health Care Aide program

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

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge College is expanding its Health Care Aide program to meet growing demand. The college is expanding available seats for the Health Care Aide certificate program from 24 to 30 and will also add a new part-time online cohort for 16 students. “The industry is changing. Health-care aides are increasingly ... Read More »

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Rainbow Flag raised in Pincher

By Mabell, Dave on June 13th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald -PINCHER CREEK Following Pride events in Cardston and Taber, an LGBTQ community group has raised the Rainbow Flag in Pincher Creek. “It’s right near the library on Main Street,” says spokesperson Andrew McCutcheon. Raised on June 12 – in memory of 49 killed and 53 injured during a massacre exactly two years ago ... Read More »

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Man gets suspended sentence for assault

By Shurtz, Delon on June 13th, 2018

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 28-year-old Blood Reserve man has been given a suspended sentence after admitting he attacked a woman while she walked through a city park last summer. Although Rommel Crying Head doesn’t remember details of the incident, he pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lethbridge provincial court to one count of assault. Court ... Read More »

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Second-degree murder suspect denied bail

By Shurtz, Delon on June 13th, 2018

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com One of two men accused in the death of a Blood Tribe man earlier this year has been denied bail. Stanley Troy Big Sorrel Horse was remanded in custody Monday following his bail hearing in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench, despite his lawyer’s assurance family and friends could post $2,500 ... Read More »

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Reconciliation committee established

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

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge City Council is moving ahead with reconciliation efforts with the establishment of a new advisory committee. On Monday, council established the Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee, providing structure and duties to the group that will head Lethbridge’s Reconciliation Implementation plan. Terms of reference have been approved and provide a formal ... Read More »

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Taber, Lantic sign wastewater deal

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

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The Town of Taber has signed an agreement to take on the wastewater plant duties for one of the town’s largest employers. The Town of Taber recently announced it had signed a Utility Services Agreement to operate Lantic Inc.’s wastewater treatment plant for the Rogers Sugar Factory in Taber, effective ... Read More »

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Youth labour guidelines don’t protect family farm workers: FUA

By Kalinowski, Tim on June 13th, 2018

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The provincial government released its much anticipated health and safety guidelines on youth paid labour on June 8 which proposed work categories and appropriate task guidelines to keep young workers safe in the workforce, however, the notable exception to these overarching guidelines pertained to youth working in the agriculture industry. ... Read More »

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Concert to raise funds for instruments

By Sulz, Dave on June 13th, 2018

Submitted Article Gilbert Paterson Middle School is working to support the Rotary Club of Lethbridge’s Los Amigos initiative. This Thursday, June 14, the school is hosting a benefit band concert, Hola! Music for Mazatl‡n, at 7 p.m. in the Paterson gymnasium. “We are working in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Lethbridge and the Los ... Read More »

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