By The Canadian Press on November 27th, 2018
RED DEER, Alta. – An Alberta man who admitted to years of hands-on sexual contact with four young boys has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison. Stuart Peter Hunt, a 55-year-old Red Deer resident, was sentenced Monday following guilty pleas to making, accessing and distributing child pornography, as well as sexual interference, ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By The Canadian Press on November 26th, 2018
EDMONTON – The Edmonton Humane Society is looking for help to identify the owner of a neglected dog found in a cardboard box in a Costco parking lot. The animal shelter says the Shih-Tzu-type dog was brought to the animal shelter on Nov. 3 after someone found the box with the dog wrapped up in ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By The Associated Press on November 26th, 2018
LAKE LOUISE, Alta. – Swiss skier Lara Gut will race with a new name this week after getting married in the off-season. The Swiss ski federation says the former overall World Cup champion will be Lara Gut-Behrami when downhill training starts Tuesday in Lake Louise. Gut married soccer player Valon Behrami after he returned from ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By The Associated Press on November 25th, 2018
LAKE LOUISE, Alta. – Kjetil Jansrud of Norway won the opening World Cup super-G of the season Sunday as he began his quest to capture a third straight title in the discipline. Jansrud darted down the course in 1 minute, 33.52 seconds to eclipse Vincent Kriechmayr of Austria by a 0.14-second margin. Mauro Caviezel of ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on June 1st, 2015
Today, Alberta Health Services intriduced the 811 phone number for Health Link, Albertaâ€™s free, 24/7 health information and advice line.The new number replaces the existing 10-digit local numbers in Calgary and Edmonton as well as the provincewide toll-free number. The old numbers will continue to direct callers to Health Link for the time being. In ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on May 21st, 2015
Premier Designate Rachel Notley announced today Brian Mason has been appointed the new Government House Leader.â€œIâ€™m very pleased to appoint Brian Mason as the new House Leader,” said Notley in a press release. “Brian is a veteran member of the Alberta Legislature and will provide wisdom, leadership and guidance in the Assembly as we move ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on May 19th, 2015
On Sunday May 17 at 4:30 p.m., a local Fox Creek businessman and volunteer firefighter was just packing up his truck and boat and heading home from Iosegun Lake, when he was waved down. RCMP had been advised of a frantic 911 call of capsized boat somewhere on Iosegun Lake, with three people in the ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on February 23rd, 2015
The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF), has announced five farmers have been awarded Back to Ag funding. The Back to Ag Program is a funding project focused on supporting the cost of adaptive technology that injured farmers or agricultural workers need to ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on September 16th, 2014
Premier Jim Prentice is taking steps to take government aircraft out of the skies.According to a government press release, Prentice and his newÂ Cabinet has concluded government-owned planes are not an appropriate way to meet the need of accessing remote rural communities, and the ATS fleet will be sold. The air fleet will be disposed ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on January 8th, 2014
THE CANADIAN PRESSOTTAWA â€” Federal public health officials say a fatal case of H5N1 bird flu has been reported in Canada, the first such case in North America.Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the case, which was located in Alberta, was an isolated one and that the risk to the general public is very low.Officials say ... Read More »Be the first to comment!