May 26th, 2017

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From LPS: Lethbridge Police have charged a 42-year-old man with uttering threats and other offences following an incident Wednesday that resulted in members of the Critical Incident Response Team attending a westside apartment building. On May 24, 2017 at approximately 9:30 a.m. police responded to a request to check on the well-being of a male

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  • Jury selected for triple murder trial

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A jury has been selected for the trial of a man accused of killing three people in 2015. While the accused, Derek Saretzky, sat quietly in the prisoners’ dock Thursday in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench, the Crown and defence chose 16 jurors, including two male alternates. Barring any complications, ... Read More »

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  • Trailer, dirt bikes stolen

    fort macleod Fort Macleod RCMP are looking for a stolen travel trailer and two dirt bikes. On May 17, RCMP received a report of the stolen items from Crown land near Beaver Creek Road west of Fort Macleod. Officials say the theft took place between afternoon of May 14 and May 17. Stolen property included: ... Read More »

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  • Tour stimulates scientific minds at CCH

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Science will stimulate the mind. That was the idea at Catholic Central High School on Thursday, as the Power of Ideas Tour made a stop at the school’s east campus. The tour is a collaboration between the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, an independent research centre in foundational theoretical physics ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Jumping Josh gets revenge

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com “Cougar Meat” Kyle Sebastian of the Adult Social Society thought he was about to win the Monster Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championship. A barnburner of a Main Event on Saturday between reigning champs The Shark Club and the Society saw wrestlers being flung into the crowd – in some cases, ... Read More »

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  • Copperheads announce new head coach

    Copperheads announce new head coach Lethbridge The Coaldale Copperheads have named their new man behind the bench. The Heritage Junior Hockey League team announced Thursay they had named Scott Trotter as the new head coach for the upcoming season. Trotter -an assistant coach with the Copperheads last season – takes over the head coach job ... Read More »

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  • Churchill, County Central post rugby wins

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Winston Churchill Griffins defeated Chinook Coyotes 39-5 in Southern Alberta High School Rugby League girls’ action Wednesday. Nikki Carter led the Griffins with three tries while Shelby Needham, Maile Funa, Tyler Kruchkywich and Hanna Vanderhulst each added one try. Vanderhulst also contributed two converts. Taryn Kustra replied with a try for the Coyotes. ... Read More »

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  • Getting ready for summer in the city

    STEP program will once again help students find summer employment Just like that, we are at the end of May. If you are a gardener, you likely have your plants in the ground by now. If you are a camper, you have booked your spots. Kids are getting antsy about being indoors during the day, ... Read More »

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  • A challenging balancing act

    Choosing projects for CIP means tough decisions It’s an exercise not unlike managing your household finances, except that the numbers are bigger. Members of Lethbridge City Council had some difficult decisions to make during the latest Capital Improvement Program budgeting process which was completed Tuesday. More than 100 projects in total were proposed, including $284 ... Read More »

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  • Lots of life left after age 65

    Age 65 is generally accepted as the point at which a person becomes a senior citizen. But these days it’s not uncommon to see people continuing to live active, productive lives 25 years or more past that age. It’s an important consideration as Canada’s seniors demographic becomes an increasingly larger portion of the population. While ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Is driving a right or a privilege?

    I have been informed that the courts have held over on a decision to immediately suspend a person’s driver’s licence when they are suspected of drunk driving. What a shame. We need immediate consequences for people to get the message. After all, if you maim, injure or kill another party, they do have immediate consequences. ... Read More »

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  • Forcing hospitals to provide MAID is wrong

    Re: “Should public institutions be able to opt out from MAID?”, May 17 Letter to the Editor. Dr. Amies of Dying With Dignity Canada (DwDC) wants to force Catholic health-care facilities (Covenant Health Care) to poison people. In the typical deceptive language intended to hide the truth about what “MAID” really is, Dr. Amies declares ... Read More »

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  • Encouraging pollinator-friendly gardening

    Hearing about the rapid decline of bees, butterflies and other pollinators is particularly alarming when one considers that three-quarters of the food we eat and the flowers we enjoy are directly linked to these little creatures. With habitat loss and heavy use of pesticides and herbicides, it’s little wonder that 90 per cent of the ... Read More »

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