July 11th, 2020

Southern Alberta News

Second-degree murder case faces another adjournment

By Shurtz, Delon on July 10th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The case against two men charged with second-degree murder earlier this year continues to be adjourned with little progress while lawyers wait to receive disclosure from the Crown’s office. Justin Robert White Cow and Jason James Crane Chief appeared in Lethbridge provincial court Thursday, but after a brief discussion their ... Read More »

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Province providing $20M for U of L heating upgrade

By Jensen, Randy on July 10th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Alberta government is providing $20 million to upgrade the University of Lethbridge’s district heating and cooling centre, which will create about 112 jobs in the Lethbridge area. The district heating and cooling centre is located in the original University Hall building, which first opened in 1971. An upgraded district heating and cooling ... Read More »

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Man sentenced to 30 months in prison for robbery

By Shurtz, Delon on July 10th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 26-year-old man convicted of robbery three times since 2012 has been sentenced to 30 months in prison. Dylan Altenhofen will spend his time in custody in a provincial jail, however, after his federal sentence was reduced by seven and a half months for time he has already spent in ... Read More »

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Man sentenced to four months in jail for buying stolen vehicle

By Shurtz, Delon on July 10th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Buying a vehicle he knew was stolen has earned a Lethbridge man a stint behind bars. Paul Wayne McCarthy was sentenced to four months in jail after he pleaded guilty Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court to one count of possession of stolen property over $5,000. Court was told police were ... Read More »

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Iwaasa family grateful to police for efforts in search for Marshal

By Jensen, Randy on July 10th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Iwaasa family is thanking police for their ongoing efforts in searching for their missing son, Marshal, who disappeared on Nov. 17 of last year. While the most recent exhaustive search conducted in late June of the remote area where Marshal’s burned-out truck and other personal items were discovered last ... Read More »

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Family comes up with new ways to celebrate Ida’s 100th birthday

By Woodard, Dale on July 10th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Ida May Ngor (Yuen) Lee saw a parade coming up the block. It was for her, and with good reason. With an abundance of family and friends – and more family from around the world keeping tabs online – Ngor celebrated her 100th birthday July 2. In keeping with the ... Read More »

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Donation benefits Rehoboth

By Sulz, Dave on July 10th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD CV Benefits and A-Win Insurance recently donated $2,500 to Rehoboth Christian Ministries, based in Coaldale. Mutual Fire of B.C. invites brokers from their broker network to make recommendations to them about charities in their local communities, and CV Benefits and A-Win Insurance recommended Rehoboth Christian Ministries because of the work Rehoboth does in ... Read More »

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New Winnipeg plant could have indirect benefits for local growers

By Jensen, Randy on July 10th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A new production plant being set up in Winnipeg to turn peas and canola into protein powder is of interest to Alberta growers, but is considered more of a long-term prospect rather than of immediate benefit to most producers. Canola exporters have been seeking new markets for Canadian crops after ... Read More »

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Travel industry hit hard by consumer complaints

By Submitted Article on July 9th, 2020

Submitted by the Better Business Bureau Travel >agencies take the number-one spot on the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) list of most >industry >complaints during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Airlines and vacation rentals rounded out the top three with 2,565 and 2,089 complaints and reviews respectively. Between March and May 2020, BBB received more than 53,000 ... Read More »

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Suspected COVID food licker a no-show in court

By Shurtz, Delon on July 9th, 2020

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Taber man accused of licking food at a local store in April as part of a Tik Tok COVID challenge never showed up for his first court appearance in Lethbridge this week. Pancho Klassen Teichroeb was scheduled to be in court Tuesday, but when he never appeared, the judge ... Read More »

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