January 26th, 2020

Southern Alberta News

Conditional sentence for mother

By Kuhl, Nick on January 25th, 2020

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge woman will serve a two-year conditional sentence after pleading guilty Friday to a lesser charge, thus concluding a case that began six years ago. The woman, who can’t be identified under a court-ordered publication ban, had originally been charged with child abduction in relation to an incident where ... Read More »

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Castle. Mtn. hosting Australian wildfire fundraiser

By Kalinowski, Tim on January 25th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Castle Mountain Resort will be holding its annual Australia Day today, but will change things up a bit to raise some relief funds to help those suffering the effects of the devastating wildfires in the Land Down Under. “If you have been to a ski resort anywhere in British Columbia ... Read More »

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U of L professors develop website to access extreme climate info

By Mabell, Dave on January 25th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald As Alberta’s climate changes, there’s a growing demand for practical information on climate extremes and their impact. Two University of Lethbridge professors have responded, creating an interactive website that could help the province’s farmers and ranchers, as well as water resource managers, foresters and the public. “We need to be prepared for what’s ... Read More »

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RBC offering scholarship to help young people join the workforce

By Kalinowski, Tim on January 25th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Royal Bank of Canada is funding an innovative scholarship opportunity intended to help young people get back to work. The RBC Future Launch Scholarship Program is accepting applications from young people aged 15-29 years. There is no transcript of marks required to apply, and no need to hold a ... Read More »

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Group protests recent military actions by U.S. in Iran and Iraq

By Kalinowski, Tim on January 25th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A small, but passionate, group of anti-war protesters gathered in the bus loop area at the University of Lethbridge on Friday to express their concerns that recent U.S. actions in Iraq and Iran with the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani could lead to a more widespread Middle Eastern war which, ... Read More »

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Campaign shares Christmas spirit

By Sulz, Dave on January 25th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Canadians helped in sharing the Christmas spirit with children overseas through the 2019 edition of Operation Christmas Child. In Canada, 490,471 shoeboxes were packed with toys, hygiene items, school supplies, and many other items as part of the annual shoebox campaign conducted by Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian relief and development organization. Those boxes ... Read More »

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Father guilty of sexually assaulting daughter

By Shurtz, Delon on January 24th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 54-year-old Raymond man whose incest trial concluded earlier this week, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting his young daughter. After about five hours of deliberation, the jury of seven women and five men found the accused guilty Wednesday of all four charges for which he was on trial: ... Read More »

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Alberta could transition from oil to hydrogen, SACPA told

By Kalinowski, Tim on January 24th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com For 30 years Bruce Wilson worked as an engineer and general manager for Royal Dutch Shell in over a dozen countries and regions throughout the world. He made his fortune in the business and was a true believer in the mantra once espoused by his teachers back home in Scotland ... Read More »

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Sewing for Australia’s critters

By Submitted Article on January 24th, 2020

Submitted by Palliser Regional Schools It may seem a world away, but students from R.I. Baker Middle School in Coaldale are reaching out to help those affected by Australia’s overwhelming bushfires. They’ve been busy sewing wildlife pouches to provide comfort for the many animals impacted by the flames, smoke and the devastation of their habitat. ... Read More »

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Sentencing delayed in drug case

By Shurtz, Delon on January 24th, 2020

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 26-year-old Lethbridge man who sold cocaine to undercover police officers more than a year ago has had his jail sentence postponed for a couple of weeks. Peter Ntignee was set to be sentenced Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court on three criminal charges, but court was told he needed more ... Read More »

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