March 21st, 2019

Southern Alberta News

City man facing numerous chargesin highway collision

By Shurtz, Delon on March 21st, 2019

Lethbridge Herald A Lethbridge man has been charged in relation to a two-vehicle collision four months ago southeast of the city. Logan Drake, 27, has been charged with one count of obstruction, three counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm, and one count of possession of stolen property over $5,000. He is scheduled to be ... Read More »

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Notley warns of UCP plans

By Mabell, Dave on March 21st, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The opposition United Conservatives’ plan for Alberta was spelled out Wednesday – by Premier Rachel Notley. Speaking in Lethbridge, Notley said voters have a clear choice. Jason Kenney’s plan for the economy, she said, is to “hand out the biggest corporate tax cut in history.” For economic diversification, “ignore it.” ... Read More »

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Phillips says Kenney carbon tax claims are ‘lies’

By Kalinowski, Tim on March 21st, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge West NDP incumbent Shannon Phillips says UCP leader Jason Kenney’s carbon tax claims are simply “lies” which should be dismissed by voters. Phillips, who served as Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office the past four years, was replying to Kenney’s announcement made at the Lethbridge Iron Works Wednesday ... Read More »

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Budget good news for many: accountant

By Mabell, Dave on March 21st, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Seniors, students and home buyers will be among Canadians who benefit from changes in the new federal budget. Research companies that purchase new equipment will also gain financially, a Lethbridge audience heard Wednesday. And so will anyone buying an electric “zero emission” vehicle. While those changes will slow the nation’s ... Read More »

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Kenney attacks the tax

By Kalinowski, Tim on March 21st, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com UCP Leader Jason Kenney made a stop in Lethbridge, one day after the provincial election was called, to talk about the economy and the NDP carbon tax. An animated Kenney appeared without tie, his shirtsleeves rolled up against a backdrop of goggled and helmeted steel workers at the Lethbridge Iron ... Read More »

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Woman wanted on warrants arrested

By Kuhl, Nick on March 21st, 2019

Lethbridge Herald – cardston A woman wanted on outstanding warrants has been arrested in Cardston and now faces new charges, RCMP say. Shelise Jay Black Water, 28, of Standoff, was wanted for trafficking fentanyl dating back to May 2018. Upon her arrest, Black Water was found to possess 15 Carfentanyl pills and has been charged ... Read More »

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First day of Home & Garden Show draws a crowd to Exhibition Park

By Bobinec, Greg on March 21st, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The annual Home & Garden Show kicked off Wednesday as thousands of people made their way to Exhibition Park to be the first to look through hundreds of venders. The warm weather brought families out of their homes to get a jump start on spring projects and renovation, or to ... Read More »

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Volunteers sought for ASA conference

By Sulz, Dave on March 21st, 2019

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge is hosting the 2019 Archaeological Society of Alberta Conference – and organizers are looking for some help. The ASA Lethbridge Centre is seeking volunteers to assist with the conference to ensure a successful and well-run event. Organizers want to know if you are available to help with any of the following: – ... Read More »

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No inappropriate talk heard between teacher, student

By Shurtz, Delon on March 21st, 2019

Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A student religious instructor and Raymond high school coach never heard inappropriate conversations between a teacher and student, and only once saw what he considered an odd interaction between the two, the man testified Wednesday during the criminal trial of Jentry Jack Salmon. The Crown witness, Dan Bikman, told court ... Read More »

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Midwife services to be offered in city later this year

By Kalinowski, Tim on March 21st, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com If all goes according to plan, expectant mothers in Lethbridge should finally be able to access local midwifery services later this year. Health Minister Sarah Hoffman confirmed this timeline when she visited the city recently. “We are making sure we are growing this here into Lethbridge, Grande Prairie and Fort ... Read More »

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