October 22nd, 2021

Southern Alberta News

Tour gives history lesson at St. Patrick’s Cemetery

By Dale Woodard on October 21st, 2021

A history lesson via a tour of headstones took place Saturday night. As the sun started to set over the coulees, a small group of visitors gathered at St. Patrick’s Cemetery to learn about residents from yesteryear who shaped Lethbridge’s past and are now laid to rest at the cemetery established in December of 1886. ... Read More »

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Crime Stoppers contest promoting fun and safety for Halloween

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman - LETHBRIDGE HERALD on October 21st, 2021

A big part of Southern Alberta Crime Stoppers is community engagement and having some fun with the community. This year, along with a reminder about Halloween safety like reflective clothing and watching for kids out on the streets, Southern Alberta Crime Stoppers has decided to run a free entry Halloween Spooktacular contest, a photo contest. ... Read More »

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RCMP arrest escaped Crowsnest Pass suspect

By medicinehatnews on October 21st, 2021

A man wanted by the Crowsnest Pass RCMP earlier this week has been located and taken into custody. On Oct. 14, Crowsnest Pass RCMP had arrested a male on outstanding warrants. At roughly 2:15 p.m. that same day the suspect, Samuel Shawn Fralick, who was restrained with handcuffs was being placed in a police vehicle ... Read More »

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Threats lead to counselling order and suspended sentence

By Delon Shurtz on October 21st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge man has been ordered to take counselling for substance abuse and anger management for threatening to kill police officers and their families. Patrick Rodney Jr., who pleaded guilty Monday in Lethbridge provincial court to two charges of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm, was also given a suspended sentence ... Read More »

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New indoor marketplace aims to be open year-round

By Al Beeber on October 21st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The city’s farmers markets may be closed for the year but southern Albertans have a new year-round alternative that opened Friday in Lethbridge. YQL Marketplace is an indoor market at 1249 3 Avenue South that will run three days a week 12 months a year. Hours are 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on ... Read More »

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Taxi robber pleads guilty, sentencing adjourned to new year

By Delon Shurtz on October 21st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 33-year-old woman who robbed a taxi driver and took off in his vehicle nearly two years ago, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lethbridge provincial court but won’t be sentenced until the new year. Kimberlie Rose Eagle Speaker pleaded guilty to charges of robbery and theft of a motor vehicle, stemming from a violent ... Read More »

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Driver avoids jail time for flight from police

By Delon Shurtz on October 21st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Branden Myles Bellerose narrowly avoided a custodial sentence for fleeing from police when they tried to pull him over in a traffic stop last year. The Crown recommended Tuesday in Lethbridge provincial court that Bellerose receive a 90-day conditional sentence, which would keep him out of jail, but still require him to serve ... Read More »

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Man receives jail sentence for multiple crimes

By Delon Shurtz on October 20th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A southern Alberta man has been sent to jail for committing several criminal offences, including stealing a truck. Austin Ford Brave Rock was sentenced Tuesday in Lethbridge provincial court to four months in jail after he pleaded guilty to charges of vehicle theft, dangerous driving, shoplifting, drug possession, possession of stolen bank cards ... Read More »

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Handmade Market artisan offering inspiration for residential school survivors

By Dale Woodard on October 20th, 2021

As he set up shop at the 25th Lethbridge Handmade Market Saturday afternoon at the Lethbridge Exhibition North Pavilion, artist Wesley Harry offered a selection of personally crafted items. However, the artisan from Brocket and owner of Creations by Wesley Harry offered something less tangible, but equally valuable. A residential school survivor, among Harry’s personalized ... Read More »

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Province waits for results of referendum questions, Senate nominee race

By Trevor Busch LETHBRIDGE HERALD on October 20th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtbusch@lethbridgeherald.com While Monday’s focus was inevitably on municipal election results, Lethbridge voters also cast ballots on two provincial referendum questions and the Senate nominee race. In Lethbridge, support was strongest for preferred Senate candidates Pam Davidson (8731, 18.11 per cent), Erika Barootes (7807, 16.20 per cent) and Mykhailo Martyniouk (5766, 11.96 per cent). While ... Read More »

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