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The poll will be open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
The poll will be open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday Lethbridge News Now file photo

Byelection day for Coalhurst residents

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
February 22, 2018 - 5:23am

COALHURST – Voters are going to the polls to fill a vacancy on Coalhurst town council.

The vacancy was created in late November 2017 by the passing of Coun. Sheldon Watson. Three people are seeking the seat: A. Elizabeth Christensen, Colin Emerson, and John Guliker.

Mike Vercillo stands next to a basement window where break-ins have occurred

Long-time business owner frustrated with crime in Lethbridge's downtown

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
February 6, 2018 - 11:18am

LETHBRIDGE - Mike Vercillo points out the large steel plates on the outside doors to the apartment building he owns, and the timed locks on the vestibule doors; the fencing put up to protect tenants on one side of his property and all the new locks that were placed on more than h