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Scene of collision
Scene of collision The Canadian Press

Truck driver criminally charged in Broncos bus crash to appear in court Tuesday

By The Canadian Press
July 9, 2018 - 10:20am

MELFORT, Sask. — A truck driver facing criminal charges in a fatal collision involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus is to appear in court for the first time on Tuesday.

RCMP say Jaskirat Sidhu, who is 29, is to be in provincial court in Melfort at 9:30 a.m.

Maureen Pearl Broadhead
Maureen Pearl Broadhead Photo released by Claresholm RCMP

RCMP need information on whereabouts of missing woman

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
July 8, 2018 - 10:31am Updated: July 8, 2018 - 11:37am

CLARESHOLM --  The RCMP are asking for help from the public in locating a missing Claresholm woman.  

Maureen Pearl Broadhead, aged 36,  was last seen around 4:30-pm on Saturday, (July 7) at the Claresholm Centre for Mental Health and Addictions.   

 Blood Tribe Chief Roy Fox and Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett SIGN MoU
Blood Tribe Chief Roy Fox and Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett SIGN MoU LethbridgeNewsNOW.com

Memorandum of Understanding signed by Blood Tribe and Federal Government

By Lara Fominoff (@LaraFominoff on Twitter)
July 8, 2018 - 7:14am

LETHBRIDGE --  In an effort to renew the relationship between the Federal Government and the Blood Tribe and to work towards reconciliation, an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) has been jointly signed by Blood Tribe Chief Roy Fox, and Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Caro

Health officials say it's too soon to know if the there's true progress in reducing fentanyl deaths
Health officials say it's too soon to know if the there's true progress in reducing fentanyl deaths Lethbridge News Now file photo

Alberta fentanyl deaths continue to rise, but at slower rate

By The Canadian Press
July 6, 2018 - 6:39am

EDMONTON - New figures suggest that fentanyl deaths are continuing to rise in Alberta this year but at a slower rate.

Health officials say there were 228 overdose deaths from Jan. 1 through to early May, which, if the rate remains steady, would mean about 660 by the end of the year.

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