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Mark Anderson leaves the Pincher Creek courthouse following his first appearance.
Mark Anderson leaves the Pincher Creek courthouse following his first appearance. Lethbridge News Now

Southern Alberta teacher admits to child porn charges

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
July 16, 2018 - 1:43pm Updated: July 17, 2018 - 2:34pm

LETHBRIDGE – A 44-year-old Pincher Creek man who had been teaching fourth grade at Napi’s Playground Elementary School in Brocket, has pleaded guilty to charges of making and possessing child pornography.

Lethbridge courthouse
Lethbridge courthouse Lethbridge News Now

Lethbridge man sentenced for trying to kill father, assaulting mother

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
July 10, 2018 - 5:50pm

LETHBRIDGE – A 29-year-old Lethbridge man with multiple mental health issues has received a five-year prison sentence, after admitting that he stabbed his 72-year-old father in the neck and his 62-year-old mother in the leg earlier this year.

About 200 members of the public attended the drug crisis and needle debris community meeting Monday, July 9
About 200 members of the public attended the drug crisis and needle debris community meeting Monday, July 9 Lethbridge News Now

Panel of experts discuss opioid crisis, harm reduction in Lethbridge

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
July 10, 2018 - 1:19am

LETHBRIDGE – The opioid crisis isn’t ending anytime soon.

Of all the messages delivered during a community meeting centred around the issue Monday night, July 9, that point was the clearest.

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