April 21st, 2018

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Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com It was a clear blue day in Lethbridge on Friday, but things were a little hazy downtown as hundreds took part in the second annual “420@ThePark” event. They joined Canadians across the country in their festivities with April 20 being a common date to celebrate and advocate cannabis. During previous

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Local News

  • City takes up fight against potholes

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Like robins and dandelions, they’re a sure sign of spring. And this year there’s a bumper crop — of potholes. City crews have been patching them, in between snow storms. But now, with ice and snow disappearing from local streets, motorists can see how big the challenge will be for ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Local events on tap to help celebrate Earth Day

    The timing is fortuitous. Just as we’re losing our last snowdrifts – and can actually see the ground beneath our feet – it’s Earth Day! As bulbs send shoots above ground, as trees prepare to bud, as our songbirds return in full chorus, we show our gratitude to Mother Earth. And while some local churches ... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Three face charges in Fort Macleod drug bust

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald -FORT MACLEOD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Three people were arrested this week in Fort Macleod following an operation involving three local law enforcement agencies. Members of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team, RCMP and Blood Tribe Police Service worked together to arrest three people in Fort Macleod who were allegedly selling drugs to users ... Read More »

    19 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Broncos hold off Canes in opener

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald – Swift Current nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Stuart Skinner made 39 saves and Giorgio Estephan scored a goal. But those familiar names have played for the Swift Current Broncos since January. The former Canes’ goalie and captain led the Broncos to a 3-2 win, and a 1-0 series lead on the Lethbridge Hurricanes, in ... Read More »

    23 hours ago
  • Hurricanes and Broncos game-by-game

    The Swift Current Broncos won three out of four games against the Lethbridge Hurricanes during the 2017/18 WHL regular season. Oct. 10, 2017 in Swift Current 6-2 Broncos The Broncos were handed nine power-play opportunities and converted on two of them. Tyler Steenbergen scored his 14th goal of the season before then-Hurricanes captain Giorgio Estephan ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Past meets present

    Lethbridge and Swift Current linked through history — and a major trade Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The Broncos have called both Swift Current and Lethbridge home. The Hurricanes and the Broncos have never met in the WHL playoffs before. The two teams were involved in a blockbuster deal at the trade deadline this season ... Read More »

    2 days ago

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  • Constitutional crisis threatening Canada?

    Al Barnhill Recently, a friend sent a YouTube video entitled “Technology Disruption – Energy and Transportation.” The essence of the 2017 video was the growing trend of accelerating technology and its disruptive effects on markets and economies. The speaker, Tony Seba, provided historical examples of what is commonly known as product and/or service obsolescence. Between ... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Progress in fostering local tourism

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman This Monday, April 23, members of city council will receive an update from the organization we established during the previous term of council to foster a more collaborative, co-ordinated approach to tourism in Lethbridge. The Lethbridge Destination Management Organization (LDMO) has assumed many of the ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Saying thanks to our volunteers

    It’s National Volunteer Week, a time designated to celebrate and say thanks to the country’s selfless volunteers. There’s a lot of people to thank. According to Statistics Canada, there are about 12.7 million volunteers, and together, they contribute an estimated two billion hours of their time to a broad spectrum of causes. Take away those ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Kenney wrong to sit on fence over buffer zone issue

    Re: “Kenney to abstain,” April 10 Herald. As supporters of Alberta’s United Conservatives, we are very disappointed at Jason Kenney and his caucus. Jason, sitting on the fence is good for relaxing but not for weaseling out of a issue, because you sooner or later will fall off that fence and that could hurt. At ... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Post-secondary salaries excessive

    Having sat on a post-secondary board of governors, I read The Herald article dealing with excessive renumeration for university and college presidents with interest. The setting of presidential compensation by post-secondary boards has been, and is, flawed. First of all, boards are advised by post-secondary administration that they sure don’t want to see their president’s ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Put a halt to waste of taxpayers’ money

    I live in a large condo, 250 suites. Last year, our carbon tax paid totalled $24,000. This year at $1.50 per ggl, we will pay at least $36,000 and maybe more as the winter has been colder than our average. Now the Alberta Energy vehicles are coming to our complex for several weeks to change ... Read More »

    3 days ago

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