March 23rd, 2017

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Many popular trade shows held at Exhibition Park are big in attendance, but they could be much bigger. Which is why Exhibition Park management hope to secure the funds needed to build a new Trade and Convention Centre that would more than double the space available today. They’ll be coming

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  • Exhibition adjusts expansion plans

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Many popular trade shows held at Exhibition Park are big in attendance, but they could be much bigger. Which is why Exhibition Park management hope to secure the funds needed to build a new Trade and Convention Centre that would more than double the space available today. They’ll be coming ... Read More »

    2 hours ago
  • Water reserves have been restored, call for community-wide water conservation has ended

    From the City: Effective immediately, the City of Lethbridge’s call for community-wide water conservation has ended. Water production at the Water Treatment Plant is back to normal, and water reserves were restored to normal levels overnight. Residents are advised they can now resume normal water use. We extend our thanks to everyone in Lethbridge and ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Residents urged to continue conserving water

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Driving a dirty car? City officials hope you’ll put off washing it for a few more days. Water conditions in the Oldman River have improved noticeably in the last couple of days, they say. But it will take a few more days for the city’s water system – which serves ... Read More »

    20 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Memories created on road trip

    A column by city editor Nick Kuhl “This was one of the things on the bucket list.” Words from Larry Daffy, a lifelong Montreal Canadiens fan from Medicine Hat. Larry is the father of my close friend Jason Daffy, a Lethbridge resident and avid Ottawa Senators fan. A couple of months ago, Jason checked the ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • All-star contests wrap up campaign

    So with provincials in the rear-view mirror, you thought the high school basketball season was over. Not so fast! Tonight in fact, the Tony Roma’s Southern Alberta High School 4A Boys Basketball League and Southern Alberta High School Girls Basketball League All-Star Games hit the Catholic Central Campus West (make note, that’s Campus West) court ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Barr will be missed

    Four-month-old Elsie Harter had a death grip on my left index finger and she wasn’t letting go until she found out if my knuckle had any food in it. Disappointed, she left me with a sopping wet finger. Elsie was supping and suckling at The Penny Coffee House downtown on Monday. Her mom, Tanya, is ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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  • Action needed on gender violence

    Implementing report’s recommendations can help change attitudes A new report on gender-based violence and sexual assault makes recommendations which, if put into action, could help make headway on reducing what is a serious problem in our society. The report, titled “Taking Action to End Violence Against Young Women and Girls in Canada,” was released Monday ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Short generation in Scotland

    Maybe they reach sexual maturity very young in Scotland. What else could explain the fact that they are going to have another referendum on Scottish independence only three years after the last one? The Scottish referendum on independence in 2014 was supposed to be a once-in-a-generation event. That was the one thing that then-British Prime ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Budget a matter of perspective

    Half empty, or half full? Responses to the Alberta government’s latest budget depend obviously on the perspective of the viewer. Finance Minister Joe Ceci calls it “the foundation for a return to economic growth.” With a growing population – and with oil prices gradually recovering – he reminds Albertans their province’s economy is expected to ... Read More »

    5 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Everyone wins when teams show class in blowouts

    Recent high school basketball games showed a number of blowouts – scores like 102-30, 82-27, 87-37 and 98-31. Many of us have been there, on the losing or winning teams. It happens! The truth is, it isn’t funny at all whether you are on the team or just watching. It is especially painful to watch ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Take a stand to preserve access to recreational areas

    As of a specified date, the road to your home will be gated and locked. Reason being, you have wrecked your road over the last 30 years of use. Or how about your local park? How would it be if it was locked up because somebody vandalized the equipment or had been riding on bike ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Arguments against curbside recycling

    To all the people discussing the pros and cons of curbside recycling: Number one, I have worked in the industrial park for years and the things I see being thrown in dumpsters is disgusting and plentiful. The industrial park is filling the dump, period. Second, I feel most of us that are paying attention to ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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