March 20th, 2018

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald Economic Development Lethbridge unveiled on Monday three new suggested logos for the City of Lethbridge after two years of marketing research and consultations with local stakeholders. The three logos all share a similar theme with a stylized “Lethbridge” placard and aspirational motto attached underneath. The two mottos under consideration are

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Local News

  • Survey details opinions on agriculture

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald Albertans love their pork and beef. But in Lethbridge, a majority disagrees with the use of growth hormones in livestock production. Those are among findings in a new survey which also found a vast majority believe the animals are handled humanely – and that it’s good practice to spread their ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Council OKs art projects

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald The City has given a greenlight to two public art projects for the ATB Centre Phase 2. The Galleria and Gymnasium will feature a colourful art installation called “The Ball is in Your Court” by Toronto artists Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins, and comes at a cost of $126,000. The ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • ‘Women’s Hands’ exhibit on display at the Galt

    Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers Celebrating not only the country’s 150th anniversary, but also the many roles that women played in it over the years, the Galt Museum and Archives has welcomed with open arms the “Women’s Hands Building a Nation” exhibit. This exhibit was created by members of the Chinook Guild of Fibre ... Read More »

    7 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Moonlight Run hits the trail

    Lethbridge Herald The 2018 Moonlight Run toed the line Saturday night. Runners enjoyed a mild evening taking part in the 10km and 6 km events. Winning the 10km race this year was Kip Kangogo, who posted a time of 34:13.15, two minutes ahead Brock Jensen and his time of 36:13.04. In the 6km race, Solen ... Read More »

    1 hour ago
  • Canes get swept aside

    A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell A dismal stretch of time got even worse for the Lethbridge Hurricanes when they learned a first-round playoff series in 2019 won’t make them a single red cent. The Hurricanes were pretty bad for most of March, going 2-8 and losing twice to their first-round playoff opponent, the ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Eagles scrap their way to provincial silver

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Immanuel Christian Eagles girls basketball team was handed a 30-point loss in the provincial final. The Eagles were defeated 75-45 by La Crete Public School in the gold medal game of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association 2A girls provincials Saturday night at Kainai High School. Still, while the scoreboard ... Read More »

    1 day ago

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  • Tillerson gone, Trump gains freedom

    Trump team being filled with yes-men and women Rex Tillerson did not suffer fools gladly. He called Donald Trump a “moron” in a private conversation after one meeting at the Pentagon, and did not take the opportunity to deny it when a journalist asked him in public. In meetings with the president, he would “roll ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Events bidding right on button

    Lethbridge will get another opportunity to showcase itself on the world stage next year. The announcement was made Wednesday that Lethbridge has won the bid to serve as host for the 2019 World Men’s Curling Championship. That follows on the heels of the city’s successful hosting of the 2017 World Mixed Doubles and World Senior ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • mart ideas and operating budgets

    Last week I was delighted to have been invited to Mike Mountain Horse School to visit with Grade 3 students to see their ideas for city improvements. Councillors Rob Miyashiro and Belinda Crowson also attended, as did staff from our city planning department. We were shown displays of amusement parks, leisure activity centres, health clinics, ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Questioning Canada’s oil strategy

    The largest oil import terminal in the U.S., the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, is testing a very large crude carrier (VLCC) to load an export cargo for the first time. If the trial is successful, the U.S. will achieve a major increase in its capacity to export its shale oil production that’s roiling global markets. ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Curling event will hurt Canes financially

    It was a wonderful announcement that Lethbridge would host the World Men’s Curling Championship. But wait a minute, we have a junior hockey team that calls the Enmax home. When asked if this was cleared by the Hurricanes, Mark Campbell assured all listening that they were. On the news March 15 Doug Paisley commented they ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • TB is a problem in Canada, too

    Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly contagious disease, caused by bacteria. Each year, TB claims the lives of 1.7 million people world wide. TB is not only a problem in third-world-countries, but also here in Canada, with a higher prevalence in the northern provinces. Due to the lack of vaccination, disease prevention is most important. Additionally, ... Read More »

    7 hours ago

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