August 22nd, 2017

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Is smaller really “better”? Lethbridge riders and transit officials may now answer that question, with two smaller transit buses providing service on some of the city’s lower-demand routes. Designed in Canada but built in China, the smooth-sided Vicinity buses carried their first passengers here on shuttle service to the air

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  • Whoop-Up Days events for Wednesday, Aug. 23

    Following is a list of events at Exhibition Park and around Lethbridge during Whoop-Up Days 2017 this week. The list is provided to Exhibition Park and the Lethbridge Herald. It is subject to change. Have an event that’s not listed or that’s been changed? Email editor@lethbridgeherald.com. We will update the calendar daily all week. Wednesday ... Read More »

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  • Whoop-Up Days events for Tuesday, Aug. 22

    Following is a list of events at Exhibition Park and around Lethbridge during Whoop-Up Days 2017 this week. The list is provided to Exhibition Park and the Lethbridge Herald. It is subject to change. Have an event that’s not listed or that’s been changed? Email editor@lethbridgeherald.com. We will update the calendar daily all week. Tuesday ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Archives a treasure of history

    The Galt Archives is a community’s hidden treasure. Tucked away at the basement of the Galt Museum, the archives has been a source of insight and inspiration for many local residents. This is where one can research family history, obtain information about an old house – when it was built and who the previous owners ... Read More »

    16 hours ago

Local Sports

  • A heck of a Guy

    A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell I was at a Lethbridge Herald staff party in the river bottom a few years back when a touch football game broke out. Guy Pomahac was on my team. It was the only thing I wanted when the game started. I like to win. At that stage of ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • Stoski strong in opening round

    Stoski strong in opening round Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge’s Justin Stoski is six shots off the lead following the first day of the PGA of Alberta Championship The member of the Lethbridge Country Club carded a 72 during the first round Monday in Red Deer as the final round goes today. Stoski is one of seven ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • Canes acquire a known name

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes made a move for a familiar name on Monday. With the team’s training camp two days away, the Hurricanes acquired the rights to forward Austin Wong – the younger brother of former Canes captain Tyler Wong – from the Kootenay Ice in exchange for defenceman Tyler Strath and a conditional ... Read More »

    16 hours ago


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  • System a challenge to caregivers

    Navigating health and social system is time-consuming AmŽlie Quesnel-VallŽe and Miles Taylor EVIDENCENETWORK.CA – MONTREAL The Canadian population is aging. For the first time, Canadians 65 years and over outnumber those 14 years and under. To face this major demographic change head on, we need to adapt. In particular, to meet the preferences of the ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • The hidden and high cost of ‘free’ health care

    Bacchus Barua SENIOR ECONOMIST, THE FRASER INSTITUTE It seems like a simple question: how much do you pay for public health care? And yet it’s one that most Canadians would struggle to answer. Many would say “it’s free.” Others may point to health-care premiums in provinces that charge them. And those more familiar with the ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • India’s changing identities

    When India got its independence from Britain 70 years ago this past week, it was founded as a secular democracy – secular because it acknowledged the status and rights of Muslims, Sikhs, Christians and other religious minorities as equal to those of the Hindu majority. Mahatma Gandhi, the great hero of the independence movement, was ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • MLA’s actions questioned

    MLA Derek Flidebrandt cites his participation in the new “sharing economy” as part of his justification for subletting his taxpayer-subsidized condominium in Edmonton through Airbnb. I would like it noted that I did not give him permission to use my tax dollars in this way. I checked with my wife over breakfast this morning, and ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Coalhurst praised for celebration of miners

    The differences in attitudes and population in certain places is remarkable. I’m speaking of the very impressive and very successful Coalhurst Miners Day and parade, as compared to the never mentioned nor celebrated lives of the Coalbanks mine pioneers in our Lethbridge area. Yet these two communities are literally just a coulee and a hill ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Owners of disruptive pets should show consideration

    To our neighbours with disruptive pets: My husband and I have made a lot of great friends with our neighbours over the years but find it extremely difficult dealing with some unruly pets. Our neighbours seem to be very sensible and responsible but when it comes to dogs, some turn very irresponsible. Your pets are ... Read More »

    7 days ago


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