April 20th, 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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  • Smoke in the air at ‘420’ celebration

    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 ... Read More »

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  • Spring Reuse Rendezvous set for Saturday

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Do we like “Free”? City residents will see that sign on many streets Saturday, for the first springtime “Reuse Rendezvous.” Families are being invited to place any “gently used” but no longer needed items on their front lawn or driveway, accompanied by a big “Free” label. At the same time, ... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Blood Tribe to designate land for lease outside the tribe

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com After a contentious and contested referendum vote, the Blood Tribe officially announced this week it will move to re-designate a parcel of land surrounding its Moccasin Flats Plaza parcel north of Cardston, and make it available for long-term leases to businesses outside the tribe. “The land designation is for the ... 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 »

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  • 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 »

    15 hours ago
  • Rich hockey tradition has led to 2017-18 playoff showdown

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The Swift Current Broncos and Lethbridge Hurricanes are set to meet for the first time in the WHL playoffs. But the teams, franchises and cities share a deep hockey history. The Broncos originated in Swift Current for the 1967-68 WHL season. Then, in 1974, that franchise moved to Lethbridge to ... Read More »

    19 hours ago


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  • 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 »

    19 hours 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 »

    3 days ago
  • Bill 9 would ban peaceful persuasion

    John Sikkema During Tuesday’s legislative debate on the NDP’s Bill 9, the term “harass” or “harassment” was used 14 times, “intimidate” 13 times, “threat” or “threaten” five times, and “block” (as in block a doorway) four times. Such is the alleged reprehensible conduct committed by pro-life activists near abortion clinics, which the NDP government boasts ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • 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 »

    2 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 »

    2 days ago
  • We must be a voice for the preborn

    Some people were offended, they complained and their voices were heard. The city received about 100 emails is what we’ve been told. However, a week since the city decided to pull the advertisements, approximately 2,100 babies have been aborted in our country. More than 2,000 little lives snuffed out. These babies were never given an ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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