May 28th, 2017

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Big Bike gives people a way to assist medical research J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some local residents took the idea of a tandem bicycle to new heights on Saturday with a ride around Henderson Lake Park on the Heart and Stroke Big Bike. The event, which features a pedal-powered vehicle large enough for 30

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  • Art viewed as a catalyst for social change

    Class provides a chance for people to share ideas J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Art as a part of social change was the theme of a Saturday class at the Lethbridge Public Library. “Make Art Make a Difference – A Marketplace of Ideas” provided an afternoon of sharing and connection as artists, change-makers and citizens ... Read More »

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  • CIP grant to help library

    Money will pay for digital signage J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A grant from the provincial government is going to be used for digital signage to increase accessibility from the Lethbridge Public Library. On Friday, Lethbridge West MLA Shannon Phillips was on had at the Sustainival grounds in the Enmax Centre parking lot to deliver ... Read More »

    9 mins ago
  • Pedal power pushes fundraiser

    Big Bike gives people a way to assist medical research J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some local residents took the idea of a tandem bicycle to new heights on Saturday with a ride around Henderson Lake Park on the Heart and Stroke Big Bike. The event, which features a pedal-powered vehicle large enough for 30 ... Read More »

    4 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Duff heads into the Hall

    Doug Rowe SPECIAL TO THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD – RED DEER When Rick Duff first received notice that he was going to be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, it was a bittersweet moment. The phone call came on the same day that his coach and mentor, Kai Yip, was admitted to the hospital. ... Read More »

    9 mins ago
  • Wong wins CHL Humanitarian award

    Wong wins CHL Humanitarian award Lethbridge Herald After winning the Western Hockey League’s Humanitarian of the Year earlier this month, Tyler Wong has kicked that award up to the national ranks. The Lethbridge Hurricanes captain was named as the Canadian Hockey League’s Mastercard Humanitarian of the Year award winner as the CHL announced the 10 ... Read More »

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  • LRC back in action today

    LRC back in action today Lethbridge After a weekend off, the Lethbridge Rugby Club returns to action today. Two of the three LRC clubs are at home during Calgary Rugby Union play at the Lethbridge Rugby Club as the LRC Women’s Division I team and the Men’s Second Division squad hosts the Calgary Irish. The ... Read More »

    24 hours ago


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  • Two bombs, two different reactions

    There were two bombs on Monday. The one in Britain killed at least 22 people and injured 120 as they came out of a concert at Manchester Arena. It was carried out by a suicide bomber named Salman Abedi and claimed by ISIS. The other was in Thailand, and injured 22 people at a military-linked ... Read More »

    9 mins ago
  • Getting ready for summer in the city

    STEP program will once again help students find summer employment Just like that, we are at the end of May. If you are a gardener, you likely have your plants in the ground by now. If you are a camper, you have booked your spots. Kids are getting antsy about being indoors during the day, ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • A challenging balancing act

    Choosing projects for CIP means tough decisions It’s an exercise not unlike managing your household finances, except that the numbers are bigger. Members of Lethbridge City Council had some difficult decisions to make during the latest Capital Improvement Program budgeting process which was completed Tuesday. More than 100 projects in total were proposed, including $284 ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • So many unkept Liberal promises

    It’s hard to compliment our Liberal government when most of the platforms and promises have not been kept. Firstly, the promise of running the country on a deficit of $10 billion, when, in fact, the government has projected a $28.5 million deficit in 2017-18. Tackling ex-PM Harper’s Bill 51 tough-on-crime legislation, as promised, is untouched. ... Read More »

    9 mins ago
  • Why not recognize others with special crosswalks?

    What is so good or special about rainbow crosswalks to honour the LGBTQ people? Why not honour the war veterans and our armed forces on every crosswalk? Because of them we enjoy living in a free country. Or appreciate and honour the law enforcement personnel? We live here a lot more safe and secure than ... Read More »

    9 mins ago
  • Lethbridge residents hit with high property taxes

    I was a resident of Lethbridge throughout my life until four years ago. I owned a house in Lethbridge worth about $300,000 and found it hard each year to pay the ever-increasing property taxes. These high taxes prompted me to move to the Crowsnest Pass. I would like to bring attention to the citizens of ... Read More »

    24 hours ago


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