January 23rd, 2018

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The City of Lethbridge has launched phase one of its new curbside recycling program. Beginning in April, about 900 homes in five different communities will receive their recycling bin. This is the first stage in what will eventually become city-wide residential curbside recycling in 2019. In addition, 20 bins will

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  • City donates service vehicles to Mexico communities

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The City of Lethbridge has donated three soon-to-be decommissioned vehicles to a program that provides emergency vehicles and training to communities in Mexico. The Los Amigos project is aimed at providing decommissioned emergency vehicles for Mexican communities that need them. It is an international service project organized by Rotary Club ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Man sentenced on weapon, drug charges

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Coaldale man set to stand trial Monday on multiple weapon and drug-related charges, pleaded guilty instead and was sentenced to nearly two years in jail. Shane Desmond Journoud pleaded guilty in Lethbridge provincial court to one count each of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking and careless storage ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Power outages planned for London Road area

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Planned power outages are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday to upgrade power lines in the London Road neighbourhood. The first outage is scheduled for Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., weather permitting, and will affect approximately 18 homes along the 700 block of 7 Avenue South as well as the 700 blocks ... Read More »

    14 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Addison earns spot in Central Scouting rankings

    Lethbridge Herald A member of the Lethbridge Hurricanes has made the grade as Central Scouting released its mid-term ranking for North American skaters Monday. Making the list and cracking the top-40 is Hurricanes defenceman Calen Addison, who came in ranked 34th. This year, the second-year defenceman from Brandon has seven goals and 47 points in ... Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • AAA Canes rolling

    Lethbridge Herald In their lone game of the weekend, the Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes turned in a shutout win. The Hurricanes blanked the St. Albert Tire Warehouse Raiders 2-0 during Alberta Midget Hockey League action Saturday evening at Nicholas Sheran Arena. Carl Tetachuk stopped all 19 shots he faced for his league-leading fifth shutout of ... Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • Solid start for Horns’ track

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team opened the Canada West season last weekend in Edmonton. The Horns competed at the Golden Bear Open and two Pronghorns returned to action with a vengeance after tending to different ailments. After dealing with injuries that hampered him over the last few seasons, Aaron ... Read More »

    14 hours ago

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  • Will U.S. betray Syrian Kurds?

    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is an angry man at the best of times, but on Monday he outdid himself: “This is what we have to say to all our allies: don’t get in between us and terrorist organizations, or we will not be responsible for the unwanted consequences.” That was a barely veiled threat ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • City took many key steps in 2017

    This week, I had the privilege of delivering a 2018 State of the City presentation to members of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. Although my presentation was aimed at a business audience, I think there are many elements that are of interest to all Lethbridge residents, so I am using this month’s column to share ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Communist takeover in Nepal

    The Communists are taking over in Nepal, and nobody cares. Thirty years ago it would have caused a grave international crisis; 50 years ago there would even have been talk of foreign military intervention. Today – nothing. Outside Nepal, it has barely made the news at all. In the grand old Marxist tradition, Nepal’s Communists ... Read More »

    1 week ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Cyclists and motorists need to be educated

    Having recently written deploring the angry screeds of many “Roast and Toast” contributors, I congratulate Robert Gammon (The Herald, Jan. 18) for a calmer tone in his opposition to the 7 Avenue cycling boulevard. I believe his argument is sometimes incomplete, however, and sometimes wrong. I do agree fully with Mr. Gammon on our need ... Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • City’s process guards against conflict of interest

    The writer that submitted the roast in the Monday, Jan. 15 Lethbridge Herald is misinformed regarding the conflict of interest of a city councillor. All city representatives (mayor and councillors) are held to standards of accountability not only to the voting citizens but to each other. The mayor, councillors and all elected city officials will ... Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • OHV users do respect backcountry

    Response to the online comment to our letter to the editor about our pristine area: Yes, we do live in a pristine area, and do know how to appreciate it. We have spent thousands of dollars and thousands of volunteer hours to keep it pristine, by bridging trout streams, cleaning and maintaining trails, planting willows ... Read More »

    14 hours ago

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