May 22nd, 2018

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Campers at Park Lake this long weekend were giving the experience a big thumbs up despite cooler temperatures Friday and part of Saturday. “It was good,” said Sam Vossler, a Calgary resident who sat reading a book and getting some sun at his campsite Monday morning. “Saturday was a little

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  • Bike Boulevard grand opening Sunday

    Lethbridge Herald Participants are welcome to bring their bikes and helmets and meet friends and family for an official ribbon cutting and group ride on Sunday at 2 p.m. to celebrate the new bike boulevard on 7 Ave. South. The ride will begin at 21 Street South, travel down 7 Ave. South and end at ... Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • Kite Festival shares culture

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Behind the elegant walls of the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, amid pink cherry blossoms and warm sunlight, a special Victoria Day Kite Festival took place all day Monday. “In Japan they do often have kite festivals,” explained Nikka Yuko head hostess Indy Smith. “Theirs are a bit more extravagant than ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Intersection safety concerns County

    Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge County has started a new initiative to increase the sight lines on highway intersections for more safety for motorists travelling on the County roads. The sight-line clearing program is aimed at eliminating any of the blind corners and overgrown areas throughout the County that have been a great safety hazard to people ... Read More »

    11 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Bulldogs finally solve Skinner in win over Broncos at Memorial Cup

    THE CANADIAN PRESS – REGINA Marian Studenic woke up Monday morning with a sore throat and fever and wasn’t sure whether he was going to be able to play later that night. But the Hamilton forward overcame illness to score the winner later in the day as the Bulldogs edged Swift Current 2-1 to win ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Elks go 2-2 in Vauxhall

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Elks ended the Vauxhall Academy Tournament on a winning note, but fell short of the championship game. The Elks downed the Edmonton Cardinals Sunday morning in Vauxhall. That put Lethbridge at 2-2 on the weekend, but the Elks didn’t qualify for the final based on runs-against. In the win over the Cardinals ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Making the grade

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com If Lethbridge Miners head coach Trevor Sakatch was doling out early season report cards, this one might have an extra star or perhaps a smiley face on it. Failing that, a Ron Matthews Memorial Tournament title will have to suffice and that’s exactly what the Miners earned after a 10-9 ... Read More »

    11 hours ago


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  • The ongoing despair of Palestinians

    When all is lost, entire communities sometimes engage in suicidal gestures. It happened as recently as 1906 in Bali, when the local royal family and thousands of their followers, knowing they could not defeat the Dutch conquerors, dressed in their best finery and walked straight into the Dutch gunfire. Thousands were killed. It has been ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • It’s when, not if, for pipeline

    Pipelines make money. It’s not just the oil and gas producers who make a profit when their products are shipped to market. The pipeline operator earns a healthy return as well. That’s why the suggestion that the provincial or federal government – or both – should put public money into the TransMountain pipeline expansion project ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Local opioid crisis continues to escalate

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman Like many other cities, we’re dealing with an opioid crisis in Lethbridge that continues to escalate and claim the lives of sons, daughters, siblings, parents and grandparents >in our community. To give you an idea of how the scope of the crisis has grown, I’ll ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Aboriginal children need hope for better future

    I saw the movie “Indian Horse.” I believe that all Canadians should see it and reflect on it; only Truth can set us free from prejudices that we carry about the aboriginal people. I have heard and read about the abuse the aboriginal children were subjected to in residential schools. But to watch it and ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Is Alberta really on the right road?

    With regard to the Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain pipeline: First it was James Cameron, the director of Avatar. An outsider who supposedly came in to speak up for the First Nations supposedly being harmed by the xxxsands. We didn’t like what he said. We didn’t like him. Next, there was Neil Young, the aged hippy. Same ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Independent senators left without strategy

    Senators, including “the independents,” who want to see a postponement of the command Senate vote on the cannabis legislation may have lost one of their best option recently. On May 11, someone leaked a plan that showed the way forward for such a postponement. Malcolm Armstrong’s option was a thoughtful solution to the challenge facing ... Read More »

    3 days ago


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