October 16th, 2017

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Lethbridge Herald Chris Spearman has been re-elected as mayor of Lethbridge for a second term. Also, with 16/17 polls reporting, the Herald will declare council as Mark Campbell, Joe Mauro, Jeff Carlson,  Ryan Parker,  Blaine Hyggen, Belinda Crowson, Jeffrey Coffman and Rob Miyashiro. More to come… Live updates on Twitter and Facebook

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  • Spearman re-elected as mayor

    Lethbridge Herald Chris Spearman has been re-elected as mayor of Lethbridge for a second term. Also, with 16/17 polls reporting, the Herald will declare council as Mark Campbell, Joe Mauro, Jeff Carlson,  Ryan Parker,  Blaine Hyggen, Belinda Crowson, Jeffrey Coffman and Rob Miyashiro. More to come… Live updates on Twitter and Facebook... Read More »

    3 hours ago
  • Drivers need to adjust for winter conditions

    This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column by LPS Chief Rob Davis On the morning of Oct. 1 we awoke to our first blast of winter following a storm warning that had been issued the night before. The forecast had predicted that we would be back up to 20 C by Wednesday and there would be no ... Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • County council seats to be decided today

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com City council candidates have raised plenty of issues in Lethbridge. But just one issue seems to be front and centre in Lethbridge County. Livestock feeding operators north of the city remain opposed to the county’s new levy, created to maintain highway truck access to Feedlot Alley. “I think the biggest ... Read More »

    19 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Midget Hurricanes ready to host Olympians

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Any team would be tickled pink to host an Olympic hockey team. As they get ready to host the Canadian Women’s National Olympic team Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the ATB Centre as part of the Esso series as the women prepare for the 23rd Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, ... Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • Horns women’s b-ball team splits in Calgary

    Lethbridge The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team went 1-1 during exhibition play in Calgary. The Pronghorns kicked off the weekend with a 74-61 win over the Mount Royal Cougars Friday night, but fell just short of a 2-0 showing with a 78-75 loss to the UBCO Heat Saturday afternoon. In Friday’s win over ... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Canes win in Calgary

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes won their first road game of the season and moved back to .500 in the process. The Hurricanes headed north to Calgary to take on the Hitmen, posting a 3-1 win during Western Hockey League play Sunday afternoon. Looking to bounce back from a 4-3 loss to ... Read More »

    19 hours ago


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  • Catalonia: Puigdemont’s strategy

    Catalan nationalist leader Carles Puigdemont got most of what he wanted out of the chaotic pseudo-referendum on Oct. 1: 761 people injured by the Spanish police trying to block it. One or two martyrs dead for the cause of Catalan independence would have been even better, and no doubt the 761 injured include a fair ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Working to boost inclusion

    Time change issue, condo consultations among legislature business There were so many activities this past month it is impossible to report on all, but as you know, Lethbridge is a busy place these days. Education Minister David Eggen was here this month to meet with groups from the Southern Alberta Ethnic Association and Sik-Ooh-Kotoki Friendship ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Expanding career options for women

    There was a time when the general view was that if a woman chose to do work beyond the kitchen, it should involve teaching or nursing or something of the sort. Construction sites and automotive shops were not a place for the “weaker sex.” It’s a different world today, and Wednesday, designated as International Day ... Read More »

    5 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Much debate over tax changes, committee chair suitability

    There have been very tense weeks regarding the proposed federal tax changes that will affect businesses in Canada. After extensive time and energy, the collected voices of the electorate were listened to by those who currently hold the majority government seats. As a new business owner, my time and energy would have been better spent ... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Is leadership to be reserved for secular viewpoints?

    This morning I read the letter from Patricia and Tony Pargeter in the Sunday Herald. They were criticizing the supporters of Ms. Harder for the chair of the Status of Women committee and suggesting their religious beliefs should have no place in the political arena. According to them, only those who have secular views should ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Government can operate more efficiently

    In my previous letter Oct. 3, I gave a couple of examples of inefficiency of government. My intent was not to blame the employees, they were simply doing what was assigned to them. I hold the managers and system accountable for poor planning. I also referred to bureaucrats not having any incentive to be efficient; ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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