June 19th, 2018

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Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge Hurricanes’ forward Ryan Vandervlis is still in a coma, but was taken off dialysis and is “showing signs of progress,” says Peter Anholt, the team’s general manager. Speaking during a media conference at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge Tuesday afternoon, Anholt also said captain Jordy Bellerive and Matt Alfaro,

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  • Vandervlis showing ‘signs of progress’: Canes GM

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge Hurricanes’ forward Ryan Vandervlis is still in a coma, but was taken off dialysis and is “showing signs of progress,” says Peter Anholt, the team’s general manager. Speaking during a media conference at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge Tuesday afternoon, Anholt also said captain Jordy Bellerive and Matt Alfaro, ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • City satisfaction remains high

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Everybody loves Lethbridge. Well, almost. A recent poll by Ipsos Public Affairs shows citizen satisfaction regarding the quality of life in Lethbridge to be very high at 97 per cent. Overall satisfaction with city programs and services were also ranked very high, and perceptions of municipal government remain positive, according ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Stafford Drive YMCA to close

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The YMCA of Lethbridge announced it will be closing its Stafford Drive location when the new Cor Van Raay westside location opens at the ATB Centre in 2019. YMCA board chair Stephen Mogdan cited untenable maintenance and infrastructure replacement costs at the aging downtown facility as the primary reasons the ... Read More »

    19 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Elks no-no wraps up weekend

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Elks finished their home tournament off on a winning note and in no-hit fashion. Finally getting a bit of sunny weather, the Elks took full advantage with a 10-0 win over the Calgary Junior Dinos in the final game of the Mary Oikawa Memorial Tournament Sunday afternoon at Spitz Stadium as ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Bulls take two in Edmonton

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bulls took two of three games off the Edmonton Prospects. Wrapping up three games in as many days, the Bulls topped the Prospects 9-4 in Western Major Baseball League play Sunday afternoon in Edmonton. The win, which improves the Bulls to 5-9 and gives them three wins in their last four ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Cudas winless on the weekend

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Barracudas Tier I Junior B lacrosse team went 0-2 during Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League play on the weekend. The Barracudas were downed 18-4 by the Calgary Shamrocks Saturday and lost a close 10-9 decision to the Okotoks Marauders Sunday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena. With the losses, the Barracudas are 3-10 ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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  • Explaining City property taxes

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman With property taxes due at the end of this month, this is the time of year when residents have questions about their tax bills and how their tax money is spent to provide municipal services. As mandated in the provincial Municipal Government Act, we only ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Defence against cyber attacks

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    6 days ago

Letters to The Editor

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    If you are wondering what is going on in the United States with the president, rest assured that most of us Americans are trying to figure that out, too. Alienating our closest friend, Canada – not to mention our other global allies at the G-7 summit – was predictable, par for the course, given the ... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Is carbon tax worth $10B loss?

    MP Rachael Harder should be commended for pointing out that we must continue to develop our oil and gas industry. I also share her frustration that, despite repeated questioning by the federal Conservatives, the price tag for the Trudeau Liberal government’s carbon tax is still a secret. Some numbers are available, however. In, Economic and ... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Tip your hats to all the moms and dads

    Precious moms and dads. Yes, and especially moms, and their special career of motherhood. I fondly remember my mom, even trough the most difficult times, always loving, caring and protecting their children. And Dad was always our breadwinner, and the supporter for Mom raising the children. In raising our own family, I appreciate my wife ... Read More »

    3 days ago


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