October 24th, 2020

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Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald As violence continues in their home country, a local group is lending its voice from a distance to end the injustice. Members of the Lethbridge Nigerian Association gathered at Lethbridge City Hall Friday afternoon for a peaceful protest against the ongoing unrest in Nigeria as locals are protesting against police brutality

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  • Nigerian Association stages peaceful protest against police brutality in Nigeria

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald As violence continues in their home country, a local group is lending its voice from a distance to end the injustice. Members of the Lethbridge Nigerian Association gathered at Lethbridge City Hall Friday afternoon for a peaceful protest against the ongoing unrest in Nigeria as locals are protesting against police brutality ... Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • Lethbridge police looking for missing person

    *** Police say Kenneth Dougan has been located and returned home safely, thanks to tips received from the public ***   Lethbridge Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person, 68-year-old Kenneth Dougan. Dougan left a care facility on the southside on foot about 12:45 p.m. Thursday and has not returned. Dougan ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • National colleges group names Burns board chair

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has appointed Paula Burns, Lethbridge College president and CEO, as its new board chair. Burns’ two-year appointment will allow her to continue advocating on behalf of Canada’s publicly supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics. Burns brings a wealth of experience to the position. Named the eighth president of ... Read More »

    20 hours ago

Local Sports

  • U18 Canes undefeated in first three games

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge U18AAA Hurricanes went undefeated in three games to kick off the season. The Canes posted a win and two ties against the Okotoks Bow Mark Oilers in a three-game set in Alberta Elite Hockey League play Thursday through Sunday. The Hurricanes and Oilers skated to a 3-3 tie Thursday night in ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Golden Hawks winless to start season

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Val Matteotti U15AAA Golden Hawks posted a tie and a loss in their Alberta Elite Hockey League season openers last weekend. The Golden Hawks and the Medicine Hat South East Tigers played to a 3-3 tie Saturday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena before the Tigers won the rematch 4-1 Sunday in ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Pickleball players get their game back

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It didn’t matter it was their first pickleball games of the year, this one was a sprint to the finish. A team of local athletes -Tom and Heather Myndio, Richard and Valerie Boras and Michael Wagner and Glen Novak headed to Okotoks earlier this month for the first event of ... Read More »

    7 days ago


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  • Gov’t has no solutions to crises

    I have to say I wasn’t quite ready for the snow to fly yet! After a few weeks of wonderful fall weather, which Lethbridge’s wonderful tree-lined streets augmented with a dazzling – if short-lived – display of colours, I must admit that the season of backyard harvests and comfortable park visits is drawing to a ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • WFP a long-running success story

    Trevor Page On Oct. 9, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize had been awarded to the UN’s World Food Programme. In announcing its decision, its chairperson said it was because of WFP’s efforts in combatting hunger, for its contribution for bettering conditions for peace in conflict areas and for acting ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • New approach to opioid crisis is working

    Re: Letter from four physicians (Oct. 21 Herald): I read with interest the letter from four physicians in southern Alberta and I appreciate the discourse. However, our government listened to the voice of 19,000 Albertans regarding their concerns of how supervised consumption services were operating in our province. These voices led us to audit the ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • UCP gov’t living in a glass house?

    Further to Marlaina Ditrich’s letter, I find the UCP’s Honourable Shane Getson’s reported comments characterizing CERB recipients disappointing. On May 25, the Canadian Press reported the UCP applied for the Federal Wage Subsidy program to avoid staff layoffs. (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/ucp-wage-subsidy-1.5584469) The old adage “Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones” may apply. Laurie ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Virus not as lethal as fear is making it appear?

    Why would people like Lee Mein, Michelle Vanderkooi, and more, take the time to stand their ground and exercise our freedoms? Defiance of fear. Coronavirus case numbers rise, but still there’s little said about viral severity. Ventilators, tacitly, were mostly not used. But last spring’s fear is kept current, even as the virus itself wanes ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Having no say is slavery, too

    Recently Owen Holmes wrote about slavery – the legality, the justification, the servitude, etc. According to Mr. Holmes, “slave labour is still in use in North America” – agree! A retired fixed-income person whose utilities, food and cost of their simple existence exceeds or equals their income – is a slave. A while ago Lethbridge ... Read More »

    3 days ago



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