March 6th, 2021

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Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jim Lowes will never forget where he was when he heard of the Humbolt Broncos bus crash almost three years ago. And it didn’t take the 61-year-old resident of Burlington, Ont. long to know what he needed to do next. Like many Canadians from coast-to-coast, Lowes was horrified on April

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  • Ontario organ donor pays tribute to Logan Boulet

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jim Lowes will never forget where he was when he heard of the Humbolt Broncos bus crash almost three years ago. And it didn’t take the 61-year-old resident of Burlington, Ont. long to know what he needed to do next. Like many Canadians from coast-to-coast, Lowes was horrified on April ... Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • Taber council says ‘no’ to automated voting machines

    Stan Ashbee Southern Alberta Newspapers At a regular Town of Taber council meeting held Feb. 22, administration requested council’s approval of Proposed Bylaw 6-2021, in order for the municipality to use an automated voting system and electronic vote tabulators for the 2021 Municipal Election. Coun. Carly Firth attended the meeting remotely. Coun. Louie Tams made ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Backyard hen delegation at Picture Butte town council

    Nikki Jamieson Southern Alberta Newspapers Urban poultry were back on the agenda at the previous Picture Butte town council meeting. During their regular Feb. 22 meeting, Picture Butte town council met with resident Jen Bowden to discuss the town’s Animal Regulations bylaw. Last spring, Bowden had submitted a petition to allow for the keeping of ... Read More »

    15 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Paradise Canyon eyeing tee times

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald dwoodard@lethbridgeherald.com Golf courses across southern Alberta are going to be finding out just how much of a fan Mother Nature is of the links. The Paradise Canyon Golf Resort is hopeful she gives them the thumbs-up by the end of the month to tee it up for 2021. “The next two ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Drawing from the bubble

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Taylor McDonald has emerged from the bubble. And the product of Lethbridge who throws second stones for Laura Walker’s Team Alberta rink did so as one of the last teams standing at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary last week. McDonald and her rink from the Saville ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Stringer sets goal(s) for Canadian Cancer Society

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Heading into his second season with the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Zack Stringer has a goal in mind. That, of course, is to score several goals, but the local product and forward with the Canes has a bigger goal before those goals. And Stringer is slapping a dollar value on that, pledging to donate $5 ... Read More »

    3 days ago


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  • Business executives think Albertans aren’t paying enough taxes

    It’s all laid out in a report released by the Business Council of Alberta that thinks the government should consider a provincial sales tax and carbon tax. The BCA’s website refers to itself as “a group of over 90 chief executives from across Alberta.” The group includes Tracy Robinson of TC Energy, Tim McKay of ... Read More »

    1 week ago
  • ‘Shop local’ philosophy should include this newspaper

    On Thursday, Canada’s federal government announced it would make Facebook pay for news content after the social media giant banned users in Australia from sharing news from media sites. The action taken by Facebook is alarming because it prevents its users from getting information from legitimate news sources like newspapers. A strong independent media is ... Read More »

    1 week ago
  • Vigilance still important during era of COVID

    COVID-19 is not gone, and with only 12,000 vaccinated in the South Zone, we are a long way from “normal.” It is easy to grow complacent now that some personal services and restaurants have been allowed to re-open for in house dining to think the pandemic has somehow lost its grip. Perhaps it is some ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Hypocrisy has nothing to do with religion

    Editor: In response to Doug Cameron’s letter of Feb. 26- and the many comments on that subject, “Religious right shows hypocrisy.” Well hypocrisy is not a Christian thing. Hear what Jesus had to say to them ,and He knew what was in their mind. He called them, “you serpents ,you brood of vipers” and also, ... Read More »

    21 hours ago
  • Do we have it in us to do the right thing?

    Editor: Everyone of us Canadians have been raised to value the word Moderation. Do not over eat, over drink, over work, over play, over anything. Then the world went Global – we overdid everything – we were told that the world needs our oil, our grain, our potash, our french fries, our fresh killed meat ... Read More »

    21 hours ago
  • Vaccine rollout was aggravating

    Editor: The Alberta government’s roll-out of Covid-19 vaccinations on Wednesday, Feb. 24th was made unnecessarily frustrating by lack of candour, efficiency and foresight. The government had fewer than 100,000 doses available to provide for a group of seniors numbering around half a million persons. Its website was overwhelmed within minutes of coming on-line. The 811 ... Read More »

    3 days ago



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