June 23rd, 2024

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Justin Seward – LETHBRIDGE HERALD The 22nd annual  Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival powered by ATB officially kicked off with the opening ceremonies festivities at Henderson Lake Park on Friday night. The program  opened with Oh Canada that was sung by Tsuaki Marule in three languages, followed by speeches from Rotary and government representatives, an opening

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Local News

  • Metis flag represents joining of two people

    The Lethbridge Area Metis Association raised a Metis flag at the intersection of Metis Trail and Blackfoot Blvd. on Friday to commemorate National Indigenous Peoples Day. The Metis flag was first flown in 1815 predating the Canadian flag by 150 years. The infinity symbol represents the merging of two culture and the immortality of the ... Read More »

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  • College camps helps youth explore potential career pathways

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge College is ready to help youngsters explore and discover their passion and potential career pathways through a variety of summer camps. Paige Thornborough, coordinator of youth initiatives at Lethbridge College, told the Herald in a recent interview that the goal is to help youth explore potential career paths, but they are independent ... Read More »

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  • Exhibition partnering with LFS on lottery

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge & District Exhibition announced Friday it has chosen Lethbridge Family Services to be their community partner for this year’s 50/50 Lottery. Last year the lottery program raised more than $84,000 with 50 per cent of the total proceeds going to the lottery winner and the other 50 per cent going to support ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Prospects edge Bulls on Friday

    Lethbridge Herald The Edmonton Prospect edged the Lethbridge Bulls 6-4 on Friday night at Spitz Stadium. Andrew Kithil took the loss for the Bulls after pitching seven innings while giving up a  run on four hits and striking out six batters. The two relief pitchers of Jace Schow and Brandon Carter gave up the other ... Read More »

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  • Haney looks to transfer collegiate success to Bulls

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Local Lethbridge Bull, Kalem Haney, looks to continue his improvements he made in what was a successful collegiate season for him and transition them into summer baseball with his hometown team. Haney had a career year for himself  in his second season with  UMary  Marauders baseball club where he hit ... Read More »

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  • Pioneers exceeding expectations as season winds down

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Pioneers Senior C lacrosse team wrap up its first season after a six-year hiatus  this weekend with the feeling of exceeding expectations as well as more to build on for the future of the program. “We’ve honestly exceeded our own expectations, and I think a lot of that’s ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • Hillcrest mine disaster victims will never be forgotten

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Managing Editor When Vinc Vohradsky and his brother Josefu left their homes on the morning of June 19, 1914 to work in the Hillcrest Mine the day probably seemed like any other for them. The 26 year-old Vinc may have bid his 25-year-old wife Francis and their two ... Read More »

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  • No legitimate reason for council to delay reviews

    OUR OPINION It sounded like a reasonable motion presented to city council – ask administration to do a review of fee-for-service agreements with external organizations and those with Memorandums of Understanding to see if the City is getting the best bang for the taxpayer buck. As heard at council’s June 11 meeting, the official business ... Read More »

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  • Important items have kept city council busy

    FROM THE HALL Blaine Hyggen – mayor of Lethbridge City council has been busy recently with several important items for the community.  Earlier this week, council voted unanimously to provide the Lethbridge Housing Authority (LHA) with contingency funding of up to $1.05 million to support their new supportive housing project located at 416 Stafford Drive ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Residents need to support a more welcoming community

    Editor:  This Pride Month show your support for a more welcoming & safe community.  Research shows that sexual and gender diverse (gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, two-spirited, queer, intersex, asexual, gender fluid, +) people who experienced higher levels of family/friends support were less likely to report having suicide ideation, lower levels of depression, and lower misuse ... Read More »

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  • Community well on its way to reaching waste targets

    Editor: Congratulations are due Lethbridge city council. A decade ago a municipal target was set for 50 per cent reduction by 2030 in kilograms of waste per capita dumped annually in our landfill.  Our community is well on the way to meeting that target across all sectors – residential, industrial/commercial/institutional and construction demolition.   Leadership ... Read More »

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  • Time of the essence to help person with pancreatic cancer

    Editor: Dear Honourable Neudorf, Smith and LaGrange, I am writing to you about a very critical situation regarding a Lethbridge East constituent.  Our friend has pancreatic cancer. Our friend was diagnosed almost eight weeks ago. Our friend has still not received any treatment.  Time is of the essence! We repeat time is of the essence! ... Read More »

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