December 2nd, 2020

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Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald A downtown Lethbridge business is pitching in to help fellow downtown businesses thrive in what has been a tough year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As they head into their 50th year of service, Gentlemen III Menswear owner Jeremy Duchan has purchased $2,500 in gift cards to support not only five

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  • Downtown support is in the cards

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald A downtown Lethbridge business is pitching in to help fellow downtown businesses thrive in what has been a tough year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As they head into their 50th year of service, Gentlemen III Menswear owner Jeremy Duchan has purchased $2,500 in gift cards to support not only five ... Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • Taber enacts mask bylaw

    The Town of Taber has enacted a Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings bylaw, as the M.D. of Taber has seen rising cases COVID-19. The bylaw requires the use of facial coverings for all individuals over 10 years of age in all indoor, enclosed, substantially enclosed public places, or in a public vehicle. The bylaw allows for ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Lethbridge Police ready to deal with new impaired-driving laws

    New impaired-driving laws which go into effect today should allow Lethbridge Police Service to collar more offenders and provide greater safety to those they share the road with. Under Bill 21, police are able to administer stricter impaired-driving penalties on the road, while most first-time impaired-driving charges will be handled quicker outside of court through ... Read More »

    21 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Pandemic has slowed city runner’s marathon aspirations

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald  In both the literal and figurative sense, Trevor McIlroy has come a long way in his running career. In fact, it only took him five years to reach those distances. Though COVID-19 has essentially knocked McIlroy off the trail for 2020, the lifelong Lethbridge resident and member of the Henderson Lake Parkrun kept active ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • COVID slows local Team Canada hopeful

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald His trip to his first Canadian junior selection camp was delayed by a few days, but Ridly Greig hopes to be in Red Deer by the end of the week. The Lethbridge product tested positive for COVID-19 Nov. 8 – according to his agent, Kevin Epp – and has been at ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Golden Hawks earn point

    U18 ‘Canes remain undefeated Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Val Matteotti U15AAA Golden Hawks picked up their first point of the season. The Golden Hawks skated to a 3-3 tie with the Okotoks Oilers in Alberta Elite Hockey League play Sunday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena. With the tie the Golden Hawks are 0-2-0-1. Aidyn Law ... Read More »

    3 weeks ago


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  • ‘Oil rich’ isn’t what it used to be

    “The only officials present were American and Saudi,” tweeted the Saudi Arabian foreign minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, but he was lying. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu really did fly in to Saudi Arabia to spend a few hours with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. We ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • UCP efforts a hindrance, not a help

    Since I last had the opportunity to write this column, I’ve noticed so many of our neighbours setting up their Christmas lights and holiday displays a bit early this year. There can be no doubt that we are all exhausted by the challenges this year has brought, and many of us are doing our best ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • The cost of policing a province

    Even if the United Conservatives decide not to replace the RCMP following a $2-million panel taking a look at it, Albertans who live where they patrol will soon pay 13 times what they do now. If, however, the UCP decides to go through with its plan to start up Alberta’s very own provincial police force, ... Read More »

    6 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Working to end violence against women

    The statistics prior to the pandemic were stark enough: women experience violence at a rate four times that of men. Within that number, Indigenous women experience violence at rates 2.7 times higher than non-Indigenous women and are three times as likely to experience spousal violence. Transgendered women are nearly two times as likely to experience ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Public notices not the best place to start cutting back

    If the City is looking for areas where it can reduce expenditures, cutting back on public notices for zoning changes and development permits may not be the best place to begin. To start with, the province requires municipalities to give notice of such public hearings. Second, a business requesting a bylaw change is responsible for ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Why does City subsidize developers?

    I read with interest the article regarding cuts to the printed advertising budget as proposed by a City of Lethbridge department. I found the comment about seniors who are unable to access the internet should simply make their way down to city hall to pick up printed details to be just a little ludicrous. What ... Read More »

    5 days ago



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