May 27th, 2020

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The City’s proposed Six Mile Coulee trail upgrades are facing some stiff headwinds as local mountainbikers and trail runners say the upgrades will destroy the best riding trail in Lethbridge.Parks manager Dave Ellis defended the $1.8 million project, which was reaffirmed and greenlit by city council back in March, as

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  • Police chief responds to recent news coverage

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Chief of Police Scott Woods is defending the honour of the Lethbridge Police Service after recent news coverage which, he says, “casts aspersions not just on me, serving as Chief of Police, but on the vast majority of the people who serve the City of Lethbridge as a part of ... Read More »

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  • City man to seek bail for second time

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge man already denied bail on several charges, including robbery and unlawful confinement, is expected to apply for his release a second time. Kyle Young Pine’s lawyer, Claudia Connolly of Lethbridge, told court last week she hopes to schedule a bail review in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench. In ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • New detour Thursday for University Drive twinning

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The next phase of construction for the University Drive Twinning project is scheduled to begin on Thursday, weather permitting. Traffic on University Drive between Grand River Blvd West and the SunRidge roundabout will be diverted to the two newly constructed lanes, maintaining two way traffic. The existing lanes will be closed for the ... Read More »

    10 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Lethbridge Minor Hockey named Alberta Minor Hockey Association of the Year

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association has been named Minor Hockey Association of the Year by Hockey Alberta. Hockey Alberta noted in its release that Lethbridge Minor Hockey has been a leader in its attempts to grow the game in Alberta, especially with their female program. Lethbridge has shown growth at all levels of ... Read More »

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  • Sport centre launches app to help athletes train

    Lethbridge Herald Alberta Sport Development Centre Southwest (ASDC SW) continues to provide programs and resources for athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic.ASDC SW launched the VOLT@Home app in early May for athletes to train at home. The coaches at the High Performance Training Centre at the University of Lethbridge customize each eight-week training program based on ... Read More »

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  • New landscape for U Sports amid COVID-19

    Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS Josiah Joseph is prepared to live a monk’s life to quarterback the University of Calgary Dinos this year.Canadian universities are rolling out plans to restrict student access to campuses and increase online learning for the fall semester in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.But what does that mean for ... Read More »

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  • Universities’ positive impacts

    Alberta universities making presence felt during COVID crisis Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations (CAFA) Investment in post-secondary education by past governments means Alberta universities are now at the forefront of developing both a COVID-19 vaccine and providing insight on the new normal we are all facing today. As a result of past investment, our Alberta ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • Boiling frogs and tropical storms

    Changing climate will force many people to relocate I’ve never really believed the story climate crusaders tell to explain why so many people don’t get the message. You know, the one where if you drop a frog into a pot of boiling water it will hop right out, whereas if you just turn the heat ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Gov’t efforts having negative effect

    UCP decisions have increased pandemic pain for Albertans Ordinarily, I would start May’s column in our local paper with some reflection on how glad I am to be able to wander the coulees in nice spring weather, or how wonderful the lilacs and fresh-cut grass in my neighbourhood smell on a sunny weekend morning. > ... Read More »

    5 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • An attack on law-abiding Canadians

    The Nova Scotia tragedy was perpetrated using illegal guns from the U.S., and one illegal Canadian gun. Trudeau’s politicizing this with a gun ban does nothing to address the real problem: illegal guns! Trudeau is spending millions banning legally acquired guns from law-abiding citizens, leaving nothing to address illegal guns flooding our borders. The vast ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • We will get through this crisis

    We are engaged in an arduous war with a deadly enemy, the coronavirus. It is the greatest challenge humanity is confronting since the Second World War. The enemy may seem formidable but we shall win. All Canadians are fighting courageously with the best possible skills at their disposal. Isolation is the single most expedient measure ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • ‘Old Favourites’ show cancelled for 2020

    Nord-Bridge Senior Citizens Association and the cast and crew of “Old Favourites” want to personally thank all of the theatre patrons over the past 10 years. We are grateful for your faithful support and amazed at your passion for live theatre at the Yates. We are so blessed to have such professional local talent who ... Read More »

    4 days ago


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