October 26th, 2021

Council Candidates

Darcy Logan: Candidate wants positive change for a vibrant downtown

By Lethbridge Herald on October 8th, 2021

Al¬†Beeber Lethbridge¬†Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com He came to attend university but has made Lethbridge his home and now Darcy Logan is running for city council. Logan, curator and gallery services manager at CASA, will be focusing on four key issues during his campaign. Being an individual who both works and lives downtown and one who has served ... Read More »

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Wally Schenk brings compassion and experience to council bid

By Tim Kalinowski on October 8th, 2021

Candidate Wally Schenk says his whole city council campaign comes down to one thing: he cares. He cares about people, he cares about the health of the business community, and he cares about all those suffering through addiction and the families of those who have lost loved ones due to overdoses. He cares about the ... Read More »

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Robin Walker: Candidate believes in thinking small for big accomplishments

By Tim Kalinowski on October 7th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com City council candidate Robin Walker says in order for the city to accomplish big things it has to start thinking small. Thinking small, in this context, is about thinking local, and about what we can do as a community to address the issues we have with the resources we’ve got without relying on ... Read More »

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Ryan Lepko community-driven

By Tim Kalinowski on October 6th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Candidate Ryan Lepko promises “community driven” leadership if elected to city council. “I am community driven,” he states. “I truly care about this city in its entirety. We are such a diverse and unique city, and I want to restore things back to the old normal instead of this new normal that we ... Read More »

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Shelby MacLeod: Council candidate wants sustainable economic growth

By Tim Kalinowski on October 5th, 2021

City council candidate Shelby MacLeod is hoping to put her vast experience in governance and within the non-profit sector to good use as a representative of the people of Lethbridge. MacLeod is currently chair of the local Canadian Mental Health Association board, a long-time board member with the Lethbridge Food Bank, and a member of ... Read More »

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Zachary Hampton: Hampton wants to restore civility to city council

By Tim Kalinowski on October 2nd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Council candidate Zachary Hampton says if elected he would focus on returning a sense of civility and co-operation to city council after a divisive four years in local politics. “As a lifelong citizen, I have gotten to know the city very well, and I think I have a vision of the potential the ... Read More »

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Jerry Firth: Council candidate hopes to build positive community relationships

By Tim Kalinowski on October 1st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com City council candidate Jerry Firth wants to help build more positive relationships within the community after a divisive four years on city council and within city politics in general. Firth, who is the former Indigenous Recovery Coach Program manager with ARCHES and is currently the manager at Alpha House in Lethbridge, says his ... Read More »

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Jeff Carlson: Carlson seeks to continue working at challenges facing council

By Tim Kalinowski on September 30th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Incumbent city council candidate Jeff Carlson says he is proud of the work this council has done to lead the city through tough times, and fully expects more hard work lies ahead. “I think I am most proud of the steady leadership during the pandemic, and during a lot of the social issues ... Read More »

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Rajko Dodic: Former Lethbridge mayor seeking seat on council

By Tim Kalinowski on September 29th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Former Lethbridge mayor Rajko Dodic is seeking a fourth term on city council, (this time as a councillor), after a period of time away from local politics. “I really enjoyed the work of being an elected official, dealing with the nuts and bolts of City operations,” he says. “One of the reasons I ... Read More »

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Michael Petrakis: Council candidate says a vote for him is a vote for world peace

By Tim Kalinowski on September 28th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com City council candidate Michael Petrakis says a vote for him is a vote for world peace. “I consider myself, for all intents and purposes, a world peace architect, and my main strategy is reverse engineering,” Petrakis states. “So we start with the end goal first, and we work our way back. “(World peace) ... Read More »

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Belinda Crowson: Test of leadership has inspired Crowson to run for a second term on council

By Tim Kalinowski on September 24th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Incumbent city council candidate Belinda Crowson says she and her council colleagues have risen to meet the test of leadership over the past four years in the face of some very challenging times. “We did a lot of things in (my) first term,” she states. “A lot of things that were necessary after ... Read More »

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