October 26th, 2021

Mayoral Candidates

Keean Lehtinen:Mayoral candidate looking for a people-centred council

By Tim Kalinowski on September 1st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Mayoral candidate Keean Lehtinen says he would like to see a cleaner Lethbridge and a more people-centred city council if elected this fall. “I think a lot of the mayoral candidates we have right now are extremely qualified and competent people, but their platforms, I feel, don’t have enough of a human element ... Read More »

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Bridget Mearns: Former city councillor Mearns joins the race for mayor

By Tim Kalinowski on July 23rd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A major piece of the race to fill the Mayor’s seat moved onto the board as former two-term city councillor and BILD Lethbridge executive office Bridget Mearns announced she will be seeking the highest elected office in the city this fall. “Four years ago, I decided to leave city council after serving two ... Read More »

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Kolton “The Maniac” Menzak: Mayoral candidate looking to get to work on city’s social problems

By Tim Kalinowski on July 9th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge’s latest mayoral candidate says it is time for Lethbridge to roll up its sleeves to get to work on the city’s pressing social problems, and to address all the problems stemming from economic inequality in the city. Mixed Martial Arts fighter Kolton “The Maniac” Menzak is a lifetime Lethbridge resident with blue ... Read More »

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Blaine Hyggen: City councillor Hyggen running for mayor’s seat

By Tim Kalinowski on June 11th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Twice elected city councillor Blaine Hyggen became the first incumbent to confirm his candidacy for this coming fall election, but Hyggen has his sights set on a much larger role in the community this time around. Hyggen formally declared on Thursday what many anticipated all along: that he was running to become Mayor ... Read More »

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Gary Klassen: Local realtor running for city mayor’s office

By Tim Kalinowski on May 12th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Longtime Lethbridge resident and local realtor Gary Klassen became the latest candidate to declare his intention to run for Mayor of the City of Lethbridge. Klassen said he has three main reasons for wanting to run as mayor. He wants to stop wasteful spending at the City, work as a consensus builder in ... Read More »

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Sheldon Joseph Day Chief: Former Blood Tribe councillor running for city mayor

By Tim Kalinowski on May 1st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Former Blood Tribe councillor and Ninastako Cultural Centre cultural instructor Sheldon Joseph Day Chief became the latest candidate to declare his intention to run for mayor in this fall’s municipal election. Day Chief has maintained a residence in Lethbridge for the past 30 years, and has family ties which go back to the ... Read More »

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Stephen Mogdan announces candidacy for mayor’s job

By Lethbridge Herald on March 12th, 2021

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Prominent community figure, local business owner and lawyer Stephen Mogdan formally announced his candidacy to become Mayor for the City of Lethbridge during this fall’s election. Mogdan made the announcement on the front steps of city hall in a chilly morning breeze on Thursday. Mogdan said after having worn so ... Read More »

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