August 4th, 2021

Local News

Kenney addresses local Chamber

By Lethbridge Herald on July 28th, 2021

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Premier Jason Kenney spoke to members of the Lethbridge business community and other representatives of the community at a luncheon hosted by the Lethbridge and District Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. In a 30-minute speech at the Sandman Signature Hotel to assembled guests an upbeat Kenney spoke about his excitement ... Read More »

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The Price is right for the return of outdoor Saturday night music

By Al Beeber on July 28th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com COVID silenced the music but with pandemic restrictions eased, Tom Price and his band are back hitting all the right notes. Price was a founding member of popular Lethbridge musical act Tom & Curt which made many fans here and elsewhere starting in the 1970s. Originally a duo with singer/guitarist Price and bassist/vocalist ... Read More »

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Voters to have say about third bridge

By Tim Kalinowski on July 28th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge residents will have a chance to vote on a non-binding ballot question during this fall’s municipal election which will gauge the public’s desire to build a third bridge by 2030. “I think it is important to ask the citizens of Lethbridge if they want that third bridge built before 2030,” said Mayor ... Read More »

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Unleashed dog injures goats at Indian Battle Park

By Tim Kalinowski on July 28th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Creekside Goat Company owner Robert Finck is asking Lethbridge residents to be more aware he has goats working in certain areas of the city, and to keep their dogs under control and on leash in city parks, after a large husky attacked two of his goats in Indian Battle Park on Tuesday, causing ... Read More »

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Shoes for Kids off and running

By Dale Woodard on July 28th, 2021

Since being announced earlier this month, Connecting Our Community Lethbridge’s Shoes for Kids YQL is off and running. Now, further initiatives are afoot as Shoes for Kids YQL joins forces with MyCityCare and the Ready Set Go. The collaboration ensures more children in Lethbridge and surrounding Indigenous communities will be recipients of brand-new shoes and ... Read More »

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Province investing in facility to produce renewable fuel

By Lethbridge Herald on July 27th, 2021

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction fund is supporting a new facility in southern Alberta that will create jobs and cut emissions by transforming agricultural waste. Alberta’s government is using $4.7 million from the TIER fund through Emissions Reduction Alberta to create a $28.6-million facility at Canary Biofuels Plant in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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Empowerment celebration acknowledges leaders among Blackfoot women

By Tim Kalinowski on July 27th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A Blackfoot women’s empowerment celebration held at the Coast Hotel on Monday highlighted three years of consultation with Blackfoot women in Lethbridge, Calgary, Piikani, Siksika and Kainai to identify common problems and needs, and to strategize on solutions to help address those problems. The work was done by the Indigenous Women’s Council of ... Read More »

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Remains of missing man found in Crowsnest Pass

By Lethbridge Herald on July 27th, 2021

After going missing over a month ago, the remains of Lane Tailfeathers were located last week and now his death is being deemed suspicious. On Tuesday, Crowsnest Pass RCMP received a report from Alberta Fish and Wildlife of possible human remains that were located in a rural area. Crowsnest Pass RCMP members attended and located ... Read More »

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Maxime Bernier tours southern Alberta

By Lethbridge Herald on July 26th, 2021

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, took a tour of southern Alberta Sunday afternoon to spread the word about his party. That included a stop in Lethbridge at Henderson Lake where a few dozen supporters gathered to hear Bernier speak on the party’s platform. And should there be ... Read More »

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Respiratory therapist says wildfire smoke calls for extra precautions for those with health conditions

By Al Beeber on July 24th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Avoid the outdoors as much as possible and monitor symptoms. That’s the advice from an Asthma Canada respiratory therapist for people affected by smoke from the B.C. wildfires. Nova Scotia-based Tracy Cushing said Friday disposable surgical masks like those worn during the COVID pandemic and even N95 masks, unless the latter are properly ... Read More »

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Travel Alberta CEO on a mission to boost tourism

By Al Beeber on July 24th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com He first came to love Alberta while spending a month with his brother and relatives in Edmonton when he was 14. Now David Goldstein is on a mission to boost tourism in in the province. Goldstein was named Chief Executive Officer of Travel Alberta late last year and the new Calgarian sees enormous ... Read More »

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