July 5th, 2020

Local News

Programmable lighting systems require permits

By Jensen, Randy on June 30th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The City of Lethbridge says programmable, coloured lighting can be a great way to have a year-round festive atmosphere at your home. But, did you know they have to be installed by a licensed electrician and inspected by the City to be deemed safe and meet the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code? ... Read More »

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Waterton ready for Canada Day visitors

By Jensen, Randy on June 30th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald -waterton gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com With the delayed openings of national and provincial parks this year due to COVID-19, Waterton Lakes National Park is hoping area residents will head to the park on Canada Day for a proper national celebration. Since the opening of the park on June 1, visitation has been limited, but ... Read More »

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Anna McLaren: From waitress to labour leader

By Submitted Article on June 30th, 2020

Bobbie Fox Lethbridge’s history has many examples of amazing women who have affected change in our community. One such woman was Anna MacLaren, who was a waitress at the Ritz CafŽ in 1946 when she became publicly involved with the Hotel and Restaurant Employees Union. She started as the union’s secretary but quickly became the ... Read More »

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Methamphetamine growth impacts role of consumption site

By Lethbridge Herald on June 29th, 2020

Tim KalinowskiLethbridge Heraldtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.comThere are various reasons why Lethbridge has the most highly used supervised consumption site in Alberta, according to a report presented at city council during Monday’s public meeting, but the worrying rise of methamphetamine usage among local addicts will require a major rethink of the community’s drug response going forward.The academically rigourous report ... Read More »

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Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Lethbridge

By Lethbridge Herald on June 29th, 2020

Volunteer Lethbridge can help find a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you.Visit http://www.volunteerlethbridge.com or call 403-332-4320 SOUTHERN ALBERTA ART GALLERY – PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT (YOUTH PROGRAMS)The Southern Alberta Art Gallery (SAAG) fosters the work of contemporary artists who challenge boundaries, encouragesbroad public engagement and promotes awareness and exploration of artistic expression. They are looking for ... Read More »

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City council ratifies appointment of new police chief

By Lethbridge Herald on June 29th, 2020

City of Lethbridge release: City Council has ratified the appointment of Shahin Mehdizadeh as the new Police Chief for Lethbridge Police Service. Mehdizadeh was unanimously chosen for the position by the Lethbridge Police Commission, which provides civilian oversight to the police service. He is currently serving as the RCMPChief Superintendent, Central Alberta District where he ... Read More »

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Incinerator potential has folks fuming

By Jensen, Randy on June 29th, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald -PINCHER CREEK tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com They say you can’t fight city hall, but one small greenhouse owner near Pincher Creek is doing her darndest to do just that by attempting to stop the installation of a livestock incinerator at the local Crownest-Pincher Creek landfill. Diana Calder says the proposed incinerator is potentially harmful ... Read More »

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Video contest to help grads with future financial efforts

By Sulz, Dave on June 29th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Credit Unions of Alberta has launched a video contest initiative to set Alberta high school graduates up for future financial success. The “Class of 2020: Own Your Financial Future” contest recognizes that students graduating from high school this year are faced with incredible obstacles and uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The contest ... Read More »

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‘People’s gathering’ set for Moses Lake

By Jensen, Randy on June 29th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD A peaceful O’tapi’sin Aohkanooyaawa “People’s Gathering” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and fighting racial inequality is planned for Wednesday, Canada Day, at Mocassin Flats Plaza parking lot at Moses Lake from noon to 3 p.m. The rally is open to all people who are urged to bring their drums, make ... Read More »

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Fort Whoop-Up ready for visitors

By Jensen, Randy on June 29th, 2020

Lethbridge herald Fort Whoop-Up will once again open its gates to visitors on Tuesday, albeit, in a socially distanced, COVID-19 conscious fashion. “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome visitors back to Fort Whoop-Up,” says CEO/executive director Darrin Martens in a news release. “Reopening the Galt Museum & Archives has given us a lot of experience ... Read More »

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Lots of ‘kidding’ around

By Yoos, Cam on June 29th, 2020

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Corn Maze has expanded their list of fun family activities through some brainstorming over COVID-19, and decided to create a dedicated space for people to have an hour of goat snuggling. During quarantine, the Corn Maze crew crafted individual relaxation pens for people to spend some time with ... Read More »

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