February 18th, 2019

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Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com In honour of the Lethbridge Public Library’s 100th Anniversary, the library hosted a traditional Blackfoot Social and Round Dance Saturday evening, to bring the community together and celebrate the growth the library has had with Indigenous communities. A round dance consists of a group of hand drummers which stand in

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  • Volunteer Lethbridge seeks nominations

    lethbridge herald Volunteer Lethbridge is inviting the community to nominate youth ages five through 24 for their passion and dedication through countless hours of volunteering within Lethbridge and surrounding communities for the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards. Volunteer Lethbridge wants the community to help recognize and empower the youth that make a difference in the area ... Read More »

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  • Caution is advised during winter-driving conditions

    As I type, The Weather Network is calling for another week of temperatures ranging from night time lows of -23 C to day time highs of -9 C. Add the wind chill and it looks to be another week of cold temperatures. We all know how to dress for the weather but the past two ... Read More »

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  • Boil Water Order for Edgemoor, Sunset Acres

    Lethbridge Herald Alberta Health Services has issued a Boil Water Order for the Edgemoor and Sunset Acres subdivisions in Lethbridge County. The order has been issued due to a loss of pressure in the water system and the potential that small amounts of non-potable water may have entered the system. The Order was replaced by ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Muller races to two medals at Canada Winter Games

    Muller races to two medals at Canada Winter Games Lethbridge Kaleb Muller is already off to a double medal showing at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer. The 20-year-old speedskater from Cranford combined with teammates Paul Coderre, Max Halyk and Joshua Hathaway for a gold medal in the men’s team pursuit in the ... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks continue fight for their post-season lives

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Michael Clemons got an unexpected visitor. As the graduating guard for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks got ready for his final Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference regular season home game Saturday afternoon at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium the product of El Paso, Texas via Grande Prairie knew there were going to be ... Read More »

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  • Golden Bears get past Pronghorns

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team fell just shy of a final-four bid. Pushing the Alberta Golden Bears to a third-and-deciding game in their Canada West quarter-final, the Horns were topped 86-68 Saturday night in Edmonton. The Pronghorns won Game 1 76-75 Thursday night before the Golden Bears rebounded in Game ... Read More »

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  • Spain and the ‘Catalan problem’

    It’s been a busy week in Spain. On Tuesday 12 Catalan leaders of the attempted secession from Spain in 2017 went on trial in Madrid, charged with rebellion, sedition and the misuse of public funds. And on Wednesday the Spanish government fell when two small Catalan nationalist parties voted against its budget, essentially to punish ... Read More »

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  • Air traffic reaching new heights

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman Since the City of Lethbridge took ownership of the Lethbridge Airport in the spring of last year, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in passenger traffic. A recent report from Tourism Lethbridge shows a 75 per cent increase in passenger traffic. The report compares passenger numbers ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Unlocking business innovation

    Colleges and polytechnics hold the key but need consistent government funding Sarah Watts-Rynard and Denise Amyot Canada is at an innovation crossroads. Productivity measures have long lagged our international counterparts and our small businesses often lack the internal resources to fulfil their potential. Developing new prototypes, adopting new technologies and designing new processes takes time, ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Do own research before switching to solar panels

    Two weeks ago (Jan. 28 at 12:35 a.m.) I watched a segment of “Full Measure” with Sharyl Attkisson on ABC Seattle titled “Solar Power: Clean and Cheap or Costly and Dirty.” I believe the information provided in this 10-minute segment should have been shown on a prime-time newscast for everyone to view. Solar power isn’t ... Read More »

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  • Voters should fact-check ahead of coming elections

    Recently the public was aware of the fact that Global news media will be fact-checking claims by the various parties in the next provincial election and I hope they will continue the practice into the federal election as well. I also hope other news media outlets will follow suit. This is imperative for people to ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Drilling operation nothing to worry about

    I am responding to the front page story, Saturday, Feb. 9, regarding the oil well drilling operation in west Lethbridge. First, I am not an employee, owner or in any way an industry person. I am just an old retired guy who enjoys a quality of life that is in part a product of the ... Read More »

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