April 22nd, 2024


A lot has changed in 100 years.

By Lethbridge Herald on September 24th, 2020

A lot has changed in 100 years. What hasn’t changed is one Lethbridge company’s commitment to help protect its residents. It’s unique to have any business survive for over 100 years. In Westland Insurance, Lethbridge has a local insurance agency with roots going back a century and not only surviving, but thriving. The agency, which ... Read More »

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Internet service provider helps rural residents work and play from home with no limits

By Lethbridge Herald on September 23rd, 2020

Reliable, high-speed Internet access is becoming increasingly important as students return to school and employees continue to work from home. But for rural residents, accessing high-speed Internet can be a challenge. Fortunately, Xplornet Communications Inc. has been providing innovative broadband solutions to rural customers for over a decade through its unique wireless and satellite network ... Read More »

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Payment deferrals may be your answer to current financial stressors

By Lethbridge Herald on August 10th, 2020

COVID-19 has had its effect on everyone over the course of the past several months, but for millions of Canadians the pandemic has meant added financial stress and the threat of falling behind on bills or debt repayment. From utility bills and mortgage payments to growing credit card debt, the payments can add up quickly. ... Read More »

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Applying For A Mortgage during COVID-19

By Lethbridge Herald on August 7th, 2020

Before the COVID-19 pandemic spread world-wide, Canadian families were free-flowing through the housing market, and once it hit, many families were reconsidering repurchasing or purchasing for the first time. Although the pandemic has created a less personal experience finding a home to purchase, mortgage rates are at an all-time low, as well as it being ... Read More »

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Renovations from Shingles to Basements, Inside and Out

By Lethbridge Herald on June 22nd, 2020

Is it time for a change? From bathroom, kitchen, or a full home renovation to redesigning and renovating your commercial office space, Galko Renovations can help you make those changes. Galko Renovations is the flagship renovation division of Galko Homes Master Builder, and is backed by over 45 years of award winning residential construction experience. ... Read More »

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Bruce Galts brings Paul Davis to Lethbridge

By Lethbridge Herald on May 21st, 2020

Long-time Lethbridge homebuilder and businessman, Bruce Galts, has taken on a new venture, and is now also the owner and operator of the Paul Davis Lethbridge franchise. Galts, owner of Galko Homes, is ready to serve customers in the region with Paul Davis Lethbridge; helping home and business owners recover from fire, mould, asbestos, wind, ... Read More »

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Funding for skilled immigrants and refugees

By Lethbridge Herald on February 13th, 2020

Windmill Microlending, a national charity, is looking to help newcomers to Canada with microloans of up to $15,000. The loans help skilled immigrants and refugees achieve professional success and avoid underemployment. Dr. Maria Eriksen, a Calgary-based clinical psychologist and immigrant, created the program in 2004. At the hospital where she worked, Dr. Eriksen encountered janitors, ... Read More »

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Tubs for Toys Back for its Tenth Year

By Lethbridge Herald on November 20th, 2019

For the last decade, The Ensuite Kitchen & Bath in Lethbridge has been dedicated to providing children in the community with presents under the Christmas tree, when they might not have before. In its tenth year, The Ensuite Kitchen & Bath is teaming up with YWCA Lethbridge and encouraging the community to help them fill ... Read More »

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3 Most Important Factors When Choosing a Restaurant Point of Sale

By Lethbridge Herald on November 1st, 2019

Most people hear the term restaurant point of sale (POS) and think of a cash register for customer transactions. Punch in an order, take a payment, wave goodbye. But these days, a restaurant POS is a whole lot more. It can help you increase sales, improve guest experience, and make better decisions about your business.  ... Read More »

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What does ‘bioplastic’ really mean?

By Lethbridge Herald on September 26th, 2019

Compostable plastic is supposed to be a game-changer but does it work? For pet owners and businesses searching for eco-friendly packaging and choices, bioplastics seem to be a win-win: you’re replacing petroleum with plants! Sounds like using bioplastic products is an easy non-guilt decision. They are considered to be biodegradable. Right? The issue is the ... Read More »

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Ways to Enhance your Dog’s Quality of Life

By Lethbridge Herald on September 12th, 2019

Six tips to help with proper digestion, healthy paws and sin and coat health. Dogs enhance our quality of life every day, but what can we do to improve theirs? Here are six tips to help with proper digestion, healthy paws, skin and coat health, and more. 1. Regular Paw Checks – Your pup’s paws ... Read More »

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