March 28th, 2023

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Al Beeber – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – Lethbridge city council has opened the door for city taxi companies to be more competitive with each other. By a 7-1 vote council last week supported a motion to amend Bylaw 5658. This bylaw calls for removal of regulated fares and charges for operation of taxi operators as well as

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Local News

  • E-scooters back in city for second year

    LETHBRIDGE Don’t have your own car but don’t want to wait for a bus? It’s too far to walk but taxis are too expensive? Your friend has a car, but his licence is suspended? Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters isn’t going to help you with this one, but there is another alternative. For the ... Read More »

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  • Archers take on challenges at 3D shoot

    Approximately 90 archery shooters from all across Alberta participated in the Southern Alberta Bowhunters Association’s indoor 3D shoot at Exhibition Park on Saturday and Sunday. There were competitive and non-competitive options and shooters did two rounds of 21 targets on Saturday and concluded on Sunday with a round of 28 shots. “Some people like the ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • St. Francis ready to raise the curtain on a High School Musical

    LETHBRIDGE Students and staff at St. Francis Junior High School are getting ready to welcome members of the community to their school to enjoy their latest production of “High School Musical.” Musical director, Dino Caputo said the school does a musical annually and this is the first time they have ever repeated one – ... Read More »

    11 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Lethbridge Hurricanes hand out year-end hardware

    Justin Seward – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – The Lethbridge Hurricanes handed out its year-end awards ahead of puck drop on their last regular season home game on Friday night against the Red Deer Rebels. Veteran Jett Jones took home the Harry Ingarfield Memorial Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player. “Jones has had a career year in ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • Synchrobelles swimming to host come try-it event

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Synchrobelles Synchronized Swim Club is hosting a come try-it event for swimmers interested in artistic skills on Tuesday night. Swimmers are encouraged from age five and up to come out. “It’s a great way to try artistic swimming and see what our new AquaGo! program is all about,” ... Read More »

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  • Hurricanes hang on to defeat Rebels in a close contest

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes held on for a 6-4 victory over the Red Deer Rebels in their last regular season home game on Friday night at the Enmax Centre. Dustin Renas tipped in his sixth goal of the season  off an Anton Astashevich shot just 3:13 into the game to give ... Read More »

    4 days ago

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  • Council discussion on election signage is needed

    OUR OPINION Are election signs an eyesore that need to be banned from public property?  Are they a distraction to passing drivers? A motion recently put forward to city council by Belinda Crowson and Jeff Carlson aims to address a matter that is visible every time an election rolls around, especially a municipal one when ... Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Budget created to sway voters before election

    AT THE LEGISLATURE Shannon Phillips – NDP MLA for Lethbridge West As your NDP MLA, I am deeply concerned about the first budget presented by the UCP and Danielle Smith.  This budget is a sham, created to sway voters ahead of the election and saddle Albertans with the cost after they’ve cast their votes. The ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Green Shirt Day highlights Logan Boulet’s impact

    FROM THE HALL Blaine Hyggen – Mayor of Lethbridge April 6 will mark the fifth anniversary of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. We were all heartbroken when we heard the news.  A day later, Lethbridge’s Logan Boulet succumbed to injuries he sustained in the tragedy. His parents, Bernadine and Toby Boulet, agreed to donate his ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Lyrics of the national anthem should remain as they are

    Editor: I read recently in the Lethbridge Herald that singer, Jully Black, changed the lyrics of Canada’s National Anthem from “O Canada, our home and native land” to “Our home on native land” when she sang before the NBA celebrity basketball game in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The fact isthe only time the lyrics can ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Tipping expectations are getting out of hand

    Editor: Has tipping and other forms of panhandling gotten out of control? That’s the question I pondered on my way home recently from a quick trip to the grocery store. Inside the main doors on both sides of the lobby were tables set up with a single person at each soliciting for completely different agencies. ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Endgame of health-care privatization complex

    Much concern has been expressed over UCP plans to increase the private delivery of health care.   To be fair, our health-care system already comprises a mix of public and private delivery, so it is not simply a matter of increased privatization.  To appreciate what is happening, and what is at stake, we need to ... Read More »

    6 days ago


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