April 17th, 2021

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Al Beeber – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com While the pandemic has hit the world hard, it hasn’t stopped the Lethbridge Horticulture Society from plowing forward with a garden project in North Lethbridge. The two-acre Legacy Garden is part of the 73-acre Legacy Regional Park and is accessible by heading north on 13 St. and turning right at

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  • Horticultural Society’s Legacy Garden continues to grow

    Al Beeber – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com While the pandemic has hit the world hard, it hasn’t stopped the Lethbridge Horticulture Society from plowing forward with a garden project in North Lethbridge. The two-acre Legacy Garden is part of the 73-acre Legacy Regional Park and is accessible by heading north on 13 St. and turning right at ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Man described as downtown “menace” pleads to multiple charges

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge man who is considered a menace to people in the downtown area, was sentenced to nearly a year in jail after he pleaded guilty Tuesday in provincial court to a dozen criminal charges, including six for mischief. Crown Prosecutor Bruce Ainscough acknowledged Jonathan Grant’s mental health issues, but ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • U of L opening new exhibit at Hess Gallery virtually

    The University of Lethbridge is opening a new exhibit COVID-style today. Its new exhibition “Processes of Remediation: art, relationships, nature” will open virtually at the Hess Gallery at 3 p.m. This will be the first opening for the U of L gallery in more than a year. According to a press release, lana Bartol’s timely ... Read More »

    23 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Oil Kings blank the Canes in weekend opener

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes will get two more shots to get a little redemption on the Edmonton Oil Kings. The Canes were blanked 4-0 by the Oil Kings in Western Hockey League play Thursday night at the Enmax Centre, kicking off the first of three games against Central Division leading Edmonton. The Hurricanes kept ... Read More »

    23 hours ago
  • Hurricanes looking to get physical this weekend

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com It worked for Olivia Newton John and lately it’s been the song sung by the Lethbridge Hurricanes as well. As the Hurricanes get ready for a quick turnaround with the Central Division-leading Edmonton Oil Kings on the slate in Western Hockey League play tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre, Getting Physical ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Hurricanes earn weekend sweep

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Simply put, Trevor Thurston was not well-liked. And the defenceman for the Lethbridge Hurricanes wouldn’t have it any other way. The Hurricanes won the game — and the weekend — courtesy an 8-5 win over the Red Deer Rebels in Western Hockey League play Monday night at the Enmax Centre that followed a ... Read More »

    3 days ago


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  • Business executives think Albertans aren’t paying enough taxes

    It’s all laid out in a report released by the Business Council of Alberta that thinks the government should consider a provincial sales tax and carbon tax. The BCA’s website refers to itself as “a group of over 90 chief executives from across Alberta.” The group includes Tracy Robinson of TC Energy, Tim McKay of ... Read More »

    2 months ago
  • ‘Shop local’ philosophy should include this newspaper

    On Thursday, Canada’s federal government announced it would make Facebook pay for news content after the social media giant banned users in Australia from sharing news from media sites. The action taken by Facebook is alarming because it prevents its users from getting information from legitimate news sources like newspapers. A strong independent media is ... Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Politicking in the time of crisis

    The Alberta government’s Feb. 10 announcement that it was – finally - making use of federal money to top up wages of front-line workers will be welcomed by many. Unfortunately, the nine-month delay in accessing the fund, and the hurried manner in which the announcement was made, raises concerns and questions. The government’s abrupt announcement may ... Read More »

    2 months ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Council welcoming input on CIP

    As the current third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it’s more important than ever for everyone to do what they can to prevent further spread of this virus in our community. I strongly encourage all residents who are eligible to get vaccinated. After a short delay and re-scheduling due to supply, I was able ... Read More »

    23 hours ago
  • Poverty a major reason for our problems

    Editor: The discussion around people experiencing homelessness, addictions, and disrupted mental health continues apace both in this paper and in other venues around the city. It is worth noting the problem is largely poverty. In 2018, with a population of 99,769 (City of Lethbridge, 2018), the city had 223 unhoused people (Homeless Hub, 2021). At ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Closure of Edmonton church not an issue of religious freedom

    Editor: Many have framed the closure of GraceLife Church near Edmonton by Alberta Health Services as an issue of religious freedom. It is not. No one is saying you can’t believe and worship as you choose. Health restrictions are a temporary limitation on gathering in-person. They apply to all faith groups in Alberta, and many ... Read More »

    2 days ago



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