January 27th, 2022

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Dale Woodard – Lethbridge Herald Paula Burns is leaving Lethbridge for her next leadership role. On Thursday morning, the Lethbridge College President and CEO announced she will be stepping down from her role at the end of May to take on the new challenge as President and CEO of Langara College in Vancouver. “It’s bittersweet, actually,”

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  • Paula Burns resigning as Lethbridge College president

    Dale Woodard – Lethbridge Herald Paula Burns is leaving Lethbridge for her next leadership role. On Thursday morning, the Lethbridge College President and CEO announced she will be stepping down from her role at the end of May to take on the new challenge as President and CEO of Langara College in Vancouver. “It’s bittersweet, actually,” ... Read More »

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  • Online group therapy showing proven results

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com A new review by University of Lethbridge researchers highlights a way to increase public access to effective psychological therapies in an online environment. “We know that psychological counselling delivered by video, phone and apps can work,” said Dr. Cheryl Currie, associate professor of Public Health at the University of Lethbridge, and lead investigator ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Pronghorns join with Big Brothers Big Sisters through mentorship program

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge’s Pronghorn Athletic Department has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge and District to expand their reach in the community. The partnership will begin in February 2022 and will provide student athletes an opportunity to be mentors for children in the community that benefit from the programs offered ... Read More »

    20 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Terrific tumbling return for gymnasts

    For Rylee Wigand, it was a chance to compete in front of people, and not just the camera. For Mya Szymanski, it was just one heck of a gymnastics debut. The Ninth Annual Battle At The Bridge tumbled onto the mat Saturday and Sunday at West Wind Gymnastics Club. After competing virtually last year when ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Balderson makes his mark in Horns Hall of Fame

    This southern Alberta boy has made his mark. Judging by his career with the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team, you could say Danny Balderson is a slam dunk. Pronghorns athletics certainly thinks so and on Saturday night at the 1st Choice Savings Centre the Magrath product who played for the Horns for five ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Horns track and field leap into season

    Kicking off their Canada West season, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team took a flying leap and landed it nicely. The Horns headed to Edmonton for the Golden Bear Open Friday and Saturday for their first competition in 22 months. “A great overall weekend for the team as our rookies really stood ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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  • Mayor Hyggen hopeful for a much brighter 2022 for Lethbridge and all its residents

    Blaine Hyggen – Mayor of Lethbridge Welcome to the first Mayor’s Column of 2022 and thank you for continuing to read this monthly update from City Hall! Earlier this week, Lethbridge City Council this had its first full formal meeting of the year – and we had a big item to share. Council approved its Gateway ... Read More »

    7 days ago
  • Who are the greatest? Here are the choices of our board

    ALTA. NEWSPAPER GROUP EDITORIAL BOARD As we turn the calendar over to what promises to be a better year in 2022 (knock on wood), Alberta Newspaper Group is introducing a new entity: the ANG Editorial Board.  The ANG Editorial Board’s (ANGEB) primary objective is to work together to provide a monthly editorial that will engage ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Justice won’t be visible to Albertans when the process is hidden

    STEPHEN KIRK – GUEST COLUMN Recent changes arriving within phase 2 of the Alberta Provincial Administrative Penalties Act seek to eliminate the public’s right to challenge traffic charges in open court. Doing so effectively reinforces the current government’s fiscal bottom line securing a lucrative income source through the implementation of what is merely a poorly ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago

Letters to The Editor

  • SSIG vision doesn’t seem to represent all residents

    Editor: Social Services Integration Group is supposedly tasked by the City to provide a plan of Social Services and locate them for Lethbridge.  I submitted a 27-page plan to the SSIG that explains the needs and wants of some of the Blackfoot Confederacy in regards to Indigenous addiction treatment.  My plan provides a suggested location ... Read More »

    6 days ago
  • Free trade a system that reroutes funding to corporate profit

    Editor: We often hear criticism of the UCP and Jason Kenney for incompetence; but it might be more useful to inform ourselves of the origins of their belief system.  The “free” trade agenda was a failure on its first introduction in British policy 1830s to 1920. The newer edition is as equally incompetent as the ... Read More »

    1 week ago
  • A person just has to love Alberta politics

    Editor: Now, I’m quite content to let the professionals analyze the psyscho-sexual impulses that lead a fellow to spend his spare time down in his basement polishing his Glock.  I’m more interested in the socio-political reasoning which leads the premier to pick handguns for another of his trademark bush wars against the Feds.  Our boy ... Read More »

    1 week ago



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