March 4th, 2024

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Alejandra Pulido-Guzman – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – apulido@lethbridgeherald.com Alberta NDP Finance Critic and Lethbridge West MLA Shannon Phillips shared her thoughts Friday on the provincial budget that was released Thursday and the impacts it will have on local healthcare and education among other areas.  “Every single person in this province understands inflation, the only person in this province

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Local News

  • Municipalities concerned over infrastructure funding in the 2024 provincial budget

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The Alberta Municipalities organization has concerns about funding for infrastructure in the 2024 provincial budget. The organization represents municipalities where 85 per cent of Albertans live and its services are used by more than 300 of the province’s 334 municipalities. Last fall Alberta Municipalities called on the province to increase funding by $1 ... Read More »

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  • U of L welcomes investment in physician training program

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge says the province’s investment in a rural physician training program at the school will benefit Albertans On Thursday, the Alberta government in its budget announced that it was committing funding to the U of L for a Rural Medical Teaching School. The program will be run in partnership with ... Read More »

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  • Charges withdrawn against man accused in assault and shooting

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDdshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 43-year-old Lethbridge man charged along with a woman in relation to an assault and shooting of another man last year, has resolved his matter and will no longer stand trial. Robert Duane Vincent, who had originally pleaded not guilty last August to numerous criminal charges, and was scheduled to stand trial in ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Miller commits early to Dinos

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald LCI’s Mishynn Miller planned  her post-secondary athletic endeavours early. The Grade 11 student inked a letter of intent on Thursday to commit to the University of Calgary Dinos women’s basketball team beginning in the fall of 2025. “Last year at provincials in Grade 10, Damian (Jennings, U of C head ... Read More »

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  • Canes stymie the Blades

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes got a massive road victory on Friday night, as they took down  the number-one ranked Saskatoon Blades 4-1 at SaskTel Centre. After a scoreless first period, it was the Blades that got on the board first when Easton Armstrong potted his 28th goal of the season from ... Read More »

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  • Canes ready for the stretch run

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes are taking a day-to-day approach as they entrench themselves in stretch run in hopes of a securing a playoff spot with 10 games remaining in the regular season. The Hurricanes hold down the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with 57 points, which is a point ... Read More »

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  • ArriveScam: The Liberal’s latest multimillion dollar boondoggle

    FROM THE HILL Rachael Thomas – Conservative Member of Parliament for Lethbridge How much would you be willing to pay for a phone app?  Most of us download dozens of free apps but hesitate once the cost hits one dollar. What about a $60 million app?  “WTF?” was asked in question period recently in the ... Read More »

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  • Herald family experiencing loss this week

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Managing editor We’ve all heard the term ‘writer’s block.’ It’s an issue we who write for a living have all probably struggled with occasionally during our careers. In the fast-paced world of deadlines, it’s a problem that we don’t have time for and one which can be frustrating ... Read More »

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  • Hope is not a strategy, real investment is

    AT THE LEGISLATURE Shannon Phillips – NDP MLA for Lethbridge West Surgeries are being canceled, doctors are planning their exit from the province, nurses’ hours are being cut, and approximately 800,000 Albertans don’t have a family doctor. What will it take for this government to invest in healthcare? As we brace ourselves for the unveiling ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Sport council committed to creating a positive environment for kids

    Editor: Ken Reed’s guest opinion in the Lethbridge Herald February 20th titled “Adults are ruining sports for kids,” highlights the detrimental impact of adults overly focused on winning in youth sports.  Reed aptly points out that while most parents and coaches maintain a healthy perspective, the negative influence of a few can significantly diminish the ... Read More »

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  • Calgarians’ thoughts are often with neighbours in southern Alberta

    Editor: Folks in southern Alberta are on the front lines of a drought that is looking like it will have wide impacts across sectors and swaths of our province this year. I was glad to spend an evening in the Spring Point Community Hall west of Fort Macleod one evening two weeks ago, hearing farmers ... Read More »

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  • Smith deserves even less respect after time with Tucker Carlson

    Editor: Recently our premier Danielle Smith spent air time with former and disgraced Fox News host Tucker Carlson.  I had very little respect for our premier before then and even less now. Carlson recently did another political interview with the psychopathic, murderous Russian leader Vladimir Putin.  Carlson asked no pointed questions and seemed subservient to ... Read More »

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