February 1st, 2023

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Ry Clarke – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A fire in downtown Lethbridge early Tuesday morning has left the historic Bow On Tong Building heavily scarred. At around 5 a.m. Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at 316 2 Ave S, with crews from four city stations as well as from Coaldale

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  • Historic Bow On Tong building ravaged by fire

    Ry Clarke – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A fire in downtown Lethbridge early Tuesday morning has left the historic Bow On Tong Building heavily scarred. At around 5 a.m. Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at 316 2 Ave S, with crews from four city stations as well as from Coaldale ... Read More »

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  • Bureaucratic housekeeping to assist with RCMP recruitment of experience officers

    Alejandra Pulido-Guzman LETHBRIDGE HERALD apulido@lethbridgeherald.com The National Police Federation (NPF) and the RCMP have recently signed an important agreement that will pave the way for many experienced police officers to join the RCMP. President of the NPF, Brian Sauvé, said that when the NPF negotiated their first collective agreement with the government of Canada, there ... Read More »

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  • University panel examines collegial governance reform

    Ry Clarke Lethbridge Herald Local Journalism Initiative Reporter What kind of strategies would you like to see implemented that might provide more effective governance structures at post-secondary institutions?  The University of Lethbridge Faculty Association (ULFA) hosted a Collegial Governance Roundtable discussion on Friday which looked to generate a conversation about successful collegial governance on university ... Read More »

    21 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Hurricanes thump Oil Kings

    Lethbridge Herald Hayden Smith led the way with a hat trick and one assist for the Lethbridge Hurricanes in a triumphant  10-2 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Sunday afternoon on the road. Tyson Zimmer had two goals, while Jett Jones had three points (1 goal, 2 assists), Nolan Bentham, Anton Astashevich (1 goal,2 ... Read More »

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  • LSHOF nomination deadline is today

    By Troy Bannerman Lethbridge Herald Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The deadline for the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame nominations is today. LSHOF was created in 1985 to through a city centennial project to recognize the history in Lethbridge and the surrounding area. In particular, LSHOF recognizes athletes, builders and teams who have been instrumental in ... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks make some noise for mental health

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge College’s Val Matteotti Gym was not only loud for the Kodiaks, but also for the Make Some Noise for Mental Health Campaign over the weekend. The eighth annual campaign has been hosted by RBC in partnership with the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference to further the conversation surrounding mental health ... Read More »

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  • Healthcare on the minds of residents and the NDP

    AT THE LEGISLATURE Shannon Phillips – NDP MLA for Lethbridge West The bustling holiday season is over and we’ve all had a few weeks of recalibrating to normal life again. School, work, volunteering, and more are back in full swing. For me, part of that means reaching out and listening to the concerns of my ... Read More »

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  • Energy transition needs to be done right

    Bill Whitelaw Geologic Systems Have you heard about Canada’s unjust energy transition?  Better pay attention: it’s unfolding before your very eyes.  The unjust transition will cost people jobs, create new and more insidious types of energy poverty, and accelerate negative environmental impact – the very opposite effects of what the putative notion of a just ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • New alcohol guidelines hard to swallow

    Sylvain Charlebois DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY Looks like we all need to drink less alcohol. Last fall, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), a national organization that provides information and advice on substance use and addiction, shared recommendations that we should all drink no more than one or two drinks a week. We just ... Read More »

    6 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Garden View Lodge handled tenant’s death with compassion

    Editor: After reading your article concerning Kaylene Neufeld having to pay an extra month’s rent for her mother.  As executor for my aunt’s will I felt that I should mention my own experience with Green Acres Foundation – Garden View Lodge.  She passed just five days before the end of the month, a couple of ... Read More »

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  • Plans to reduce traffic lanes on 3 Avenue South a poor idea

    Editor: For those of us who went to the January 2023 Community Conversation at the Enmax, many were in shock to once again see plans of a rejected plan to further reduce traffic lanes on 3 Avenue South right to Mayor Magrath Drive, adding more traffic lights/pedestrian crossing lights, completely destroying the flow of traffic ... Read More »

    7 days ago
  • Grieving woman treated poorly after mom’s loss

    Editor: How crass Season’s Retirement Community demand Kaylene Neufeld pay $1,200 for failing to provide a 30-day notice to vacate which was not presaged. We have a grieving loved one who just lost her mother and during mourning her despair is amplified by the response of an operation that exudes with corporate greed.  Seasons receives ... Read More »

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