December 1st, 2021

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Alejandra Pulido-Guzman – Lethbridge Herald The 13th annual Meals on Wheels 23 Days of Christmas Campaign was launched on Tuesday at the Italian Table.  On average, 2,000 meals are delivered over 23 days in December by Meals on Wheels. The goal of this campaign, organized by Teamworks Career Centre and Select People Solutions, is to

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Local News

  • MLA Neudorf focusing on infrastructure and trails acts

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Nathan Neudorf is looking forward to a couple of bills being passed in the fall session of the Alberta Legislature. Neudorf, the MLA for Lethbridge East, said recently legislation the UCP government is working on will have an impact for Albertans. “There’s a couple really good pieces of legislation, things I’m passionate about,” ... Read More »

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  • Lethbridge police officers demoted in ‘MemeGate’ scandal

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com The sentence for two Lethbridge police officers who previously pleaded guilty to professional misconduct charges under the Police Act and Police Service Regulation, has been determined. Const. David Easter and Const. Matt Rilkoff of the Lethbridge Police Service have been demoted within rank for one year effective Dec. 1. Tuesday’s sentencing hearing was ... Read More »

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  • College seeks polytechnic designation

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge College has applied to the Ministry of Advanced Education to be recertified as a polytechnic institute. If approval is granted, it would be the first such institution given that designation south of Calgary. Mike Marcotte, chair of the college Board of Governors, said Monday that discussions have been going on for months ... Read More »

    17 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Copperheads win streak comes to end after topping Bisons

    The Coaldale Copperheads winning streak came to an end last weekend, but not before a win over the top team in the Heritage Junior Hockey League Southern Division. The Copperheads topped the South-leading Okotoks Bisons 5-2 Saturday night at the Coaldale Sportsplex for their eighth win in a row. But the Copperheads streak came to ... Read More »

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  • Volleyball wins send Kodiaks into happy holiday break

    The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s volleyball teams are headed to the holiday break on a winning note. Wrapping up the first half of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season, the Kodiaks each posted 3-0 wins over the Olds Broncos Saturday night at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium. With the wins, the Kodiaks volleyball teams ... Read More »

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  • Horns women top MRU, men swept in weekend basketball action

    The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team earned their first two wins of the Canada West season as they head into their final homestand before the Christmas break. The Horns headed to Calgary Friday and Saturday, where they grabbed a pair of wins over the Mount Royal University Cougars. Lethbridge won 65-56 Friday night ... Read More »

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  • Mayor looking forward to a collaborative team effort

    Blaine Hyggen Mayor of Lethbridge Lethbridge, I’m listening. Thank you to the residents of Lethbridge for giving me this opportunity to serve you. I look forward to working for you and I’m humbled to be your mayor. I look forward to continuing to give my perspective and commentary in this space as we embark on ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Vaccination decision can’t be politicized

    As another Remembrance Day passes, I hope we have all taken time to thank veterans and recall the sacrifices of Albertans and Canadians who gave up everything, including their very lives, to protect our freedom.  Seventy-six years have passed since the last world war, and now, we find ourselves recognizing the true value of the ... Read More »

    3 weeks ago
  • The throne speech that should be

    Rachael Harder – MP for Lethbridge At the opening of every new session of Parliament, the Prime Minister is given the unique opportunity to share his vision for Canada and what he and his government aim to accomplish over the coming years.  This roadmap comes in the form of a Speech from the Throne delivered ... Read More »

    4 weeks ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Upper Oldman water levels shockingly low

    Editor: Alarmingly, 2021 appears likely to emerge as the hottest year in Alberta’s recorded climatological history, and the upper Oldman River, plagued by drought throughout the past year, is shockingly low.  Unexpected gifts from heaven have injected a faint glimmer of autumn hope. Two significant rainfall events, one at the end of October, another in ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • U of L board needs to stop the cuts

    Editor: I wrote a letter to the ULeth board of governors to address some of the issues I and others are facing, and I thought I’d share here. Dear University of Lethbridge Board of Governors: I really wanted this letter to be an angry, frustration-fuelled list of all the ways you have damaged the institution ... Read More »

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  • Pension double-dipping won’t come at a minimal cost

    Editor:  On Nov. 23, the Lethbridge Public School Board passed a motion to extend its voluntary retirement package to employees for another year thus permitting continued double-dipping by paying salaries to retired employees while they are drawing pension. As a speaker at the meeting put it “long-serving employees appreciate the opportunity.” Who wouldn’t! The speaker ... Read More »

    17 hours ago



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