June 12th, 2024

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Alejandra Pulido-Guzman LETHBRIDGE HERALD The goats are back to graze residents with their presence in various parts of the river valley while clearing the area of weeds throughout the next several weeks.  Jackie Cardinal, Parks Natural Resources coordinator,  spoke about the grazing program Tuesday late morning while the goats took a well deserved break nearby

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Local News

  • Accused in assault with shovel and bat preparing to stand trial

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald Two of three Lethbridge people charged in connection to an assault with a shovel and baseball bat earlier this year are planning to stand trial. Tiffany Joy Hood, 45, and Jyi Mickell Trotter, 44, have pleaded not guilty to several criminal charges and elected to be tried by Alberta Court of ... Read More »

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  • Man gets jail for selling stolen property online

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald Selling stolen property online has earned a Lethbridge man a jail sentence. Darren Scott Trimble, 54, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lethbridge court of justice to one charge trafficking stolen property and was sentenced to 60 days in jail. On Jan. 24 a Lethbridge resident called police to report a break-in to ... Read More »

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  • City updates well-being and safety strategy

    Alexandra Noad LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER The City of Lethbridge has updated its Community Well-being and Safety Strategy.  The CWSS identifies community needs, gaps in service provision, priority populations and other strategic actions.  The CWSS is utilized most directly by the City of Lethbridge to inform the funding disbursements from Federal Reaching Home (RH) and Provincial ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Miners sweep the Royals

    By Justin Seward The Lethbridge Miner American Legion A baseball  team swept the Fort Macleod Royals in a Sunday doubleheader with a 10-6 and 16-4 win. The Miners were led by Brett Smith who had four hits in five at bats and seven runs on five hits in the seventh inning to propel them to ... Read More »

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  • LCI Clippers win rugby provincial title

      Garrett Simmons Lethbridge School Division  The Lethbridge Collegiate Clippers defeated a familiar foe in the championship game at the 2024 Alberta Schools Athletic Association Rugby 15s Provincials on Saturday. LCI met up with Raymond in the Tier 1 final and emerged with a 19-10 win to take gold.  The win in the final over ... Read More »

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  • Bombers score 10 runs in win over Bulls on Tuesday night

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Brooks Bombers tamed the Lethbridge  Bulls with a 10-6  win on Tuesday night at Spitz Stadium. The Bombers got on the board first as a  Kelton Phillips ground out scored Jouseph Gelpi on the play in the first inning. Brooks made it 2-0 in the first when Anthony Gilbert ... Read More »

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  • Northback Holdings’ messaging between the public and officials are at odds

    Kennedy Halvorson ALBERTA WILDERNESS ASSOCIATION Your project description isn’t adding up, Northback. Whatwas pitched to Alberta’s energy regulator as “short-term and small-scale” doesn’t match with what’s been sold to nearby communities. Expected to last “105 days” and remove “approximately 10 tonnes” of coal, Northback’s legal team argued that the “localized, temporary and short” nature of ... Read More »

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  • Affordability: Alberta’s top priority

    AT THE LEGISLATURE Nathan Neudorf – UCP MLA for Lethbridge East It should come as no surprise that addressing the cost of living is a top priority for the UCP government. After all, creating the new Ministry of Affordability and Utilities was one of the first things Danielle Smith did after becoming the Premier. Alberta’s ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • In celebration of seniors

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Managing Editor The other day I realized this is Seniors Week in Alberta. It started Monday and runs until Sunday. And now as an official 65-year-old I can actually celebrate it! Yeehah, I guess. So being a guy who acts more like 16 than 65 I’m perplexed about ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Retiring postal clerk has seen many changes over the decades

     Editor:  Hi! My name is Jim and I have been an employee at the downtown post office since June 10, 1981.  The last 33 of those years were spent as a simple seller of stamps at the front counter. My last day of work will be June 10.  I have seen so many changes over ... Read More »

    1 week ago
  • Do you want to let life control you or do you control life?

    Editor: So is life a circle where we all end up back where we started from? Or is it linearlike a control lever that moves forwards and backwards throughout your life until you reach the end of the line?  The beginning and ending of life are similar. We all start with a blank page and ... Read More »

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  • Salaries and pensions more important to UCP than serving Albertans

    Editor: Are you pleased with what is happening in this great province?  Well, I for one,  am not! We have a premier that wants to tear us apart, even though the people of this province have risen up in numerous protests, letters, e-mails, etc. But still she wants to dictate her wishes upon our population. ... Read More »

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