October 24th, 2021

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Alejandra Pulido-Guzman – Lethbridge Herald Despite the rain, a brave crowd gathered in front of City Hall on Friday for the annual Take Back the Night walk organized by the YWCA Lethbridge and District.  Take Back the Night is an international event where women and those that support them walk in solidarity to take action

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Local News

  • Aquaponics a step toward sustainability, SACPA told

    Sustainable agriculture, food security and aquaponics were on the menu at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs online session Thursday. On hand as the guest speaker was Michael Lavorato, who began working in aquaponics over the last five years to promote and enhance sustainable food systems.  Since then, Lavorato has built over 40 aquaponics ... Read More »

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  • Haunted Garden scaring up safe, family fun

    The Interfaith Food Bank is partnering with the BGC Lethbridge Youth Centre, to create a fun outdoor Halloween activity for the whole family. The Boys and Girls Club which has been rebranded to BGC Lethbridge, will be working with high school actors to put on a haunted garden. It is basically a haunted house outside ... Read More »

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  • Rebrand sees My Victory Church become Parallel

    My Victory Church, a prominent church in Lethbridge and across the province, revealed a major rebrand earlier this month. Their new name is now Parallel Church, which according to lead pastor Kelly Stickel, in a press release, reflects the church’s desire to come alongside the communities it serves in. The rebrand includes a redesign of ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Canes toppled by Rebels in Red Deer

    An early deficit proved to be too much for the Lethbridge Hurricanes to crawl out of. The Canes were doubled 6-3 by the Red Deer Rebels in Western Hockey League play Friday night in Red Deer. The Rebels jumped out to a 4-1 lead after 20 minutes and added two more in the second, more ... Read More »

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  • Pronghorns soccer teams wrap up season this weekend

    The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s and women’s soccer teams wrap up their Canada West season at home this weekend. The Mount Royal University Cougars pay a visit to the University of Lethbridge Stadium today and Sunday at noon for the women’s game, while the men’s game goes today at 2:15 p.m. On the women’s ... Read More »

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  • Coyotes and Pandas remain atop the SAHSVL varsity girls standings

    There remains a tie atop the Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League varsity girls standings heading into the last week of the month. The Chinook Coyotes and Magrath Pandas share first place at 8-1 following wins in SAHSVL action Thursday night. The Pandas downed the Immanuel Christian Eagles 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-20), while the Coyotes ... Read More »

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  • Addressing tone, perception and commentary

    Chris Spearman – Mayor of Lethbridge With the active case numbers and ICU capacity issues, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have significant impacts in our local community and province as a whole. With the safety and health of employees at the top of mind, the City of Lethbridge recently made the decision to implement a ... Read More »

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  • Make your vote count on Oct. 18

    I realize we are all “election worn out” … two elections in such a short period of time, contentious issues left, right and centre (literally and politically) but now, more than ever, it’s time to put on your game face and get out to vote. When the dust settles on Oct. 18 we will have ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • What does Trudeau win mean for western Canadians?

    What does another Trudeau win mean for Western Canadians? After all, the actual composition of the House of Commons changed little, and once again, the Liberals will need the support of either the NDP or the Bloc Quebecois to pass legislation.  So, for the most part, we can expect a continuation of some programs, including ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • LTC ‘pot shots’ were unfair

    Editor: As an incumbent member of Lethbridge city council, we are always held accountable.  That’s an important part of democracy and key to our job. I take offence when a special interest group takes pot shots through the local media.  Not once did the Lethbridge Transparency Council (LTC) reach out to me on an issue ... Read More »

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  • Ivermectin no treatment for COVID-19

    Editor: The COVID-19 pandemic has been long and tiresome to say the least. We all want – and need – safe, effective therapies to help prevent more suffering and death.  Unfortunately, in the sometimes desperate search for treatments to prevent or treat COVID-19, an epidemic of misinformation has emerged around which medications are, and aren’t, ... Read More »

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  • Fixing city’s social issues will take co-operation

    Editor: The biggest issue in Lethbridge is that we have social problems that are making this entire community less safe and less desirable as a place to live. Everything else will come together if we solve the homeless and addiction and drug-dealing issues. Basically we are perpetuating a cycle of wash, rinse, repeat. We should ... Read More »

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