August 23rd, 2019

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald ARCHES executive director Stacey Bourque is pleased that city council defeated a motion brought forward by Councillors Blaine Hyggen, Joe Mauro and Ryan Parker to ask the province to restrict the flow of clean needles leaving the ARCHES-run Supervised Consumption Site and to defund the site pending a provincial review

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Local News

  • Whoop-Up Days events schedule

    Lethbridge Herald Following is a list of events at Exhibition Park and around Lethbridge during Whoop-Up Days 2019. The list is provided to Exhibition Park and the Lethbridge Herald. It is subject to change. Have an event that’s not listed or that’s changed? Email We will update the calander daily all week. Friday, Aug. ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • National comedy tour to benefit Lethbridge Food Bank

    Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald During the next month across Canada, three comedians will be making their way city-to-city to help raise money for an array of local charities and organizations. On Sept. 27, comedians Shawn Gramiak, Frank Russo and Scott Porteous will be bringing their touring show, “The Human Condition Comedy Tour,” to Lethbridge ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Ammonia leak results in Claresholm State of Local Emergency

    Lethbridge Herald -claresholm Claresholm residents were put on edge Thursday afternoon after a State of Local Emergency was declared for the community following a small ammonia leak at El Molino Foods Ltd. at #1 Alberta Road. According to a release by the Town, the 911 call came in at 12:45 p.m. that a local business ... Read More »

    17 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Wasylowich, Costa win fifth Southern Alberta Best Ball title

    Lethbridge Herald Not even a hole-in-one was enough to unseed Kris Wasylowich and Doug Costa as the Southern Alberta Best Ball champions. The Picture Butte Golf Club duo earned this year’s championship with a 1 up victory over the Lethbridge Country Club’s Darin Bertschi and Jeff Masse as the Country Club wrapped up its 33rd ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Miller, Queenie post fast time

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Queenie put in a royal run. That has put Rebecca Miller into the weekend portion of the Western Events at Whoop-Up Days following a top time of 13.914 seconds in the qualifying round of the ladies barrel racing Thursday night at Exhibition Park. After 2017 champion Lynette Brodoway set the ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Horns open soccer season

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge Pronghorn men’s soccer team opens the 2019 Canada West season this weekend, hosting the Alberta Golden Bears and MacEwan Griffins at the University Community Stadium. The Pronghorns take on the Golden Bears Friday in one of four Canada West season-opening games. Kickoff is slated for 5:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon ... Read More »

    2 days ago

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  • Education funding worries loom as school year approaches

    This month’s ‘At The Legislature’ column by MLA Shannon Phillips As August comes to a close many of us are turning our minds to the upcoming school year as we get school supplies, lunch bags, and clothes ready for our return to the rhythm of school. More than one in five residents in Lethbridge West ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Are we getting value for health-care dollars?

    The Fraser Institute says an average Canadian family of four will pay $13,311 this year for government health care. That is a 65.8 per cent increase in 22 years. Additionally, you pay for dental, eye care, massage therapy and prescriptions, or pay a premium for private coverage for this. It is important for Canadians and ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Most Cdn. households ahead of those in U.S.

    Michael Wolfson Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics University of Ottawa Regardless of whether America is great, or about to be great again, a new analysis shows that Canadians outrank Americans on household income. The Economist magazine recently devoted a long section to a profile of Canada with frequent comparisons to the United States. ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • The art of growing old

    In Asian culture, old people are honoured and respected. So when I was ordained to be a minister, I tried to look older. The tenet still dictates my consciousness. I don’t want to be young again with all that struggle with self-confidence and frustration. Nevertheless, getting old is never easy. The ultimate insult for a ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • SCS is the best path forward

    Nice to see the thoughtful letters from Kim Siever and Michelle Brown in the Aug. 15/19 Lethbridge Herald. It has been said many times that the SCS is about saving lives and it is up to the mayor, councillors and citizens to pressure the federal and provincial governments to take the next steps such as ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Climate has always changed

    I am not so sure about this new religion of climate change. We all know that climate has always changed, just look at the coal seams along the Alberta rivers. I don’t think that humans had much to do with that, then or now. Not to be confused with pollution. And about this food supply, ... Read More »

    2 days ago

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