April 20th, 2021

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Al Beeber – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com While the pandemic has hit the world hard, it hasn’t stopped the Lethbridge Horticulture Society from plowing forward with a garden project in North Lethbridge. The two-acre Legacy Garden is part of the 73-acre Legacy Regional Park and is accessible by heading north on 13 St. and turning right at

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Local News

  • AUMA says province needs to do more

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association Spring Municipal Leaders Caucus ended on Friday with dialogue sessions with various Alberta cabinet ministers in a Q & A format, and remarks from Premier Jason Kenney on the province’s pandemic response and economic path forward. While there was widespread acknowledgement of the ongoing fiscal challenges the province ... Read More »

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  • AUMA passes three RFD motions

    The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association passed three Requests for Decision (RFD) motions at its Spring Municipal Leaders Caucus on Thursday. The motions will be forwarded on to AUMA committees for further fleshing out, and will be appended to other AUMA lobbying initiatives toward the provincial government. The first RFD passed was a motion which asks ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Cinderella Project making high school graduation accessible

    A local initiative is making sure high school students from lower-income families have the proper resources for a memorable graduation. The Cinderella Project – now entering its fifth year and operated by MyCityCare – opened its doors Thursday with the program running until the end of May at the SAEA Multicultural Centre ballroom on 6th ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Local Sports

  • Oil Kings get past Hurricanes to take weekend series

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Edmonton Oil Kings have clinched their weekend series over the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Oil Kings topped the Hurricanes 5-3 in Western Hockey League play Sunday night at the Enmax Centre, earning five of a possible six points over Lethbridge in the weekend series. That follows a 4-0 win Thursday night at the ... Read More »

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  • Boyko scores hat trick, Hurricanes top Oil Kings in a shootout

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes have done what only one other team has done this season and taken points off the Edmonton Oil Kings. It went to round four of a shootout, but the Hurricanes downed the Oil Kings 6-5 in Western Hockey League play Saturday night in Edmonton, avenging a 4-0 loss to the ... Read More »

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  • Canes in Edmonton tonight

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com After being shut out by the Edmonton Oil Kings on Thursday night at the Enmax Centre, the Lethbridge Hurricanes look to get back on the scoresheet and the win column tonight. After a 4-0 loss to the Oil Kings that snapped a Hurricanes three-game win streak and dropped them to 6-7-2-0, Lethbridge heads ... Read More »

    3 days ago

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  • Business executives think Albertans aren’t paying enough taxes

    It’s all laid out in a report released by the Business Council of Alberta that thinks the government should consider a provincial sales tax and carbon tax. The BCA’s website refers to itself as “a group of over 90 chief executives from across Alberta.” The group includes Tracy Robinson of TC Energy, Tim McKay of ... Read More »

    2 months ago
  • ‘Shop local’ philosophy should include this newspaper

    On Thursday, Canada’s federal government announced it would make Facebook pay for news content after the social media giant banned users in Australia from sharing news from media sites. The action taken by Facebook is alarming because it prevents its users from getting information from legitimate news sources like newspapers. A strong independent media is ... Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Vigilance still important during era of COVID

    COVID-19 is not gone, and with only 12,000 vaccinated in the South Zone, we are a long way from “normal.” It is easy to grow complacent now that some personal services and restaurants have been allowed to re-open for in house dining to think the pandemic has somehow lost its grip. Perhaps it is some ... Read More »

    2 months ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Canada’s COVID bill will be stiff

    When the bottom line is flush and the public coffers are overflowing with milk and honey, budgets can be a relatively pleasant experience for governments which can parcel out largesse in a celebration of democratic pragmatism to nearly every department and ministry that is holding their hand out. Governments in Canada are rarely good at ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Government will continue to protect Alberta’s water

    Editor: Water is important to our communities, our families, and our livelihoods. In southern Alberta, years of drought and a dry climate mean that access to water for all of its purposes is at the front of mind for many. Southern Alberta communities are rightfully interested in making sure that they have enough water to ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Three minutes is all it takes to object to a city program

    Editor: Waste and recycling front pick-up – apparently you like the idea?? Three minutes is all it takes to call 311 and let them know your objection to a City program. LTC heard countless objections from citizens to front waste collection, so we took action to research and open a dialogue with the City on ... Read More »

    3 days ago

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