January 18th, 2022

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Al Beeber –  Lethbridge Herald A number of causes could be at play in the deaths of dozens of birds at Henderson Lake this winter. Approximately 50 to 70 waterfowl, many mallard ducks, have been seen frozen into the ice of the lake or along shorelines. Some of the carcasses are being taken to Calgary

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Local News

  • Peter and the Wolves set to howl next month

    Are you ready to rock it old school? If so, Peter and the Wolves are ready to take you back with some slicked back ’50s style rock and roll at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets sales have just started, but the buzz is already on in the social ... Read More »

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  • Christmas tree clean-up helps fund school computers

    It looked a lot like Christmas Saturday morning at Nicholas Sheran Arena. Of course, with it being mid-January it was actually looking a lot like Christmas in reverse as parents, teachers and students at Senator Buchanan Elementary School took part in this year’s Christmas tree pickup. For the past 28 years, the City of Lethbridge ... Read More »

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  • SCS decision confirms provincial jurisdiction, says gov’t spokesman

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The provincial government feels a Court of Queen’s Bench justice made clear his reasons in denying an injunction filed by two groups trying to prevent Alberta from enacting new regulations for the operation of supervised consumption sites. A lawsuit by the Lethbridge Overdose Prevention Society and Moms Stop the Harm Society was launched ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Oil Kings strike late, top Canes

    The Lethbridge Hurricanes took three of six points in a three-game weekend and veteran forward Justin Hall put in a stats weekend of his own. Completing their three-in-three weekend Sunday night, the Hurricanes and Edmonton Oil Kings battled to a shootout before the Oil Kings prevailed with a 5-4 decision in Western Hockey League action ... Read More »

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  • Canes deal Barlage and Wheatcroft at WHL trade deadline

    On a Western Hockey League trade deadline that saw nine deals go down before the 3 p.m. deadline, the Lethbridge Hurricanes pulled the trigger on two of them. It saw two forwards depart the Hurricanes and two more forwards and some prospects come in. The Canes dealt overage forward Logan Barlage and a fourth-round draft ... Read More »

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  • LCI Rams football player signs with U of A Golden Bears

    For Cale Strom, it simply felt like home. So for the graduating LCI Ram, it only made sense to look north as he gets ready to begin his post secondary career. On Monday afternoon, in front of family and friends and his LCI coaches, Strom committed to the University of Alberta Golden Bears at a ... Read More »

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    ALTA. NEWSPAPER GROUP EDITORIAL BOARD As we turn the calendar over to what promises to be a better year in 2022 (knock on wood), Alberta Newspaper Group is introducing a new entity: the ANG Editorial Board.  The ANG Editorial Board’s (ANGEB) primary objective is to work together to provide a monthly editorial that will engage ... Read More »

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  • Justice won’t be visible to Albertans when the process is hidden

    STEPHEN KIRK – GUEST COLUMN Recent changes arriving within phase 2 of the Alberta Provincial Administrative Penalties Act seek to eliminate the public’s right to challenge traffic charges in open court. Doing so effectively reinforces the current government’s fiscal bottom line securing a lucrative income source through the implementation of what is merely a poorly ... Read More »

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  • Alberta economy and job growth picking up steam

    NATHAN NEUDORF – MLA for Lethbridge East First, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! I can’t think of a time when a fresh start was needed more, and I’m confident that 2022 is our year. I know I’m not the only one hoping that we will finally ‘get past’ COVID ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Alberta needs to stick with homegrown leaders

    Editor: Alberta for the past few years has used a formula of hiring federal retread ministers to lead the province and people to some form of leadership and prosperity. As we can see, this formula is full of holes as our provincial finance picture is a complete collapse and the province is owing billions which ... Read More »

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  • Donald Trump a major threat to democracy in the United States

    Editor:  I was dismayed and appalled that a number of respondents thought that Trump should not be held accountable for the Jan. 6 insurrection/riot at the Capitol in DC.   He started it with the “stop the steal” lie that the election had been stolen, even after many counts and recounts could find no election ... Read More »

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  • Jan. 6 letter to the editor was trash

    Editor: Shame on you, Lethbridge Herald, for printing the kind of trash that spewed from the mouth of Dennis Bremner in his Jan. 6 Letter to the Editor.   You now share the blame in spreading unintelligent, uninformed, unfounded, and nonfactual information when you published his racist rant on those that live on the fringes of ... Read More »

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