October 18th, 2021

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Al Beeber – Lethbridge Herald Retired Progressive Conservative MLA for Lethbridge West Clint Dunford died Thursday of a sudden and unexpected illness at the age of 78. Dunford was first elected to the Alberta Legislature in 1993, succeeding John Gogo, and retired after his fourth term ended in 2008 due to multiple myeloma which had

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  • Catholic school board hopeful wants to be a voice for parents

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Tricia Doherty believes she can make a difference in the Holy Spirit Catholic School Division. So she’s thrown her hat in the ring to win a seat as a trustee in Monday’s municipal election. As a first time candidate, she wants people to know she’s willing to stand up for parents and be ... Read More »

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  • Trustee candidate looks to step up for separate school system

    Bart Denie, a father of two girls in grade 3 and grade 5 at St. Michael’s School in Pincher Creek, is hoping to gain a seat at the Holy Spirit School Division board. “I think that we need to step up as parents and fight for the separate school system in order to be able ... Read More »

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  • Trustee candidates weigh in as city prepares to vote

    With the 2021 municipal election right around the corner, public school trustee candidates were afforded the chance to weigh in on the issues one more time in an online forum Wednesday night. Lethbridge Public Local 41 hosted a virtual forum for the 16 candidates running for public school trustee as Andrea Andreachuk, Brooke Culley, Tyler ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Flames come out blazing, down Canes to start Logan Boulet Memorial Tournament

    The Lethbridge U16 Headwater Hurricanes have started the Logan Boulet Memorial Tournament on a losing note. Kicking off the annual tournament with the first game of the weekend Friday afternoon at the ATB East Arena, the Canes fell 8-2 to the Calgary NW Flames. The Flames opened up a 4-1 lead after the first period ... Read More »

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  • Oil Kings blank Canes

    For the second time in a little over a week, the Edmonton Oil Kings have downed the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Hosting the Canes in Western Hockey League play Friday night in Edmonton, the Oil Kings shut out Lethbridge 4-0. Edmonton nursed a 1-0 lead into the midway point of the third before burying three in the ... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks will play another day

    The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s soccer team got the wakeup call they needed and now they’ll play for another day. Facing the Ambrose Lions for the third game in a row, the Kodiaks overcame slow start to defeat the Lions 4-1 in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Friday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre. With ... 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 »

    4 days ago
  • 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 »

    5 days 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 »

    3 days ago
  • 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 »

    3 days ago
  • 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 »

    3 days ago



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