February 20th, 2024

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Steffanie Costigan LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER The University of Lethbridge held its annual Play Day in the 1st Choice Savings Centre at the U of L on Monday.  This year’s Play Day on Family Day was dinosaur-themed and included various activities for families to enjoy such as building cardboard forts, wall climbing, swimming, dancing, sports,

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Local News

  • Firearms enthusiasts look for deals at gun show

    Justin Seward LETHBRIDGE HERALD Gun enthusiasts flocked to the Agri-Food Hub and Trade Centre to buy, sell and trade their guns during the annual Southern Alberta Rifleman’s Association Gun and Hobby Show over the weekend. “It’s just a place for everyone to come together and you can buy and sell and trade our wares,” said ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • University welcomes families to its annual Play Day event

    Steffanie Costigan LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER The University of Lethbridge held its annual Play Day in the 1st Choice Savings Centre at the U of L on Monday.  This year’s Play Day on Family Day was dinosaur-themed and included various activities for families to enjoy such as building cardboard forts, wall climbing, swimming, dancing, sports, ... Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Students warming those in need with ‘Blankets of Hope’

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDapulido@lethbridgeherald.com Students at Children of St. Martha School are spreading warmth with “Blankets of Hope” not only warm the less fortunate with a blanket, but also to warm their spirits with kind messages. Blankets of Hope is a movement of kindness that was initiated by Brooklyn brothers Mike and Nick Fiorito in 2016. What ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Local Sports

  • Otieno learned a lot in first season

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald First year University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball head coach Kenny Otieno  just finished what  was an up and down first season with the team. Otieno’s first season saw the team begin the season 0-10 before having a much better second half with a 4-6 record. Otieno summed up the ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Canes lose defensive battle to Blades

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald In a great  defensive battle, the Lethbridge Hurricanes came up short in a 1-0 overtime loss to the Saskatoon Blades on Friday night at the Enmax Centre Tanner Molendyk finished off a 2-on-1 with Brandon Lisowsky 3:26 into overtime to win it for the Blades. The Hurricanes really held their ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Kodiaks have a battle this weekend

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s basketball team will be in for a battle in terms of where they will finish in the standings as they prepare for their last two regular season games this weekend. The Kodiaks have a 12-7 record and are tied with Briercrest and Red Deer Polytechnic ... Read More »

    5 days ago


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Opinions

  • We’re running out the clock on caribou population

    Running Out the Clock on Caribou Lorne Fitch, P. Biol. Great billows of smoke were used to hide battleships in wartime. Smokescreens are still employed, but to disguise a lack of meaningful activity, especially with the long-running battle to save caribou in Alberta. You can’t see the smoke, but it’s there in the form of ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Albertans rose to the challenge on emergency response

    AT THE LEGISLATURE Nathan Neudorf – UCP MLA for Lethbridge East In a historic moment for our province, Albertans came together as we navigated our first emergency response concerning the electricity grid. On January 13, Albertans experienced an unprecedented event — for the first time an Emergency Broadcast Alert was used in relation to the ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • February a month of milestones

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – managing editor Time flies when you’re busy and realize the calendar has reached a milestone: it’s been a year since I took over as managing editor of the Herald, a huge honour and privilege that came after 35 years of devoted service here. Coming up soon are two ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Downtown bike lanes a mistake the City needs to rectify

    Editor: Cities are not easy to run. There are so many decisions to make that mistakes are inevitable. The bike lanes on 7th Street downtown are a prime example of a dangerous and costly mistake. I’m sure the decision was made with good intent, especially when our city was sharing the initial cost with another ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • The world is turning away from internal combustion engines

    Editor: Premier Smith and her Cabinet have been railing against any and all climate action measures by the feds, especially the emissions cap.  Have they been too busy to notice the world turning? 14 months ago, Hyundai announced they would no longer sell internal combustion vehicles in Norway.  Yesterday, Ethiopia announced a ban on the ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Amount generated from electricity sources varies

    Editor: The letter from Mr. Barrie Orich of February 1 makes some interesting points but also consists of inaccuracies.  Just because wind and solar resources are variable doesn’t make them ineffective or valueless.   As for electricity storage there are 190 megawatts (MW) of battery storage and, this winter there has been roughly 300MW’s of ... Read More »

    5 days ago