June 15th, 2024

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Alejandra Pulido-Guzman The Jack Ady Cancer Centre and the Alberta Cancer Foundation received a historic donation of $500,000 and in recognition of the gift, a healing garden just outside of the centre has been named after the donors.  The Amir and Saker Manji Healing Gardens has been named in memory of Amir Manji and in

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Local News

  • City seeking members for new Community Wellbeing Advisory Board

    Delon Shurtz LETHBRIDGE HERALD The City of Lethbridge is looking for community minded individuals to sit on a new board tasked with promoting wellbeing and making recommendations on how federal and provincial grants should be allocated. Andrew Malcolm, general manager of community social development for the city, made the announcement Thursday from City Hall, and ... Read More »

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  • Council to address request to upsize school gym

    Al Beeber LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Economic and Finance Standing Policy Committee of city council on Thursday was asked to support one-time funding of $1.2 million for the modernization of Galbraith Elementary School. The SPC unanimously voted to recommend council authorize mayor Blaine Hyggen to provide a letter of commitment for the funding and that administration ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Dopamine boxing classes help Parkinson’s sufferers with life

    Alexandra Noad LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER A local man is teaching boxing to people with Parkinson’s disease to help improve their quality of life. In 2017 Christopher Campbell was asked by Dr. John Doan, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge, to create a boxing class for Parkinson’s disease. This ... Read More »

    15 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Another tough night for the Bulls in Sylvan Lake

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald It was another tough night for the Lethbridge Bulls in Sylvan Lake as they lost 14-4. The Gulls scored 14 runs on 16 hits and the Bulls’ four runs came on 10 hits. Adonis Bernal went 2-for-3 at the plate, scoring a run and batting in an RBI, while Nick ... Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • McTavish brothers relish being on the Bulls together

    By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Baseball has been entrenched in the DNA of the local McTavish brothers of Brennan and Shaye through their father Les for years and now they get to share the same field as a teammates of with the Lethbridge Bulls. Shaye is the eldest of the two brothers and is in ... Read More »

    22 hours ago
  • Greig to live out PWHL dream

    by Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge’s Dara Greig is set to live out her dream as a professional female hockey player in the near future. Greig was drafted 23rd overall in Monday’s second annual Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) draft by PWHL Montreal out of Colgate University. She was at home with family and friends ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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Opinions

  • Important items have kept city council busy

    FROM THE HALL Blaine Hyggen – mayor of Lethbridge City council has been busy recently with several important items for the community.  Earlier this week, council voted unanimously to provide the Lethbridge Housing Authority (LHA) with contingency funding of up to $1.05 million to support their new supportive housing project located at 416 Stafford Drive ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Phillips showed a warrior’s spirit in her work

    LEAVE IT TO BEEBER Al Beeber – Managing Editor So much of Canada is focused on the Stanley Cup playoffs this week with an Alberta team still in the hunt to bring home an NHL championship at long that I momentarily thought I could probably skip this column and nobody would miss it. Being a ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Northback Holdings’ messaging between the public and officials are at odds

    Kennedy Halvorson ALBERTA WILDERNESS ASSOCIATION Your project description isn’t adding up, Northback. Whatwas pitched to Alberta’s energy regulator as “short-term and small-scale” doesn’t match with what’s been sold to nearby communities. Expected to last “105 days” and remove “approximately 10 tonnes” of coal, Northback’s legal team argued that the “localized, temporary and short” nature of ... Read More »

    1 week ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Retiring postal clerk has seen many changes over the decades

     Editor:  Hi! My name is Jim and I have been an employee at the downtown post office since June 10, 1981.  The last 33 of those years were spent as a simple seller of stamps at the front counter. My last day of work will be June 10.  I have seen so many changes over ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Do you want to let life control you or do you control life?

    Editor: So is life a circle where we all end up back where we started from? Or is it linearlike a control lever that moves forwards and backwards throughout your life until you reach the end of the line?  The beginning and ending of life are similar. We all start with a blank page and ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Salaries and pensions more important to UCP than serving Albertans

    Editor: Are you pleased with what is happening in this great province?  Well, I for one,  am not! We have a premier that wants to tear us apart, even though the people of this province have risen up in numerous protests, letters, e-mails, etc. But still she wants to dictate her wishes upon our population. ... Read More »

    2 weeks ago