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Whoop-Up Days Parade draws crowd

A full field of 125 parade entries wound their way through downtown Lethbridge and up 13 Street North. There were plenty of horses, costumes, ...

Council asked to help reinstate rent supplement funding

The Lethbridge Housing Authority shared the dire situation at Monday's city council meeting, and asked for support in lobbying the provincial government to reinstate funds...

Lethbridge chooses nightclub building for supervised consumption site

"The research shows that these facilities don't have a negative impact on the businesses around them," Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman said. "We're confident that the...

New Orleans property transfers, July 31-Aug. 4, 2017

Charles Place 5642: $312,500, Ankur Prem Hukmani and Krystal Ritter Hukmani to Ryan Euker Kirchner. Chartres St. 129: $2,000, Brian .... Oriole St. 1324: $10,...

Saint-Laurent and City keep close ties

They were in Lethbridge on an official exchange visit and to attend several events, including the Nikka Yuko 50th anniversary held Friday and Saturday. ...

City lends support to postal workers

Protests in almost 600 municipalities, including Lethbridge, passed resolutions condemning these service cuts. ... Rob Miyashiro, who proposed the resolution to sign a letter of...

Art exchange to commemorate twinning of cities

Jeff Carlson said there will be a grand unveiling of the piece that Lethbridge will receive from Saint-Laurent on July 14 at Nikka Yuko Japanese...

No referendum for ward system

He also referenced that the recommendation was brought forward by the Lethbridge Citizens' Assembly on Councillor Employment and Compensation. They presented their final report on...

Photo radar being reviewed

During a discussion on calls for service at the Lethbridge Police Commission last week, Coun. Joe Mauro asked for clarification on the state of photo...

Exhibition has mixed feelings over CIP

Either way, Rudy Friesen has a mixed reaction to last week's Capital Improvement Program draft plan put together by the City of Lethbridge. Exhibition Park's...

Pie it Forward campaign a sweet way for SAIPA to raise money

No sooner had he congratulated a Lethbridge support agency for its fundraising efforts Tuesday, than he was cut short by a pie in the face.

First CIP proposed projects approved

Joe Mauro proposed moving forward by two years the design and construction to twin University Drive West from Stadium Drive to Sunridge Boulevard. Mauro noted...

Canadian City Approves Transgender Flag Crosswalk

Pride Fest vice chair Corbin Chenger told The Lethbridge Herald. “And we very well might ... Council member Rob Miyashiro echoed Chenger's thoughts, saying the...

Tourism functions of several groups to be handled by Lethbridge Destination Management Organization

Councillors Liz Iwaskiw and Jeffrey Coffman both expressed concern that during the transition period in 2018, some events in different stages of planning might fall...

City OKs transgender flag crosswalk

Coun. Joe Mauro was the lone vote opposed. Corbin Chenger, vice chair of Lethbridge Pride Fest, said they were happy with council's decision. “We're going...

Crosswalk decision delayed

Lethbridge City Council has again postponed a decision on the Lethbridge Pride Fest Society's request for permanent rainbow and transgender crosswalks. But a majority of...

Something has to give

“Today was a couple of the real biggies, so we had a packed house, so all the supporters show up in force,” said Deputy Mayor...

Founders' Day takes the cake

Mayor Chris Spearman spoke about the different ways the university has improved different aspects of the city, from arts to leadership to innovation. “The presence...

Students take icy plungefor charity

Members of the University of Lethbridge's Management Students' Society hosted the 12th annual Chillin' 4 Charity event and many took the plunge. It was the...

Vonns Comeback ist schon dieses Wochenende

Auch dank zwei Toren von Nino Niederreiter feiern die Minnesota Wild im Heimspiel gegen die Montreal Canadiens einen 7:1-Kantersieg. Niederreiter erzielte die Tore zum 4:0...

WHL Roundup: Yeryomenko's overtime goal powers Hitmen past Raiders 5-4

Parker Wotherspoon and Parker AuCoin also scored as the Americans (26-17-3) reeled off five unanswered goals for their fourth straight win. Ty Lewis and Baron...

Rising stars Matthews, Laine among players named to NHL all-star rosters

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty shoots during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Los Angeles, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017.

Text of Meryl Streep's Cecille B. DeMille Award speech

NEWS.com.auSarah Jessica Parker was one of seven or eight kids from Ohio. Amy Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. And Natalie Portman ... and...

Home sales in Anne Arundel and Howard counties

Compromise St., 1-Warren Lee Prins and April Allen Tzanis to Jeffrey Pacy, $735,000. Gingerview Lane, 2743-Nicholas W. Eckwerth to Joseph D. Kreis and Karla M.

WHL Roundup: Tyler Wong has five points in Hurricanes win over Tigers

Tyler Wong had two goals and three assists as the Lethbridge Hurricanes got past the Medicine Hat Tigers 9-7 on Friday night in Western Hockey...

Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman shares his thoughts on 2016

Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman sat down with Global Lethbridge's Liam Nixon to discuss 2016. Spearman shares his thoughts on city accomplishments in 2016, welcoming Syrian...

LSCO dinner a warm tradition

The LSCO, and executive director Rob Miyashiro, also send food out to emergency responders and they offer a free day for Meals on Wheels clients.

Curbside recycling an assault on democracy

They're outside any meaningful legislative oversight too, and now with floor crossers Liz and Rob securely in his back pocket like everyone else except councillor...

Transit terminal, parkade announced

Lethbridge Transit passengers won't have to endure rain, wind or snow while they're waiting for their ride home. And motorists will find ... The transit...

Lethbridge City Council Votes 8-1 in Favour of Curb Side Recycling

But since Council last considered this issue, it has become apparent to me that if our community is going to make a meaningful reduction in...

Curbside recycling back before Council

2015, and move forward with a pilot curbside recycling project in 2018, is being put forward by councillors Liz Iwaskiw and Rob Miyashiro. After much...

Facebook photo suggests self-cleaning bathroom in downtown Lethbridge is not always so clean

... planning initiatives manager with the City of Lethbridge, said. The bathroom was built in September and the city says the public has mostly responded...

Yates renos approved

The improvements will make the Yates more functional and enjoyable for everyone, said Councillor Jeff Carlson. “Making the space accessible, comfortable and integrating technology will...

Number of women in politics doesn't add up

Status of Women Minister Stephanie McLean, along with by Willow Creek councillor Maryanne Sandberg and Lethbridge councillor Liz Iwaskiw, take part in a panel discussion...

London Drugs, Save-On increase size of Centre Village

“Once again, Centre Village Mall is a shopping destination for Lethbridge residents,” said Eric Carlson, CEO of Anthem Properties, in a recent news release. “Our...

Lethbridge men strap on high heels to support the YWCA

Even though some men struggled on the course, all participants endured the pain of high heels knowing they were supporting an important cause. “It's very...

Aging parking meters to be replaced

By on September 19, 2016. City council has approved the replacement of the existing downtown parking meters, with new parking meter technology being rolled...

Best Bar None program helps keep people safe at Lethbridge watering holes

“The program's success relies on a proactive approach to addressing harmful behaviour and providing more enjoyable entertainment environments in Lethbridge,” Mayor Chris Spearman said. “We...

Phase 1 of ATB Centre complete, Spearman calls facility 'statement to the province'

... in Lethbridge is complete. Residents and dignitaries toured through the facility Friday, getting a glimpse of two NHL-sized ice surfaces along with a 10-sheet...

Plans set for arena opening

Mayor Chris Spearman and city councillors will reveal their on-ice skills – or otherwise – as Lethbridge's new ATB Centre arena complex opens this weekend.

Public transit plays key role

As well as the 42 transit buses that Mr. Veer would like to donate to a “Third World backwater,” Lethbridge Transit operates 53 school buses,...

Nate Parker dodges rape allegation questions at TIFF press conference

A 1999 rape allegation involving Parker and his co-writer Jean Celestin, while they were students at Penn State University, has made headlines and threatened to...

Proposed path would link city, Coaldale

At Tuesday's meeting, Lethbridge City Council agreed to provide a letter of support in favour of the initiative proposed by the Link Pathway Committee, which...

City creating pressure on westside infrastructure

Mayor Spearman notes (without the least suggestion of irony) demand for improved access is due to the fact West Lethbridge is growing faster than other...

Festival in Galt Gardens added to Tour of Alberta atmosphere

On Wednesday, Councillor Rob Miyashiro said the Tour of Alberta has brought with it a host of opportunities for local residents to get out and...

Council denies funding for U of L iGEM team

More than 240 teams compete from around the world and attempt to utilize synthetic biology to solve relevant issues. In 2013, the Lethbridge team won...

Soggy start to Whoop-Up Days 2016 not a damper on excitement

“I've been part of Whoop-Up Days a few times, but it's always great to come down and celebrate with the people of Lethbridge,” Premier Rachel...

2 major Lethbridge highways to start construction in 2017

“These are the largest pressure points currently in the city, so council is trying to address that,” Mayor Chris Spearman said. “The alternative would be...

Carnival brings cultures together

Hosted by the SAEA and its 36 member groups, the Afro Caribbean Carnival was designed to be a family-friendly festival to showcase African and Caribbean...