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A Group gathers at Galt Gardens Monday afternoon.

City of Lethbridge finds new funding for those in need

City of Lethbridge finds new funding for those in need

Homelessness is a longstanding issue in Lethbridge and beyond. Lethbridge College Student James Meyer knows first-hand what it’s like to be without a place to call home. Meyer grew up a child of the system after his parents, both drug addicts, abandoned their four children when they were all very young. The resilient optimist spent

Main crossing Whoop-Up Drive shortly after 3PM Wednesday afternoon.

Leth-Bridge the gap

A two-year old petition urging city officials to re-examine another bridge crossing is again gaining momentum. Lethbridge entrepreneur Karl Airey has created an online petition urging Mayor Chris Spearman and Alberta Minister of Infrastructure Brian Mason to take action on the long-debated third bridge crossing. Airey believes that the steady growth of our town demands

Zachery Gibb talking with his co-workers Taylor Sheu [right] and Annette Lagemaat [left] at the Real Canadian Super Store about issues they are facing.

New faces for City Council

Four years have passed and it is time for Lethbridge to decide who they want to represent their views and concerns inside the council chambers of City Hall. With only a little over a month until the election, people will have to deliberate between the decisions made by the current council and the new, different

Daughter of the Vote

A local young woman from the Blood Tribe recently travelled to Ottawa to sit in the House of Commons as an invited guest on behalf of an initiative called Daughters of the Vote. During the first week of March, Tiana Weasel Moccasin was chosen by an organization called Equal Voice which is focused on electing

Nicholas Rickards (Islamophobia not welcome sign) with other diversity supporters at a rally at City Hall on March 4.

Diversity rally

Nicholas Rickards (Islamophobia Not Welcome sign) with other diversity supporters at a rally at City Hall on March 4. Canada welcomes people from around the world from different faiths and backgrounds to make a new home here without fear of reprisal for being from a different religion. Across Canada the Canadian Coalition of Concerned Canadians

Changes on the way for Lethbridge College Students’ Association

Lethbridge College’s Student Association’s (LCSA) student elections will wrap up today. Elections for three positions are held each year, and there’s a lot of candidates for each. Starting with the run for LCSA President, the three candidates are General Studies student Zachary Wigand, Digital Communications and Media (DCM) Stephanie Savage, and Arthur Torres, an international

Plowing safer roads for Alberta

As nasty weather ripped through Southern Alberta this past week, crews have had to work hard clearing snow from the highways. Road closures shut down part of the British Columbia and Alberta border just earlier this week. Volker Stevin is responsible for the road work here, from plowing, grating and scraping the roads, the employees

Downtown uprising

The downtown core will soon be home to more residents in the coming months as the Downtown Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ) is expecting 43 condos built in the area. This will help in the overall project of making sure more visitors come downtown. Living downtown will change the cultural environment and help businesses. “It’s a