Top 6 Articles of the Week

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February 17-23

It’s another Friday in Lethbridge and that means our Top 6 Articles of the week are up! And even though the weather is cooling down again, you can at least see what’s hot with our readers in Southern Alberta. From volunteering and other opportunities to help those in need, to connecting with one of YQL’s exciting local bands you’ll find something that interests you in our Top 6. Thanks for reading!


What’s up with that?

Have you even wondered why the City of Lethbridge does some of the things it does? Like when it snows, which roads get first priority, and why? You can connect with the City in this new section: What’s Up With… Have a question you want to know the answer to? No problem! Email [email protected] and we’ll get you some answers!

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Leaving a Legacy

The St. Michael’s Ladies Auxiliary has been serving our community for more than 70 years. Check out this top article to see what these amazing ladies have done both for the hospital and for Lethbridge, and how you can get involved to keep the legacy going.

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Get Connected

Volunteer Lethbridge is the hub in our city for connecting you with the right volunteer opportunity. There are more ways to volunteer than you might think, with more benefits than you might realize! Read this popular article to see what you could gain from volunteering, and the impact it can have on the community at large. With this year being Canada’s 150th a national campaign is challenging Canadians to donate 150 hours of their time to community service. Check it out!

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The Silkstones

Only formed in 2015, this hot new Lethbridge band has gained quite the following and performed with some big names. Most recently they played with Michael Bernard Fitzgerald at the Geomatic Attic! This top article introduces you to the band, and how they got started. See what makes them tick and what their goals are for the year.

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A Need to Feed

Amanda Bauer was fairly new to Lethbridge when she started this initiative to help those in need in our community. Not quite a Lethbridgian for a year, her Feed the Need project has begun to spread like wildfire across the city and Southern Alberta. Since this article was published, more Feed the Need boxes have been established. Learn more about this project, where you can find a box, or how you can get involved.

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Vocal identity

VocaliD is program that was created to help those living voiceless or relying on a machine to talk, to speak with their own unique vocal identity. Volunteers record various phrases and sounds over the course of a few sessions and donate their voice to the voice bank. The sound of the donor voice is then matched with a recipient. Volunteer Lethbridge has established a partnership with VocaliD and has dubbed it the Human Voice Drive. Now, CKXU, the U of L Students Union, and Volunteer Lethbridge are joining forces to put on a voice drive at the uni!

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