New northside park gets green light to expand after close council vote

The city’s new regional park has grown in size.

Despite cost warnings from officials, city council members voted Tuesday to boost the North Regional Park to 73 acres.

The soon-to-be-built facility will still be smaller than Nicholas Sheran Park (106 acres) or Lethbridge’s famous Henderson Lake Park — about 140 acres, including the lake and Japanese Garden but not the golf course.

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