January 23rd, 2017

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Great news: Your doctor called, your hip replacement is booked! So it’s only a matter of time until you can enjoy walking in your neighbourhood once again. But wait — where do you borrow the crutches, canes or walker you need to get back on your feet? For many generations, that

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Local News

  • Road closure today on Bridge Drive West

    lethbridge herald The City of Lethbridge is advising motorists there will be a partial road closure scheduled for today along westbound Bridge Drive West for replacement of a street light pole. This partial closure is scheduled from 9 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m. Westbound traffic will be rerouted at the Hwy 3 off ramp. Eastbound ... Read More »

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  • ‘Project of Heart’ launched in Stavely

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some Stavely students are learning about the history of residential schools and making connections with the First Nations community as part of a learning project designed to open their eyes to the world around them. On Thursday, Grade 5 and 6 students at Stavely Elementary School launched “Project of Heart” ... Read More »

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  • Dog, cat owners reminded of needed licences

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com It’s like travel insurance for your family pet. If your dog or cat wanders away, Lethbridge animal control staff will bring it back home. That’s one of the services covered by the city’s animal licensing program – and it’s available for cats as well as dogs. A total of 464 ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Copperheads skid hits six games

    Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads have hit a skid heading into 2017. The Copperheads hit the road last weekend for a pair of games, losing 6-3 to the Airdrie Thunder Friday before losing a close 6-5 decision to the Red Deer Vipers Saturday night during Heritage Junior Hockey League action. The losses increase the Copperheads ... Read More »

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  • On frozen pond

    It was just like playing in a backyard rink when you were a kid. Except this backyard had seven rinks, fully grown men and women competing, an on-site beer garden with a full Caesar bar, one marriage proposal, an infinite playlist of jams from the 1970s, 80s and 90s, and a medical tent in case ... Read More »

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  • Canes rally for victory

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com This time, it was the Hurricanes that earned the extra point over the Calgary Hitmen. And they did it in dramatic fashion following a 3-2 overtime win over the Hitmen during Western Hockey League action Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. With the final seconds ticking away, Hurricanes captain Tyler ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • Davos: The rich are worried

    “I can’t wait to see how the incoming administration deals with AI (artificial intelligence),” said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in a less-than-gracious reference to the fact that the Trump team hasn’t got a clue about the real driving force in the changing world economy. What was striking was that Kerry didn’t have to ... Read More »

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  • 2016 was eventful year for Lethbridge

    I’m excited to share the success of the past year and provide insight into where our community is heading in the year to come and beyond. Reflecting on 2016, it’s truly impressive how much our city has accomplished. We’ve seen major community projects and events that created pride and excitement. From the first days of ... Read More »

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  • Alberta advantage is gone

    Steve Lafleur and Ben Eisen THE FRASER INSTITUTE – VANCOUVER The Fraser Institute recently released a study documenting the erosion of Alberta’s once substantial tax advantage. Specifically, it showed that, until recently, Alberta benefitted from uniquely competitive and pro growth personal and corporate income tax systems, but these key advantages have been wiped away by ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • At least Trudeau tries to connect with Canadians

    I am sure that l am not the only person who is fed up of listening to the same news for weeks. Yes, PM Justin Trudeau went on a holiday in the Bahamas as a guest of a family friend, Aga Khan, whose helicopter took him there. Did he violate any federal ethics law? Right ... Read More »

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  • Examining Trump’s plans

    Whether we agree with Trump or not, Canada is involved, and we should examine the probable reasoning behind his plans. Is there method in the madness? The overtures toward Russia may seek a strong ally to defeat ISIS, and deny them territory and oil income. Some of the terrorists will scatter over the world, but ... Read More »

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  • Minority sways city council

    In 2014, I wrote a letter regarding recycling basically reminding folks that private curbside recycling exists through the private sector for those who want the convenience of such a service. Since then, city council has voted on whether to implement mandatory curbside recycling on a number of occasions and, until recently, the vote has been ... Read More »

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