July 23rd, 2016

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Name for one may be delayed Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A new school is nearing completion in Lethbridge, while modernization continues at one in Pincher Creek. Both should be ready for Holy Spirit students when classes resume on Sept. 6, says superintendent Chris Smeaton. But trustees may face an unusual delay with their new

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Local News

  • Coaldale family wins new roof from program

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com As part of a national program, a Coaldale family will see a new roof on their home this month. Heather and Shane Lee, along with their three children, will watch today as a crew from Lethbridge-based Waterproof Roofing completes the much-needed upgrade. Their neighbours on 21 Street are being invited ... Read More »

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  • Playing PokŽmon safely

    Submitted by the Canada Safety Council The wait finally ended for Canadian PokŽmon fans in mid-July, as the highly anticipated mobile game PokŽmon Go launched north of the border, a few weeks after the game first launched in the United States. At its core, the premise is deceptively simple: after downloading the game, the player ... Read More »

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  • Report completion prompts delay in sentencing

    Woman pled guilty to aggravated assault after stabbing incident Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Sentencing has been delayed again for a 38-year-old woman who stabbed a man several times during an altercation more than a year ago. Brandy Melane Callihoo was set to be sentenced Friday in Lethbridge provincial court on one count of aggravated ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns to host rugby nationals

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, and the newest Pronghorns team will take part by hosting the Canadian Interuniversity Sport women’s rugby national university championships. The Horns will host the event Nov. 2-5 in 2017 and executive director of athletics Ken McInnes said the event was the by-product ... Read More »

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  • Bulls beat slumping Mavericks

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s not the postseason yet, but the Lethbridge Bulls have won Game 1 of their best-of-three series with the Medicine Hat Mavericks. The Bulls downed the Mavericks 6-4 during Western Major Baseball League play Wednesday night at Spitz Stadium to improve to 23-16 on the season. With Game 1 of the ... Read More »

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  • Sudo shines at Canada Cup

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Tanner Sudo and his Team Alberta teammates narrowly missed the bronze medal at the Football Canada Cup Friday in Winnipeg. But the performance the running back who suits up with the LCI Rams put in at the 11-day event was golden. Sudo and Team Alberta were defeated 38-14 by Team ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • Finding a way out of downturn

    Albertans will get through tough times by working together David Schneider MLA, LITTLE BOW It feels good to be Alberta bound Summer has arrived. Across our great province, families are hitting the road to make the most of their vacations, rediscovering the great outdoors, joining local parades, and attending festivals. It’s that wonderful time of ... Read More »

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  • Sending troops to Riga right call

    Justin Trudeau was smart enough to run an election campaign that stressed a more harmonious nation and a more peaceful planet. But that doesn’t mean he’s na•ve enough to think Canada and its allies face no threats in a world in which Cold War tensions persist. It’s no surprise, then, that the prime minister’s recent ... Read More »

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  • Enjoying our city and public lands

    Summertime means a lot of things to southern Albertans. For some, it means spending weekends at music festivals or powwows, gardening or going to the farmers’ market, enjoying our natural spaces by camping, fishing, and hiking, or maybe just walking around the city catching PokŽmon. Whatever interests you, you can be sure there is something ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Ensuring Alberta agriculture products remain welcome

    The annual conference for federal, provincial and territorial agriculture ministers and deputy ministers is being held in Calgary this week. These agriculture ministers have a window of opportunity to ensure Canadian agriculture products remain welcome on global markets. Global markets demand basic employment, and human rights standards, some of which do not exist in Canada ... Read More »

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  • Canada needs policies compatible with SDGs

    SDGs – what, exactly, does that stand for? With so many acronyms out there these days, it is hard to keep up. Is it a financial institution? A disease? Actually, SDGs are “Sustainable Development Goals.” In 2015, more than 190 world leaders committed to 17 “SDGs” to help us all end extreme poverty, fight inequality ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • What rights was writer referring to in Roast?

    In the Lethbridge Herald’s “Roasts & Toasts” the other day, one comment said, “How can the supporters of LGBT say they want equal rights? As human beings we deserve equal rights, but when they get the rights they want besides, they have far more rights than the average person. How is it fair, when now ... Read More »

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