July 21st, 2017

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge can now boast more curlers and more hockey players. Those are some of the impacts reported after the city’s newest recreation facility opened a year ago. More people are playing sledge hockey as well, officials say, since additional ice time became available. And Lethbridge successfully played host to two

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  • Snack time

    Submitted photo by Jim Stickel Snack time Jim Stickel of Lethbridge snapped this picture from a window, showing a very young robin receiving a snack from one of its parents. “It was very impressive to see how hard the parents worked in keeping the baby fed,” said Stickel... Read More »

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  • Fewer police calls for Kainai Indian Days

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald -STANDOFF jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Blood Tribe Police Service saw fewer calls for service during this year’s Kainai Indian Days than in past years. The 51st annual Kainai Indian Days took place July 13-16 and featured a rodeo, competition powwow, baseball tournament, traditional hand games and a fair. The event traditionally brings thousands of ... Read More »

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  • Festival Latina set for Saturday

    Lethbridge Herald The scents and sounds of Latin America will waft through the city centre on Saturday, Festival Latina day in Lethbridge. The third annual celebration will run from noon to 10 p.m. in Galt Gardens. Officials at the Southern Albert Ethnic Association say city residents from a number of Central and South American nations ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Choi moves into the top-10

    Lethbridge Herald Ethan Choi cracked the top-10 after Day 3 of the Sun Life Financial Alberta Men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Ponoka. The 15-year-old member of the Pincher Creek Golf Club shot a 68 during the round of the Amateur Thursday for a three-day total of 219 that puts Choi in sole possession of seventh ... Read More »

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  • Two Horns named to Canadian U20 squad

    Lethbridge Herald A pair of members of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team will don the Maple Leaf this summer. Sydney De La Mare and Abigail Duguid have been named to the Canadian U20 team for the Can-Am series versus United States in Ottawa. The Canadian and American U20 squads will play a ... Read More »

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  • Richard’s time to ride

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s not the first time Richard Petrik has qualified to race at a world championship. This year, however, is the first time he’ll actually be able to do it. The member of the the Lethbridge BMX Association who will turn 39 next Friday is one of nine local club members ... Read More »

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  • lanning for the city’s future

    Long-term planning is critical to ensuring our municipal services and infrastructure continue to meet the needs of our community over the next 10, 20 or 30 years. A new Cycling Master Plan was adopted by city council earlier this week. The vision for this master plan is to make cycling a safer and more realistic ... Read More »

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  • Moon landing still significant

    Event still a symbol of what mankind can accomplish Forty-eight years ago today, science fiction became reality: Mankind set foot on another world. Almost a half century later, the first moon landing remains one of the most significant achievements in human history. When astronaut Neil Armstrong climbed out of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module and ... Read More »

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  • Paving way for cyclists

    Why use four wheels when two will do? Making two-wheeled transportation a more attractive option is the aim of the Cycling Master Plan, which was adopted by Lethbridge City Council on Monday. The plan’s stated vision is to “make cycling a realistic transportation option for all ages and abilities, contributing to our sustainable future.” Encouraging ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • The important role of forgiveness

    A South African journalist, Jonathan Ancer, recently published a book “SPY: Uncovering Craig Williamson.” Ancer interviewed me on Skype for this book because I knew Craig, who I thought was my friend. I had meals with him often to catch up. But his friendship was a deception. He was a spy, a captain in the ... Read More »

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  • Khadr was a child soldier, not a terrorist

    In a war situation whereby the two warring combatants are fighting across each other, are the losses of life called murders or terrorist activities? The answer to that question may be the most relevant issue while dealing with the Khadr situation. He was a child soldier, influenced by his father, brothers, uncles, etc. who was ... Read More »

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  • Just wondering

    As opposed to a Trudeau high-five, plus 10.5 million loonies: what penalty would Omar Khadr face under Sharia law for one murder and one maiming? Just wondering. Bob Rannard Lethbridge... Read More »

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