February 23rd, 2017

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge Fire & Emergency Services plunged into the icy water of Henderson Lake on Wednesday, all in the name of safety. The firefighter/paramedics were training in ice rescue techniques. After a lecture series where they learned about the different types of ice, how to use the rescue equipment and physiological

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  • ALERT takes more drugs off street

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Four people are facing drug-related charges following an ALERT bust in Lethbridge on Monday that netted $55,000 in drugs, and a vehicle. ALERT’s organized crime and gang team, with the assistance of Lethbridge Police and the RCMP, intercepted a vehicle loaded with drugs en route to the city and searched ... Read More »

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  • Chlorine increasedin city drinking water

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com If your water tastes like chlorine, blame the warming weather. Chlorine levels have been increased in the City’s water supply due to ice breakup which has caused a higher-than-normal amount of debris in water entering the water treatment plant. In order to assure continued, safe drinking water to the community, ... Read More »

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  • Pepper spray attack nets 100 days

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Discharging a can of pepper spray at a Christmas party last year has netted a 32-year-old Lethbridge man a jail sentence. A drunken Nathan Wolf Child walked into Galaxy Bowl on the northside Dec. 18 during a church Christmas party and began yelling and swearing at a group of people, ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Elite hockey still being played here

    I seem to have a lot more free time on my hands right now. Two of the teams I worked with this year (University of Lethbridge and the AAA Midget Hurricanes) have already seen their seasons come to an end. It is quite unfortunate for teams to be done their seasons before the calendar turns ... Read More »

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  • Familiar foes await Hornsin second round of playoffs

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A renewal of acquaintances won’t be necessary for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team this weekend. Fresh off their first playoff series win in 16 years, the Pronghorns advance to the Canada West quarter-finals as they head to Edmonton to take on the Golden Bears in a best-of-three ... Read More »

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  • Sports hall unveils class of ’17

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com This year’s Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. The 2017 inductees represent 32 years of recognizing the sports achievements in Lethbridge and the region. Rob Kossuth, chair for the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame, said the public is invited to send in nominations for athletes, builders, special ... Read More »

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  • Keeping it fair for the fans

    Singer doing his part to battle third-party ticket sellers Have you ever tried to purchase a ticket to a concert featuring one of your favourite musicians or bands, only to see the tickets all snapped up before you could land one? Usually, that leaves two other options – paying through the nose for a ticket ... Read More »

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  • Resource industry key part of future

    John Pundyk A fortunate blend of resources and resourcefulness has brought Alberta and this country to where it is today. We have a lot to be thankful for because it took generations of tenacity and hard work to forge this success. It is easy for some, especially those not part of the recently laid-off energy ... Read More »

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  • Exploring a Universal Basic Income

    There’s a new idea that might be the solution to runaway populism. Well, it’s not that new, really – it has been kicking around in left-wing circles for a least a quarter-century – but it has suddenly gone mainstream. It’s called Universal Basic Income (UBI), and pilot programs to see if it really works in ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Off-roaders key part of local economy

    I and my family have been enjoying the Castle/Atlas area for the past 35 years. Our family ride dirt bikes, quads and snowmobiles in this beautiful part of the province. It is a great way to enjoy the mountain scenery through respectful and responsible use of the trail system that has been in place for ... Read More »

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  • All citizens have right to public money

    For some time now I have considered commenting on some comments such as were made by Patricia Pargeter (Jan. 25 Letter to the Editor) re: private Christian schools. My late wife and I sent seven children through a Christian school – a fact-based Christian school where the Alberta curriculum is taught, the same as in ... Read More »

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  • Governance the obstacle in operation of airport

    I wish to thank SACPA for the opportunity to present the case that a need for a different airport governance model is needed and the media who covered it. The overwhelming support for an independent authority to be the preferred model has been gratifying. I want to emphasize that this is a structural issue rather ... Read More »

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