December 20th, 2014

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Tuba players join forces to celebrate the yuletide season Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Draped in sparkly garland, jingle bells and Christmas lights, the tubas were as festively dressed as the people who played them at Casa yesterday. Almost 50 tuba enthusiasts of all experience levels came together for the

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  • Tubas trumpet the sounds of Christmas

    Tuba players join forces to celebrate the yuletide season Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Draped in sparkly garland, jingle bells and Christmas lights, the tubas were as festively dressed as the people who played them at Casa yesterday. Almost 50 tuba enthusiasts of all experience levels came together for the... Read More »

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  • Nominations open for Women of Distinction

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The YWCA Women of Distinction 2015 nominations are now open. The awards will be presented on March 6 to women in the community who have distinguished themselves through their achievements at the Lethbridge Lodge. The nominees must be female, at least 17 years... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Organizations get warm feeling with donations of mittens, scarves

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Warm hands, warm hearts. Three community organizations received a mountain of mittens, scarves, and toques Thursday at the Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH). The Salvation Army, Streets Alive Mission, and Lethbridge Family Services- Immigrant Services were recipients of the approximately 600 items adorning the... Read More »

    17 hours ago

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  • New chief can transform indigenous politics

    Joseph Quesnel FRONTIER CENTRE FOR PUBLIC POLICY The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has selected a new national chief. Perry Bellegarde, recently chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and former chief of the Little Black Bear First Nation in Saskatchewan, will have three-and-a-half years to transform indigenous politics for the better. At no ... Read More »

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  • 2014 a year of challenges for council

    The year 2014 provided no shortage of challenging issues and events for city council. We faced many serious and unique challenges, and these were opportunities for council to demonstrate leadership in order to achieve positive results for our city. Urban Drilling The most prominent issue during the first half of 2014 was urban oil and ... Read More »

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  • Alberta’s political landscape shaken up

    The world of Alberta politics is much different than almost anywhere else. We have witnessed a political dynasty the likes of which have rarely, if ever, been witnessed in any other democratic jurisdiction on the planet. But just mere months ago, it appeared the Progressive Conservative party’s over-four-decade grip on power was coming to an ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Another way to keep drinkers off the roads

    Re: Holiday Check Stops (Dec. 1 Herald). We really appreciate our police service for being out there. It seems people do not learn! But on the other hand, we make it so easy for people to buy all these drinks. Do we really need a liquor store on every other street? Like Coaldale? I’m sad ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Slowing down doesn’t take much time

    In response to the recent pileup on Whoop-Up, let’s ask the following question: How much time would drivers lose if they crossed Whoop-Up at 50 km-h instead of 90 km-h? Answer: 1.33 minutes. Better to lose a minute or two than your life. David Siminovitch Lethbridge... Read More »

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  • Thanks to local Hungarian Canadian group for Christmas party

    The local Hungarian Canadian Oldtimers Society held their jubilant Christmas party on Dec.13 in their premises. A very tall and happy Santa arrived and delivered Christmas presents to a dozen young people after the children sang some seasonal songs. About 125 members and friends braved the sudden snowstorm and greatly enjoyed a scrumptious meal catered ... Read More »

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