November 28th, 2015

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J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD The annual Salvation Army Christmas Campaign officially began Friday, and Sally Ann volunteers will once more be a familiar sight with their donation kettles wherever people gather to shop for the holidays. Associate officer Peter Kim said the event is the organization’s major fundraiser for

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  • Volunteers needed for Christmas Campaign

    J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD With their Christmas Campaign and other fundraising efforts in full swing, the Salvation Army is looking for a donation of a different kind this year – the gift of manpower. “This year, as opposed to previous years, we just haven’t had as many... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks spreading that warm feeling

    J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Lethbridge College Kodiaks are collecting new mittens, gloves, socks, toques, scarves and other outerwear to help local residents stave off the cold this winter with the third annual Warm Paws initiative. The event began Nov. 16 and runs through tonight. Athletics assistant... Read More »

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  • Third assault suspect pleads guilty

    lethbridge herald A 20-year-old woman accused of violently beating another woman for several hours in the summer of 2014 will be sentenced early in the new year. Chanel Leece Umpherville, who was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Friday in Lethbridge provincial court, pleaded guilty instead to charges of... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • The Associated Press Two-time cross-country world champion Emily Chebet was among seven Kenyan athletes banned for doping Friday, another indication that the country has a serious problem of cheating among its famed distance runners. Chebet, the cross-country world champion in 2010 and 2013, was banned for four years... Read More »

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  • Canes rout Ice

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Almost everybody got into the act for the Lethbridge Hurricanes Thursday night. The Hurricanes blew open a 1-0 lead after the first period with a four-goal second period on their way to a 9-0 win over the Kootenay Ice during Western Hockey League action at... Read More »

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  • Hurricane moves ahead

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Andrew Nielsen has taken the next step. After being selected in the third round and 65th overall in this year’s NHL draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs, the defenceman for the Lethbridge Hurricanes signed a three-year entry deal with the team Monday. After attending the Maple Leafs rookie camp in ... Read More »

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  • Time for leadership to tackle HIV in Canada

    Laurie Edmiston EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CATIE “HIV in Canada?” It’s a question I often hear on World AIDS Day (Dec. 1), when much of our attention turns to the global HIV epidemic. Many of us think of HIV/AIDS as an issue affecting other countries. But an HIV epidemic in Canada? More than 70,000 Canadians are living ... Read More »

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  • Budget aims for a stable Alberta

    As I prepare to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, I find myself thinking about international action and the old adage to “think globally, act locally.” Albertans in all fields, from energy producers to family farms, work hard every day to ensure we build a sustainable province we can leave to our ... Read More »

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  • Family violence has major impact

    As the final few days of November come and go, we near the end of Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta. But while the special awareness designation will disappear for another year, the problem of domestic violence will remain. Figures from Statistics Canada indicate that in 2013, there were close to 88,000 victims of family ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Thanks for supporting Alzheimer’s Coffee Break Campaign

    I wanted to share with southern Alberta how impressed the Alzheimer Society has been over the past two months during our Coffee Break Campaign. The generosity of local businesses and their customers, seniors facilities, annual donors, the media, and all Coffee Break Campaign supporters is greatly appreciated. I am excited to share with you that ... Read More »

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  • Safety must be key part of bridge discussion

    The debate about the addition of a third bridge in Lethbridge connecting the west and south sides has resurfaced. It is sad that it has been renewed because of the tragic loss of life. People have commented that bad drivers are the problem; however, regarding the additional accidents on Highway 3 that evening, as soon ... Read More »

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  • Halifax unveils impressive new recycling program

    Less than 20 per cent of households in Lethbridge practise recycling. The recyclables of the other homes land in our landfill. However, households in Halifax, N.S. are no longer so wasteful. Their new recycling program is an impressive display of community co-operation. Their program is concisely explained on two pages “How it works” and “What ... Read More »

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