February 6th, 2016

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Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald — Raymond tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com It’s being called the biggest methamphetamine seizure at an Alberta border crossing. On Jan. 31, Season Truax, 40, of Calgary was driving across the border alone when she allegedly tried to smuggle 14.5 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine over the Del Bonita border crossing,

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  • Huge meth bust at Del Bonita crossing

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald — Raymond tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com It’s being called the biggest methamphetamine seizure at an Alberta border crossing. On Jan. 31, Season Truax, 40, of Calgary was driving across the border alone when she allegedly tried to smuggle 14.5 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine over the Del Bonita border crossing,... Read More »

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  • CBSA seizes 14.5 kg of suspected methamphetamine in southern Alberta

    Lethbridge Herald The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have seized 14.5 kg of suspected methamphetamine in southern Alberta. During a routine secondary examination on Jan. 31, CBSA officers from the Del Bonita border crossing observed inconsistencies in the rocker panels of a sport utility vehicle. Upon dismantling them, they ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Disturbed back in business

    Hard rockers reunite with album and tour Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com After a long break from creating and performing music together, Chicago-based hard rockers Disturbed are back on stage and founding member Don Donegan couldn’t be happier. Donegan, the self-taught lead guitarist of the band, and his mates took several years off to focus ... Read More »

    15 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Kesler’s handshake was worth more than money

    Greg Kesler was a man of his word. That comes first and foremost. That he was also a man of many wonderful words and thousands of stories is something you can find out on Monday at the Lethbridge Exhibition at 1 p.m. when his life is honoured... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Defence key for Kodiaks

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Ryan Heggie knows what he’s in for this weekend. The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s basketball team has a pair of games against the Olds College Broncos, and the home side is in tough. The Broncos (10-3) are two games ahead of the... Read More »

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  • Canes, missing Estephan, hope to stop skid tonight

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes look to get back into the win column tonight and will seek to do so without a key member of their lineup. The Hurricanes host the Moose Jaw Warriors during Western Hockey League action tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre... Read More »

    20 hours ago


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  • Public input sought on assisted dying

    The month of January provided many opportunities for me to get out into the community. You may have seen me at the State of the City Address with Mayor Chris Spearman, the University of Lethbridge Farewell Dinner for Gordon E. Jong, the CHBA Building the Best Awards, having coffee with farmers in Picture Butte, or ... Read More »

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  • Family time has benefits

    The annual Family Day holiday is coming up Feb. 15. It’s a day intended to provide time for family togetherness. However, since not everyone has the day off, there are some people who won’t have the opportunity for this extra family time. Still, the idea is a good one. But a single day isn’t really ... Read More »

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  • More value from our resources

    Encouraging more value-added processing was one of the election campaign nuggets put forth by Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley. On Monday, Notley’s NDP government followed through by unveiling the Petrochemicals Diversification Program. The government hopes to create thousands of jobs and attract billions of dollars in investment by providing $500 million in royalty credits to ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • ’10 to 1′ support for gender guidelines sounds like spin

    I got a kick out of the spin doctors (Jan. 23 Herald) saying 10 to one in favour of letting children decide what they want to be called, renaming parents as caregivers, and all the other bull. No one asked me nor any of the 100 or so people I asked about this issue. Of ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Bill 10 guidelines need to be reworked

    In my entire life I have not seen such a hasty and unsound move by the government than the recent “Guidelines for Best Practice…” regarding gender issues. It is no wonder that parents across the province are appalled and getting vocal. There is much to say about this document, but let me outline only the ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Examining Canadian myths

    We import 400,000 immigrants per year. Industry and business benefit because immigrants keep downward pressure on wages. Agriculture and forestry used to absorb plenty of people, but technology is reducing jobs. There is a right-wing myth that Canadian youth don’t want to work. Who benefits from that myth? Education is a growth industry. The growth ... Read More »

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