October 24th, 2016

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky … Southern Alberta has its own version of the Addams family with Glory and Richard Reimer. The husband and wife duo operate Creepy Hollow, an immersive “haunted” experience near the Village of Warner. Many would remember the Reimers from the Stirling Haunted

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  • More optionsfor students in nursing programs

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge nursing faculty graduates can now continue their studies anywhere in Canada – or practise their profession overseas. That’s the impact of an extensive accreditation process successfully completed by Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge. The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing has granted formal accreditation for the next ... Read More »

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  • ‘The Beggars Opera’brings plenty of history

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Opera Workshop is presenting an opera with a twist. “The Beggar’s Opera” is a satirical production the group will perform with full costumes and set. It was composed in 1728 and was a revolutionary piece of theatre for its day. “The Beggar’s Opera” broke from the ... Read More »

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  • 20th anniversary for Pass foundation

    Stephanie Labbe Southern Alberta Newspapers – Crowsnest Pass This year marks the 20th anniversary for the Crowsnest Pass Health Foundation. The foundation was established in 1996 to give the Crowsnest Pass and area residents the opportunity to support local health-care services. Tom Gillespie, manager, foundation relations, says the foundation has been able to be generous ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns soccer team plays hard to the end

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team went out guns blazing. The Pronghorns came up on the losing side of a 2-0 setback to the Fraser Valley Cascades during the team’s final Canada West regular season game Saturday afternoon in Abbotsford. But with their playoff hopes fading, the Horns ... Read More »

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  • Dinos win Canada West rugby title in Lethbridge

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Calgary Dinos knew they were going to get a good game. They got one, and they also got their first Canada West women’s rugby championship following a 29-14 win over the Victoria Vikes during the gold medal game Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. The Dinos opened ... Read More »

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  • Rebels claim B Division crown

    Lethbridge Herald The Taber W.R. Myers Rebels captured the Jerry Dawson Trophy as the Southern Alberta High School Football League B Division champions by edging defending champion Chinook Coyotes 7-6 Thursday night at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Claresholm Willow Creek has won the trophy nine times since the Dawson trophy was introduced. In league ... Read More »

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  • A tale of two besieged cities

    Sieges on Middle East centres have similar circumstances Two great sieges are getting underway in the Middle East, one in Mosul in Iraq and the other in Aleppo in Syria. They have a great deal in common, including the fact that the attackers both depend heavily on foreign air power, but they are treated by ... Read More »

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  • We all deserve a home

    Shelter is one of the most basic human needs, and the majority of people have that need fulfilled to varying degrees ranging from modest apartments to palatial mansions. Then there are those who have no home at all, save for a park bench, a cardboard box in an alley or, if they’re lucky, a bed ... Read More »

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  • tanding together as a community

    It has been a difficult few weeks in our community and across the province. There have been heart-breaking and shocking events that have reaffirmed to all of us just how precious life is and how quickly our world can change. At this time last week we were learning of the sudden loss of former premier ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Big toast to elderly woman who’s still working

    This letter is neither a roast nor a toast but a comment concerning a roast made Oct. 11. A person went to see the new London Drug Store and they were disappointed to see a 78-year-old lady still working there who was on the news for London Drugs. The person goes on to say there ... Read More »

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  • Action against polio still needed

    Oct. 24 is World Polio Day. In Canada, epidemics of infantile paralysis date back to the 1950s. Children don’t catch polio here since 1994, but they will be vaccinated until its worldwide eradication. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative was launched in 1988 when tens of thousands of children became paralysed each year. Since then, most ... Read More »

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  • Taxpayer on the hook for abuse mess

    I am frustrated and angry that every time some person or group of people who are employed at any level of government commit outrageous performances, the taxpayer is left cleaning up the mess. In point and only as an example I refer to the Lethbridge Herald article on Friday, Oct. 7, “The ‘Force’ awakens,” where ... Read More »

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