September 29th, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A new self-cleaning public restroom is now open to relieve a pressing need for the pressing needs of people in downtown Lethbridge. The automated facility is located along the east side of 6 Street South, just south of 4 Avenue, and is free for all users. It automatically cleans and

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  • Bridge testing today, Friday on Scenic Drive

    Lethbridge Herald The City of Lethbridge will be completing bridge structure testing along Scenic Drive North on the 5 Avenue North overpass. The testing will take place today and Friday as part of the city’s preventive maintenance program to ensure public safety. To ensure the safety of workers, northbound traffic will be reduced to one ... Read More »

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  • Professor investigated by U of L

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge is investigating one of their tenured professors in light of ongoing claims involving the alleged spread of conspiracy theories and anti-Zionist propaganda. Anthony Hall is a tenured member within the U of L’s Faculty of Arts and Science. He teaches Globalization Studies at the university, and ... Read More »

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  • SACPA to discuss electoral reform today

    Lethbridge Herald The next federal election is still likely at least three years away. At that time, there is a possibility of a new electoral system. Today, during the regular weekly SACPA meeting, beginning at noon at Country Kitchen Catering, a local political scientist will weigh in on the topic. Harold Jansen from the University ... Read More »

    21 mins ago

Local Sports

  • LCI, Cardston provide fireworks

    ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells I would be surprised if anyone in attendance at last Friday’s Cardston at LCI University of Lethbridge Stadium high school football clash didn’t experience a highly elevated heart rate in the second half, especially during the frantic last few minutes. For the most part defence was a rumour, but ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • Top finishes for LSC skaters

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD A host of athletes who train at the Lethbridge Skating Club found success at the Canmore Fall Invitational Skating Competition on the weekend. Madi Martin, who trains at the LSC, earned top marks in Flight A of the Juvenile Ladies Under 12 event. Her performance was also selected by the judges for one of ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • Miss Maddison steps en avant

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Maddison Meierhofer has big slippers to fill. Meierhofer has taken over the University of Lethbridge’s ballet program, one of the school’s most renowned community resources. The program was under the auspices of Mary Falconer – Miss Mary to her thousands of students – since its founding. Falconer was a dance ... Read More »

    24 hours ago


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By phlushie: Medicine Hat News Comment The major issue with electoral reform is party politics. Why can I person not vote for the best person to represent us.... Read More »

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Opinions

  • Driving to U of L the cheaper alternative

    In an ideal world, we’d all have late-model vehicles and non-congested roads. And when we reached our destination – work, entertainment, shopping – parking would be easy and free. But, of course, we don’t live in an ideal world, and things like rush-hour delays and parking fees aren’t very important in the real world. Let’s ... Read More »

    24 hours ago
  • Time to rethink fluoridation issue

    Tony Hall PROFESSOR OF LIBERAL EDUCATION AND GLOBALIZATION STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE The failure of the political push to re-introduce fluoride into Calgary tap water should renew pressure on Lethbridge City Council to terminate forced fluoridation here. Recently Calgary City Council voted nine to five against a notice of motion that would have re-opened the ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Who would ISIS vote for in U.S. election?

    “Hillary Clinton’s weakness while she was Secretary of State has emboldened terrorists all over the world to attack the U.S., even on our own soil,” wrote Donald Trump on Facebook after the bombing in New York last Saturday. “They are hoping and praying that Hillary Clinton becomes president, that they can continue their savagery and ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Electoral reform made simple

    Rachael Harder announced recently that the “majority” of the constituents in Lethbridge like the way our politicians are elected and electoral reform is not wanted or needed. I would like to explain in a simplistic way why many (those that are not included in her PC blog/survey) would like to see change. Peter, Paul and ... Read More »

    21 mins ago
  • Trump needs to be prepared

    I went into the first debate solidly in Trump’s corner. I emerged the next morning a bit battered and ruffled around the edges. Donald came out swinging and he was strong. His business acumen and well-timed aggression were both on display. Debate master Lanhee Chen’s phrase “he is very hard to prepare for” kept leaping ... Read More »

    21 mins ago
  • Trade deal with China doesn’t benefit Canada

    Regarding proposed trade with China, here are some comments from economist Jim Stanford, writing for Rabble.ca: “Whenever someone says we should ‘trade more’ with China, we have to ask: ‘What kind of trade? And going in which direction?’ Achieving ‘more trade’ hardly helps Canada, if that trade consists mostly of imports.” Stanford also writes: “Canada ... Read More »

    24 hours ago


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