July 28th, 2016

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Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A two-vehicle collision on the outskirts of the city Wednesday resulted in the death of a four-year-old boy. Just after 12 p.m., Coaldale RCMP responded to a collision at the Township Road 84 and Range Road 211 intersection, approximately 1.5 kilometres east of Lethbridge near Highway 4. Three other people

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  • Turning off the ‘tap’

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Using the tap feature on your credit or debit card is a handy way to pay for something in a hurry. It’s also a great way for thieves to get access to your money, especially if you left your wallet or purse in the car and didn’t bother to lock ... Read More »

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  • Opening ceremony for pool today

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A ribbon-cutting ceremony and barbecue will mark the grand re-opening of the Henderson outdoor pool today. But apart from 2,000-plus contest winners, there will be no opportunity for a public swim. Instead, the pool will be re-dedicated during official ceremonies set for 11 a.m. Federal, provincial and civic officials have ... Read More »

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  • Vulcan County looking for new chief administrative officer

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Vulcan County is looking for a chief administrator. County council recently terminated Leo Ludwig, its chief administrative officer for the last five years. It could take six to 12 months to find a suitable replacement, says Reeve Rod Ruark. The change, Ruark said, will reflect new directions being taken since ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Bombers double the Bulls

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bulls were doubled up on the road Wednesday night. The Bulls were defeated 10-5 by the Brooks Bombers during Western Major Baseball League action in Brooks. The loss puts the Bulls at 26-19 as the team hosts the Edmonton Prospects tonight and Friday at Spitz Stadium. Lethbridge led 2-1 after two ... Read More »

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  • Giants stand tall

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Intermediate Giants baseball team is off to the World stage. But before the Giants head off to the Little League World Series in Livermore, California, there’s still enough time to soak up the local spotlight before heading south. The Giants blanked the Ontario-representative Oakville Whitecaps 11-0 during the ... Read More »

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  • Carolina signs Peters to extension

    The Associated Press – Raleigh The Carolina Hurricanes signed coach Bill Peters to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, general manager Ron Francis said Wednesday. Peters – a former head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team – has a record of 65-72-27 in two seasons while leading the Hurricanes’ rebuilding ... Read More »

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  • Justify new taxes

    For many Canadians, the “spell of the Yukon” involves adventure, risk – and maybe riches. When our premiers met in Whitehorse last week, they seemingly failed to capture the wide vision, the untamed splendour of our far northern mountains and valleys. Instead, some of them talked about grapes – and beer! Saskatchewan’s Brad Wall, as ... Read More »

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  • Democratic reform needs democratic consent

    When it comes to proportional representation, e-voting and lowering the age of voters, we all deserve a voice Jackson Doughart Contributor, Troy Media – Halifax, N.S. Democratic reform is a hot topic these days. And democracy must be a critical part of the decision-making in any reform. Parliament has drawn up a committee to study ... Read More »

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  • Imagining Trump in power

    Let us suppose that it is July 2017. Let us suppose that Donald Trump, nominated as the Republican candidate for the U.S. presidency exactly a year ago, won the November election – quite narrowly, perhaps, but the polls are certainly suggesting that such a thing is possible. So he was inaugurated six months ago, and ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Analyzinga difficult situation

    Re: Judge’s decision regarding David and Collet Stephan. I was praying for Justice Jerke and the difficult case he was presiding over in the matter of David and Collet Stephan. I was amazed at the wisdom, kindness, love and gentle rebuke his decision manifested. In trying to analyze what he all said, I felt that ... Read More »

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  • NDP gov’t continues to pile up debt

    There is something very wrong with our NDP government in Alberta. They said they would discuss plans with the people before they acted. This has not been the case. The biggest mistake so far is probably the environmental minister slashing the firefighting budget even though they knew it was a dry winter and dry spring ... Read More »

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  • Professor should be free to question events

    This letter is in regard to an article by J.W. Schnarr entitled, Conspiracy Theories, June 19. In this article Mr. Schnarr attacks the credibility of Dr. Tony Hall and whether he has a place at the University of Lethbridge because of his views on some recent events including the Sandy Hook shooting and the Boston ... Read More »

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