May 30th, 2016

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald Summer is a popular time for road trips, camping and other fun excursions, and most people don’t want to leave their furry family members behind. The Lethbridge Police Service and Animal Care and Control officers are reminding the public to keep pet safety top of

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  • MCSC Search Program key tool for authorities

    This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column from LPS Chief Rob Davis Earlier this month the Police Service became the latest law enforcement agency to collaborate with the Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC) and we are encouraging the public to help us by using their smart phones and social media feeds... Read More »

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  • Six contenders for PC candidacy

    Gillian Slade Medicine Hat News Before the Thursday deadline, six people submitted paperwork to be the next PC candidate for the Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner riding. Those who want to vote for either Brian Benoit, Glen Motz, Gregory Ranger, Joe Schow, Michael Jones and Paul Hinman, will need to buy... Read More »

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  • Public hearings on agenda for City Council

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald Members of the public will have the opportunity to make their voices heard on several land amendments proposed during three public hearings at today’s Lethbridge City Council meeting. The first regards rezoning an area planned for a future public elementary school on the... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Bulls win in extra innings

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bulls earned an extra innings win during Western Major Baseball League play Sunday afternoon. The Bulls scored the game-winning run in the top of th 10th inning to post a 4-3 win over the Fort McMurray Giants at Telus Field in Edmonton. Trailing 2-0 after four... Read More »

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  • LRC teams post wins Saturday

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Rugby Club men’s and women’s teams posted wins on Saturday. In men’s Division II action, the LRC downed the Foothills Lions 34-7. The LRC women’s team also got in the winning act, topping the Calgary Hornets 51-24. With the win, the LRC men improve... Read More »

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  • LFC men still seeking first goal

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge FC men’s soccer team is still looking for the back of the net early in the season. The LFC fell 2-0 to the Edmonton Green & Gold during Alberta Major Soccer League action Saturday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre field... Read More »

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  • Why continue attacks on West?

    Because most people think of Islamic State, al-Qaida and their ilk as being crazies motivated solely by hatred, they are not puzzled by recent terrorist attacks on the West like those in Paris, Brussels and Los Angeles. Like the villains in comic books, the terrorists are simply evil, and no further explanation is needed. But ... Read More »

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  • Time to rein in tax code

    Is Canada’s labyrinthine tax policy doing what it is intended to do? In its original form, Canada’s tax code was 11 pages long. A century later, it is more than 200 times that length. That the Income Tax Act has become a complex tangle will come as no surprise to the many Canadians for whom ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • ‘Pop tax’ not the answer

    Natalie Riediger ADVISER, EVIDENCENETWORK.CA – Winnipeg A “pop tax” is hardly a simple solution to the rising problem of obesity in Canada, despite the chorus of support. A recent Senate report on obesity in Canada recommends a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages be examined and points to tobacco product taxes as a successful example worth imitating. ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Teach kids to play safe this summer

    As a 19-year-old graduate of the War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program and a safety ambassador for the PLAYSAFE program, I have met kids who have lost limbs in accidents that could have been prevented. With the weather warming up, it’s a good time to teach kids about the dangers that can come with summer, ... Read More »

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  • Message to those in the ‘Never’ movements

    This letter is directed to the Never Trump, Never Hillary, and Never Love Again movements. Please read with three tablespoons of caution and a teaspoon of humour. These two weren’t my first choices either. But I bounce back a little quicker than you. Call it resilience or emotional elasticity. You remind me of people just ... Read More »

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  • Economic theory is no longer working

    Is there any better example of why our current theory of economics is no longer working than Fort McMurray today? Economic theory suggests that prices rise to meet demand. Demand continues to rise, but hundreds of thousands are out of work, and therefore cannot meet their needs. The theory refuses to include the costs of ... Read More »

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