December 11th, 2017

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Ian Martens Lethbridge Herald imartens@lethbridgeherald.com The LCI fine arts departments have teamed to stage a musical adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, the story of an adopted orphan girl growing up on Prince Edward Island in the early 1900s. The production has been in the works since auditions were held the first week of school,

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  • Classic tale comes to life

    Ian Martens Lethbridge Herald imartens@lethbridgeherald.com The LCI fine arts departments have teamed to stage a musical adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, the story of an adopted orphan girl growing up on Prince Edward Island in the early 1900s. The production has been in the works since auditions were held the first week of school, ... Read More »

    3 hours ago
  • RCMP investigating Fort Macleod break-in

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Fort Macleod RCMP are seeking the public’s help in their investigation regarding a Break and Enter to GMS Mechanical and Equipment Ltd, in Fort Macleod, which occurred sometime overnight on Dec. 3. Someone smashed the side entrance door to the business gaining access to the product display wall. Several high-end ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Nature centre puts a wrap on re-usables

    Goal to teach people how to reduce waste J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A Helen Schuler Nature Centre program recently gave Lethbridge residents an opportunity to enjoy a different kind of “green” Christmas. On Saturday, local residents took part in the Centre’s “Green Christmas Wrapping Party” where they could wrap their gifts using re-usable material. ... Read More »

    20 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Golden Hawks get the point

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks took a point off the top team in western Canada. The Golden Hawks skated to a 2-2 tie with the Airdrie Xtreme during Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League play Saturday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena as Lethbridge goaltender Tyler Palmer kicked out ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Canes deal for Zablocki

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes have addressed their roster situation and are turning to a familiar name in doing so. Following their 6-5 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oil Kings during Western Hockey League action Friday night at the Enmax Centre, the Hurricanes announced they had acquired 19-year-old forward Lane Zablocki from the Red Deer ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Locals ready to tackle the Border Bowl

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Team Alberta is heading to this year’s ABC Border Bowl with a distinct southern Alberta look. Team Alberta, featuring the top gridiron talent from across the province, heads west to Chilliwack Saturday to take on Team B.C. in this year’s Border Bowl. When the opening kickoff sails Saturday, that southern ... Read More »

    3 days ago


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  • The end of Ali Abdullah Saleh

    Ali Abdullah Saleh seized power in Yemen in 1978, when he was only 36 years old. He lost it in 2012, when the “Arab spring” was in full spate, and had been trying to get it back ever since. Thirty-four years was not enough. But on Monday, his truly astonishing ability to switch sides got ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Correcting carbon levy fallacies

    This month’s ‘At The Legislature’ column by MLA Maria Fitzpatrick 2017 is coming to a close so I share this column as my last for this year. When I look back over the year I am proud of the work of our government and of the dedication shown by all my legislature colleagues as we ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Adverse effects of alcohol abuse

    Research shows complex problem carries a huge cost for society in assorted ways Al Barnhill During a recent flight between Vancouver and Calgary, I sat next to a young teacher. Like many passing conversations, we casually asked, “Where are you from? What do you do?” When she asked the latter question, in part I responded ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Alberta consumers still waiting for their money

    During the period 2010 to 2011, TransAlta overcharged Alberta electricity consumers $27 million. Refer to AUC decision 3110-DO3-2015 if you wish to read the actual decision (all 217 pages). This figure was determined by the Market Surveillance Administrator (MSA) who works for the Alberta Utilities Commission. The administrative penalty which was levied against TransAlta for ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Are rattlesnakes more valuable than people?

    The penalty for killing a rattlesnake is maximum $50,000 or one year in jail; driving over one intentionally can set you back $10,000. In contrast. in March this year, on International Women’s Day. the abortion law was formally removed from Canada’s criminal code, Abortion is legal at all stages of pregnancy; this was mainly accomplished ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • A case for the Robin Hood tax

    In a world where the Chamber of Commerce and corporate lobby continually propose more “consumer” taxes and less corporate taxes, a 0.5 per cent tax on financial transactions seems simple. More money is gambled daily in the casino of Wall Street than anywhere else. A small tax of one half of one per cent could ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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