October 27th, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Police seized nearly $35,000 in drugs, including 777 fentanyl pills, and five people have been charged following two separate drug busts in the past week. On Oct. 13, members of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams seized 193 fentanyl pills after searching two homes and two vehicles in Lethbridge. In

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  • SACPA to discuss racism in Lethbridge

    Lethbridge Herald Racial tensions in Lethbridge have been at the forefront of many conversations in the past several weeks. Thursday, during the regular weekly session of SACPA, speaker Jo-Anne Fiske will present “Fanning the flames of racism in Lethbridge: Why is individualism not afforded to people of colour?” The topic was brought back in the ... Read More »

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  • ReadyForHer campaign in Lethbridge today

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Stephanie McLean, Alberta’s Minister for the Status of Women, is encouraging more Alberta women to run for office. McLean will be at the University of Lethbridge today for a panel discussion along with elected officials as part of the #ReadyForHer campaign. During the last municipal election, only 26 per cent of women were ... Read More »

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  • College, builders, home owners benefit from ‘College Home’

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge family has settled into its new “College Home.” Now the parents will have to decide who’s going to college. Tyler Tamura, Melissa Zunti and their three children are enjoying their new Copperwood home, completed earlier this year by Daytona Homes as part of a five-year initiative. Along with ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Coyotes blank the Rebels

    Lethbridge Herald The Chinook Coyotes posted a 3-0 win (25-15, 25-16, 29-27) over the Taber W.R Myers Rebels during boys Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League Wednesday night. With the win, the Coyotes improve to 4-3 on the season. For the Rebels, Cole Layton had 13 kills and one block and Henry Wolf contributed with ... Read More »

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  • Tier I Atom Hurricanes split on the weekend

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge United Rentals Hurricanes Red Atom Tier 1 team went 1-1 against a pair of rivals last weekend in the seeding round of the CAHL pre-season. The Hurricanes lost 6-5 to Brooks on Saturday, but finished the weekend with an 8-5 win Sunday over the Okotoks Raiders Gold. In Saturday’s loss, the ... Read More »

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  • Golden Hawks get back to first place

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bantam AAA Val Matteotti Golden Hawks are back atop the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League South Division thanks to a pair of shutouts last weekend. The Golden Hawks hit the road to Leduc and beat the Tarpon Oil Kings 8-0 Saturday and capped off the weekend with a 5-0 win over ... Read More »

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  • Getting more women into office

    Campaign’s aim to encourage women to run for municipal office in Alberta Women hold the top political office in three Canadian provinces, including here in Alberta as well as in the largest province, Ontario. In addition, half of the federal cabinet positions are held by women. Overall, though, women are underrepresented on the political scene ... Read More »

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  • Correction

    A letter to the editor on page A6 of Tuesday’s Herald incorrectly indicated that Coaldale Christian School is part of Palliser Regional Schools. Palliser has a busing agreement with Coaldale Christian, but the school is not part of the Palliser division. Also, St. Joseph School is part of the Holy Spirit School Division. The Herald ... Read More »

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  • Family violence a serious issue

    Problem’s scope is ‘staggering,’ says chief health officer Cancer, heart disease, diabetes – they’re all serious health issues that have a broad impact on the Canadian population. But there’s another serious health issue that the country’s top doctor identified in a 60-page report released last week: family violence. Calling the scope of the problem “staggering,” ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • A good argument against roasts

    On Oct. 13 you published an opinion piece in defence of your decision to run a roast of a clearly identifiable individual whose only offence was being a senior. You argued that somehow by publishing this roast you were in fact supporting the contribution of seniors to our society. I learned this weekend from one ... Read More »

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  • Entangled political, religious identities

    When advocacy organizations claiming to represent Jewish interests intertwine “Israeli” and “Jewish identity,” it becomes well-nigh impossible to call Israel to task for its political crimes, or even speculate about its role in the dirty world of international politics, without being accused of some variation of anti-Semitism. This unfortunately is what seems to have happened ... Read More »

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  • Where’s compassion for the working class?

    Does an “advanced society” refuse food, housing and medical help to many of its citizens? In the new right-wing world, not just cities, countries, but even families are committing triage on sons and daughters. This is not only happening in the Middle East, Africa, or China, where relatives are sold into slavery. Canada, as recent ... Read More »

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