September 30th, 2016

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Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A team from the Royal Alberta Museum has been hard at work at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump since the first week of September. “One of the things that brought us back this year was in 1990, in the last week of an eight-year project, we found what looks like a roasting

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  • Players set rules for electoral reform

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dpurcell@lethbridgeherald.com University of Lethbridge professor Harold Jansen gave a fun, informative and passionate presentation Thursday for the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs. It was on a topic even he admitted few people seem to care about: electoral reform. Of course, Jansen is a Deadhead-level fan of electoral reform and the ... Read More »

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  • SAAG exhibit is multi-dimensional

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Lisa Lipton’s exploration of the present tense in film and performance is one of two exhibits running through November at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery. The Impossible Blue Rose runs from Saturday to Nov. 20 with an opening night performance and reception Saturday at the Fritz Sick Centre and the ... Read More »

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  • Rehab program marks 10 years

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A 10-year anniversary deserves a PARP-y. The Post Acute Rehabilitation Program marked 10 years at St. Michael’s Health Centre on Thursday with a number of speakers, a blessing and refreshments. PARP is a premier intensive in-patient rehab program originally founded in the 1990s at St. Michael’s Hospital. It was then ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Cause and ‘Effect’

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com “Bushnell’s Trigger Effect” is coming back to Lethbridge College. The hunting documentary series that films the adventures based around the two hosts, Dean Trumbley and Kent Michie, added a segment featuring the college faculty during the fourth season and, based on the feedback decided to come back for the fifth ... Read More »

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  • Canes’ up-and-down opening weekend calls for level heads

    Dale Woodard Lethbridgeherald.com sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes host the Kootenay Ice Friday night at 7 p.m. and then play against the Calgary Hitmen Saturday night at the same time. After beating the Medicine Hat Tigers 4-2 in their home opener Friday and losing 9-3 in the rematch Saturday in Medicine Hat, the Canes begin a ... Read More »

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  • Back from NHL camp for some Canes players

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com You didn’t see the likes of Brayden Burke, Tyler Wong, Brennan Menell and Giorgio Estephan in the lineup as the Lethbridge Hurricanes began the WHL regular season last weekend. As the Canes started off with a 1-1 split with the Medicine Hat Tigers Friday and Saturday, the Hurricanes veteran quartet ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • Reflecting on safety

    Folks who remember ghost stories may remember the terror of “things that go bump in the night.” In real life, the sound could be caused by a garage door down the street, or a neighbour retrieving his garbage cart. In the dark, you can’t always tell. When you’re driving, a dark evening can be far ... Read More »

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  • Lethbridge has many amazing people

    We have some amazing people in Lethbridge. It’s true. I know many of them and I’m sure you do, too. I am talking about youth who are passionate advocates on a social issue, seniors who volunteer for worthwhile organizations, businesspeople who serve the community and employ its members, academics who learn new things about our ... Read More »

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  • 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 »

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Letters to The Editor

  • 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 »

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  • 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 »

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  • 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 »

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