October 31st, 2014

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThe potential for a tuition disparity hike of $10 per course overall and an increase to management fees by $100 per course, approved by the University of Lethbridge board of governors earlier this month, isn’t sitting well with some students.Outside of the Students’ Union

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Local News

  • Snow set to develop Saturday afternoon — Environment Canada issues weather warning

    Southern Alberta — get ready for a very early winter preview.Environment Canada has issued a weather warning for the Cardston-Fort Macleod-Magrath region, as 10-20 centimetres of snow is expected in some areas. The warning covers the Blood Reserve and parts of Cardston County and the M.D. of Willow Creek. That same warning is in place ... Read More »

    2 hours ago
  • Theft of laptop from sleep clinic being investigated by AHS

    Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying approximately 5,000 patients after a laptop was stolen from a local clinic.The laptop, stolen from the Lethbridge Sleep Clinic on Oct. 17,  was not owned by AHS and not connected to any AHS network. The laptop contained a database with the names and addresses of patients, dates of services ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • majority support fracking in alberta

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Are Albertans in favour of “fracking” for oil and gas – or against it? The answer depends on how you ask the question, says political scientist Faron Ellis. In a recent survey conducted by his Lethbridge-based research group, more than 66 per cent... Read More »

    13 hours ago

Local Sports

  • FireAntz victorious on the road

    Lethbridge herald Novice The Dodge Caravan FireAntz novice hockey team won on the road last weekend. The FireAntz headed to Indus and posted a 9-6 win. Daniel Berehowsky and Easton Ogilvie each scored twice for the FireAntz, while Alex Westlund, Nathan Hawkins, Zane Rajcic, Carson Young and Ethan... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Horns ready for comforts of home

     Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThese road dogs finally get to come home for a while. After spending the majority of their 2014-15 Canada West season on the road, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team returns to their Nicholas Sheran Arena home for the first of five straight games, starting tonight... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Canes host Wheat Kings tonight

    Lethbridge herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes look to keep things rolling as they face a strong opponent tonight. The Hurricanes host the league-leading Brandon Wheat Kings in Western Hockey League action tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre. Lethbridge will not only play host to the top-ranked 12-3-... Read More »

    13 hours ago

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  • Seniors’ centres play valuable role

    Like a number of other non-profit organizations in Alberta, seniors’ centres are finding themselves in a predicament because of cuts to funding they previously received from the province. Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre, one of Lethbridge’s two seniors organizations, has appealed to city council for $75,000 in annual funding to replace the money that was lost as ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Tories show they know how to win

    The more things stay the same, the more things stay the same. The old saying does not go quite like that but in Alberta, it could be the provincial motto. On Monday, four byelections throughout the province meant Albertans had an opportunity to either continue to support the party which has ruled them for over ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Schools reflect growing diversity

    Local schools helping to create more inclusive communities Creating inclusive communities is more than a simple catch phrase today. Inclusion is a word you hear more and more often, no matter where you go, as towns, cities, schools and workplaces change and adapt with the times. Even five or 10 years ago, and certainly farther ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • The politics have changed the world

    It is sad to read news like this. In Canada, we as Canadians now suddenly feel threatened by radical Muslims. Yes, since the attack on Parliament Hill, Canada will not be the same again. Fear and uncertainty has become more part of our lives. But let us not forget, we are Canadians, we are a ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • A different hospital experience

    In response to the thank you to the Chinook Regional Hospital in the Lethbridge Herald Oct. 19, I do not know where the writer found these people because they sure weren’t there when I needed them. On July 25 of this year I was in a very bad accident and the paramedics had to use ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Canada should declare itself a non-military nation

    Instead of sending six worn-out fighter planes to Kuwait (which seems to me feeble posturing by a worn-out prime minister), how wonderful it would be if Canada declared herself to be a non-military, humanitarian nation. We could use the money currently allotted to military expenditures on human needs (food, medical care, clothing and shelter) instead. ... Read More »

    13 hours ago