May 29th, 2016

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Ethnic association moves into a bigger home J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The old downtown Lethbridge Fire Hall has officially been given new life as the site of the city’s brand new multicultural centre. On Saturday, local residents and dignitaries came together to celebrate the official ribbon cutting. The building,

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  • Various causes stage charity events

    Fundraising walks part of a busy day in the city J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A number of events had Lethbridge residents out in force supporting local causes on Saturday. The Purina Walk for Guide Dogs was hosted by the Lions Clubs of Southern Alberta and took place... Read More »

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  • U of L sparks interest in science

    Expo gets kids involved in different ways J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The third annual Exploration Expo at the University of Lethbridge wrapped up with several bangs and even a couple fireballs on Saturday, all in an effort to get young minds turned on to science. The event... Read More »

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  • New multicultural centre opens doors

    Ethnic association moves into a bigger home J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The old downtown Lethbridge Fire Hall has officially been given new life as the site of the city’s brand new multicultural centre. On Saturday, local residents and dignitaries came together to celebrate the official ribbon... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Roger Penske readyto drive Indy 500 pace car

    Veteran team owner has four drivers in today’s race The Associated Press – Indianapolis Roger Penske has no shortage of help in preparing to pace the 100th Indianapolis 500. There’s former winner Johnny Rutherford, the official pace car driver, who will take over once Penske drives the Camaro... Read More »

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  • LFC men still seeking first goal

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com 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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  • Warriors force Game 7

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – OKLAHOMA CITY Klay Thompson made a playoff-record 11 3-pointers and scored 41 points, and the defending champion Golden State Warriors forced a seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 108-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night. Stephen Curry bounced... Read More »

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Opinions

  • 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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  • ‘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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  • 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 »

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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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