January 25th, 2015

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Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A crowd estimated in the thousands made its way to the Western RV Country Show and Sale at Exhibition Park on the weekend. The four-day event wrapped Sunday and allowed campers the chance to see what the RV market has to offer in 2015. “Shows

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  • RV enthusiasts check out what’s new for 2015

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A crowd estimated in the thousands made its way to the Western RV Country Show and Sale at Exhibition Park on the weekend. The four-day event wrapped Sunday and allowed campers the chance to see what the RV market has to offer in 2015. “Shows... Read More »

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  • Police file charges over shotgun possession

    City residents tried to sell sawed-off weapon LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Regional Police have laid charges in the attempted sale of a sawed-off shotgun on Friday, which was used in a previous offence on Jan. 22. At about 7:55 a.m., LRPS investigated a call where people were in possession... Read More »

    19 hours ago
  • Group shining a spotlight on early onset dementia

    Disease isn’t just diagnosed in the elderly Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Alzheimer’s is typically viewed as a disease for “oldtimers.” But one in every 1,000 people under the age of 65 is diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia (EOD), according to alzheimer.ca. Many are in the prime of... Read More »

    19 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Celebrating baseball

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Who says it’s too early in the year to have a baseball-laden weekend? The Prairie Baseball Academy and Little League Alberta are going to team up this weekend for the Celebration of Baseball and Awards Banquet Saturday at the Lethbridge Lodge. In addition... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Eagles win on the road

    Picture Butte The Immanuel Christian Eagles varsity boys basketball team earned a win in Picture Butte during Deep South Basketball Conference last Thursday. The Eagles held a 37-29 lead at halftime on their way to an 80-72 win. Brendan Degner led the Eagles with 23 points, while Mike... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Copperheads clinch first place

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD – Coaldale After setting a franchise record for wins in a seasons, the Coaldale Copperheads have another accomplishment. The Copperheads posted a pair of home ice wins at the Coaldale Sportsplex – over the Cochrane Generals Saturday and the High River Flyers Sunday – to clinch... Read More »

    4 days ago

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    “I wouldn’t like extreme forces to come to power. I would prefer if known faces show up,” said European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, talking about Greece’s election. But his hopes for a quiet life will be dashed. Syriza, the radical left-wing party that leapt to prominence in the 2012 election with 27 per cent of ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

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