July 28th, 2015

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Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comFor 83-year-old Gordon Brown, memories of serving in the Korean War will forever haunt him. On Monday, veterans and members of the Korean-Canadian community and the public gathered to honour those who lost their lives with Korea War Veterans Day at the Lethbridge War Memorial

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Local News

  • Glacier Park hosts science, history day today

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park will host the 12th annual Waterton-Glacier Science and History Day today from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the West Glacier Community Building in Glacier National Park. The event is free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend. Held yearly on the... Read More »

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  • River valley up for national recognition

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Oldman River Valley is up for an award in the Great Places in Canada competition. The natural and heritage asset has been nominated within the Public Space category by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), which is hosting the fifth annual contest. “Please... Read More »

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  • Community role of sports fans

    The sports fan community casts a wide net in Lethbridge. Dennis Connolly is one of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn teams’ biggest fans. Each hockey game finds him, wearing his Pronghorns scarf, watching from behind the home goal. Community pride and an appreciation of the players’ skills... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Miners open with win — Lethbridge takes on Medicine Hat tonight at 7 p.m.

    Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe worst thing Lethbridge Y’s Men Miners coach Jared Ruff could say about his team’s 14-5 win over the Tri-County Cardinals in their opening game of the Montana-Alberta American Legion Baseball North District championship tournament at Spitz Stadium Thursday night?They failed to get... Read More »

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  • Injury can’t keep DeLaet down

    THE CANADIAN PRESS- OAKVILLE, Ont. Graham DeLaet’s tough. He’s a golfer. The Weyburn, Sask., native injured his left thumb during the first round of the RBC Canadian Open but still finished his round and expects to keep playing Friday. Frustrated by the injury, DeLaet was glad to... Read More »

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  • Bulls rally to clip Sox — Lethbridge first WMBL team to post 30 wins

    Nick KuhlLETHBRIDGE HERALDnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIn stark contrast to Tuesday’s game between the teams, defence and pitching were showcased Wednesday at Spitz Stadium. At least for the first five innings.Then Regina scored six runs — three of them off Bulls’ wild pitches and two off overthrows to first — in the top of the sixth, and the game ... Read More »

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  • China and the ‘dead cat bounce’

    A few weeks ago, at the height of the panic in the Chinese stock markets, a sour joke was doing the rounds: “Last month, the dog was eating what I eat. Last week, I was eating what the dog eats. This week, I think I’ll eat the dog.” A lot of people have lost a ... Read More »

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  • Hitting city’s waste diversion targets

    It is always nice to have a target to strive for. Politicians, in particular, seem to have developed quite the affinity for the procedure, at all levels of government. Most often, these targets make for nice headlines, and hopefully, it gives those in the community the impression some real steps are being taken towards a ... Read More »

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  • New gov’t making positive change

    From health-care funding to looking into democratic reform, NDP gov’t is making headway As you know, Alberta’s NDP government has taken steps to implement our promise of good government that cares about Albertans. We have frozen post-secondary tuition rates, funded health care to ensure quality services and prevent the layoff of thousands of health-care workers, ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Gov’t panel a sham and waste of money

    On July 17 the Harper government announced a panel to examine the question of medically assisted dying. The panel is a sham and another waste of taxpayers’ money. There are three members on the panel and two of them gave evidence on behalf of the government in the Carter case and are totally biased against ... Read More »

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  • Letter writers don’t speak for the community

    Please, I ask that when you write a letter to the editor, you do not use “we.” As a citizen of Lethbridge, I am not a part of your “we.” I am a proud citizen of Lethbridge. I am proud to see the city fly the Pride flag on the steps of city hall, for ... Read More »

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  • Maybe Trudeau understands finances after all

    “The budget will balance itself.” This is a statement attributed to Justin Trudeau in a Conservative ad designed to show how little he knows about federal government finances. If, for instance, a downturn in the economy leading to lower federal government tax revenue is matched in magnitude and duration by an upturn in the economy ... Read More »

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