August 18th, 2017

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CHICAGO – An Oxford University employee accused of killing a 26-year-old hair stylist was extradited to Chicago late Friday night. Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren arrived in Chicago just before midnight from California. He and 43-year-old Wyndham Lathem, a former Northwestern University professor, face charges of first-degree murder for the death last month of

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  • Bomber Command Museum honours RCAF this weekend

    Demi Knight SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS – NANTON The Bomber Command Museum is hosting an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the formation of the all Canadian Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Bomber Force. This weekend, the museum is inviting everyone to come out, learn about the air force’s history and role within the war ... Read More »

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  • Tech Girl camp: no boys allowed

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com This week, the University of Lethbridge’s Destination Exploration program hosted its first Tech Girl Camp. The program aims to encourage young girls to consider pursuing a career in computer science. The idea was sparked during a conversation between camp leaders Cassandra Allenby and Breanalee Beer. “She works in the industry, ... Read More »

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  • Cox Financial donates $25K to college golf tourney

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Both opened their doors 60 years ago. So this year, the Cox Financial Group has announced a $25,000 donation to the annual golf tournament in support of Lethbridge College. The Aug. 29 event – now sold out – will raise funds for student scholarships. This year’s goal is $60,000. College officials say the ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns hockey rounds out recruiting class with four freshmen

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD With training camp just around the corner, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn men’s hockey team and head coach Spiros Anastas has announce four more freshmen for the 2017-18 Canada West season. Joining the program are defencemen Jeff Rayman and Taylor Fisher, along with right-winger Tyler Maltby and local goaltender Jonny Hogue. The four ... Read More »

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  • Picture Butte duo captures best ball championship

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Dustin Davies and Graeme Bishop combined to win the 31st annual Tony Roma’s Southern Alberta Best Ball Championship this week at the Lethbridge Country Club. Thirty-two teams started the team match play event in May trying to survive elimination and become the champs of the bracket format. Teams comprised of amateurs and pros ... Read More »

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  • Hurricanes announce training camp schedule

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club has announced the dates for the 2017 Training Camp which will begin on Aug. 24 at the Enmax Centre with Rookie Camp. The Hurricanes Rookie Camp will begin with on-ice testing beginning at 4 p.m. on Aug. 24 while Main Camp will commence on Saturday at 1 p.m. ... Read More »

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  • 50-year twin-city relationship

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Lethbridge’s twin-city relationship with Saint-Laurent, Quebec. As you read this month’s column, I am in Saint-Laurent representing Lethbridge as part of the annual cultural exchange between our two cities. Saint-Laurent and Lethbridge officially became twin cities back in 1967 as part of a Canadian centennial project to strengthen ... Read More »

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  • Robots in the workforce

    Resistance is futile, so we must adapt Daniel Komesch SENIOR POLICY ANALYST, POLYTECHNICS CANADA – OTTAWA Automation has become a scary word. As new technologies proliferate, unease and uncertainty surround the labour market of the future. Will jobs be destroyed? Created? Can a robot really replace what I do? What kind of career should my ... Read More »

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  • It’s all about the optics

    The controversy swirling around Derek Fildebrandt has finally prompted the United Conservative Party MLA for Brooks-Strathmore to step down from the party caucus. Fildebrandt issued a statement late Tuesday announcing his departure from caucus and noting “This young party cannot afford to be distracted from the formative period that it is in right now as ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Owners of disruptive pets should show consideration

    To our neighbours with disruptive pets: My husband and I have made a lot of great friends with our neighbours over the years but find it extremely difficult dealing with some unruly pets. Our neighbours seem to be very sensible and responsible but when it comes to dogs, some turn very irresponsible. Your pets are ... Read More »

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  • Sad legacy from the Klein era

    Frank J. Toth’s recent letter brought back a lot of disturbing memories. My late parents and two sisters spent countless hours volunteering for the Lougheed and Getty governments. A brother-in-law in his spare time voluntarily flew the government plane for them. Lougheed’s Mines and Minerals minister, energy minister today, Bill Dickie, was a brother-in-law of ... Read More »

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  • Students should have free parking

    Re: U of L parking passes sell out quickly, page 1, by Tijana Martin, Aug. 4. Again parking is an issue at the U of L where acres of land sit idle, and students are forced to grovel for parking passes while obtaining an education. I find this abhorrent, but not unexpected in this day ... Read More »

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