December 5th, 2016

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com On Broadway, spirited choreography is part of any successful musical. In high schools, maybe not. But students and staff at Chinook High School have successfully brought the two together, and they’re inviting Lethbridge residents to enjoy the results this week. Their high-energy show, “Rockin’ Through the Ages,” will run Tuesday

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Local News

  • Australian experience showed our commonalities

    This week’s ‘Police Beat’ column by LPS Chief Rob Davis In November, I had the honour and privilege to be a keynote speaker at the 2016 Crime Prevention and Communities Conference in Brisbane, Australia. It was incredibly humbling to be the lone Canadian speaking at this international event that brought together academics, police officers, educators, ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Overdose death avoided

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge police are once again warning the public of the dangers of fentanyl, after helping to save the life of a man who overdosed this weekend. On Saturday night around 11 p.m., police officers responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of 6 Avenue South. ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Park Place warms the hearts

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Park Place Shopping Centre donated winter jackets for Lethbridge’s less fortunate in its latest installment of the year-long “Our Favourite Things” campaign. Throughout the year, prizes have been awarded to shoppers and local charities. Recently, 28 brand new winter jackets from Boathouse were given to the Lethbridge Shelter & Resource ... Read More »

    15 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Canes to clash with Oil Kings

    Lethbridge Herald Before a pair of home games against two formidable opponents later this week, the Lethbridge Hurricanes hit the road one more time. The Hurricanes are in Edmonton tonight to take on the Oil Kings in Western Hockey League action. On Saturday night, the Canes saw their six-game winning streak come to an end, ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Copperheads win two, lose one

    Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads opened their weekend with a pair of convincing wins, but were unable to make it a 3-0 weekend. The Copperheads blanked the Three Hills Thrashers 8-0 Friday night in Three Hills and then returned to the Coaldale Sportsplex Saturday night, where they handed the Strathmore Wheatland Kings a 10-2 loss. ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Rebels edge Canes in OT

    Lethbridge Herald Their six-game winning streak has come to an end, but the Lethbridge Hurricanes still came away a point. The Canes were edged 3-2 in overtime by the Red Deer Rebels during Westner Hockey League action Saturday night in Red Deer. The Hurricanes erased a 2-0 deficit coming into the third period to force ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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Opinions

  • Italy and the ‘I Say No’ campaign

    “Today saying No is the most beautiful and glorious form of politics… Whoever doesn’t understand that can go screw themselves.” It could have been Donald Trump before the U.S. election two weeks ago, or Boris Johnson during the Brext campaign in Britain last June, but it was actually Beppe Grillo, founder and leader of Italy’s ... Read More »

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  • In praise of our caring community

    Local organizations working to help make Christmas season joyful for city’s less fortunate citizens As the Christmas season fast approaches, it’s a good time to pause for just a moment to appreciate the joys of the Christmas season and the amazing blessings we enjoy each and every day throughout the year. As your Member of ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • A battle within military ranks

    When Gen. Jonathan Vance took over as chief of Canada’s defence staff in summer 2015, he immediately issued new orders regarding sexual misconduct in the military ranks. Termed “Operation Honour,” the new orders stated, “Any form of harmful and inappropriate sexual behaviour is a threat to the morale and operational readiness of the Canadian Armed ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Thanks for recognizing War Amps CHAMP

    I would like to commend Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman for recognizing six-year-old Cooper Tidmarsh, a local member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program. On Nov. 29, Mayor Spearman presented Cooper with a certificate for his involvement with The War Amps and for helping to spread important messages in the community. A right-foot amputee ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • What happened to dream of job creation?

    Not long ago politicians and economists hyped the so-called “job creators.” We were led to believe foreign investors would give us all a job. “Globalism” and “free trade” was all the rage. What happened to the dream? Investors and financial flippers in 2008 gave us all a scare. International money manipulators dictated corporations cancel workers’ ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Thanks for supporting Harambee Grandmas’ fundraiser

    Harambee Grandmas would like to sincerely thank all those people who attended our Fabric and Yarn Sale held at McKillop United Church in October. We raised $4,412.25 for the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s work to support African grandmothers who are raising orphaned children whose parents have died from HIV AIDS. Along with our gratitude to the ... Read More »

    3 days ago


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