February 27th, 2015

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Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Dogged by protesters and hiding under sunglasses and a pink scarf, the Milk River-area woman charged with animal cruelty made her first appearance in a Lethbridge courtroom Wednesday. April Dawn Irving kept her head covered throughout the brief hearing, during which the Crown indicated he

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  • People give away info too easily

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Sandon Law asked how many people have ever read the full terms and conditions when upgrading their technology devices. Plenty of laughter ensued, but nary a hand went up, in the nearly full house during the regular SACPA weekly session at Country Kitchen... Read More »

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  • Arrest warrant issued for Subway robbery suspect

    lethbridge herald Police are on the lookout for a B.C. man charged in connection with two restaurant robberies in Lethbridge last fall. Chad Hansen failed to show up for court Thursday on a single charge of armed robbery and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The accused... Read More »

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  • Murder victim was to appear in court on drug charges

    lethbridge A Lethbridge Crown prosecutor had no other option but to withdraw charges after a 43-year-old woman failed to show up for court Thursday. The woman, Jeremy DeBow told court, had been killed only days earlier. Katheline Amber Buck was to face two counts of drug possession and... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns off to another Hall

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The coaches and players of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team from 2007-2009 will no doubt look back fondly on their three consecutive CIS Championship titles in that span. But then-Pronghorns coach Neil Langevin said the hard work the team put... Read More »

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  • Golden Hawks season ends

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Val Matteotti Bantam AAA Golden Hawks Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League season came to an end last week. The Golden Hawks were swept 2-0 in the second round of league playoffs by the Rocky Mountain Raiders Raiders, losing 4-1 Thursday in Okotoks and 4-1 Friday... Read More »

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  • LFC girls strike gold in Saskatoon

    Saskatoon The Lethbridge Football Club U14 girls team brought home a gold medal during tournament action recently. The LFC headed to Saskatoon last weekend for the SUSC Indoor Tournament Feb. 14-15. Lethbridge defeated the Aurora Horizon 3-1 in the gold medal game to take top spot. The ... Read More »

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  • Canada-U.S. ties will survive pipeline tension

    Prime Minister Harper had warned back in 2013 that Canada wouldn’t take no for an answer on the Keystone XL pipeline project. So even though U.S. President Obama said no by vetoing the pipeline bill earlier this week, Canada, as well as the pipeline’s American supporters, say the project isn’t dead. The issue has, however, ... Read More »

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  • pplauding Pastoor’s work for city

    Reading Bridget Pastoor’s Herald column earlier this month about her impending retirement brought back a lot of memories for me. I will very much miss working with her, and not just as a fellow member of the Progressive Conservative caucus. Bridget and I have been friends for many years, and we really got to know ... Read More »

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  • Halting bullying takes team effort

    “I Stand Against” was one of the key messages coming out of Wednesday’s Pink Shirt Day, an annual day in which people are encouraged to show solidarity in preventing bullying in our schools and communities. The Galt Museum hosted the 2015 “I Stand Against” Youth Services Fair, which was designed to be an opportunity for ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • City should listen to majority on recycling issue

    Do you hear what I hear? The residents of Lethbridge, 77 per cent, a clear majority, according to the recent study administered by the independent “Citizen Society Research Lab,” is astoundingly telling. We do not want curbside recycling of “green bin” pickup at our curb and another majority (53 per cent, once again a majority) ... Read More »

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  • Let’s be part of a ‘renewables’ future

    There is no greater environmental threat facing the human race than man-made climate change. Warning bells have been going off for years; thousands of credible scientists and climatologists offering us proof, directing us to take action. The United Nations’ latest report on climate change describes limits of adaptation and urges every level of government to ... Read More »

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  • Simard MD test sets up elderly drivers for failure

    Anyone accusing seniors of being unsafe drivers should do some research, since statistics show quite the opposite is true. The majority of accidents are not caused by the older population. Perhaps Minister of Transportation Wayne Drysdale could take a moment out of his busy schedule to look at these facts when making his decision concerning ... Read More »

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