August 27th, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr and Ian Martens Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Part of main street in Coaldale was closed for several hours Friday after a woman brought a stick of dynamite to the town’s RCMP detachment. Around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, a woman attended the Coaldale RCMP Municipal Detachment and told police she had found a single stick

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  • Dynamite closes section of main street Coaldale

    J.W. Schnarr and Ian Martens Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Part of main street in Coaldale was closed for several hours Friday after a woman brought a stick of dynamite to the town’s RCMP detachment. Around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, a woman attended the Coaldale RCMP Municipal Detachment and told police she had found a single stick ... Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • Saturday events at Whoop-Up Days

    SATURDAY Exhibition Grounds 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. West Coast Midway 7:30 p.m. Bucking & Barrels Can-Am Pro Invitational Challenge 11 p.m. Fireworks finale Festival Street 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Christina the Crazy Hooper 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Superdogs 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nikolai Children’s Entertainer 5:30 p.m., ... Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Due to popular demand, season extended for Henderson pool

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The rebuilt Henderson outdoor pool will remain open until mid-September. Jason Freund, the city’s recreation and culture programming manager, says the $10.26-million facility – opened to the public on July 15 – will welcome swimmers until Sept. 18. Hours will be 4 p.m. until sunset on weekdays, noon until sunset on weekends. Plans ... Read More »

    20 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Rookie is ready for Canes camp

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Whether he was on the ice or off it over the summer months, Dylan Cozens has put in the necessary prep time for his first Western Hockey League camp. Cozens became the first Yukon-born player to be selected first-round in the WHL bantam draft in May when the Lethbridge Hurricanes ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Bucking and barrels a hit with racer

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Lynette Brodoway is rounding the barrels for her first trip to the Canadian Finals Rodeo. On Thursday night, the barrel racer from Brooks provided a fine tuneup for the big show in Edmonton. Brodoway, astride S.R. Effort In My Boots, placed the top time during the opening night of the ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Horns tie Wesmen

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns team took four points while on the road to start the Canada West men’s soccer season. The Pronghorns battled the Winnipeg Wesmen to a 1-1 draw during the second game of regular season action Thursday afternoon in Winnipeg. The tie comes one day after the ... Read More »

    15 hours ago


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Opinions

  • Respect for the public purse

    The governments may change, but some of the actions don’t. Two Liberal cabinet ministers have been under fire recently over expenditures which critics viewed as a waste of taxpayers’ money. Last week, after it was revealed that Health Minister Jane Philpott submitted bills of $1,700 and more than $1,900 for high-end car service on separate ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Funding a quality education

    In what felt like the blink of an eye, summer is almost over. I hope you were able to make the most of the season; Lethbridge and area certainly provides plenty of opportunity for summer fun. Whether you swam at the newly reopened Henderson Lake Outdoor Pool, learned about our environment at the Helen Schuler ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Wading through the rhetoric

    Climate-change town halls sounding the false alarm Tom Harris and Tim Ball The best answer to many of the claims being made in climate-change town halls across Canada this summer is simply: of course! “Climate change is real,” they say. Of course! Gravity and sunrise are also real. But that doesn’t mean we cause them ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Thanks for supporting drag racing at airport

    Now that the smoke has cleared, the LeBarons Car Club 1961 has had a chance to catch its collective breath and reflect on what was a great event to add to Lethbridge’s repertoire – first-ever drag racing at the airport. This could not have happened without the persistence of the Drag Race Committee and the ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Who’s cherry picking their facts?

    I hate to break into the ongoing debate between Dr. Vipond and Shaun Ward on the subject of coal plant closure. It appears that if anyone is cherry picking facts, it is none other than the good physician himself. Nothing in his letter of Aug. 16, or the report he accuses Mr. Ward of cherry ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Give credit where it’s due

    There are many matters of fact on which Donald Trump can, has and should be corrected. And until now I have been content to leave the task up to such left-wing rags as the Washington Post, The New York Times and The Economist. But his recent pronouncement that President Obama and Hillary Clinton are the ... Read More »

    4 days ago


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