September 14th, 2014

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CKXU event expands focusMelissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comLove of all things music brought hundreds out to Galt Gardens yesterday for Love & Records, Western Canada’s largest free outdoor music fair, presented by CKXU 88.3FM. People of all ages came out to enjoy 12 hours of live music, peruse

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Local News

  • Hall of Fame honours a ‘Gold and Gold’ career

    Ron Sakamoto starting to pass the torch to his son Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com He won the Canadian Country Music Association Award so many times it was named after him, been honoured with national and international accolades and now Ron Sakamoto has reached the pinnacle of his... Read More »

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  • New West steps into the classroom

    Artistic director hopes to get more schools involved with programming Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Not every child dreams of becoming an actor one day, but all of them can benefit from the experience of live theatre, according to Jeremy Mason, artistic director for New West Theatre. To... Read More »

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  • City woman continues national role in tourism

    Sagrika Mehak on for a second term Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com It’s been a whirlwind year for Sagrika Mehak, Miss Canada Tourism 2015, holding the title for the second year in a row. Mehak learned only a couple days ago that she would continue her legacy of... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Wong leads Hurricanes to exhibition win over Tigers

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com If Tyler Wong has his way, this win will be a glimpse of things to come. The third-year forward for the Lethbridge Hurricanes scored the first three goals for his team as the ‘Canes downed the Medicine Hat Tigers 5-2 in Western Hockey... Read More »

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  • U of L women in search of a little offence

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team is looking to get a little more offensive. The 0-1-1 Pronghorns face the University of Calgary Dinos in their home-opener during Canada West action tonight at 6 p.m. at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. As... Read More »

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  • Playing for keeps

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s never too early to develop a healthy dislike for one’s opponent. The Lethbridge Hurricanes will get a chance to do just that when they host the Medicine Hat Tigers during Western Hockey League exhibition action tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax... Read More »

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  • Fallout of a ‘Yes’ vote in Scotland

    If Scots vote for independence on Sept. 18, here’s what would happen If the Scots vote “yes” to independence on Sept. 18, as one opinion poll now suggests they will, three things are likely to happen in the following week. First, David Cameron may cease to be the leader of the Conservative Party and the ... Read More »

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  • The job of saving our communities

    Firefighters take risks for our benefit Statistically, there are more dangerous occupations than being a firefighter. According to the National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, transportation workers and construction workers are at greater risk than firefighters. But the role of a firefighter or other emergency responder is different. These people are working to save others, ... Read More »

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  • At the Legislature with Bridget Pastoor: Transition team has high standard

     Jim Prentice is the new premier designate. That is not new news. He will be sworn in probably at the start of next week, with his cabinet announced as well.The political junkies and pundits all have opinions re: what a new premier is going to do, what he should do and what he won’t do. ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Sad to see religious fanaticism still attracts followers

    The recent resurgence of passionate, often barbaric, dedication to a fanatical religion, such as ISIS, among the youths took me by complete surprise. Why do middle-class educated young Canadians frock to the cause of an extreme religious fanaticism? Today, I thought it was cool among the youths to be atheists and to predict a demise ... Read More »

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  • All religions have their share of abuses

    While I was visiting your lovely city last week, to my dismay I stumbled across Mr. Brad May’s presumptuous and misinformed Sept. 3 letter. As a Muslim woman who was born and raised in the Middle East, and who has studied the region and its religions at a major Canadian university, I feel obliged to ... Read More »

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  • Holding Israel to account isn’t anti-Semitic

    In his letter to the editor (Sept. 3), Brad May accused the former American present, Jimmy Carter, of being “a rabid anti-Semite,” presumably for characterizing Israel as an apartheid state. A similarly intemperate and equally unjustified accusation was levelled earlier by Jill Skriver in her own letter (Aug. 20) against Obama, whom she described “as ... Read More »

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