May 1st, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Opposition to a proposed $7.6-million visitor reception centre has some Waterton residents frustrated by what they say is a lack of communication from Parks Canada. Bonnie Fromm, organizer of the Save the Waterton Field Facebook page and website, said concerns over the centre have been

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  • Battle brewing over park visitor centre

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Opposition to a proposed $7.6-million visitor reception centre has some Waterton residents frustrated by what they say is a lack of communication from Parks Canada. Bonnie Fromm, organizer of the Save the Waterton Field Facebook page and website, said concerns over the centre have been... Read More »

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  • Students collaborateon SAAG exhibitions

    Original works showcase young artists Halen Kooper For The Herald Three new exhibitons at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery will highlight the work of young, local and regional artists. Starting today, Art’s Alive and Well in the Schools, Aa’sitapiwa and Then and Now: The Buchanan Collection will be... Read More »

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  • Ceremony a step to building bridges

    Land use experts will be working on project J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Elders and officials from three southern Alberta Blackfoot Nations came together with elected leaders and staff from the City of Lethbridge Friday morning for a ceremony in the Oldman River valley to initiate a Traditional... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Sadler wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – TALLADEGA, Ala. Elliott Sadler celebrated his 41st birthday Saturday with his first victory in almost two years. Mired in a drought that dated to May 4, 2014, Sadler didn’t mind waiting through a five-minute post-race review by NASCAR to be named the winner of... Read More »

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  • Warriors prepare for round 2 vs. Blazers without Curry

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – OAKLAND, Calif. Stephen Curry’s knee injury did little to slow down the Golden State Warriors in their first-round series. Surviving without the reigning league MVP figures to be a little bit harder in the second round against Portland. Golden State opens the best-of-seven... Read More »

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  • Saints select Manitoba Bison in NFL draft

    THE CANADIAN PRESS It’s back to football for David Onyemata. After months of testing and not knowing where he’d be playing next, the Manitoba Bisons defensive lineman was taken in the fourth round, No. 120 overall, by the New Orleans Saints in the NFL draft Saturday. Onyemata was... Read More »

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    How’s this for a staunch defence of free speech in a secular state? Earlier this month, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh denounced anyone who criticised religion or expressed their own lack of religious faith in striking terms: “I don’t consider such writings as freethinking but filthy words. Why would anyone write such words? It’s ... Read More »

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  • Independent schools have place in Alberta

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Letters to The Editor

  • Provincial sales tax will not help reduce Alberta’s deficit

    So the big push is on for a PST. How’s that going to help reduce the deficit? The only way I see it is to stop spending like drunken sailors. You’ve got to start living within your means. I have to; governments have to. If not, you’re going to go broke. They say a PST ... Read More »

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    The last thing most people want on their daily drive is to be distracted by blinding colours, flash and motion generated by digital outdoor advertising. At best it’s annoying; at worse a safety risk and environment disruptor. The huge sign on Mayor Magrath Drive and 6 Avenue South, the one high up on the Water ... Read More »

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  • Why would you not utilizetop-notch medical treatment?

    Over the past 30 years our children have experienced everything from sports injuries to a dog bite (south of the border) resulting in blood poisoning, to a high fever with convulsions that could have been meningitis. In every case, they received excellent, life-saving treatment from medical doctors right here in Lethbridge. We are blessed with ... Read More »

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