May 31st, 2016

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Family members of a Lethbridge woman murdered almost four months ago are relieved to learn a suspect has finally been arrested. Lethbridge police have laid second degree murder charges against 54-year-old Jillian Wendy Across the Mountain, and she is to appear in court this morning. On the evening of Feb.

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  • Murder suspect arrested: Former intimate partner charged

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Family members of a Lethbridge woman murdered almost four months ago are relieved to learn a suspect has finally been arrested. Lethbridge police have laid second degree murder charges against 54-year-old Jillian Wendy Across the Mountain, and she is to appear in court this morning. On the evening of Feb. ... Read More »

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  • Soar Emerging Artist Festival in second year

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The local emerging arts community is set to Soar with a festival designed to encourage development opportunities. The Soar Emerging Artist Festival is in its second year and provides performance/display opportunities and professional development opportunities. “We realized at the Allied Arts Council that... Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Nightmare on elm streets

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com For generations, stately elm trees have graced Lethbridge locations like Gyro Park and North Parkside Drive. City officials estimate there are 11,000 elms in the city, about half of them on residents’ property. But now many of them are endangered by an insect... Read More »

    9 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Bulls win in extra innings

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bulls earned an extra innings win during Western Major Baseball League play Sunday afternoon. The Bulls scored the game-winning run in the top of th 10th inning to post a 4-3 win over the Fort McMurray Giants at Telus Field in Edmonton. Trailing 2-0 after four... Read More »

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  • LRC teams post wins Saturday

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Rugby Club men’s and women’s teams posted wins on Saturday. In men’s Division II action, the LRC downed the Foothills Lions 34-7. The LRC women’s team also got in the winning act, topping the Calgary Hornets 51-24. With the win, the LRC men improve... Read More »

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  • LFC men still seeking first goal

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge FC men’s soccer team is still looking for the back of the net early in the season. The LFC fell 2-0 to the Edmonton Green & Gold during Alberta Major Soccer League action Saturday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre field... Read More »

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  • Why continue attacks on West?

    Because most people think of Islamic State, al-Qaida and their ilk as being crazies motivated solely by hatred, they are not puzzled by recent terrorist attacks on the West like those in Paris, Brussels and Los Angeles. Like the villains in comic books, the terrorists are simply evil, and no further explanation is needed. But ... Read More »

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  • ‘Pop tax’ not the answer

    Natalie Riediger ADVISER, EVIDENCENETWORK.CA – Winnipeg A “pop tax” is hardly a simple solution to the rising problem of obesity in Canada, despite the chorus of support. A recent Senate report on obesity in Canada recommends a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages be examined and points to tobacco product taxes as a successful example worth imitating. ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Time to rein in tax code

    Is Canada’s labyrinthine tax policy doing what it is intended to do? In its original form, Canada’s tax code was 11 pages long. A century later, it is more than 200 times that length. That the Income Tax Act has become a complex tangle will come as no surprise to the many Canadians for whom ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Residents have role to play in street cleaning

    Kudos to the City of Lethbridge for attempting to clean our streets. Thursday morning a city crew came to clean the street I live beside. Noticeably numerous vehicles were parked on the street that needed cleaning. In discussions with the clean-up crew, I was told the vehicles in question had been given friendly notices of ... Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Make the choice to not be a distracted driver

    May 30 was the anniversary of the death of Sherry Handsaeme. On May 30, 2015, we were cycling on the shoulder of Highway 3. We were enjoying our ride and friendship on a clear, sunny day. Then the unimaginable happened. Sherry was struck by a distracted driver and instantly killed. My life and many others ... Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Teach kids to play safe this summer

    As a 19-year-old graduate of the War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program and a safety ambassador for the PLAYSAFE program, I have met kids who have lost limbs in accidents that could have been prevented. With the weather warming up, it’s a good time to teach kids about the dangers that can come with summer, ... Read More »

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