May 21st, 2018

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Rachael Harder knows the challenges women face Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Women face particular challenges and barriers when entering the political realm, says Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder, but by working together can overcome them. ”I think having more women in politics would be beneficial, because we bring a unique perspective to the table and

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  • MP hoping to inspire

    Rachael Harder knows the challenges women face Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Women face particular challenges and barriers when entering the political realm, says Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder, but by working together can overcome them. ”I think having more women in politics would be beneficial, because we bring a unique perspective to the table and ... Read More »

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  • Suffield military exercise gets off to a bang

    Troops preparing for NATO work Peggy Revell Medicine Hat News “Exercise Prairie Storm” is underway with a bang at CFB Suffield. Well, many bangs, explosions and gunfire. “We’ve got about 2,000 troops out here and they’re exercising to prepare them to go on NATO’s front line. They’re preparing for war,” said Col. Marcus Evans, commander ... Read More »

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  • Farmers’ market a local experience

    Plenty to spark interest at Exhibition Park event Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The idea of a market goes back thousands of years in human culture – markets were defined then as places where neighbouring tribes could come together to exchange goods and services with every expectation business could be done peacefully and profitably for ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • LKJC enjoying medal haul at Nationals

    Calgary The Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club continued to rack up the medals as the third day of the Open National Championships continued Saturday in Calgary. The local club won another 16 medals in the U16 and U21 divisions. Brynn Iwaasa (-36kg), Evelyn Beaton (-40kg), Caleb Demaere (-38kg) and Aidan Lazenby (-42kg) led the charge for ... Read More »

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  • Elks down the Monarchs

    Vauxhall The Lethbridge Elks earned a win at the Vauxhall Academy Tournament Saturday. The Elks topped the Medicine Hat Monarchs 10-1 in Day 2 of the tournament in Vauxhall. Kyle Bloor, Zach Trempner and Jeremiah Bohnert each had two hits for Lethbridge. Scott Jensen earned the win for the Elks. Lethbridge is in action this ... Read More »

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  • Golden Knights tighten grip

    THE CANADIAN PRESS – LAS VEGAS Marc-Andre Fleury is an expert on the difficulty of closing out a playoff series. The Vegas Golden Knights goaltender has the experience to know, with his three Stanley Cup rings and 129 career NHL playoff games. Up three games to one on the Winnipeg Jets in the NHL’s Western ... Read More »

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  • The ongoing despair of Palestinians

    When all is lost, entire communities sometimes engage in suicidal gestures. It happened as recently as 1906 in Bali, when the local royal family and thousands of their followers, knowing they could not defeat the Dutch conquerors, dressed in their best finery and walked straight into the Dutch gunfire. Thousands were killed. It has been ... Read More »

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  • It’s when, not if, for pipeline

    Pipelines make money. It’s not just the oil and gas producers who make a profit when their products are shipped to market. The pipeline operator earns a healthy return as well. That’s why the suggestion that the provincial or federal government – or both – should put public money into the TransMountain pipeline expansion project ... Read More »

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  • Local opioid crisis continues to escalate

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman Like many other cities, we’re dealing with an opioid crisis in Lethbridge that continues to escalate and claim the lives of sons, daughters, siblings, parents and grandparents >in our community. To give you an idea of how the scope of the crisis has grown, I’ll ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Aboriginal children need hope for better future

    I saw the movie “Indian Horse.” I believe that all Canadians should see it and reflect on it; only Truth can set us free from prejudices that we carry about the aboriginal people. I have heard and read about the abuse the aboriginal children were subjected to in residential schools. But to watch it and ... Read More »

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  • Is Alberta really on the right road?

    With regard to the Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain pipeline: First it was James Cameron, the director of Avatar. An outsider who supposedly came in to speak up for the First Nations supposedly being harmed by the xxxsands. We didn’t like what he said. We didn’t like him. Next, there was Neil Young, the aged hippy. Same ... Read More »

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  • Independent senators left without strategy

    Senators, including “the independents,” who want to see a postponement of the command Senate vote on the cannabis legislation may have lost one of their best option recently. On May 11, someone leaked a plan that showed the way forward for such a postponement. Malcolm Armstrong’s option was a thoughtful solution to the challenge facing ... Read More »

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