May 25th, 2015

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City man learned he had kidney disease after he was refused life insuranceTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comTwo million Canadians have kidney disease, or are at risk according to The Kidney Foundation of Canada. And more often than not, people don’t even realize it. There are usually no

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  • Students learn to map their future

    Lethbridge Herald Students in Grades 9 to 12 from Lethbridge, Coaldale, Nobleford, and the Crowsnest Pass had the opportunity recently to participate in an interactive program designed to encourage them to explore ways to enter the working world. The Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta Economics for Success, which... Read More »

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  • University of Lethbridge setto honour singer Ian Tyson

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Canadian music icon Ian Tyson has been announced as the University of Lethbridge Senate’s fourth 2015 Honorary Degree recipient. “It’s very exciting to have one of our country’s foremost musicians and entertainers accept our offer of an honorary degree,” said U of L chancellor Janice Varzari... Read More »

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  • Phillips handed responsibilities

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com It’s officially a new chapter in an old book for Albertans, as Rachel Notley and her 11 cabinet ministers were sworn in on Sunday. The ceremony marked the end of almost 44 years of provincial PC rule. Notley’s team made history on May... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • LCI, Raymond earn berths to league final

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The final is set, and the league will have a new champion for 2015. Following semifinal wins on Wednesday, the Raymond Comets and the LCI Rams are set to square off Friday for this season’s Lethbridge Regional High School Baseball League postseason title... Read More »

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  • Canes ink new, young prospect

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes have another piece of the future locked up. Prospect Tyler Strath, who was selected 59th overall in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft, has signed a Standard Player Agreement with the local club, the team announced Wednesday. Strath, who will turn... Read More »

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  • Baseball leads off high school post-season action

    The end is near. No need for alarm, I’m simply referring to the end of the 2014-15 local high school athletic campaign. – – In fact, I see the Lethbridge Regional High School Baseball League post-season goes this week, with semifinals today (teams unknown as I write... Read More »

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  • Burundi and term limits

    Part of the army rebelled in Burundi last week, not to overthrow the constitution but to save it. The revolt failed after two days of shooting in the capital, Bujumbura, and the generals who led it surrendered. “I hope they won’t kill us,” said the coup leader, Major-General Godefroid Niyombare. But like much else in ... Read More »

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  • Medicine access is lagging

    Canadians can consider themselves fortunate to live in a country where they have access to the latest advances in medicine. Well, perhaps not in all cases. A new report commissioned by Rx&D, an organization representing Canada’s research-based pharmaceutical companies, indicates that Canadians are lagging behind most of the developed countries in terms of access to ... Read More »

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  • Incredible lightness of being Albertan

    Trevor Harrison UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE It’s hard to describe, but every day since May 5, I’ve awakened with the sense of a large weight lifted. I am not alone. Many of us in Alberta feel lighter since the New Democrat’s electoral victory. The feeling is strange. I like it, but the reality has not sunk ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Senators not only ones leading extravagant lifestyle

    Re: Are the government planes Prime Minister Harper’s personal property? The senators in the Upper House of the Canadian Parliament are not the only ones misusing our money for an extravagant lifestyle. The Auditor General should audit Prime Minister Harper’s travel expenses, too. And we, citizens of Canada, must demand to know how many millions ... Read More »

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  • Hurricanes shareholders need financial details before voting

    Would you buy a house rumoured to need extensive repairs without a home inspection? While some people would choose to roll the dice and purchase it anyway, the majority of people are more cautious. The impending vote(s) on the Lethbridge Hurricanes ownership question is lacking the financial information required for shareholders to make an informed ... Read More »

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  • Thanks, Greg, for serving Lethbridge as an MLA

    I think as a citizen of this wonderful city, we all owe Greg Weadick a huge thank-you for the time he served as an MLA for Lethbridge West. It’s not easy to be away from home for weeks and drive back and forth in inclement weather and on a congested highway. You were always above ... Read More »

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