July 28th, 2014

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com“To the South Korean community, God bless you.”Words from Don Dalke, president of the Korea Veterans’ Association, during his speech at the Korean War Veterans Day Ceremony Sunday morning at the Lethbridge Cenotaph near city hall.About a dozen veterans were joined by Lethbridge

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  • Putting the wheels in motion

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The intersection of Scenic Drive and Mayor Magrath Drive South was busy on Sunday afternoon, just like it is every week. But this day was different, as much of the traffic was coming from the Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild who were hosting a... Read More »

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  • Sirens for Life campaign begins

    The Lethbridge Regional Police Service, Lethbridge Fire Department and RCMP have rolled up their sleeves and are duking it out – only the goal of this battle isn’t to draw blood, it’s to give it. Sirens for Life, in partnership with Canadian Blood Services, is a national emergency... Read More »

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  • Paintball event supports program

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Helping youth in Lethbridge and area took on a different aim on Sunday. As a way to raise money and awareness, Lethbridge Family Services’ Building Bridges program partnered with Park Lake Paintball to host a “Mark for Youth” charity paintball event with about... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Win and you’re in for LFC women — team on cusp of playoffs heading into weekend

    Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThroughout the Alberta Major Soccer League season, the Lethbridge FC women’s team has been sporting a new attitude.That fresh mindset has the team on the cusp of a AMSL playoff berth as 2-7-2 LFC hosts a pair of home games Saturday and Sunday. ... Read More »

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  • LFC at the top of the table

    Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Lethbridge Football Club men’s soccer team is inching closer to clinching first place in the Alberta Major Soccer League.This weekend, the team will have two more chances to lock up top spot in the league as well as play their first home games... Read More »

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  • Whalley, B.C. leads the pack

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDWhalley, B.C.’s entry into the Junior Canadian Little League Championship has established itself as the class of the tournament, so far. No team has come within seven runs of the 5-0 British Columbia representative, although the Medicine Hat Mavericks will take a swing or two at that record today... Read More »

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  • Protecting the interests of gov’t and not taxpayers

    Heather Forsyth Wildrose Health Critic MLA Calgary-Fish Creek The Public Interest Commissioner revealed this past week that a senior Alberta Health Services (AHS) executive failed to disclose a direct conflict of interest in a $75,000 sole-source consulting contract. In particular, this executive was the former partner and shareholder with the corporation that received this contract. ... Read More »

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  • 5th on 5tha key player

    Not everyone graduates with a university degree. Even fewer have the opportunity for a good-paying job out of high school, or to slide into a role with a highly profitable family business. Some young people, for whatever reason, struggle to nail down a rewarding career and a job that pays them well enough to cope ... Read More »

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  • Flood mitigation practices pay off in south

    It’s been a busy month in my job as Minister of Municipal Affairs. Most of the communities that faced the devastating floods of 2013 were spared last month, but areas of the Blood Reserve and the Municipal District of Willow Creek were still hit hard by overland flooding. I know many Lethbridge residents were forced ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • American Spies in Germany: The end of trust

    The question to bear in mind, when reading this whole sorry tale, is this. If Americans are, on average, no stupider than Germans, then why are their intelligence services so stupid? After the most recent revelations about American spying in Germany, there was considerable speculation among members of the Bundestag (parliament) that Germany might “get ... Read More »

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  • Health-care benefits should begin at home

    You are right, Canada has long been a safe haven for people of other countries. Thank goodness Jason Kenney has the good sense to stop free health care to those who have only lived a very short time in this country or who have been dropped off into our country, e.g. 500 Sri Lankans dropped ... Read More »

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  • Thank you for support of Women Pilots

    Re: “Pioneering pilot honoured,” July 9; “Dreams can take flight,” July 11; “Stamp of approval,” July 14. On behalf of the East Canada Section of the 99s (Women Pilots) who hosted the Rosella Bjornson stamp launch on July 13 at the Lethbridge Airport, we want to say a sincere thank you to the Lethbridge Herald ... Read More »

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