July 24th, 2017

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com With his “unite the right” campaign successful, Jason Kenney is now expected to run for the leadership of the new United Conservative Party. But his victory is not inevitable, says political scientist Faron Ellis. Wildrose leader Brian Jean will be running against Kenney. And Ellis, political science instructor at Lethbridge

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  • Merger just first step

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com With his “unite the right” campaign successful, Jason Kenney is now expected to run for the leadership of the new United Conservative Party. But his victory is not inevitable, says political scientist Faron Ellis. Wildrose leader Brian Jean will be running against Kenney. And Ellis, political science instructor at Lethbridge ... Read More »

    40 mins ago
  • OWC gets helpful feedback

    Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers The Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) has trained four new outreach assistants to help with their work over the summer months. With camping season in full swing, the Oldman Watershed Council is expanding its reach by hiring new assistants to help provide great service to campers throughout the backcountry. Sofie Forsstršm, ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • New Crowsnest Pass exhibit celebrates history of police

    Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers – Crowsnest Pass The Crowsnest Pass is home to a new and exciting exhibit, which opened this June to tell the important and unique stories of the province’s history. The Alberta Provincial Police Barracks Building and exhibit was officially opened this summer in celebration of this year being the 100th ... Read More »

    18 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Pouwell-ful performance

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridegeherald.com It was the type of epidemic the Lethbridge Bulls needed. They caught it just in time and now have a spot in the Western Major Baseball League post-season locked up following an 11-6 win over the Medicine Hat Mavericks Sunday afternoon at Spitz Stadium. Trailing 3-0 early and struggling at ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Miners narrowly miss District finals

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Miners fell one game short of the championship final at the American Legion North A District Baseball Tournament. The Miners were defeated 7-1 by the Medicine Hat Knights Sunday in Havre to fall short of a berth in the final and what would have been a rematch against the Lewistown Redbirds, ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Barracudas perfect en route to the gold

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bert & Macs Barracudas Junior B Tier II lacrosse team are as good as gold. The Barracudas defeated the Lakeland Heat 10-7 in the gold medal game of the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League provincial championship to capture the Jack Little Trophy Sunday afternoon in Sherwood Park. This year’s ... Read More »

    18 hours ago


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  • No peace yet in Iraq (or Syria)

    The shooting was still going on down by the river last week when Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi dropped by and prematurely declared that the battle for Mosul was over. He was misled by the various Iraqi army, police and militia units who were competing with one another to declare victory first, but now it ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • The issue of Daylight Saving Time

    Albertans have until July 28 to offer their views on the subject Thomas Dang NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY MLA Many Albertans have made it clear that they want to get rid of Daylight Saving Time but now the question is which time zone. One of the things I’ve learned since being elected MLA for Edmonton South-West ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Planning for the city’s future

    Long-term planning is critical to ensuring our municipal services and infrastructure continue to meet the needs of our community over the next 10, 20 or 30 years. A new Cycling Master Plan was adopted by city council earlier this week. The vision for this master plan is to make cycling a safer and more realistic ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Albertans need to be kept informed about electricity system

    It is good to see that The Herald has undertaken a review of Alberta’s electricity supply system (“Power demand not taxing system,” by Dave Mabell, on July 14.) Mr. Mabell provides some useful generating capacity statistics from the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) and concludes our existing electrical system is able to maintain an adequate ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Kudos to Canada’s investment in polio reduction

    I recently read a statistic on Polio that made my heart beat a little faster: in 1998, 40 children per hour, worldwide, were being infected by polio. By 2016, that number was reduced to 40 children per year. Is that not astonishing? It would seem that it is within our grasp to eradicate this incurable ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • A lesson on importance of freedom of speech

    Thank you, Mr. Andrew Blair; your column, “Peace, democracy and academic freedom” in the Lethbridge Herald, Saturday, July 15 edition, is a perfect lesson for interested citizens in how to understand the importance of freedom of speech, especially at university and college levels. It is also a fabulous message for ambitious and power-hungry politicians whose ... Read More »

    3 days ago


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