August 19th, 2017

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Time running out on a chance to get a discount J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com There is still time to save some money on tickets to this year’s Whoop-Up Days. Advance tickets to this year’s event are still available around the city, but only until Monday. “We’re all penny pinchers or pocket savers,” said Doug

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  • Advance tickets still available for Whoop-Up Days

    Time running out on a chance to get a discount J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com There is still time to save some money on tickets to this year’s Whoop-Up Days. Advance tickets to this year’s event are still available around the city, but only until Monday. “We’re all penny pinchers or pocket savers,” said Doug ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Police looking for dog killer

    Man seen shooting animal with handgun J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Coaldale RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who might have used a handgun to shoot a dog. On Monday at around 5:30 p.m., a man was observed putting down an injured dog with a handgun near the intersection of ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Slasher gets jail time

    Man was wounded in arm Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 31-year-old man will spend some time behind bars for slashing another man with a knife earlier this year. Lethbridge police responded to an incident in Galt Gardens about 10 p.m. June 2 where they found emergency personnel treating a man who had been attacked ... Read More »

    17 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Mixed League Windup hitting the diamond

    Lethbridge Softball Valley will be the site of plenty of softball play this weekend. The Mixed League Windup starts today and runs until Sunday. A total of 65 teams will participate in the tournament this weekend... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Trio competest at MJT International Players Championship

    Trio competes at MJT International Players Championship Lethbridge A trio of local golfers teed it up in the MJT International Players Championship in Jasper earlier this week. Taking part in the three-day event that started Monday and wrapped up Wednesday were Taber’s Alanna and Andrew Makarchuk as well as Lethbridge’s Spence Matson. Competing in the ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • LRC men’s team at home this afternoon

    Lethbridge One of the Lethbridge Rugby Club men’s teams is back at home this afternoon. Fresh off the club’s Alumni Weekend last week, the LRC Men’s Division II team is back on home soil this afternoon when they host the Calgary Saints during Calgary Rugby Union play at 1:45 p.m. at the Lethbridge Rugby Club. ... Read More »

    17 hours ago


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  • New party still has lots left to do

    Populists, social conservatives and the UCP Third of four parts Faron Ellis and George Rigaux The most straightforward answer to the question of what comes next for the United Conservative Party is: lots. In very short order the party must conduct a successful leadership contest, establish an organizational structure and adopt a guiding set of ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • 50-year twin-city relationship

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Lethbridge’s twin-city relationship with Saint-Laurent, Quebec. As you read this month’s column, I am in Saint-Laurent representing Lethbridge as part of the annual cultural exchange between our two cities. Saint-Laurent and Lethbridge officially became twin cities back in 1967 as part of a Canadian centennial project to strengthen ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Robots in the workforce

    Resistance is futile, so we must adapt Daniel Komesch SENIOR POLICY ANALYST, POLYTECHNICS CANADA – OTTAWA Automation has become a scary word. As new technologies proliferate, unease and uncertainty surround the labour market of the future. Will jobs be destroyed? Created? Can a robot really replace what I do? What kind of career should my ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Owners of disruptive pets should show consideration

    To our neighbours with disruptive pets: My husband and I have made a lot of great friends with our neighbours over the years but find it extremely difficult dealing with some unruly pets. Our neighbours seem to be very sensible and responsible but when it comes to dogs, some turn very irresponsible. Your pets are ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Sad legacy from the Klein era

    Frank J. Toth’s recent letter brought back a lot of disturbing memories. My late parents and two sisters spent countless hours volunteering for the Lougheed and Getty governments. A brother-in-law in his spare time voluntarily flew the government plane for them. Lougheed’s Mines and Minerals minister, energy minister today, Bill Dickie, was a brother-in-law of ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Students should have free parking

    Re: U of L parking passes sell out quickly, page 1, by Tijana Martin, Aug. 4. Again parking is an issue at the U of L where acres of land sit idle, and students are forced to grovel for parking passes while obtaining an education. I find this abhorrent, but not unexpected in this day ... Read More »

    5 days ago


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