February 27th, 2015

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Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Sandon Law asked how many people have ever read the full terms and conditions when upgrading their technology devices. Plenty of laughter ensued, but nary a hand went up, in the nearly full house during the regular SACPA weekly session at Country Kitchen Catering Thursday

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  • Farmers Edge acquires GranDuke Geomatics

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD A Lethbridge company has been purchased by a precision agriculture and data-management-solutions company. On Wednesday, Farmers Edge Inc. announced its acquisition of GranDuke Geomatics Ltd. of Lethbridge. The agreement was finalized Jan. 9, giving control of the geospatial solutions and software development company to Farmers Edge... Read More »

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  • ‘From Cosmos to Canada’

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com From climate change and clean energy, to citizen science and mobile technology, chances are Geoff Haines-Stiles can tell you about it. Even though his background is not in any scientific discipline. Thursday evening at the Students’ Union Ballroom, he was the guest... Read More »

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  • Rash of armed robberies

    Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Regional Police Service is investigating yet another night of back-to-back armed robberies that occurred within an hour of each other. Wednesday night at about 9:21 p.m., a masked man armed with a gun entered the Husky gas station along the 700 block of 13 Street... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns off to another Hall

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The coaches and players of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team from 2007-2009 will no doubt look back fondly on their three consecutive CIS Championship titles in that span. But then-Pronghorns coach Neil Langevin said the hard work the team put... Read More »

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  • Golden Hawks season ends

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Val Matteotti Bantam AAA Golden Hawks Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League season came to an end last week. The Golden Hawks were swept 2-0 in the second round of league playoffs by the Rocky Mountain Raiders Raiders, losing 4-1 Thursday in Okotoks and 4-1 Friday... Read More »

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  • Nicol leads team to championship

    Lethbridge Lethbridge’s Rachel Nicol led the Southern Methodist University women’s swim team to becoming the American Conference champions in Greensboro, North Carolina last weekend. Nicol, the team’s captain, on the 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:10:99, won the 200-yard individual medley in a time of 1:59:49; and... Read More »

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  • pplauding Pastoor’s work for city

    Reading Bridget Pastoor’s Herald column earlier this month about her impending retirement brought back a lot of memories for me. I will very much miss working with her, and not just as a fellow member of the Progressive Conservative caucus. Bridget and I have been friends for many years, and we really got to know ... Read More »

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  • Canada-U.S. ties will survive pipeline tension

    Prime Minister Harper had warned back in 2013 that Canada wouldn’t take no for an answer on the Keystone XL pipeline project. So even though U.S. President Obama said no by vetoing the pipeline bill earlier this week, Canada, as well as the pipeline’s American supporters, say the project isn’t dead. The issue has, however, ... Read More »

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  • Halting bullying takes team effort

    “I Stand Against” was one of the key messages coming out of Wednesday’s Pink Shirt Day, an annual day in which people are encouraged to show solidarity in preventing bullying in our schools and communities. The Galt Museum hosted the 2015 “I Stand Against” Youth Services Fair, which was designed to be an opportunity for ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • City should listen to majority on recycling issue

    Do you hear what I hear? The residents of Lethbridge, 77 per cent, a clear majority, according to the recent study administered by the independent “Citizen Society Research Lab,” is astoundingly telling. We do not want curbside recycling of “green bin” pickup at our curb and another majority (53 per cent, once again a majority) ... Read More »

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  • Let’s be part of a ‘renewables’ future

    There is no greater environmental threat facing the human race than man-made climate change. Warning bells have been going off for years; thousands of credible scientists and climatologists offering us proof, directing us to take action. The United Nations’ latest report on climate change describes limits of adaptation and urges every level of government to ... Read More »

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  • Simard MD test sets up elderly drivers for failure

    Anyone accusing seniors of being unsafe drivers should do some research, since statistics show quite the opposite is true. The majority of accidents are not caused by the older population. Perhaps Minister of Transportation Wayne Drysdale could take a moment out of his busy schedule to look at these facts when making his decision concerning ... Read More »

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