December 1st, 2015

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J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD A farm solution requires farmer involvement before any new laws or regulations should be put in place, ag producers said during a protest on Highway 3 on Monday. Around 50 farm vehicles and 100 local producers representing family farms and a nearby Hutterite colony lined

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  • Streets Alive hosts ‘Hope’ festival

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD For many Canadians, Christmas is a time for families, friends and festivities. But it’s not much fun for people living on the streets. It’s just another day to survive, points out Ken Kissick. That’s why Streets Alive and other social agencies make a point of involving... Read More »

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  • Pair from drugs, weapons bust granted parole

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Two of nearly a dozen people charged in connection to a major weapons bust in November have been released from custody. Kristen Rebecca Riemann and Mereanda Josephine Sorensen were released Monday following a bail hearing in Lethbridge provincial court. The Lethbridge women, who appeared by closed-circuit... Read More »

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  • Tree festival continues its strong tradition

    J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD It’s going to be a green Christmas of a different sort for the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation as the 23rd Annual Christmas Tree Festival proved that for local residents, the season of giving is in full swing. The event wrapped up with an... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • LFC U12 Tier II girls strike gold at Stephanie Gruca Memorial Indoor Tournament

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge FC U12 girls Tier II soccer team captured the gold medal at the Ninth Annual Stephanie Gruca Memorial Indoor Tournament. The FC edged Calgary Foothills 04 DA 4-3 in the gold medal game Sunday afternoon at Cedar Ridge Field. the FC U12 girls were... Read More »

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  • Copperheads go 1-1 on the weekend

    Coaldale The Coaldale Copperheads lost on the road, but won at home during Heritage Junior B Hockey League action last weekend. The Copperheads were defeated 7-2 by the Airdrie Thunder Friday night in Airdrie, but managed a 1-1 weekend with a 6-4 win over the Okotoks Bisons Saturday... Read More »

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  • Bantam AAA Golden Hawks extinguish the Flames 4-2

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks added another win on the weekend. The Golden Hawks hosted the Calgary Flames during Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League action Sunday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena and posted a 4-2 win. With the win, the Golden Hawks improve... Read More »

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  • Canada needs dementia plan

    We can perhaps follow example of Japan which is training thousands of doctors to deal with dementia Health experts have been warning for years that Canada must face up to the growing crisis brought on by a rising tide of people afflicted with dementia. As the population ages, we will all be touched – as ... Read More »

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  • All this fuss over 17 seconds

    The key fact is that the Russian plane, by Turkey’s own admission, was in Turkish airspace for precisely 17 seconds. That’s a little less time than it takes to read this paragraph aloud. The Turks shot it down anyway – and their allies publicly backed them, as loyal allies must. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg ... Read More »

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  • Time for leadership to tackle HIV in Canada

    Laurie Edmiston EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CATIE “HIV in Canada?” It’s a question I often hear on World AIDS Day (Dec. 1), when much of our attention turns to the global HIV epidemic. Many of us think of HIV/AIDS as an issue affecting other countries. But an HIV epidemic in Canada? More than 70,000 Canadians are living ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Refugees situation isn’t about ISIS

    ISIS is cheering. They have won their fight against the west. We are all in panic, running to hide our heads like ostriches in the ground. Those officials that were the fear-mongers before the new government was elected just got new ammunition from the terror attacks in Paris. What do we fear in Canada? What ... Read More »

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  • Church creating two-tiered system

    First it was Judge Scott Johansen, a juvenile court judge in Utah, who decreed that children of “gay parents” be removed from their home. No matter that they were receiving the loving care typical of many “straight” families across America. The judge relented. Maybe checking facts (as opposed to fantasy) before opening one’s mouth would ... Read More »

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  • We need to think of others more than ourselves

    How arrogant are we? Looking at the thin, hungry and frightened refugees, I ask myself why our children should have it so good. Brad Wall in Saskatchewan wants to keep 25,000 refugees away from Canada because there might be a terrorist among them. The terrorists want us to be frightened. Brad Wall wants us to ... Read More »

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