July 4th, 2015

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Garrett SimmonsLethbridge Heraldgsimmons@lethbridgeherald.comIt’s still a dream at this point — a cross-country trip by hovercraft.That dream will take one step closer to reality this summer, however, as Colin Steadman and his family will be taking a hovercraft out for a 2,990-kilometre tour of Alberta.The Hovering

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Local News

  • Youth intern funding available

    SUBMITTED BY LETHBRiDGE COMMUNITY NETWORK Lethbridge Community Network has announced that funding will be available for the 2015-2016 Alberta Youth Interns (Information Technology & Communication) through Industry Canada. The ITC Youth Intern program is designed to provide support, encouragement and insight to youth pursuing technology-related careers. It... Read More »

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  • Stafford Drive bridgework begins Monday

    LETHBRIDGE Volker Stevin is set to perform CP Rail bridge maintenance on Stafford Drive North starting Monday. The maintenance will involve expansion joint seal replacement and other minor work. This work will require lane closures on Stafford Drive where it crosses over the CP Rail tracks. To minimize... Read More »

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  • Face Off Against Cancer fundraiser set for Sept.

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Approximately 100 hockey enthusiasts will lace up to Face Off Against Cancer in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. The annual 24-hour hockey fundraiser will take place in Lethbridge from Sept. 11 at 4:30 p.m. to Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. at the Enmax Centre. “The... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Alberta junior boys golf championship — Harrison wins boys title

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDAndrew Harrison continued to attack Henderson Lake Golf Club, and it proved to be an effective strategy as he won the Alberta Junior boys golf championship on Thursday. Harrison, 18, led from the start, putting up a final-round 68 and winning by 13 strokes. Harrison was the only compeitior to finish all four rounds at ... Read More »

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  • It’s hard to judge a coach on performance alone

    In 2011, the Canadian Women’s Senior National Soccer team suffered a demoralizing and embarrassing last-place finish at the FIFA World Cup. This was only eight years removed from Canada’s best performance on the World Cup stage, having finished fourth at the 2003 event. The team was... Read More »

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  • Fireworks start early — Bulls end rally in dramatic fashion to sweep doubleheader

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comTrace Hansen had the intention, as well as the right moment, to steal third base.The game was tied 5-5 in the bottom of the ninth. It was game one of a Canada Day doubleheader at home against Swift Current.“I got a... Read More »

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  • Fables of the Forest Service

    Logging isn’t the solution to forest fires it’s touted as being Lorne Fitch PROFESSIONAL BIOLOGIST Landowners bordering the Forest Reserve must feel special these days, especially where logging is proposed. Senior Alberta Forestry staff have visited them, sometimes repeatedly, to warn them of the dangers of unlogged forests. The message is, these landowners face grave ... Read More »

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  • ‘Golden Years’ worries

    As the latest crop of high school grads embarks on life’s next chapter, most likely brimming with enthusiasm for what lies before them, many older Canadians are approaching a new chapter in their lives with much less optimism. According to a new survey from the Angus Reid Institute, most retirees did not retire when they ... Read More »

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  • City has economic strengths

    Lethbridge is a unique city. No doubt, there is a lot to like about a city which is quickly approaching 100,000 residents, and which typically enjoys some of the best weather in the country. Yes, our abundant days of sunshine are a big positive, but so is the business climate here. Earlier this week, the ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • We can all help make things better

    In The Herald of June 22, the Pope made these remarks during a visit to Turin, Italy: World powers did nothing as Jews, gays were taken to death camps during the Second World War. He also mentioned the death camps in Russia and the slaughter in Armenia. He told the young people: Everything is done ... Read More »

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  • City needs to start thinking ahead

    So the city thinks it’s making progress. This city is so far behind it thinks it’s first; in fact, we’ve probably been lapped! Let’s talk about infrastructure. Perhaps some people in city hall should take a trip to some other cities to see how things are done proactively. For instance: when building a new community ... Read More »

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  • Time to ponder switch to double-shift schooling?

    To all taxpayers and appointed government officials of the people of Alberta who are wanting to see our tax monies used wisely and efficiently as possible: It may be time to look at how we utilize our school system from a different perspective. One thing we all agree, too many students per classroom is not ... Read More »

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