September 27th, 2016

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com New hockey and curling rinks drew applause from crowds of Lethbridge sports fans earlier this month. The ice arenas offered few surprises — their ice surfaces are a standard size — but the new facilities offer more comfort and convenience. Building a regional park is far different. There are no

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  • People urged to ‘Go Bananas’ for Interfaith

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Interfaith Food Bank has announced a partnership with WebMonkeys for September to help bring in extra fresh fruit for families getting used to the back-to-school routine. WebMonkeys is encouraging community members to “Go Bananas” for Interfaith Food Bank. The first 100 people who bring a bunch of bananas to the food bank with ... Read More »

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  • Special SACPA tonight to discuss assisted-dying law

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A special panel discussion about the Medical Assistance Dying Law, and what it means for Lethbridge, will be held at the Lethbridge Public Library tonight. The Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs has arranged a panel of local health-care experts and Dying With Dignity to speak at the library’s Main ... Read More »

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  • Several voting optionsfor upcoming byelection

    Gillian Slade SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS – MEDICINE HAT Mark your calendar with voting options for the upcoming byelection in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner. Election day is Monday, Oct. 24 but there are a number of options to cast your vote if you are not available that day. There are advance polls on Oct. 14 through Oct. 17. ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns down the T-birds

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com This time, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s soccer team was rewarded and handed a nationally-ranked team their first loss in the process. The Pronghorns beat the CIS fifth-ranked UBC Thunderbirds 3-2 during Canada West action Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Lethbridge jumped out to a 3-0 ... Read More »

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  • Bisons edge the Horns

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was another oh-so-close result for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team. The Pronghorns were edged 2-1 by the University of Manitoba Bisons during Canada West action Saturday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Lethbridge’s Nikki Furukawa scored her fourth goal of the season early in the ... Read More »

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  • Tigers tame the Hurricanes in Medicine Hat

    Lethbridge Herald The Medicine Hat Tigers have scored a split with the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the team’s season-opening home-and-home series. The Tigers handed the Hurricanes a convincing 9-3 loss during Western Hockey League action Saturday night in Medicine Hat. The Tigers – who lost 4-2 to the Hurricanes Friday night in Lethbridge – blew the ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • Time to rethink fluoridation issue

    Tony Hall PROFESSOR OF LIBERAL EDUCATION AND GLOBALIZATION STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE The failure of the political push to re-introduce fluoride into Calgary tap water should renew pressure on Lethbridge City Council to terminate forced fluoridation here. Recently Calgary City Council voted nine to five against a notice of motion that would have re-opened the ... Read More »

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  • Who would ISIS vote for in U.S. election?

    “Hillary Clinton’s weakness while she was Secretary of State has emboldened terrorists all over the world to attack the U.S., even on our own soil,” wrote Donald Trump on Facebook after the bombing in New York last Saturday. “They are hoping and praying that Hillary Clinton becomes president, that they can continue their savagery and ... Read More »

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  • Supporting agriculture sector

    Government has a role to play in helping agriculture industry do its job David Schneider MLA, LITTLE BOW With harvest well underway, this is a good opportunity for all of us to share our appreciation with Alberta’s farm families. These folks are working long hours, bringing in the crops and trucking calves to auction. They’re ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Digging deeper than politicians’ fluff answers

    Is there a reason Canadians are confused about the “new” Liberal defence strategy? Listening to interviews in the media, we get little information. The prime minister was recently on a world tour, the trade minister is informing the world Canada is still open for exploitation, the defence minister is letting NATO speak for him, the ... Read More »

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  • Vigilance key to avoid being a scam victim

    Unfortunately, scams and fraudulent behaviour is nothing new. Deception is the key element in any and all prepared scripts – used without exception by every low-life involved in these schemes, regardless of subject matter or ploy. Whether the culprit takes on the role of cold caller or climbs the non-existent ladder to fake supervisor, the ... Read More »

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  • Move designed to keep cattle industry strong

    The cattle industry is a key driver in Alberta’s rural economy, and feeder associations are vital to the success of the industry. That’s why we need to keep this sector strong. Alberta beef is known worldwide for its quality. Cattle feeders add significant value to the way we produce quality food. Success in this sector ... Read More »

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