October 31st, 2014

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThe potential for a tuition disparity hike of $10 per course overall and an increase to management fees by $100 per course, approved by the University of Lethbridge board of governors earlier this month, isn’t sitting well with some students.Outside of the Students’ Union

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Local News

  • West Fest efforts aid 5th on 5th Youth Services

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD After a soggy week at Lethbridge’s Whoop-Up Days in August, the final day Saturday, Aug. 23 did not fare any better. But the West Fest team pulled up their sleeves and got to work anyway. Despite a wet and cold day, West Fest volunteers sold pancakes... Read More »

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  • Folk icon set to play Lethbridge

    Stan Ashbee Southern Alberta Newspapers It’s sundown in Western Canada, as Canadian folk icon Gordon Lightfoot prepares to hit the road for the second leg of his cross-Canada tour. Lightfoot performs live at The Enmax Centre Saturday. “We do it every three years. That’s the way we do... Read More »

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  • Rapa Nui ‘could happen to us’

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Is Easter Island a small-scale example of where life on Earth is heading? Kent Peacock, a University of Lethbridge philosophy professor, recently travelled to Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, to find out. Peacock spoke to an audience of the Southern Alberta Council on... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns ready for comforts of home

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com These road dogs finally get to come home for a while. After spending the majority of their 2014-15 Canada West season on the road, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team returns to their Nicholas Sheran Arena home for the first of... Read More »

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  • Canes host Wheat Kings tonight

    Lethbridge herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes look to keep things rolling as they face a strong opponent tonight. The Hurricanes host the league-leading Brandon Wheat Kings in Western Hockey League action tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre. Lethbridge will not only play host to the top-ranked 12-3-... Read More »

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  • FireAntz victorious on the road

    Lethbridge herald Novice The Dodge Caravan FireAntz novice hockey team won on the road last weekend. The FireAntz headed to Indus and posted a 9-6 win. Daniel Berehowsky and Easton Ogilvie each scored twice for the FireAntz, while Alex Westlund, Nathan Hawkins, Zane Rajcic, Carson Young and Ethan... Read More »

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  • Seniors’ centres play valuable role

    Like a number of other non-profit organizations in Alberta, seniors’ centres are finding themselves in a predicament because of cuts to funding they previously received from the province. Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre, one of Lethbridge’s two seniors organizations, has appealed to city council for $75,000 in annual funding to replace the money that was lost as ... Read More »

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  • Tories show they know how to win

    The more things stay the same, the more things stay the same. The old saying does not go quite like that but in Alberta, it could be the provincial motto. On Monday, four byelections throughout the province meant Albertans had an opportunity to either continue to support the party which has ruled them for over ... Read More »

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  • Schools reflect growing diversity

    Local schools helping to create more inclusive communities Creating inclusive communities is more than a simple catch phrase today. Inclusion is a word you hear more and more often, no matter where you go, as towns, cities, schools and workplaces change and adapt with the times. Even five or 10 years ago, and certainly farther ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Council doesn’t seem to get we don’t need a poet laureate

    Council is thinking of hiring a poet laureate. There are some things they do not get. While looking to raise our taxes, they keep having these judgment lapses. On this they want to spend 20 grand, while what I want is removal of winter sand. Smooth roads that have nary a bump, so in my ... Read More »

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  • The politics have changed the world

    It is sad to read news like this. In Canada, we as Canadians now suddenly feel threatened by radical Muslims. Yes, since the attack on Parliament Hill, Canada will not be the same again. Fear and uncertainty has become more part of our lives. But let us not forget, we are Canadians, we are a ... Read More »

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  • A different hospital experience

    In response to the thank you to the Chinook Regional Hospital in the Lethbridge Herald Oct. 19, I do not know where the writer found these people because they sure weren’t there when I needed them. On July 25 of this year I was in a very bad accident and the paramedics had to use ... Read More »

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