July 26th, 2016

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Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald – Waterton dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Everyone knows not to eat yellow snow. But what about the seemingly harmless, white fluffy stuff? According to research by Claudia Sheedy of the Lethbridge Research Centre, and others, snow is full of pesticides. Well, full may not be entirely accurate. In fact, even though an investigation of

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  • Pesticides can travel great distances

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald – Waterton dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Everyone knows not to eat yellow snow. But what about the seemingly harmless, white fluffy stuff? According to research by Claudia Sheedy of the Lethbridge Research Centre, and others, snow is full of pesticides. Well, full may not be entirely accurate. In fact, even though an investigation of ... Read More »

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  • Teenage girl dies from injuries sustained in multi-vehicle collision Monday

    Lethbridge Herald A 17-year-old girl has died following a collision on the westside Monday afternoon. Members of the Lethbridge Police Traffic Response Unit continue to investigate a collision. At about 3:15 p.m., police responded to a three-vehicle collision on Westside Drive West south of Highway 3.‎ Police say the investigation determined a southbound car was ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Authorities ignored signs, says family of deceased Taber girl

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald -taber jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Cynder Robinson was an old soul with a big heart who loved her family and lit up any room she entered. On July 15, the 17-year-old Taber girl was killed in Big Island Cree Nation Territory, Sask. Her girlfriend, 21-year-old Brandy Arnelle Benson, has been charged with one count ... Read More »

    17 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Bulls beat Mavs, host Brooks tonight

    Ryan McCracken Southern Alberta Newspapers – MEDICINE HAT First place slipped one game farther away from the Medicine Hat Mavericks Monday at Athletic Park in Medicine Hat. The Mavs dropped a 5-4 contest to the Lethbridge Bulls, while the Okotoks Dawgs padded their hold on first in the Western Major Baseball League’s Western Division with a ... Read More »

    12 hours ago
  • Bancks is a big fan

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Almost every Canadian professional hockey player would rather be a pro golfer. Almost every Canadian pro golfer wants to be a hockey player. That’s certainly the case with Carter Bancks, the Lethbridge Hurricanes-star-turned-Utica Comet, and Canadian Open star Jared du Toit. Bancks and du Toit are both from Kimberley, and ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • LFC wins big over Rapids

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge FC women’s team took to their home field on Saturday with a strong starting 11. Good thing, too, because those were the only 11 players they had. A spate of provincial soccer games robbed LFC of its reserve players and then jobs, vacations and the vagaries of life took ... Read More »

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    Let us suppose that it is July 2017. Let us suppose that Donald Trump, nominated as the Republican candidate for the U.S. presidency exactly a year ago, won the November election – quite narrowly, perhaps, but the polls are certainly suggesting that such a thing is possible. So he was inaugurated six months ago, and ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Professor should be free to question events

    This letter is in regard to an article by J.W. Schnarr entitled, Conspiracy Theories, June 19. In this article Mr. Schnarr attacks the credibility of Dr. Tony Hall and whether he has a place at the University of Lethbridge because of his views on some recent events including the Sandy Hook shooting and the Boston ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • NDP gov’t continues to pile up debt

    There is something very wrong with our NDP government in Alberta. They said they would discuss plans with the people before they acted. This has not been the case. The biggest mistake so far is probably the environmental minister slashing the firefighting budget even though they knew it was a dry winter and dry spring ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • SRSAN welcomes end of SIS test

    This letter is from the South Region Self-Advocacy Network. We teach people with disabilities to advocate on behalf of themselves and others. We are a group of approximately 100 people with and without disabilities across the south region of Alberta (from the British Columbia border to the Saskatchewan border to the U.S. border to Nanton). ... Read More »

    3 days ago