September 29th, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A new self-cleaning public restroom is now open to relieve a pressing need for the pressing needs of people in downtown Lethbridge. The automated facility is located along the east side of 6 Street South, just south of 4 Avenue, and is free for all users. It automatically cleans and

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Local News

  • Man arrested for pair of armed robberies

    lethbridge herald Police have arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery in Shaughnessy more than two weeks ago, following an armed robbery in Nobleford only three days ago. At about 12:35 p.m. Monday, a man with a handgun entered a convenience store in Nobleford and demanded cash from the store clerk. The man, ... Read More »

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  • Coulee crash, fire investigated

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Three people are being sought by Lethbridge police after LPS and the Lethbridge Fire Department responded to a coulee vehicle collision and grassfire around 7 a.m. Wednesday. Police said the initial investigation determined the truck entered the coulees west of Tudor Estates, rolled and caught fire, which then spread to ... Read More »

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  • Allied Arts Council awards presented

    Submitted story The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge hosted the 11th annual Mayor’s Luncheon for Business and the Arts Sept. 22 at the Lethbridge Lodge. The event recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations and businesses who have contributed to the arts vibrancy of our city. During the lunch, The Allied Arts Council Excellence (AACE) Awards ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Canes’ up-and-down opening weekend calls for level heads

    Dale Woodard Lethbridgeherald.com sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes host the Kootenay Ice Friday night at 7 p.m. and then play against the Calgary Hitmen Saturday night at the same time. After beating the Medicine Hat Tigers 4-2 in their home opener Friday and losing 9-3 in the rematch Saturday in Medicine Hat, the Canes begin a ... Read More »

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  • Back from NHL camp for some Canes players

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com You didn’t see the likes of Brayden Burke, Tyler Wong, Brennan Menell and Giorgio Estephan in the lineup as the Lethbridge Hurricanes began the WHL regular season last weekend. As the Canes started off with a 1-1 split with the Medicine Hat Tigers Friday and Saturday, the Hurricanes veteran quartet ... Read More »

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  • LCI, Cardston provide fireworks

    ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells I would be surprised if anyone in attendance at last Friday’s Cardston at LCI University of Lethbridge Stadium high school football clash didn’t experience a highly elevated heart rate in the second half, especially during the frantic last few minutes. For the most part defence was a rumour, but ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • Driving to U of L the cheaper alternative

    In an ideal world, we’d all have late-model vehicles and non-congested roads. And when we reached our destination – work, entertainment, shopping – parking would be easy and free. But, of course, we don’t live in an ideal world, and things like rush-hour delays and parking fees aren’t very important in the real world. Let’s ... Read More »

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  • 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 »

    2 days ago
  • 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 »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Trump needs to be prepared

    I went into the first debate solidly in Trump’s corner. I emerged the next morning a bit battered and ruffled around the edges. Donald came out swinging and he was strong. His business acumen and well-timed aggression were both on display. Debate master Lanhee Chen’s phrase “he is very hard to prepare for” kept leaping ... Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Electoral reform made simple

    Rachael Harder announced recently that the “majority” of the constituents in Lethbridge like the way our politicians are elected and electoral reform is not wanted or needed. I would like to explain in a simplistic way why many (those that are not included in her PC blog/survey) would like to see change. Peter, Paul and ... Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Cottonwood Park is a sacred place

    I am writing to voice my disgust regarding the blatant disrespect and indifference being shown to the magnificent Cottonwood Park Nature Reserve. This is perhaps my favourite place in all of Lethbridge, and I walk here several times a week. I frequently spend 45 minutes to an hour cleaning up garbage in the small parking ... Read More »

    1 day ago


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