May 27th, 2015

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIn a life-and-death situation, you’ll want them to be there.You may also want to thank them after they save your life.That’s part of the goal for National Paramedic Services Week, running until Saturday, which honours the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) profession and recognizes

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  • Student success: what matters?

    Research studying the education system from K-12 is characterized by both breadth and scale. It is also extremely complex with thousands of studies designed to isolate the factors that have the most significant influence on learning and student success. Isolating factors is difficult because there are factors... Read More »

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  • Woman given house arrest for theft from employer

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge woman caught stealing from her employer last year must serve a custodial sentence, although she won’t have to go to jail. Kiersten Wilson pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lethbridge provincial court to one count of theft under $5,000 and was sentenced to... Read More »

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  • Tractor pull set for Saturday

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD -PICTURE BUTTE They’ve become antiques. But, as visitors will see Saturday, those farm tractors are still powerful. Lethbridge-area residents can witness that first-hand on Saturday, during a tractor pull at Coyote Flats Pioneer Village south of Picture Butte. At noon, volunteers will be firing up a... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • t’s almost time to close the show

    This is a special value-added time of the year if you are a fan of championship high school sports. – – The 20-team Southern Alberta High School Baseball League sahsbl.wix.com/sahsbl playoffs go this week. Tier I action takes place Thursday-Saturday in Vauxhall. The hosts and High River Highwood... Read More »

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  • Unfinished business

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The lawn is mowed, the lines are chalked on the field, and the team is ready to begin anew.” But for Mitch Dornblut and Jake Hansen, it’s all about unfinished business. They are among the 15 returnees for the Lethbridge Bulls Baseball Club... Read More »

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  • Major facelift planned for Spitz Stadium

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Spitz Stadium is set to start undergoing a major facelift, to the tune of $3 million, once the Lethbridge Bulls wrap up their season. Their first game isn’t until Friday, but Bulls management recently met with architects, are in the final stages of... Read More »

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  • The freedom to express opinions

    that includes the right to communicate controversial messages Mark Penninga ASSOCIATION FOR REFORMED POLITICAL ACTION CANADA If you walked by Galt Gardens last Friday, you couldn’t have missed a striking sight: 10,000 bright pink and blue flags testified to the 100,000 abortions occurring in Canada each year. This is a sensitive issue. It required courage ... Read More »

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  • Smaller cabinet at helm

    It’s official. After 44 years, there’s a new government running things in Alberta. New premier Rachel Notley and her fellow NDP cabinet ministers took their oaths of office Sunday and the task of guiding the province now rests in their hands. Notley’s government features a trimmed-down cabinet with just 12 ministers, including herself, a departure ... Read More »

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  • Tories’ muzzling of our scientists

    You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand the Harper government’s muzzling of scientists is both an assault on democracy and on the pursuit of pure knowledge. It’s behaviour typical of a government so desperate to control the message it threatened to fire a marine biologist who did an interview on sharks without ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Easy solution to prayer problem

    Over 50 years ago, the Lord’s Prayer was a daily part of my morning assembly in school. I remember there being some students that stayed in the classroom while this assembly took place. I never felt this to be problematic. There were no protests. It was a way of life for me. If parents do ... Read More »

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  • Protect children from cancer risks

    Shortly before the provincial election and after many years of prompting from cancer advocates and an increasingly anxious medical community, the PC government announced Alberta would join other provinces in banning children from using commercial tanning beds. As a melanoma survivor and concerned parent, I urge premier Notley not only to honour this promise, but ... Read More »

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  • Vandalizing vehicles is wrong

    On April 17, between the hours of 2:15 p.m. and 2:55 p.m., someone keyed my great aunt Tamie Bene’s blue Caravan wheelchair van at the north Walmart parking lot. The victim, Tamie Bene, was “devastated;” she “almost threw up and did cry.” When my aunt told me, I felt horrid. People must get involved if ... Read More »

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