June 29th, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A local branch of the online pedophile hunting group “Creep Catchers” is busier than they imagined they would be in the Lethbridge area. William Tycholas and Aaron Kemp started the Lethbridge chapter of the online group earlier this year and said they were struck by the volume of online men

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Local News

  • Pair plead not guilty to drug charges

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Two Standoff residents charged in relation to fatal drug overdoses on the Blood Reserve more than a year ago have decided to fight the charges. Charles Shouting, 35, and Jessica Good Rider, 27, pleaded not guilty this week in Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench to criminal negligence causing death and ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Fire causes $100K in damage

    Lethbridge A fire early Tuesday didn’t injure anyone, but left a southside business with about $100,000 in smoke damage. Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services responded just before 4:30 a.m. to a structure fire at Western One Rentals and Sales, located at 110 13 St. S. Investigators said they have determined the fire started on the ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Lethbridge company develops feed additive for pork, poultry

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A local company is hoping their feed enhancement additive for pork and poultry operations will prove to be a recipe for success. Lethbridge-based Connect OnFarm has developed a bio-based enzyme formulation to deliver across-the-board animal performance and environmental benefits, including advantages for “raised without antibiotics” systems. The feed additive is ... Read More »

    13 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Bulls go late, lose again

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com In a game already delayed by rain, the Lethbridge Bulls and Okotoks took an already late night and made it a bit later. And when nine innings didn’t decide a winner, the teams took it to extra innings before the Dawgs posted a 3-2 Western Major Baseball League win Tuesday ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Bulls beaten by Bombers

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bulls have won just once in their last six games. The Brooks Bombers beat the defending Western Major Baseball League champion Bulls 6-3 in Brooks on Monday night. The Bulls are at Spitz Stadium tonight at 7 p.m. against the Okotoks Dawgs. Pat Kelley took the loss on ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Bulls to battle the Bombers

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bulls hectic schedule continues tonight. After five games in as many nights, the Bulls are back in action and on the road as they head to Brooks to take on the Bombers in Western Major Baseball League action. The Bulls are 14-8 heading into tonight’s game, four games back of first ... Read More »

    3 days ago


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Opinions

  • Federal carbon tax a cash grab

    Ken Green The Fraser Institute -Calgary According to a report in the Globe and Mail, Finance Canada is quietly promoting the idea of a federal carbon tax, or at least, a minimum carbon price, in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as Canada has pledged to do in last December’s Paris Agreement. The problem is, ... Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • The debate will continue, but bottom line is a child died

    As far as national attention, it was probably the biggest trial in Lethbridge since Mike Ferguson or Dar Heatherington. The Stephans: David and Collet, were on trial – and found guilty – for failing to provide the necessaries of life in the 2012 meningitis death of their son, 18-month-old Ezekiel. Last week, they were sentenced. ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Brexit Ð and maybe then Frexit, Nexit, Swexit . . .?

    “The EU is dying. I hope we’ve knocked the first brick out of the wall,” exulted Nigel Farage, leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party. He proposed that June 23, when the British narrowly voted (51.8 per cent of the votes) to leave the European Union, should be a new national holiday called Independence Day. ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • University needs to address professor’s interest

    I am horrified that an admirable institution like the University of Lethbridge would support and maintain tenure for Professor Hall who is not merely “researching” a personal interest, but rather seeking whatever he can find to deny the Holocaust and demonize Jews everywhere. He is dealing with young, impressionable minds, and is exposing them not ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Great value in private schools, home schooling

    Barbara Silva is shortsighted to overlook the value of private schools and home schooling. Certainly, we need to ensure students educated in this way meet academic standards in math, language skills and basic social studies knowledge, but the fact is that private schools complete, in an average of 11 years and at a higher standard, ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Emotion played role in decision to leave

    The leave vote was delivered from the heart. The British voters who opted to leave the E.U. seem to have voted with their hearts and the ones who wished to remain with the E.U. have employed pragmatism to make their decision. The trouble is that the decision to leave was more of an emotion to ... Read More »

    5 days ago