March 19th, 2018

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald Live drama, 500 years ago, didn’t offer a great number of options. But in northern England, there was a cycle of up to 32 “mystery plays” based loosely on stories in the Bible. Not many of them are performed today. But drama students at the University of Lethbridge have taken

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  • Lethbridge and District Music and Speech Arts Festival results

    Results Friday and Saturday from the Lethbridge and District Music and Speech Arts Festival: Saturday Junior Voice Class 93660 Vocal Solo – Girls – Own Choice – 11 and under 1. Maren Livingstone 90; 2. Mia Berreth 88; 2. Ruby Baker 88 Class 97790 Movie/TV/Pop Solo – Ballad – Popular Vocal – 11 and under ... Read More »

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  • Up in arms!

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald While the legislation has not yet been tabled, rumours were spreading through the media last week of the federal Liberal rural caucus’s anxiety over proposed new gun-control legislation. And they have cause to be afraid, said Blair Hagen, executive vice-president of Canada’s National Firearms Association. “We know the Liberal Party ... Read More »

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  • Lethbridge, Fort Macleod host ‘Road Forward’

    Lethbridge Herald It’s a whole new approach to Canadian history. “The Road Forward,” a musical documentary from the National Film Board, is coming to Lethbridge and Fort Macleod. Building on the talents of accomplished singers and musicians, director Marie Clements offers “Canadian history written through an indigenous perspective.” She has connected stories of activism with ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Eagles scrap their way to provincial silver

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Immanuel Christian Eagles girls basketball team was handed a 30-point loss in the provincial final. The Eagles were defeated 75-45 by La Crete Public School in the gold medal game of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association 2A girls provincials Saturday night at Kainai High School. Still, while the scoreboard ... Read More »

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  • Midget AA Canes clinch SCAHL title

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AA Hurricane Hounds the South Central Alberta Hockey League champions. The Hurricanes downed the Cochrane Timberwolves 4-1 during Game 2 of the teams’ best-of-three series Saturday in the final to earn a 2-0 sweep following a 2-1 during Game 1 Thursday night in Lethbridge. The Canes are now heading to ... Read More »

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  • Rebels girls strike gold again

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Taber W.R. Myers Rebels girls basketball team are provincial champions once again. The Rebels defeated Spruce Grove St. Peter the Apostle 63-53 in the gold medal game of the 3A Alberta Schools Athletic Association provincial championship Saturday night in Cochrane. The win capped off a six-medal day at provincials ... Read More »

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  • Tillerson gone, Trump gains freedom

    Trump team being filled with yes-men and women Rex Tillerson did not suffer fools gladly. He called Donald Trump a “moron” in a private conversation after one meeting at the Pentagon, and did not take the opportunity to deny it when a journalist asked him in public. In meetings with the president, he would “roll ... Read More »

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  • Events bidding right on button

    Lethbridge will get another opportunity to showcase itself on the world stage next year. The announcement was made Wednesday that Lethbridge has won the bid to serve as host for the 2019 World Men’s Curling Championship. That follows on the heels of the city’s successful hosting of the 2017 World Mixed Doubles and World Senior ... Read More »

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  • mart ideas and operating budgets

    Last week I was delighted to have been invited to Mike Mountain Horse School to visit with Grade 3 students to see their ideas for city improvements. Councillors Rob Miyashiro and Belinda Crowson also attended, as did staff from our city planning department. We were shown displays of amusement parks, leisure activity centres, health clinics, ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Don’t stop well short of intersection stop line

    Are you stopping a car length short of the stop line at the intersection? Why? Who told you to do that? Most of the intersections in the city as well as in all cities in the world have sensors to detect vehicles at intersections. These sensors trigger traffic control lights, to make lights more efficient ... Read More »

    22 hours ago
  • Plan for park to recognize coal mining history is good news

    A tip of the hat to the Melcor Development Corp. and the Lethbridge Historic Society for their plans to build a historic coal mining interpretive park in the Hardieville Legacy Ridge, on the old No. 6 Mine area. The three-acre site will commemorate the historic mining legacy of the coal mines and mining families and ... Read More »

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  • A balancing act: why wetlands matter

    As Canadians, we have a complex relationship with water. It’s a basic resource that we can’t do without. And yet, too much water in the wrong place can wreak havoc. It’s a delicate balance. On World Water Day, March 22, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is proud to conserve the amazing ecosystems that help maintain that ... Read More »

    2 days ago

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