May 27th, 2017

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Reaction to the death of Southern rock music legend Gregg Allman at age 69: “IVE TRIED.WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI FOREVER, CHOOCH” – Alllman’s former wife Cher, via Twitter. “My southern-rock heart is breaking. He showed me his tattoos… his voice… his voice…. his soul.” – singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, via Twitter. “Gregg Allman had a

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  • Conference of colony educators staged in ‘Hat

    Rose Sanchez Southern Alberta Newspapers For more than a year a small group of Prairie Rose School Division (PRSD) representatives have been diligently working to plan the Alberta Colony Educators’ Conference. The last time Prairie Rose hosted colony educators from across Alberta was in 2011. Now more than 230 people were expected to converge on ... Read More »

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  • Province gives boost to Environment Lethbridge

    Grant will go toward initiative aimed at helping business become energy-efficient J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald The provincial government has kicked in more than $40,000 to a local organization looking at ways to help small businesses get the most out of energy efficiency. On Friday on the Sustainival grounds at Enmax Centre, Shannon Phillips, Minister ... Read More »

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  • Grad party under scrutiny

    Chinook students deny racist theme Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald High school grad parties often have themes. But one held in Lethbridge recently has come under scrutiny because of its race-charged context. Parents and students from Chinook High School, as well as officials from Lethbridge School District No. 51, are now responding following a “Cowboys ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Another exciting weekend awaits at RMTC

    Rocky Mountain Turf Club The upcoming weekend of horse racing at R.M.T.C. will no doubt be an outstanding one. There are eight live races Saturday and Sunday, with post time at 1:15 p.m. As we continue to celebrate 250 years of horse racing history, after one visit to R.M.T.C. you will no doubt understand why ... Read More »

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  • LFC soccer teams hit the road

    LFC soccer teams hit the road Lethbridge The Lethbridge Football Club men’s and women’s soccer teams hit the road to Edmonton for Alberta Major Soccer League action today and Sunday. The LFC women (1-1) take on the Edmonton Victoria (2-0) today and the Edmonton Scottish (1-1) on Sunday. The women’s team is coming off a ... Read More »

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  • Up, up and away

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald As far as raising the bar, Noel Vanderzee’s timing couldn’t be better. The Grade 12 LCI student did just that at the Alberta Schools Athletic Association South Zone Track and Field Championships Thursday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, narrowly missing the two-metre mark with a height of 1.99m ... Read More »

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  • Getting ready for summer in the city

    STEP program will once again help students find summer employment Just like that, we are at the end of May. If you are a gardener, you likely have your plants in the ground by now. If you are a camper, you have booked your spots. Kids are getting antsy about being indoors during the day, ... Read More »

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  • A challenging balancing act

    Choosing projects for CIP means tough decisions It’s an exercise not unlike managing your household finances, except that the numbers are bigger. Members of Lethbridge City Council had some difficult decisions to make during the latest Capital Improvement Program budgeting process which was completed Tuesday. More than 100 projects in total were proposed, including $284 ... Read More »

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  • Lots of life left after age 65

    Age 65 is generally accepted as the point at which a person becomes a senior citizen. But these days it’s not uncommon to see people continuing to live active, productive lives 25 years or more past that age. It’s an important consideration as Canada’s seniors demographic becomes an increasingly larger portion of the population. While ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Lethbridge residents hit with high property taxes

    I was a resident of Lethbridge throughout my life until four years ago. I owned a house in Lethbridge worth about $300,000 and found it hard each year to pay the ever-increasing property taxes. These high taxes prompted me to move to the Crowsnest Pass. I would like to bring attention to the citizens of ... Read More »

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  • Don’t demolish historic Raymond building

    To Alberta Health Minister Hoffman and Culture & Tourism Minister Miranda: I am joining the appeal on behalf of the Friends of Raymond’s Historical Buildings and the Raymond Care Centre. There are many reasons to consider selling this property for re-purposing rather than investing money in demolishing this magnificent example of historical significance. Not to ... Read More »

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  • Is driving a right or a privilege?

    I have been informed that the courts have held over on a decision to immediately suspend a person’s driver’s licence when they are suspected of drunk driving. What a shame. We need immediate consequences for people to get the message. After all, if you maim, injure or kill another party, they do have immediate consequences. ... Read More »

    3 days ago

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