March 30th, 2015

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Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour faced its share of setbacks this weekend. The festival took place in the parking lot of the Enmax Centre and was initially planned as a two-day event, but Saturday’s activities were cancelled due to high winds. However, Lethbridge residents are

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  • Ennis pleased to turn the page

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald Kelli-Rae Ennis has turned her world around and has used her experiences from her dark past to help others overcome the feeling of hopelessness. For years, the Lethbridge woman struggled with depression and drug addiction, but through all the darkness, has found her path to... Read More »

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  • Business leader, humanitariansees promise with next generation

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald It’s always up to the next generation to move society forward. That’s one of the principles from Ian Hill, a business leader, humanitarian and founder of The Changing Point. He was in Lethbridge Friday for a workshop with University of Lethbridge Faculty of... Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • LC Culinary students provide homegrown feast

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge College Culinary students prepared a special meal for the Local Producers Gala on Friday. Local producers are invited to the gala, and students have an opportunity to meet the farmers and learn about their products. The five-course meal is made with... Read More »

    14 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Harper turns in big performance at Chinook Open

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Darcie Harper had a hunch she was going to put in a good performance. As the 16-year-old figure skater hit the ice at the Chinook Open Saturday afternoon at the Civic Centre, that’s exactly what happened. “Yesterday I ended up first overall in my event,”... Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Walz casts vote for Hurricanes coach

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Score a glowing endorsement for the current head coach of the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Having played on a pair of powerhouse Hurricanes teams from 1988-90, Canes alumnus and former NHLer Wes Walz was back in Lethbridge Thursday afternoon. It’s been nearly 25 years since he was... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Peewee Hurricanes Red golden yet again

    edmonton The Lethbridge Scotiabank peewee AA Hurricanes Red have captured the 2015 Provincial Peewee AA Minor Championship. In the team’s 60th game of the season, the Hurricanes defeated the Lloydminster Blazers 3-2 Sunday to cap off a 5-0-1 weekend and capture back-to-back provincial championships. The Canes started the... Read More »

    5 days ago

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  • Yemen: Unintended consequences

    The Sunni Arab countries that started bombing Yemen on Wednesday night seem to think they are fighting an Iranian-backed plot to expand Shia power and influence in the Arab world. Most other countries find that hard to believe, but even if the Sunni countries are right, wars often have unintended consequences. This military intervention is ... Read More »

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  • Phone polling no longer the ‘gold standard’

    Angus Reid CHAIRMAN, ANGUS REID INSTITUTE I read with great interest the recent Canadian Press story, “A voter’s guide to political polling in this 2015 federal election year,” republished on the Lethbridge Herald website on March 14. I also read it with great concern. While it outlined why some individuals think telephone polling is the ... Read More »

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  • The ‘end-of-life-care’ talk

    These days, the importance of drawing up a living will to provide medical care guidance when a person is incapable of making decisions has been widely touted. People seem to be listening, according to statistics. Results of a study released last year in the United States showed that a record number of older Americans were ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Dear Lt. Governor, please, no election

    To the Honourable Colonel (Ret’d) Donald S. Ethell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta: I do not know you, and you do not know me. However, by reading your biography, I certainly wish I did know you, and know you well. Very shortly, Mr. Prentice is going to approach you to have you approve dissolving the Legislature ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Is the tail wagging the dog in civic government?

    Over the past several months a number of viewpoints have been presented regarding curbside recycling. Most if not all have dealt with the cost factor for providing this service. I would propose that there are other costs that have not been considered. It is a well-known fact that in the private as well as the ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Recycling issue needs forward-thinking leadership

    I wish to commend Klaus Jericho for his thought-provoking letter of March 19 concerning the decision-making process that needs to be employed by city council and administrators in regard to disposing of the city’s waste materials. Mr. Jericho argues that waste disposal is a very complex matter in today’s society and, as such, both council ... Read More »

    5 days ago