April 23rd, 2017

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Biker group helps commemorate loss Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Members of the Lethbridge Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A) were joined by the public Saturday for a memorial motorcycle ride in honour of nine-month-old Austin Wright, whose life was taken almost one year ago. On April 28, 2016, Lethbridge EMS responded to a

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Local News

  • Some youth supporting their parents

    Many students not allowed to keep pay J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some young people — including children — are struggling under an expectation to support their families, organizers of a youth employment readiness program have learned. Diane Llewelyn-Jones is a co-ordinator for the Youth Employment Program offered through the Taber and District Adult Learning ... Read More »

    14 mins ago
  • Library celebrates Earth Day

    Children get hands-on experience connecting with the environment Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Public Library hosted a day full of activities to celebrate Earth Day Saturday. Children gathered at the library, not necessarily to read this time, but to learn more about how they connect with the nature and build resilient communities. Children ... Read More »

    17 mins ago
  • Lawyer unhappy with media coverage

    Preliminary hearing underway into Austin Wright’s death Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com The lawyer representing a man charged with second-degree murder in the death of a nine-month-old baby is concerned with all the media attention surrounding the case. Tonii Roulston is particularly concerned because much of the recent media coverage coincides with Tyler Brian Hogan’s ... Read More »

    18 mins ago

Local Sports

  • Canes win opener

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald – Regina sports@lethbridgeherald.com It wasn’t the start the Lethbridge Hurricanes wanted, but the finish has handed them a 1-0 series lead. The Hurricanes downed the Regina Pats 3-1 during Game 1 of the team’s Western Hockey League Eastern Conference final series Friday night at the Brandt Centre. The Pats struck 1:10 ... Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Canes win Game 1

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald – Regina sports@lethbridgeherald.com It wasn’t the start the Lethbridge Hurricanes wanted, but the finish has handed them a 1-0 series lead. The Hurricanes downed the Regina Pats 3-1 during Game 1 of the team’s Western Hockey League Eastern Conference final series Friday night at the Brandt Centre. The Pats struck 1:10 ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Canes ready for challenge

    Team opens WHL conference final tonight in Regina Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald – Regina sports@lethbridgeherald.com What a time to be a hockey player. Or in the case of Stuart Skinner, what a time to be a goaltender who has been a monumental piece of the puzzle in backstopping his team through two seven-game series in ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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  • More power for Erdogan

    “The office of the President of the Reich is unified with the office of the Chancellor. Consequently all former powers of the President of the Reich are demised to the FŸhrer and Chancellor of the Reich Adolf Hitler. He himself nominates his substitute. Do you, German man and German woman, approve of this regulation provided ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • apital projects a challenging process

    The capital budget is a key instrument that city council has for setting out our community’s priorities for capital projects and how they will be paid for in coming years. A fundamental philosophy in our capital budgeting is that we first ensure we take care of what we own before we think about funding things ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Kids need more time in nature

    Research shows children benefit from connection with nature Leading up to annual Earth Day on Saturday, Vancouver is playing host to a conference this week that aims to get children out of the house and into nature. The Children & Nature Network International Conference features more than 850 international leaders and activists from 22 countries ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • It’s hard to recognize Canada anymore

    O Canada, we stand on guard for thee, and we legalize drugs in order to make us feel better about ourselves, only to fall back to reality when the high wears off. Maybe we could raise the dose a bit; if in trouble, we can always make use of a safe place to use it, ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Thanks to MP for stand against sex-selection abortion

    I am pleased that our MP, Rachael Harder, recently took a stand against the reality of sex-selective abortion in Canada. In case anyone missed it, Miriam Monsef, the Minister for the Status of Women, refused to acknowledge or interact with the question of sex-selective abortion when Ms. Harder asked if it constituted gender-based violence. It ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Easter photo questioned

    I would like to comment on the picture you have chosen for your front page on Friday (April 14), which supposedly reminds everyone of the “true meaning of Easter.” What I was reminded of is what an impressionable, captive audience is found in school children, and how “youth is a frail thing, not unafraid, firstly ... Read More »

    1 day ago


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