July 28th, 2015

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Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comFor 83-year-old Gordon Brown, memories of serving in the Korean War will forever haunt him. On Monday, veterans and members of the Korean-Canadian community and the public gathered to honour those who lost their lives with Korea War Veterans Day at the Lethbridge War Memorial

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  • Preliminary hearing set for trio in kidnapping case

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Three women co-accused in the kidnapping and assault of a teenager nearly a year ago will have a preliminary hearing and their case tried by a judge a jury. Cherise Gail Bruno, 23, Samantha Rose Ann Oldenburger, 25, and Chanel Leece Umpherville, 20,... Read More »

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  • Dewar sentenced on drug charges

    lethbridge herald A Lethbridge man awaiting trial on charges of possession of stolen property in connection with the theft of pickup trucks a year ago, has in the meantime been sentenced on other charges. Richard John Dewar pleaded guilty Monday in Lethbridge provincial court to charges of drug... Read More »

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  • Gogo’s efforts not forgotten by community

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com John Gogo’s presence was missed during Korea War Veterans Day at the Lethbridge War Memorial on Monday. The Korean War veteran, and former MLA, passed away last April. Gogo was formerly MC for the annual memorial, and was instrumental in securing recognition... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Miners open with win — Lethbridge takes on Medicine Hat tonight at 7 p.m.

    Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe worst thing Lethbridge Y’s Men Miners coach Jared Ruff could say about his team’s 14-5 win over the Tri-County Cardinals in their opening game of the Montana-Alberta American Legion Baseball North District championship tournament at Spitz Stadium Thursday night?They failed to get... Read More »

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  • Injury can’t keep DeLaet down

    THE CANADIAN PRESS- OAKVILLE, Ont. Graham DeLaet’s tough. He’s a golfer. The Weyburn, Sask., native injured his left thumb during the first round of the RBC Canadian Open but still finished his round and expects to keep playing Friday. Frustrated by the injury, DeLaet was glad to... Read More »

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  • Bulls rally to clip Sox — Lethbridge first WMBL team to post 30 wins

    Nick KuhlLETHBRIDGE HERALDnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIn stark contrast to Tuesday’s game between the teams, defence and pitching were showcased Wednesday at Spitz Stadium. At least for the first five innings.Then Regina scored six runs — three of them off Bulls’ wild pitches and two off overthrows to first — in the top of the sixth, and the game ... Read More »

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  • China and the ‘dead cat bounce’

    A few weeks ago, at the height of the panic in the Chinese stock markets, a sour joke was doing the rounds: “Last month, the dog was eating what I eat. Last week, I was eating what the dog eats. This week, I think I’ll eat the dog.” A lot of people have lost a ... Read More »

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  • Hitting city’s waste diversion targets

    It is always nice to have a target to strive for. Politicians, in particular, seem to have developed quite the affinity for the procedure, at all levels of government. Most often, these targets make for nice headlines, and hopefully, it gives those in the community the impression some real steps are being taken towards a ... Read More »

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  • New gov’t making positive change

    From health-care funding to looking into democratic reform, NDP gov’t is making headway As you know, Alberta’s NDP government has taken steps to implement our promise of good government that cares about Albertans. We have frozen post-secondary tuition rates, funded health care to ensure quality services and prevent the layoff of thousands of health-care workers, ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Gov’t panel a sham and waste of money

    On July 17 the Harper government announced a panel to examine the question of medically assisted dying. The panel is a sham and another waste of taxpayers’ money. There are three members on the panel and two of them gave evidence on behalf of the government in the Carter case and are totally biased against ... Read More »

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  • Letter writers don’t speak for the community

    Please, I ask that when you write a letter to the editor, you do not use “we.” As a citizen of Lethbridge, I am not a part of your “we.” I am a proud citizen of Lethbridge. I am proud to see the city fly the Pride flag on the steps of city hall, for ... Read More »

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  • Respectable language is more effective

    Re: Ken Sears’ letter, July 8, about the irresponsible attack on people of different cultures: As for me, the part I most dislike about the “Roasted and Toasted” page is name calling. Print media are in a survival mode under the onslaught of digital technology. So I am happy to see its participatory nature and ... Read More »

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