November 1st, 2014

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comMcKailyn Ives has always wanted to donate blood. But since she isn’t eligible, the Grade 12 student at Winston Churchill High School did the next best thing: helping to recruit first-time donors among fellow students aged 17 and older. “I didn’t realize how many

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  • Golf tourney raises money for Humane Society

    Photo submitted by Lethbridge and District Humane Society Golf tourney raises money for Humane Society The Steve Derenzo Memorial Golf Tournament raised money for the Lethbridge and District Humane Society. Taking part in the cheque presentation were, from left, Ken Moriyama (tournament committee), Barb Grodzicky (Humane Society), Tony... Read More »

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  • AHS laptop stolen from clinic

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Alberta Health Services is notifying approximately 5,000 patients after a laptop was stolen from a local clinic. The laptop, stolen from the Lethbridge Sleep Clinic on Oct. 17, was not owned by AHS and not connected to any AHS network. The laptop contained a database with... Read More »

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  • Man sentenced for quad, auto theft

    lethbridge herald A Lethbridge Crown prosecutor called Sean Walter Horvath’s behaviour inexplicable. His lawyer suggested it was unusual. And the judge who sentenced Horvath for breaking into garages and stealing vehicles said his behaviour was simply bizarre. But no one could explain why he did it. First the... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns ready for comforts of home

     Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThese road dogs finally get to come home for a while. After spending the majority of their 2014-15 Canada West season on the road, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team returns to their Nicholas Sheran Arena home for the first of five straight games, starting tonight... Read More »

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  • Canes host Wheat Kings tonight

    Lethbridge herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes look to keep things rolling as they face a strong opponent tonight. The Hurricanes host the league-leading Brandon Wheat Kings in Western Hockey League action tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre. Lethbridge will not only play host to the top-ranked 12-3-... Read More »

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  • FireAntz victorious on the road

    Lethbridge herald Novice The Dodge Caravan FireAntz novice hockey team won on the road last weekend. The FireAntz headed to Indus and posted a 9-6 win. Daniel Berehowsky and Easton Ogilvie each scored twice for the FireAntz, while Alex Westlund, Nathan Hawkins, Zane Rajcic, Carson Young and Ethan... Read More »

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  • Rail safety rules only as good as enforcement

    The federal government unveiled a new set of rail safety rules Wednesday in response to the series of railway incidents that included the deadly Lac-MŽgantic derailment of 2013. The announcement follows the final report resulting from the Transportation Safety Board’s investigation into the July 2013 disaster which saw an unattended train loaded with crude oil ... Read More »

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  • Seniors’ centres play valuable role

    Like a number of other non-profit organizations in Alberta, seniors’ centres are finding themselves in a predicament because of cuts to funding they previously received from the province. Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre, one of Lethbridge’s two seniors organizations, has appealed to city council for $75,000 in annual funding to replace the money that was lost as ... Read More »

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  • Tories show they know how to win

    The more things stay the same, the more things stay the same. The old saying does not go quite like that but in Alberta, it could be the provincial motto. On Monday, four byelections throughout the province meant Albertans had an opportunity to either continue to support the party which has ruled them for over ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Canada Post making delivery job more difficult

    It’s common knowledge that Canada Post has been making extensive changes across the country. Most of the alterations have been geared towards the elimination of public services and employees. In our city specifically, Canada Post has removed 19 mortgage-qualifying jobs from Lethbridge’s economy. The first cutback was the loss of 10 letter carrier positions in ... Read More »

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  • Overreaction to recent tragedies will just cause more suffering

    The horrific tragedy that has unfolded over the past two weeks with what are called terrorist acts, but more bluntly put, were the murder of two defenceless soldiers, has unleashed the full gamut of emotions among Canadians: grief, sadness, fear, concern, caring, love, hope and spiritual comfort. News reports show people bringing flowers, in services ... Read More »

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  • Canada should declare itself a non-military nation

    Instead of sending six worn-out fighter planes to Kuwait (which seems to me feeble posturing by a worn-out prime minister), how wonderful it would be if Canada declared herself to be a non-military, humanitarian nation. We could use the money currently allotted to military expenditures on human needs (food, medical care, clothing and shelter) instead. ... Read More »

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