July 24th, 2016

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Massive waterslide makes a splash J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Thousands of people took the rare opportunity to slide down 5 Avenue North on Saturday as the biggest waterslide Lethbridge has ever seen was part of a one-day event to raise money for Lethbridge Family Services. The LFS Fun City Sliders wet and wild water

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Local News

  • Milk River ready to celebrate

    Town turning 100 Stephanie Labbe Southern Alberta Newspapers – Milk River Milk River will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a weekend of events scheduled for July 29 to Aug. 1. Planning has been ongoing for the last 18 months, says Gail Matlock, co-chair for the event. “Planning is going well and everything is starting to ... Read More »

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  • SLIP, SLIDING AWAY!

    Massive waterslide makes a splash J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Thousands of people took the rare opportunity to slide down 5 Avenue North on Saturday as the biggest waterslide Lethbridge has ever seen was part of a one-day event to raise money for Lethbridge Family Services. The LFS Fun City Sliders wet and wild water ... Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • College rolls out the welcome mat

    Student orientation a team effort J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Families of students making the transition to college life had a chance to learn more about what that might mean for the students in their lives during a family orientation session held Friday at Lethbridge College. The session, which included presentations on different supports in ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Versteeg to Swiss League?

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD TSN sportscaster Darren Dreger reported that Lethbridge’s Kris Versteeg’s “playing career is taking a different path.” Dreger Tweeted that out Friday, adding that Versteeg, 30, would sign with Bern in the Swiss League. Versteeg had previously indicated that Europe was an option if his NHL contract offers weren’t what he was looking for. He ... Read More »

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  • Bulls fall to Mavs

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Medicine Hat Mavericks are the best team in the Western Major Baseball League’s West Division despite a losing record this month. The Mavs rallied for a walk-off win Saturday night at Athletic Park in Medicine Hat, their second consecutive victory in a 9-10 month. Logan Bima hit a one-out single ... Read More »

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  • Horns to host rugby nationals

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, and the newest Pronghorns team will take part by hosting the Canadian Interuniversity Sport women’s rugby national university championships. The Horns will host the event Nov. 2-5 in 2017 and executive director of athletics Ken McInnes said the event was the by-product ... Read More »

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  • Imagining Trump in power

    Let us suppose that it is July 2017. Let us suppose that Donald Trump, nominated as the Republican candidate for the U.S. presidency exactly a year ago, won the November election – quite narrowly, perhaps, but the polls are certainly suggesting that such a thing is possible. So he was inaugurated six months ago, and ... Read More »

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  • Finding a way out of downturn

    Albertans will get through tough times by working together David Schneider MLA, LITTLE BOW It feels good to be Alberta bound Summer has arrived. Across our great province, families are hitting the road to make the most of their vacations, rediscovering the great outdoors, joining local parades, and attending festivals. It’s that wonderful time of ... Read More »

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  • Enjoying our city and public lands

    Summertime means a lot of things to southern Albertans. For some, it means spending weekends at music festivals or powwows, gardening or going to the farmers’ market, enjoying our natural spaces by camping, fishing, and hiking, or maybe just walking around the city catching PokŽmon. Whatever interests you, you can be sure there is something ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Alberta’s carbon tax won’t be paid equally

    As the arrival of the carbon tax moves closer, Albertans should question the sagacity with which a flat charge of $1.011 per GG of natural gas will be applied “equally” to all regardless of where they live. Of note, Lethbridge has an average January temperature of -7.8C with a minimum average of -13.8C. In comparison, ... Read More »

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  • SRSAN welcomes end of SIS test

    This letter is from the South Region Self-Advocacy Network. We teach people with disabilities to advocate on behalf of themselves and others. We are a group of approximately 100 people with and without disabilities across the south region of Alberta (from the British Columbia border to the Saskatchewan border to the U.S. border to Nanton). ... Read More »

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  • Ensuring Alberta agriculture products remain welcome

    The annual conference for federal, provincial and territorial agriculture ministers and deputy ministers is being held in Calgary this week. These agriculture ministers have a window of opportunity to ensure Canadian agriculture products remain welcome on global markets. Global markets demand basic employment, and human rights standards, some of which do not exist in Canada ... Read More »

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