March 28th, 2017

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald Three more southern Alberta habitats will be protected with help from the provincial government’s Alberta Land Trust Grant program. Land near a canyon area on the Castle River is one of the projects announced Monday, along with a smaller tract near Waterton Lakes National Park and another in the Porcupine

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  • Police seek counterfeit money suspects

    Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge police are seeking the public’s help to identify suspects they believe spent counterfeit U.S. $20 and $50 bills at local businesses in February and March. Anyone who recognizes the suspects is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers can also be submitted online ... Read More »

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  • New West performers take up residency at Assumption School

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald Three artists will be spending this week at Our Lady of The Assumption School as part of New West Theatre’s Artist in Residency program. This is the third time New West Theatre has been invited to the school. “I think it gives the kids an opportunity to be creative, they ... Read More »

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  • U of L may pursue UPASS for third time

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald The third time could be the charm for the implementation of a UPASS system at the University of Lethbridge, if the students vote for it in a referendum despite being struck down twice before. At Monday’s city council meeting, the City’s Transit department recommended working with the U of L ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • EF Ice win provincial gold

    Photo submitted The Lethbridge EF Ice ladies soccer team won the Alberta Soccer Association Senior Tier 2 Women’s Provincials gold medal at the Servus Sports Centre Sunday afternoon. In the gold medal game featuring two local teams, Lethbridge blanked the Lethbridge Bumblebees 2-0. The Ice beat the Calgary Bandidas 4-3 and Edmonton’s Wind United in ... Read More »

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  • Analyzing the man who was Stan

    On Sunday evening at the Enmax Centre, one full moment before a beautiful rendition of “O, Canada” by Charles Sciortino, the building went silent. It was a moment the Lethbridge Hurricanes asked for, one well deserved in memory of Stan Bodiou. This isn’t a column about Stan. I’m going to write about the Lethbridge Hurricanes ... Read More »

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  • gunners earn provincial bronze

    Photo submitted The Lethbridge Physiotherapy Gunners men’s soccer team won the bronze medal at the Senior Men’s Provincial Championships in Calgary in the Masters (over 35) Premier division last weekend. Gunners defeated the Calgary Scimitar Eagles 6-1 in the bronze medal game. In their first game, Gunners lost 4-1 to the eventual gold medallist Edmonton ... Read More »

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  • A showcase of young talent

    Kiwanis Festival will feature many student performances over the next 12 days The city’s largest annual entertainment event is underway. The 87th annual Kiwanis Music and Speech Arts Festival kicked off Monday and will feature performances in vocal, choir, band, piano, winds, brass, percussion, guitar, handbells, string and musical theatre plus junior and senior speech ... Read More »

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  • McGuinness’s North Ireland legacy

    Martin McGuinness, who began as a terrorist and ended up as Deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government, died peacefully in hospital on Monday aged 66. His career spanned almost five decades in the history of that small but troubled place – and by resigning from the power-sharing government in January, he began a ... Read More »

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  • Looming work crisis Ð and its solutions

    Trevor Harrison UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE The workers of the world are today united – by fear and anger. Scarcely does a day go by without another story, and much handwringing, about shrinking wages, rising unemployment, and the perils (to workers) of automation. Of the latter, many believe we are witnessing in real time human beings ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Budget puts Alberta’s future in a deep hole

    Common sense has again eluded the NDP government with the 2017 budget for Alberta. An $11-billion dollar shortfall in 2017 and $71 billion in debt by 2020 does not give one any confidence for Alberta’s future. A very deep hole. The government have no plans to balance the budget, just a vague promise of 2024. ... Read More »

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  • High school basketball playoffs a resounding success

    Two exceptional weeks of high school basketball playoffs in southern Alberta culminated on March 18 at the University of Lethbridge with the 4A championship games held in front of a capacity crowd of 2,500 fans. Similar events were hosted in high school gymnasia across the province for the smaller 1A, 2A and 3A schools and ... Read More »

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  • Use real science to provide solutions in Castle debate

    Alberta has found itself with an environmental minister with a personal agenda to stop logging in the Castle. That’s how it started, Castle provincial parks, shutdown the logging leases, let other commercial ventures run there course, no new leases. Other activities common to the area are permissible in the new Castle Provincial Park. Then Alberta ... Read More »

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