August 28th, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald The Whitbie’s Fish and Chips lunch crowd begins filtering in as soon as the shop opens its doors Saturday. The staff are tired-looking but friendly. Whitbie’s is a place where people have good conversations, and the air is thick with the smell of hot oil, malt vinegar and

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  • Council denies funding for U of L iGEM team

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge High School iGEM team hopes to make its mark at an international competition, despite being denied funds from Lethbridge City Council. Nimaya De Silva, a member of the iGEM team, presented a request for funding at last Monday’s council meeting. The 2016 team was asking for ... Read More »

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  • Falun Gong tour protesting organ pillaging in city Monday

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD A motorcade tour protesting the crime of organ pillaging in China will stop Monday at 10 a.m. outside Lethbridge City Hall. A report released June 22 by renowned Canadian human rights lawyer David Matas, former Canadian secretary of state David Kilgour and investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann revealed Falun Gong prisoners of conscience are ... Read More »

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  • Cardston drug store theft probed

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald Police in Cardston are asking for the public’s help in solving a break-in at a drug store and the theft of some medication. A thief broke into the Value Drug Mart in Cardston on Aug. 21 at around 3:30 a.m. and made off with several bottles of over-the-counter medication. The ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Bull rider wins one for Canada

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Astride Grand Slam, Tyler Pankewitz hit it out of the park. The Ponoka bullrider charged from the chute during the final ride of the Whoop-Up Days Rodeo and the Bucking & Barrels Can-Am Pro Challenge Saturday night and rode the 11-year-old veteran bull to a ride of 88.5 for the ... Read More »

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  • Goalies going to work

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Attention masked men of the Lethbridge Hurricanes: get ready to bring your lunch buckets to the rink. The Hurricanes head into the 2016-17 Western Hockey League season with a new coach overseeing what’s going on in the crease with the hiring of former NHLer and southern Alberta product Darcy Wakaluk ... Read More »

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  • Hayworth has a reason to Smile

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald For Kenny Hayworth., the scouting report on this particular horse was a good one right from the get-go. It was the night before Day 2 of the Whoop-Up Days Rodeo and the Bucking & Barrels Can-Am Pro Challenge when the bareback rider from Orofino, Idaho spotted Cajun Smile out in ... Read More »

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  • Duterte and the United Nations

    Philippines’ new prime minister unlikely to follow through on his threat Rodrigo Duterte, the new president of the Philippines, gives good copy. Here’s a quote from his final election rally: “Forget the laws on human rights. If I make it to the presidential palace, I will do just what I did as mayor. You drug ... Read More »

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  • Make mining firms more accountable

    Canada likes to think of itself as a principled middle power, projecting a moral voice in the world. But in the rugged fields of international mining, oil and gas, it is a muscular giant whose power is not always wielded in an ethical way. That’s why Father Melo, a Honduran Jesuit priest who is under ... Read More »

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  • Respect for the public purse

    The governments may change, but some of the actions don’t. Two Liberal cabinet ministers have been under fire recently over expenditures which critics viewed as a waste of taxpayers’ money. Last week, after it was revealed that Health Minister Jane Philpott submitted bills of $1,700 and more than $1,900 for high-end car service on separate ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Who’s going to pay for society’s higher costs?

    It seems a few people are happy to be taken advantage of with no questions asked. I am fully aware that taxes are both inevitable and necessary for a civilized society to function, and if you have a nice juicy pension nearing the later years of your life, you’re laughing. But what about the rest ... Read More »

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  • Community support made art show a success

    When Deana and I began to plan ArtBeat’s first “Under $100 Art Show and Designer Sale,” we had an idea of what we envisioned for the event. We wanted to develop an artist collective and create a space that contributed to the artistic culture of Lethbridge. Our ultimate goal was to facilitate the connection between ... Read More »

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  • Drivers should show respect for pedestrians

    This is to all the drivers out there who rant and rave about pedestrians like myself. First of all, all I really want to do is get to where I’m going safely and in a timely matter. It has become a difficult chore to do this without being screamed and honked at and being made ... Read More »

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