October 10th, 2015

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Hundreds pay tribute to father and daughter J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald — BLAIRMORE jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com On a windy, overcast Friday in the Crowsnest Pass, friends and family came together to say goodbye to Terry Blanchette and his two-and-a-half year old daughter, Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette. The two were murdered on Sept.14, and a

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Local News

  • New traffic signals activated

    Lethbridge Herald On Friday, new side-mount traffic signals were activated at the intersection of 9 Avenue North and 36 Street North. Motorists are advised by the City of Lethbridge to follow all new traffic controls and signs at this intersection. Positioned at the shoulder of the intersection,... Read More »

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  • Week Without Violence events set for next week

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD YWCA’s “Week Without Violence,” which takes place Oct. 12-18, is a national campaign encouraging Canadians to unite against the violence that exists in every community. In Lethbridge, there will be a variety of activities taking place as part of the awareness week: – Oct. 12-... Read More »

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  • No sentencing for sex assaults

    lethbridge herald A former southern Alberta school teacher who has admitted to sexually assaulting young boys is still waiting to be sentenced. During a hearing Friday in Lethbridge provincial court for Jamey Brian Kristian, court was told the Crown and defence still need to schedule the sentencing date... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Welcome wagon for Horns home opener

    Dylan Purcell Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Spiros Anastas arrived in Lethbridge in April 2014 as a 28-year-old who couldn’t name three people who lived in Lethbridge. As the new head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns he was new to the city, to Canada West men’s hockey and to southern... Read More »

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  • Coyotes capture first division title

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald — Pincher Creek sports@lethbridgeherald.com This win’s for the gridiron in Chinook Coyotes athletics. The Coyotes downed the Pincher Creek Mustangs 56-12 during Southern Alberta High School Football League action Thursday evening in Pincher Creek. With the win, the Coyotes capture their first SAHSFL Division B title in the football program’s six-year ... Read More »

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  • Dog days are here

    Dylan PurcellLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comIt hasn’t been an easy high school football season for the Winston Churchill Bulldogs — and it won’t get any easier tonight as they travel to Cardston for a 7 p.m. game against the Cougars. The Bulldogs’ Southern Alberta High School... Read More »

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  • ommunity supports good causes

    Last Friday I participated in the CNIB “Night Steps” fundraiser at Nikka Yukko Japanese Gardens, the first time this national event has been done in our city. Once again, Lethbridge demonstrated its generosity and volunteer commitment. I am so proud to be part of this community. It was a lovely evening and it is certainly ... Read More »

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  • The benefits of inquiring minds

    With this week’s announcement that Arthur McDonald has shared the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics, the Canadian scientist has joined an elite club. It’s elite not only in the fact that he becomes part of a select group of Nobel Prize winners around the world, but he’s also one of just 14 Canadian scientists who ... Read More »

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  • Parents-kids talk can help well-being

    Parents may talk about a variety of things with their children, but discussing how their kids are handling stress apparently isn’t high on the list. According to a study called “Taking the Pulse of Canada’s Kids: A Landmark Study on Physical, Social, Emotional and Mental Well-being,” parents are more likely to talk to their kids ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Harder’s comment a blow to the team?

    Rachael, Rachael, Rachael … what were you thinking? It’s rather imprudent to criticize a political colleague, particularly during an election campaign. You’re meant to be on the same team! However, you did have the courage to voice what most Lethbridge residents already knew but were afraid to ask. MP Hillyer probably served his team captain ... Read More »

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  • Economists agree NDPs’ numbers don’t add up

    A growing number of economists, as well as former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page who referred to it as “Swiss cheese costing,” are questioning Mr. Mulcair’s platform costing. Additional to those speaking after the debate on the economy, here are more: “It’s somewhat questionable whether the federal budget estimates are going to be realized with ... Read More »

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  • Dairy farmers have reason to fear trade deal

    The Harper campaign is telling milk producers in this country that they’ve got nothing to fear from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks and if you believe that, I’ve an assortment of bridges, big buildings and national parks I can let you have cheap. Stephen Harper would sell out every dairy farmer in this country for ... Read More »

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