November 19th, 2017

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Youth come together for a common cause J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Brother nations came together to remember their honoured dead in a ceremony at the Vimy Ridge Armoury Saturday. More than 100 Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Royal Canadian Sea Cadets, and Royal Army Cadets, along with 97 U.S. Civil Air Patrol cadets from five

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  • Students go on book-buying spree

    Picture Butte youth raised thousands to replenish shelves Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Christmas came early for students at Picture Butte High School. They raised about $3,100 in donations over three weeks through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. About 30 Grade 7-12 students and their instructors converged on Chapters Friday morning for a shopping ... Read More »

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  • Student loans impacting decisions

    Many taking jobs outside of chosen field Demi Knight Southern Alberta Newspapers With the number and amount of student loans rising, as more and more Albertans look for help to fund their post-secondary education, it seems many might be concerned about what happens after graduation and how to pay back their loans. Once degrees, diplomas ... Read More »

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  • Cadets honour legacy of veterans

    Youth come together for a common cause J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Brother nations came together to remember their honoured dead in a ceremony at the Vimy Ridge Armoury Saturday. More than 100 Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Royal Canadian Sea Cadets, and Royal Army Cadets, along with 97 U.S. Civil Air Patrol cadets from five ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Blazers get past Canes

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes looked to be in line to snap a seven-game losing streak. Unfortunately, three late goals from the Kamloops Blazers extended the slide as the Hurricanes were defeated 5-2 during Western Hockey League play Saturday night in Kamloops. With the loss, the Hurricanes lose their eighth straight and fall to 7-12-1-0 ... Read More »

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  • Lethbridge Cowboy among Canada’s greatest athletes

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The late rodeo champions Earl Bascom and his younger brother Weldon Bascom of Lethbridge were posthumous recipients in Colorado of the ProRodeo Hall of Fame’s “Pioneer Award” and honoured for their contributions to the sport of rodeo. Most recently, Earl Bascom has been named in Canada by the Toronto Star newspaper as one ... Read More »

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  • Cougars and Coyotes heading back to Medicine Hat

    Lethbridge Herald A slew of South Zone high school volleyball teams have earned the right to play for a provincial title next weekend. The 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A Alberta Schools Athletic Association South Zone volleyball playdowns wrapped up across southern Alberta Saturday. In Medicine Hat High in Medicine Hat a pair of Lethbridge teams ... Read More »

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  • All quiet on the climate front

    “Promoting coal at a climate summit is like promoting tobacco at a cancer summit,” said Michael Bloomberg, the former New York mayor, but President Donald J. Trump did exactly that. He sent a team of American diplomats and energy executives to the annual world climate summit, being held this year in Bonn, Germany, to extol ... Read More »

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  • Raising awareness of Lethbridge

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman New city council making progress In the month of November, we remember those who served and sacrificed for our country. I would like to thank all those who organized, participated in and attended local Remembrance Day events this year. On behalf of the citizens of ... Read More »

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  • Ensure treatment access for diabetics

    Tuesday was World Diabetes Day, recognizing a health problem that affects close to one in 10 Canadians. It’s estimated that by 2025, the condition will affect five million Canadians, or just over 12 per cent of the population. And that doesn’t include the estimated 22 per cent of Canadians who have prediabetes conditions. This is ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Is Eggen saying home isn’t a safe place for kids?

    Re: “Rally for GSAs,” Nov. 13 Herald. Education Minister David Eggen introduced Bill 24, a bill to make it illegal for teachers to inform parents if their child had joined a GSA or QSA club. The article states, “kids go home and don’t have a safe place” and Jason Kenney doesn’t understand “there is a ... Read More »

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  • Alberta politicians should know facts about biology, child development

    Gay means happy and carefree. Straight is a line drawn with a ruler. Gender is determined at the moment of conception and is either XX (female) or XY (male). These XX or XY chromosomes are present in every body cell and determine each person’s anatomy, physiology, and chemical and biological makeup. Without gender differences, the ... Read More »

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  • The rich keep failing the rest of society

    “The rich are different from you and me.”- F. S. Fitzgerald “Yes, they have more money.” – Hemingway “The rich aren’t like us, they pay less tax.” – Broccolis What is it about the very rich that they believe they should have special privileges? Politicians believe the rich create our world and all the jobs ... Read More »

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