September 26th, 2016

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Pumpkin festival gives boost to Children’s Wish foundation Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada relies heavily on support from the community, and for the past 27 years, Green Haven Tree Farm has been hosting its annual Giant Pumpkin Festival in support of the cause. This year’s event ran Saturday from

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  • Border officials kept busy in August

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald Americans continue to run afoul of Canadian law when they try to enter Alberta. But dozens of would-be visitors – some of them convicted criminals – were refused entry during a busy August at southern Alberta’s border crossings And two of them were teenagers who may have arrived at the ... Read More »

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  • Assault victims need to know they have support

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald Three little words a sexual assault survivor needs to hear: I Believe You. September 19 marked the launch of the second annual #IBelieveYou public awareness campaign, led by the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS) in partnership with the Government of Alberta. The goal is to give a collective ... Read More »

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  • Lethbridge couple wins truck in hospital raffle

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald A Lethbridge couple has a new Dodge Ram. And the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation has more than $130,000 more to bolster patient services and health programs. A random draw in the hospital atrium Friday declared Mary Ann and Frank Pavka the winners of a red Dodge Ram Rebel Crew Cab ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns down the T-birds

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald This time, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s soccer team was rewarded and handed a nationally-ranked team their first loss in the process. The Pronghorns beat the CIS fifth-ranked UBC Thunderbirds 3-2 during Canada West action Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Lethbridge jumped out to a 3-0 ... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks play tough in loss

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s soccer team put in a solid performance, but fell just shy of the win. The Kodiaks were downed 1-0 by the Medicine Hat College Rattlers during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon in Medicine Hat. The mens team held their opponents in check outside ... Read More »

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  • Bisons edge the Horns

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald It was another oh-so-close result for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team. The Pronghorns were edged 2-1 by the University of Manitoba Bisons during Canada West action Saturday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Lethbridge’s Nikki Furukawa scored her fourth goal of the season early in the ... Read More »

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  • Who would ISIS vote for in U.S. election?

    “Hillary Clinton’s weakness while she was Secretary of State has emboldened terrorists all over the world to attack the U.S., even on our own soil,” wrote Donald Trump on Facebook after the bombing in New York last Saturday. “They are hoping and praying that Hillary Clinton becomes president, that they can continue their savagery and ... Read More »

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  • Supporting agriculture sector

    Government has a role to play in helping agriculture industry do its job David Schneider MLA, LITTLE BOW With harvest well underway, this is a good opportunity for all of us to share our appreciation with Alberta’s farm families. These folks are working long hours, bringing in the crops and trucking calves to auction. They’re ... Read More »

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  • Threats to economic freedom

    Government policies threaten Canada’s reputation Fred McMahon and Ben Eisen THE FRASER INSTITUTE – VANCOUVER Canada ranks a remarkable fifth in the world in economic freedom, just behind Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Switzerland. The “land of the maple leaf” is far ahead of our southern neighbour, supposedly the “land of the free.” The ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Digging deeper than politicians’ fluff answers

    Is there a reason Canadians are confused about the “new” Liberal defence strategy? Listening to interviews in the media, we get little information. The prime minister was recently on a world tour, the trade minister is informing the world Canada is still open for exploitation, the defence minister is letting NATO speak for him, the ... Read More »

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  • Vigilance key to avoid being a scam victim

    Unfortunately, scams and fraudulent behaviour is nothing new. Deception is the key element in any and all prepared scripts – used without exception by every low-life involved in these schemes, regardless of subject matter or ploy. Whether the culprit takes on the role of cold caller or climbs the non-existent ladder to fake supervisor, the ... Read More »

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  • Move designed to keep cattle industry strong

    The cattle industry is a key driver in Alberta’s rural economy, and feeder associations are vital to the success of the industry. That’s why we need to keep this sector strong. Alberta beef is known worldwide for its quality. Cattle feeders add significant value to the way we produce quality food. Success in this sector ... Read More »

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