April 20th, 2015

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThere was something in the air outside of city hall on Monday afternoon, moreso than just the remnants of a warm April breeze.About 75 local marijuana enthusiasts gathered in honour of the 4/20 counterculture holiday, as well as to promote their beliefs that legalizing

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  • Rally creates a buzz

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThere was something in the air outside of city hall on Monday afternoon, moreso than just the remnants of a warm April breeze.About 75 local marijuana enthusiasts gathered in honour of the 4/20 counterculture holiday, as well as to promote their beliefs that legalizing... Read More »

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  • Police seek more information on Sunday motorcycle collision

    Lethbridge Regional Police Service continues to investigate a motorcycle collision over the weekend that resulted in serious injuries to a 29-year-old man.Sunday at approximately 4:10 p.m., a Honda motorcycle travelling eastbound in the 2500-2700 block of Scenic Drive South with a group of motorcycles was observed weaving through traffic at high speeds, according to police. ... Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Arson charges laid after fire

    lethbridge Lethbridge Regional Police have charged a 23-year-old Lethbridge resident after a fire broke out in the residence he was living in. Saturday at 3:28 p.m. the Lethbridge Fire Department and Lethbridge Regional Police responded to a fire in a townhouse in the 3400 block of 20 Avenue... Read More »

    16 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Racquetball players win provincial titles

    Lethbridge HeraldLethbridge can boast two open provincial racquetball champions, both with the last name Iwaasa.Coby Iwaasa won the Men’s Open title and his cousin Alexis Iwaasa won the Women’s Open title at the Alberta Provincial Championships, held last weekend at the University of Calgary.This is Coby’s fifth provincial Men’s Open crown. He is qualifying for ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Seven local football players to compete in Bantam Bowl

    Lethbridge HeraldSeven players from the area have been selected as Football Alberta’s Bantam Bowl South All-Stars.They will represent southern Alberta in the Bantam Bowl game, set for the University of Lethbridge Community Stadium on May 18, after concluding selection camp last weekend at McMahon Stadium in Calgary.Of the top graduating Grade 9 Bantam football players, ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Speedskater honoured for outstanding season

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comFor Kaleb Muller, it doesn’t matter if the ice is on a short track or long track.He likes them both and excels at both.Although the six-foot-two 16-year-old speedskater thinks his future is in the oval rather than the arena.Muller... Read More »

    4 days ago


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  • What to do about killer robots?

    “Killer Robots” is a dreadful name, don’t you think? It reminds you of the killing machines in the “Terminator” series and the “Battle Droids” of “Star Wars”. “Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems” is a much classier name, and the acronym is even better: LAWS. So the international conference that opened at the United Nations Geneva office ... Read More »

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  • Measuring job skills is important

    Any time a business hires an employee – or a consumer pays to have work done by a business – it’s important that the worker actually has the skills needed to do the work competently. But how do we go about measuring those skills? A new report from the Canada West Foundation, “Competence is the ... Read More »

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  • uch accomplished, still more to do

    As we on city council approach the halfway point of our term later this year, we will be dedicating time to take stock of what we’ve accomplished so far as well as the important work that remains to be done. Almost a year has passed since we formally approved the City Council 2014-17 Strategic Plan, ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Can’t see the forest for the trees?

    Klaus Jericho, regarding your letter, “What happened to Canada’s peacekeeping role?”, Lethbridge Herald letters April 12. I have a hunch you have a few trees that are blocking your view of the forest! I would suggest you remove them so you can see it more clearly. Carl Braun Fort Macleod... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Canada is correct to join fight against ISIS

    Canada made the right decision to fight ISIS, and needs to intervene with ISIS for two reasons. First; the horror innocent people are going through. I’d love to post the images I’ve seen, of thousands of Christians, Kurds and Muslims (wrong denomination), that are being slaughtered, buried alive, raped, sold into slavery, children cut in ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Protecting grandkids’ future is in our hands

    What can we do bequeath our grandchildren a world such as the one we have enjoyed? I see a triple threat in how the Conservative government responds to every serious crisis in Canada. Firstly, while global warming and sea levels increase, the Harperites denounce renowned scientists and environmentalists as terrorists. The federal boys refuse to ... Read More »

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