July 20th, 2017

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Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A rattlesnake was on display in Popson Park — with its head smashed in and rattle cut off. The act is illegal: prairie rattlesnakes are protected as a non-game animal under the Province of Alberta Wildlife Act. A photo of the snake made its way through social media after Ryan

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  • Registration open for Flexxaire Step ‘N Stride

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Parkinson Association of Alberta has announced that registration is open for the fifth annual Flexxaire Step ‘N Stride event. Flexxaire Step ‘N Stride is the association’s largest annual fundraising effort to provide the support, programs, education and essential funds for research that make every day better for those with Parkinson’s disease and the ... Read More »

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  • Man who failed to show for sentencing released on bail

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A former Lethbridge man, who never showed up in court three months ago to be sentenced on a drug charge and was only recently re-arrested, has been released from custody pending another sentencing hearing in August. Shane David Poole was released on $3,000 bail following a hearing Tuesday in Taber ... Read More »

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  • Missing man sought by RCMP

    FORT MACLEOD Police are looking for a man who went missing from Fort Macleod earlier this month. Fort Macleod RCMP say Bradford “Brad” Munroe was last seen July 4 in Fort Macleod as he was walking along a path east of the bridge on Highway 211 and along the south bank of the Oldman River. ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • City athletes place second at summer games

    Lethbridge Herald Team Lethbridge claimed second place at the recent Southern Alberta Summer Games. With more than 260 athletes earning 175 medals in 20 events, the City of Lethbridge locked up second place in this year’s games, held July 5-8 in Brooks. Lethbridge athletes won 85 gold, 58 silver and 32 bronze medals for 2118.5 ... Read More »

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  • Moore tosses seven shutout innings as Bulls earn road win in Moose Jaw

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bulls turned in a shutout road win Wednesday night. The Bulls downed the Moose Jaw Miller Express 5-0 in Western Major Baseball League play in Moose Jaw. Bulls starter Wesley Moore went seven scoreless innings and only gave up two hits for the win that improves the Bulls ... Read More »

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  • Four local golfersmake Amateur cut

    Lethbridge Herald -ponoka Four southern Alberta golfers have made the cut at the Sun Life Financial Alberta Men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Ponoka. As the second day wrapped up Wednesday, Lethbridge’s Ryan O’Donnell, Darin Bertschi and Mason Harder and Pincher Creek’s Ethan Choi are still playing as the third day of play goes today and ... Read More »

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  • Moon landing still significant

    Event still a symbol of what mankind can accomplish Forty-eight years ago today, science fiction became reality: Mankind set foot on another world. Almost a half century later, the first moon landing remains one of the most significant achievements in human history. When astronaut Neil Armstrong climbed out of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module and ... Read More »

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  • Paving way for cyclists

    Why use four wheels when two will do? Making two-wheeled transportation a more attractive option is the aim of the Cycling Master Plan, which was adopted by Lethbridge City Council on Monday. The plan’s stated vision is to “make cycling a realistic transportation option for all ages and abilities, contributing to our sustainable future.” Encouraging ... Read More »

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  • Slightly ahead of our time?

    Gary Bikman and Bruce McAllister FORMER WILDROSE MLAS Were we slightly ahead of our time? Or were we the catalyst that brought Alberta the disastrous NDP government and resulted in over 200,000 unemployed Albertans and many more that are underemployed? We may never know. But what we do know is that if we don’t learn ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • The important role of forgiveness

    A South African journalist, Jonathan Ancer, recently published a book “SPY: Uncovering Craig Williamson.” Ancer interviewed me on Skype for this book because I knew Craig, who I thought was my friend. I had meals with him often to catch up. But his friendship was a deception. He was a spy, a captain in the ... Read More »

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  • Khadr was a child soldier, not a terrorist

    In a war situation whereby the two warring combatants are fighting across each other, are the losses of life called murders or terrorist activities? The answer to that question may be the most relevant issue while dealing with the Khadr situation. He was a child soldier, influenced by his father, brothers, uncles, etc. who was ... Read More »

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  • Just wondering

    As opposed to a Trudeau high-five, plus 10.5 million loonies: what penalty would Omar Khadr face under Sharia law for one murder and one maiming? Just wondering. Bob Rannard Lethbridge... Read More »

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