October 23rd, 2016

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Closure by previous government impacting services Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com About 20 citizens gathered near Lethbridge Immigrant Services on Saturday to voice their concerns for better services from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) here. In June 2012, 19 Citizens and Immigration Canada (CIC) offices were closed, including the Lethbridge office as the Conservative

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  • Area couple fosters a future for kids

    More than 300 have been part of the family J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald -RAYMOND jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Joseph and Laura Hawkins were 24 years old and had two children of their own when they decided to take in their first foster child. “Joe was working in a mine and he used to come home and complain to ... Read More »

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  • Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner byelection candidates

    Editor’s Note: Each candidate was given the opportunity by the Medicine Hat News to answer three questions pertaining to the upcoming by-election in the Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner riding. Sheldon Johnston (Libertarian) What are the major issues that have dominated this campaign? High unemployment, a stagnant Alberta economy and rising taxes. Estimates of the unemployment/under-employment of our ... Read More »

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  • Family carves out a special tradition

    Giant pumpkin goes under the knife Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A family of four generations gathered together Saturday for a new tradition of theirs. Alfred and Yvonne Young have spent decades perfecting their garden, but it’s been proven difficult to maintain given that the couple is in their eighties and the pair has decided ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Catholic Central tops LCI

    Lethbridge Herald The Catholic Central Cougars downed the LCI Clippers during girls Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League action Thursday night. Playing host to the Clippers, the Cougars posted a 3-0 win (25-13, 25-15, 25-13) as Jelena Dyck led Catholic Central with 12 kills and four blocks. Maitlynn Miller chipped in with two kills, four ... Read More »

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  • Horns men’s basketball team beats the buzzer

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team enjoyed a buzzer-beating win Friday night. The Pronghorns beat the Bishops University Gaiters from Lennoxville, Que., 71-69 in exhibition play at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. And with the last seconds ticking away, it was Josh Sparkes that provided the late heroics, draining the game-winner ... Read More »

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  • Miscues cost U of L against Trinity

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’ soccer team kept pace with a top-ranked CIS opponent. But a couple miscues was all it took to make the difference as the Horns were downed 2-0 by the Trinity Western Spartans (11-0-2) during Canada West action Friday in Langley, B.C. With the loss, ... Read More »

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  • A tale of two besieged cities

    Sieges on Middle East centres have similar circumstances Two great sieges are getting underway in the Middle East, one in Mosul in Iraq and the other in Aleppo in Syria. They have a great deal in common, including the fact that the attackers both depend heavily on foreign air power, but they are treated by ... Read More »

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  • We all deserve a home

    Shelter is one of the most basic human needs, and the majority of people have that need fulfilled to varying degrees ranging from modest apartments to palatial mansions. Then there are those who have no home at all, save for a park bench, a cardboard box in an alley or, if they’re lucky, a bed ... Read More »

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  • tanding together as a community

    It has been a difficult few weeks in our community and across the province. There have been heart-breaking and shocking events that have reaffirmed to all of us just how precious life is and how quickly our world can change. At this time last week we were learning of the sudden loss of former premier ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Big toast to elderly woman who’s still working

    This letter is neither a roast nor a toast but a comment concerning a roast made Oct. 11. A person went to see the new London Drug Store and they were disappointed to see a 78-year-old lady still working there who was on the news for London Drugs. The person goes on to say there ... Read More »

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  • Action against polio still needed

    Oct. 24 is World Polio Day. In Canada, epidemics of infantile paralysis date back to the 1950s. Children don’t catch polio here since 1994, but they will be vaccinated until its worldwide eradication. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative was launched in 1988 when tens of thousands of children became paralysed each year. Since then, most ... Read More »

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  • Taxpayer on the hook for abuse mess

    I am frustrated and angry that every time some person or group of people who are employed at any level of government commit outrageous performances, the taxpayer is left cleaning up the mess. In point and only as an example I refer to the Lethbridge Herald article on Friday, Oct. 7, “The ‘Force’ awakens,” where ... Read More »

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