May 4th, 2015

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David Adjey says cooking is a meansof expressionTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comCelebrity chef David Adjey got a taste of Lethbridge Saturday as he judged the “Chef Wars” competition during the first ever Lethbridge Food Show at Exhibition Park.Adjey is known for his show “Restaurant Makeover” which

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  • Police are not ignoring issues of downtown

    Over the past few months the Police Service has received a number of inquiries and concerns with respect to social issues in the downtown core. As a result, we have spoken with a number of business owners and met with other community stakeholders to address perceptions, discuss realities... Read More »

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  • Catching the big ones

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald The four men thought they had gone undetected as they sat under a bridge late one night back in 2012 and caught fish with nets and hooks. But as the men illegally snagged fish out of McGregor Lake in the County of Vulcan,... Read More »

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  • Immunization numbers are falling short

    Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald Rubella, measles, polio and tetanus are a blast from the past. Modern medicine has nearly eradicated incidences of these medical conditions. In some areas, however, they’re making a bit of a comeback, and according to health officials, the reason is clear – dropping... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Clippers roll to rugby win

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The LCI Clippers rolled to a 32-5 victory over the Chinook Coyotes in Southern Alberta High School Rugby League girls’ play on Wednesday. Clippers were led by two tries each from Millie Stafford and Kristan Bloor while Meghan Buchanan contributed a try and a convert. Sevedyn... Read More »

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  • Diamonds are forever

    This week it’s time to offer an in-depth piece on the Southern Alberta High School Girls Slo-pitch League. And, if you’re going to do that, the best omnibus source I’m aware of is Coaldale Kate Andrews athletic director/head coach Kevin Holland, who also does a good deal of... Read More »

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  • Sports hall inducts Wells

    The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame’s annual induction banquet features the induction of local sports fan, organizer, columnist, reporter, supporter and guru David Wells in the special award category.The banquet takes place on May 2 at the Canadian Western Bank Lounge at the Enmax Centre. Tickets are available at TicketCentre locations at the Yates Memorial ... Read More »

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  • Franchise wars in the Middle East

    You can’t tell the players without a program, and it’s no wonder that people feel confused by the plethora of names the terrorist groups use. To make matters worse they keep splitting, and sometimes they change their names just for the heck of it. So here’s a guide you can stick on your wall. In ... Read More »

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  • Exercising our democratic rights

    How many Alberta voters will be part of the process this time? On Tuesday, Albertans will go to the polls. How many will be going remains to be seen. If participation in recent local election forums is any indication, one would expect to see more Albertans getting out to vote this time around than the ... Read More »

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  • What the federal budget contains

    Last week we introduced Economic Action Plan 2015, this year’s federal budget. As we promised in the 2011 election, we have balanced the budget – in fact, we have a $1.4-billion surplus. We’ve also kept our commitment to balance the budget without raising taxes and without cutting transfer payments to our most cherished social programs ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Province in need of a political shake-up of ‘9’ on the Richter scale

    Decades of Progressive Conservative rule has turned this government into a cesspool of corruption, arrogance, and incompetence, too numerous to list here. True, as the Globe and Mail wrote, this election may be many things – opportunistic, unethical, and illegitimate – but it is not illegal despite the fixed election law passed recently by then ... Read More »

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  • Keeping election promises is the difficult part

    Voting in the upcoming provincial election in Lethbridge West could be an interesting process. Let’s not forget the promises in the local ridings. Last election, Fort Macleod was promised the Police College, but after the other party candidate was voted in, the college was suddenly cancelled. This time around, Coalhurst and Nobleford were promised safer ... Read More »

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  • Canada making a big mistake getting involved in ISIL fight

    Re: “ISIL a threat to Canadians and others,” April 3. Prime Minister Harper has committed a grave mistake in sending a segment the Canadian military to the Middle East to fight ISIL. The Middle East is a cauldron of instability with Sunni fighting Shia, Israelis fighting the Palestinians, the Semites (Arabs) suspicious of the peoples ... Read More »

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