September 29th, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A new self-cleaning public restroom is now open to relieve a pressing need for the pressing needs of people in downtown Lethbridge. The automated facility is located along the east side of 6 Street South, just south of 4 Avenue, and is free for all users. It automatically cleans and

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  • Local Authors Day at Chapters

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Fans of homegrown writing talent will get a chance to sample some of what the local community has to offer with a six-author signing event. Local Authors Day takes place on Saturday between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Chapters. It will feature sessions from local writers Herky Cutler, Anisa ... Read More »

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  • Man arrested for pair of armed robberies

    lethbridge herald Police have arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery in Shaughnessy more than two weeks ago, following an armed robbery in Nobleford only three days ago. At about 12:35 p.m. Monday, a man with a handgun entered a convenience store in Nobleford and demanded cash from the store clerk. The man, ... Read More »

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  • Allied Arts Council awards presented

    Submitted story The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge hosted the 11th annual Mayor’s Luncheon for Business and the Arts Sept. 22 at the Lethbridge Lodge. The event recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations and businesses who have contributed to the arts vibrancy of our city. During the lunch, The Allied Arts Council Excellence (AACE) Awards ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • LCI, Cardston provide fireworks

    ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells I would be surprised if anyone in attendance at last Friday’s Cardston at LCI University of Lethbridge Stadium high school football clash didn’t experience a highly elevated heart rate in the second half, especially during the frantic last few minutes. For the most part defence was a rumour, but ... Read More »

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  • Top finishes for LSC skaters

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD A host of athletes who train at the Lethbridge Skating Club found success at the Canmore Fall Invitational Skating Competition on the weekend. Madi Martin, who trains at the LSC, earned top marks in Flight A of the Juvenile Ladies Under 12 event. Her performance was also selected by the judges for one of ... Read More »

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  • Miss Maddison steps en avant

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Maddison Meierhofer has big slippers to fill. Meierhofer has taken over the University of Lethbridge’s ballet program, one of the school’s most renowned community resources. The program was under the auspices of Mary Falconer – Miss Mary to her thousands of students – since its founding. Falconer was a dance ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • Driving to U of L the cheaper alternative

    In an ideal world, we’d all have late-model vehicles and non-congested roads. And when we reached our destination – work, entertainment, shopping – parking would be easy and free. But, of course, we don’t live in an ideal world, and things like rush-hour delays and parking fees aren’t very important in the real world. Let’s ... Read More »

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  • Time to rethink fluoridation issue

    Tony Hall PROFESSOR OF LIBERAL EDUCATION AND GLOBALIZATION STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE The failure of the political push to re-introduce fluoride into Calgary tap water should renew pressure on Lethbridge City Council to terminate forced fluoridation here. Recently Calgary City Council voted nine to five against a notice of motion that would have re-opened 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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Letters to The Editor

  • Electoral reform made simple

    Rachael Harder announced recently that the “majority” of the constituents in Lethbridge like the way our politicians are elected and electoral reform is not wanted or needed. I would like to explain in a simplistic way why many (those that are not included in her PC blog/survey) would like to see change. Peter, Paul and ... Read More »

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  • Trump needs to be prepared

    I went into the first debate solidly in Trump’s corner. I emerged the next morning a bit battered and ruffled around the edges. Donald came out swinging and he was strong. His business acumen and well-timed aggression were both on display. Debate master Lanhee Chen’s phrase “he is very hard to prepare for” kept leaping ... Read More »

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  • Trade deal with China doesn’t benefit Canada

    Regarding proposed trade with China, here are some comments from economist Jim Stanford, writing for Rabble.ca: “Whenever someone says we should ‘trade more’ with China, we have to ask: ‘What kind of trade? And going in which direction?’ Achieving ‘more trade’ hardly helps Canada, if that trade consists mostly of imports.” Stanford also writes: “Canada ... Read More »

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