July 3rd, 2015

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comCreating highly trained jobs, and keeping them in the community, is the foundation for sustainable economic development.   So says Linda Duncan, MP for Edmonton-Strathcona, who was in the Lethbridge area recently as part of her Renewable Energy Tour of Western Canadian provinces. Duncan

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Local News

  • Man sentenced for assault

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A local disc jockey won’t be playing music for a few months, unless it’s to a captive audience. Timothy John Toews was sent to jail Thursday for assaulting another man last December outside a city nightclub. Toews, a DJ at the Top Hat... Read More »

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  • Candy Parade a highlight for Coaldale’s Settler Days

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Get that sweet tooth ready. The annual Candy Parade, the centrepiece event of the Coaldale’s annual Settler Days, is set to take place will run Saturday at 11 a.m. A number of events are scheduled for near the town’s Sportsplex, curling rink and... Read More »

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  • Project Paintbrush rolling again

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Project Paintbrush has returned for another summer. The Volunteer Lethbridge program carries out exterior projects painting for seniors and people who are physically and/or financially unable to complete the work themselves. Through sponsorships and volunteer teams, a visible difference is made in one day. More than... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Alberta junior boys golf championship — Harrison wins boys title

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDAndrew Harrison continued to attack Henderson Lake Golf Club, and it proved to be an effective strategy as he won the Alberta Junior boys golf championship on Thursday. Harrison, 18, led from the start, putting up a final-round 68 and winning by 13 strokes. Harrison was the only compeitior to finish all four rounds at ... Read More »

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  • It’s hard to judge a coach on performance alone

    In 2011, the Canadian Women’s Senior National Soccer team suffered a demoralizing and embarrassing last-place finish at the FIFA World Cup. This was only eight years removed from Canada’s best performance on the World Cup stage, having finished fourth at the 2003 event. The team was... Read More »

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  • Fireworks start early — Bulls end rally in dramatic fashion to sweep doubleheader

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comTrace Hansen had the intention, as well as the right moment, to steal third base.The game was tied 5-5 in the bottom of the ninth. It was game one of a Canada Day doubleheader at home against Swift Current.“I got a... Read More »

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  • City has economic strengths

    Lethbridge is a unique city. No doubt, there is a lot to like about a city which is quickly approaching 100,000 residents, and which typically enjoys some of the best weather in the country. Yes, our abundant days of sunshine are a big positive, but so is the business climate here. Earlier this week, the ... Read More »

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  • Correcting parole shortcoming

    As part of our government’s ongoing efforts towards a more just justice system, I recently introduced my Private Member’s Bill C-644, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to create a new offence for violating parole and requiring such violations to be reported. Canadians would be astounded to ... Read More »

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  • LGBT efforts have come a long way

    It has been a very big couple of weeks for supporters of gay rights. What many called a landmark Supreme Court ruling, which granted the ability of gay couples to get married in any states across the United States, was complemented by gay-pride parades across North America. Canada’s largest celebration went from June 19-28 in ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • We can all help make things better

    In The Herald of June 22, the Pope made these remarks during a visit to Turin, Italy: World powers did nothing as Jews, gays were taken to death camps during the Second World War. He also mentioned the death camps in Russia and the slaughter in Armenia. He told the young people: Everything is done ... Read More »

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  • City needs to start thinking ahead

    So the city thinks it’s making progress. This city is so far behind it thinks it’s first; in fact, we’ve probably been lapped! Let’s talk about infrastructure. Perhaps some people in city hall should take a trip to some other cities to see how things are done proactively. For instance: when building a new community ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Time to ponder switch to double-shift schooling?

    To all taxpayers and appointed government officials of the people of Alberta who are wanting to see our tax monies used wisely and efficiently as possible: It may be time to look at how we utilize our school system from a different perspective. One thing we all agree, too many students per classroom is not ... Read More »

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