October 25th, 2014

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Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comLocal Rotary Club members, officials and the public marched on World Polio Day Friday, in celebration of Rotary International’s efforts to eradicate the disease. The group headed from Casa to city hall, where they heard words of encouragement from those living with polio, Mayor

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  • Pure Power wrestlers in ring tonight

    Stan Ashbee Southern Alberta Newspapers Lethbridge wrestling fans, get ready to rumble tonight at the Boys and Girls Club in Lethbridge with Pure Power Wrestling’s Knightmare Before Halloween IV: Night of the Living Legends, featuring Stampede Wrestling legends Leo Burke and The Cuban Assassin. “We pride ourselves in... Read More »

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  • Best Buy provides fun for kids in hospital

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Each year Best Buy stores across Canada team up with their local communities for good causes. This year Best Buy in Lethbridge wanted to do something special. “We’ve always been a company focused on having a strong relationship with our local community,” said Steve Watt,... Read More »

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  • Crown’s case full of holes: defence

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Police carefully orchestrated a plan to extract a confession from Tim Engel by threatening to prosecute his girlfriend for the death of retired farmer Otto Loose, a jury heard Friday at the conclusion of Engel’s murder trial. “Mr, Engel was between the proverbial... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Peewee Hurricanes go 2-0

    LethbridgeThe Lethbridge Scotiabank peewee AA Hurricanes Red went 2-0 in South Central Alberta Hockey League action last weekend.The Hurricanes beat the Cranbrook Eagles on Friday and wrapped up the weekend with a 10-7 win over the Okotoks Oilers Black team Saturday.In the 3-0 win, Luke Preddy, Conner Furukawa and Tristan Kimmen scored for the Hurricanes. ... Read More »

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  • Tuesday’s Good Sport column: Life after 10

    Good Sport: By Dylan PurcellThere are no easy answers to what plagues the Lethbridge Hurricanes 10 games into the Western Hockey League season. At 1-8-0-1, the team put together a misfiring 6-1 effort against the Regina Pats Saturday night, just a day after Axel Blomqvist scored twice to... Read More »

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  • Minor Midget Canes winless

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge midget Minor AAA Hurricanes are off to an 0-3-1 start to their Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League season. The Hurricanes were defeated 3-2 by the Rockyview Raiders Saturday and wrapped up the weekend Sunday at home with a 6-3 loss to the CBHA Blackhawks. In... Read More »

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  • Finding the right health motivation

    More research has found that – surprise, surprise – too many of us aren’t exercising enough, aren’t eating a healthy enough diet, and just generally aren’t taking good care of ourselves. The research project from the Conference Board of Canada, released this week, found that, in spite of having more knowledge of what constitutes a ... Read More »

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  • A day that shook our comfort level

    The situation which unfolded Wednesday morning in our nation’s capital was unlike anything generations of Canadians had ever witnessed. As video of the shootout ran on a near-constant loop on television stations, one thought had to cross the mind of many – “How can this be happening here in Canada?” The attacks, which left Canadian ... Read More »

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  • From the Legislature: By Greg Weadick: Efforts made to create more care space

     Province planning a review of home care capacityOne of the greatest challenges facing any health-care system is a lack of hospital spaces available on a regular basis. Simply put, depending on the demand at any given time, there may be more people who need hospital beds than there are beds.The Alberta government is moving to ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Developments should avoid slumping coulees

    I read with interest the article in the Friday, Oct. 17 issue of The Herald entitled “Tudor Estates residents worried” which dealt with a proposed housing development to the west of Tudor Estates. According to the article, a developer has approached city council with an offer to buy the land, which is presently owned by ... Read More »

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  • Administrators should look in the mirror

    I was very disappointed, though not surprised, when I read the recent Herald article “University board OKs fee hike” (Oct. 17). Although university administrators use the term “market modifiers,” this is just a fancy way of saying they want to raise student tuition fees – $10 per course overall, but a hefty increase for management ... Read More »

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  • Fight to preserve city grasslands

    I celebrate and stand with those citizens of Tudor Estates and surrounding communities in the fight against the newest proposed erosion of Lethbridge’s public grasslands – a common-use area we hope is guaranteed for current and future generations. All of us have sat quiet watching far too much intrusion into the river valley and the ... Read More »

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