September 1st, 2015

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Lethbridge HeraldThousands of kids start heading back to school today. For motorists that means school zones are back in effect.The Lethbridge Regional Police Service is reminding people that they can expect to see both photo and conventional enforcement around schools in Lethbridge and Coaldale. School zones have

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Local News

  • Lewke-Bogle honouredfor efforts

    Lethbridge Herald Dr. Elisabeth Lewke-Bogle, who has served Milk River and area residents for more than 30 years, is the recipient of the 2015 Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan Rural Alberta Physician Award of Distinction. Lewke-Bogle was selected by the RPAP Board of Directors to be the... Read More »

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  • Labour group began in Lethbridge

    Labour Day gives us pause to recall the history of labour in Alberta, and the origins of the Alberta Federation of Labour in Lethbridge. The Galt family and several British investors began the first large-scale coal extraction operation in Lethbridge in the 1880s. The company hired miners... Read More »

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  • Swimmers urged to take care

    Lethbridge Herald As Albertans enjoy the hot summer weather, Alberta Health Services is reminding Albertans to take precautions against the potential risks of swimming in open bodies of water. Swimming in unmonitored open bodies of water can be enjoyable. However, these bodies of water pose inherent safety... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • A matter of perspective

    Ever written about overcoming adversity? I have. I write about it quite a bit, actually. There are a lot of local athletes who overcome illness, injury and tragedy every day. The definition changes, based on your perspective. Based on how you see it, you could say. ... Read More »

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  • Locals enjoying experience

    Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comTaner Miller is battling for a roster spot on the Lethbridge Hurricanes defence.But for a moment during Hurricanes training camp Sunday afternoon at the Enmax Centre, the Lethbridge product made it look like he had a spot at forward on his mind.With... Read More »

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  • Breakout star is ready to go

    Healthy, happy Estephan ready to help Hurricanes take the next step Dylan PurcellLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Lethbridge Hurricanes’ most pedigreed player is also one of the quietest off the ice. Polite almost to a fault, Giorgio Estephan doesn’t act like a big shot anywhere but on... Read More »

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  • Voters want a leader with some answers

    Canadians are being swept up in a federal election tidal wave the likes of which they have never seen. Who knows where they will land? For the first time in a national campaign, three parties are in a dead heat to gain power in Ottawa. For the first time, voters are almost evenly split between ... Read More »

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  • Global economy: A perfect storm?

    You know how it is with buses? You wait ages for one, far longer than seems reasonable – and then three arrive all at once. Financial crises are a bit like that, too. The financial crisis everybody in the business has really been waiting for is a “hard landing” of the Chinese economy, now one ... Read More »

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  • Clarifying CPP death benefit

    In response to an editorial entitled “When benefits become burdens” (Aug. 28, reprinted from the Corner Brook Western Star), officials at Employment and Social Development Canada want to ensure the public that the department takes immediate action to correct situations such as described in the editorial. In the case of the senior referred to in ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Remember the past

    I wonder how people will vote if they remember the past. A short-term memory is my problem: I reached the bottom of the stairs; I can’t remember why I came into the basement. But I remember what happened 30 years ago very well. The fact is, people forget and politicians benefit. First Nations and Jewish ... Read More »

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  • Local voters should compare their values with Harper’s

    I am new to southern Alberta and I’m still amazed at the political climate here and the steadfast conservatism. I respect that tradition and the long-term commitment to a book of values. This all said, I want to ask local voters to compare their values to Mr. Harper. I keep seeing an outright lack of ... Read More »

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  • Thanks to organizers of Dying With Dignity event

    I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the organizers of the Dying With Dignity Canada Annual Summer Social, which was held on Aug. 23 in the beautiful garden of one of our steadfast volunteers. It was a perfect day for such a gathering, as there was, thankfully, no hurricane-force wind, the sun ... Read More »

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