April 30th, 2016

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Tijana Martin and Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald A 54-year-old woman is dead following a stabbing on the northside Thursday night, the third homicide in Lethbridge this year. Police were called to a home along the 2300 block of 18 St. N. around 9:40 p.m. Thursday, after receiving reports that a

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  • Preliminary hearing set for suspect in 2015 murder

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 29-year-old Lethbridge man accused of killing an acquaintance in 2015 is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing later this year. During a brief appearance Friday in Lethbridge provincial court, Randall Enright’s lawyer confirmed the hearing will be held for three days beginning... Read More »

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  • Sex assault case adjourned to May

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A 28-year-old Calgary man accused of sexual assault stemming from incidents at a Lethbridge hotel earlier this month has had his court case adjourned until next month. Wijdan Yasir of Calgary faces three charges of sexual assault and two charges of sexual interference... Read More »

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  • Suspect in Fort Macleod drug bust released

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com One of several people facing charges stemming from a drug bust in Fort Macleod last week has been released from custody. During a brief bail hearing Thursday in Lethbridge provincial court, Mekdela Kitaw was released on $500 cash bail and conditions that she... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Derby Dames rolling this weekend

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild Deathbridge Derby Dames will be rolling for an extra day this weekend. The Derby Dames will hit the track at the North Pavilion at Exhibition Park for their annual tournament in a six-team showdown starting today and running... Read More »

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  • Steinke bound for Hall of Fame

    Dylan Purcell & Dave Sulz LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating coaching at its induction banquet on Saturday, and one of the area’s most successful coaches, Larry Steinke, will be inducted. The Hall is also inducting U of L women’s rugby coach Neil Langevin, soccer... Read More »

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  • Howie in the Hall

    Tickets still available for Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame will honour a distinguished hockey career when it inducts Howie Yanosik on Saturday at their induction banquet. The event takes place Saturday at the Enmax Centre Lounge at 7 p.m. and... Read More »

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  • Drug companies must be held accountable

    The irony is obvious. Once Canadians are allowed to buy tested and controlled cannabis – maybe at their local pharmacy – they may find its benefits go beyond medicinal or recreation expectations. In today’s world, it may also be far cheaper to pick up some marijuana than to pay the exorbitant price some of the ... Read More »

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    Above all, people want honesty from their politicians, or at least they say they do. Yet, this week’s high-profile kerfuffle between Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Uber, and the reaction would suggest people would rather politicians agree with their own opinion. It also highlights the crucial difference between truth and honesty. An opinion, no matter ... Read More »

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  • Independent schools have place in Alberta

    Private schools and charter schools actually reduce the strain on Alberta budget Deani Van Pelt and Jason Clemens The Fraser Institute – VANCOUVER While parents in Alberta have more choice for their children’s education than Canadians in most other provinces, that level of choice may soon be reduced by the current government in Edmonton. In ... Read More »

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  • Why would you not utilizetop-notch medical treatment?

    Over the past 30 years our children have experienced everything from sports injuries to a dog bite (south of the border) resulting in blood poisoning, to a high fever with convulsions that could have been meningitis. In every case, they received excellent, life-saving treatment from medical doctors right here in Lethbridge. We are blessed with ... Read More »

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  • Doctors, hospitals make mistakes

    This verdict is wrong. We also had a son, (David Van Vliet) who died of meningitis. He was sent to the Lethbridge hospital by a small-town doctor who suggested to us it could be meningitis. (Just like this so-called friend/nurse of the Stephans). The suggestion was not addressed and overlooked in the ER in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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  • Contradicting infallibilityof the Bible

    Geoffrey Capp reminds us that “You can no more fight the truth that there are two sexes/genders than you can fight that the Earth orbits the sun rather than Jupiter.” How ironic that before Copernicus, the Roman Catholic Church proclaimed the Earth to be the centre of the universe and all heavenly bodies orbited our ... Read More »

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