August 2nd, 2015

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Camping reservations booming Tijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comIt’s been a beautiful summer thus far and Waterton Lakes National Park has been a busy tourist attraction. According to Locke Marshall, visitor experience manager in Waterton Lakes National Park, the spring visitation through June is over 20 per cent higher

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Local News

  • U of L to get Coutts Centre funding

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge will be receiving $83,185 to renovate the Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage. The funding, announced by Macleod MP John Barlow, will come from the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. “The rehabilitation to this important legacy left by... Read More »

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  • Sobriety run helps healing

    Four-day event offers various activities Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Many gathered together for support Saturday as they tried to heal from their addictions during the annual Treaty 7 Sobriety Camp-out and Healing Run. The event first began in Canada back in 2003 after being inspired by the... Read More »

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  • Waterton attracting more visitors

    Camping reservations booming Tijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comIt’s been a beautiful summer thus far and Waterton Lakes National Park has been a busy tourist attraction. According to Locke Marshall, visitor experience manager in Waterton Lakes National Park, the spring visitation through June is over 20 per cent higher... Read More »

    15 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Elks bested by the Bucks

    Helena, Montana The Lethbridge KB Heating Elks kicked off their State Championship run on a losing note. Facing the Bozeman Bucks in their opener Wednesday morning in Helena, the Elks fell 8-2 and will now face the host Helena Senators this morning at 9:30 a.m. The teams battled... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • LFC strikes triple gold at Spokane River City Cup

    Spokane The Lethbridge Football Club took home three gold medals at the Spokane River City Cup last weekend. The LFC U16 boys, U10 boys Arsenal and the U14 girls each captured top spot in three-day tournament. The U16 boys defeated the Spokane Black Retan 4-0 in the gold... Read More »

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  • Next stop, Nations capital

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Some early offence, a complete pitching performance have punched the Southwest AAA Major All-Stars ticket to nationals. Facing the Medicine Hat Longhorns in the Little League Baseball AAA Major Prairie championship final Wednesday evening at at Canola Harvest Field, the Southwest All-Stars posted... Read More »

    3 days ago


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Opinions

  • Reunification of Cyprus coming?

    It was not so much a straw in the wind as a cheese in the wind. It’s a chewy, salty cheese that is delicious grilled: halloumi, as they call it in the Greek-speaking Republic of Cyprus, or hellim, as it is known in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. This week, the island’s two rival ... Read More »

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  • Key poll information is in the trends

    Opinion polls can’t be counted on to reliably predict election results, that is for certain, but that doesn’t mean they should be thrown out entirely. Defenders of political polls like to talk about them as snapshots of the electorate. When they’re right, the polling firms puff out their chests and when they’re wrong, they blame ... Read More »

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  • Albertans deserve fair utility market

    The Alberta Utility Commission’s decision this week regarding TransAlta represents an all-too-rare victory for consumers over big business. The commission on Monday ruled that TransAlta did deliberately time outages at coal-fired power plants in late 2010 and early 2011 at peak times in order to push up electricity prices, as alleged by the province’s utility ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Furor over Pride flag smacks of hypocrisy

    The furor raised by conservative Christians (but are they really Christians at all?) over flying the Pride flag in front of City Hall is laughable in its hypocrisy. Jesus is directly quoted in Matthew 22:37-40: “Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, ... Read More »

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  • Speed bumps needed on Algonquin Road?

    Algonquin Road West is not a racetrack; it is a residential street with a playground zone. A playground zone has a speed limit 30 km/h from sunrise to sunset. I am not talking just about private vehicles; I also want to include city transit and school bus drivers and operators of city-owned vehicles. I have ... Read More »

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  • Air show was an awesome event

    The Lethbridge Air Show organizing committee and volunteers have once again outdone themselves in presenting a premier air show to southern Alberta. As one of those who journeyed south to Lethbridge, it was a truly marvelous, well-organized event with an outstanding display of aircraft. With all that heavy metal on the static display, one was ... Read More »

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