October 2nd, 2014

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Dave MabellLethbridge Heralddmabell@lethbridgeherald.comThe lights are on. But so far, nobody’s home at the Grandview condos in downtown Lethbridge.Cleanup operations are continuing at the 108-unit facility, following a watermain burst last weekend. All going well, says condo association president Roy Pollmuller, owners will be able to return

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  • Alberta’s Promise, IBM help out Opokaa’sin

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Children and their families attending the Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society will benefit from the donation of a Young Explorer computer unit, thanks to Alberta’s Promise and IBM Canada Ltd. Through 10 years of partnership with Alberta’s Promise, IBM Canada Ltd. announced its commitment... Read More »

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  • Mayor to discuss city growth at SACPA today

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Every city needs a plan. Lethbridge, a growing city with a population which could reach 100,000 in the near future, is no exception. Today, at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs, Mayor Chris Spearman will help outline Lethbridge’s strategic plan, as he will also tackle... Read More »

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  • Police Commission waiting for official word from Coaldale

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com He read it in the newspaper. But Lethbridge Police Commission chair Sandy McKay says he’s heard nothing directly from officials in Coaldale. Through a press earlier this week, Mayor Kim Craig announced steps the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are taking, as they prepared... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • A win and Pronghorns are in

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns have their sights set on the Canada West women’s rugby playoffs. As they head into their final regular season game, the 1-2-1 Pronghorns host the University of Calgary Dinos tonight at 6 p.m. at U of L Stadium... Read More »

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  • Win, tie for Midget Canes

    LETHBRIDGE The Lethbridge AAA midget Hurricanes opened their 2014-15 Alberta Midget Hockey League season last weekend on a 1-0-1 note. The Hurricanes skated to a 1-1 tie with the Calgary Flames on Saturday at the Adams Ice Centre and capped off the weekend with a 6-3 win over... Read More »

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  • Bantam AA Canes split games

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Bantam AA Hurricanes went 1-1 last weekend in South Central Alberta Hockey League play. The Hurricanes lost 5-3 to the Bow Valley Timberwolves Friday, but wrapped up the weekend with a 7-3 win over the Lacombe Rockets. In the loss to the Timberwolves, Ty Penner,... Read More »

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  • Women making impact in business

    October is designated as Women’s History Month, and so it seems an appropriate time to pay tribute to the role of women in our society. It wasn’t until 1929 that, as a result of the historic “Persons Case,” women were legally recognized as “persons” under Canadian law. Women have made tremendous strides since that time ... Read More »

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  • Question Period needs an answer

    Perhaps Speaker should have more power to force relevant responses Not surprisingly, the federal Conservatives shot down a New Democrat motion Monday aimed at reforming a rather key aspect of Parliament: the daily Question Period. The NDP motion sought to give the Speaker greater power to intervene and force members of the government to provide ... Read More »

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  • TFW issue falls into Prentice’s lap

    New premier plans to talk to PM about labour issue impacting many Alberta businesses Alberta’s new premier is looking to attack the issue of temporary foreign workers. Jim Prentice has indicated that part of his labour policy will be top of mind when he has an opportunity to meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. One ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • How about a skatepark for the westside?

    We live on the westside and we always wake up early in the morning to get to the skatepark. But by the time we get there, it’s always very busy! So I was thinking . . . we need a very small skatepark on the westside. Just a simple two or three jumps and one ... Read More »

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  • Kudos for SACPA speaker’s common sense

    Every once in a while, we are blessed with the presence of an independent politician or brave soul whose dictum is not predicated by party policy, but plain common sense and sensibilities! Such was the case with the presence of the Rev. Lois Wilson, the first woman appointed moderator of the United Church Of Canada, ... Read More »

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  • Correcting information about arts organization

    The Herald’s Sept. 30 story, “Council opts to honour agreement,” contained a fundamental error I would like to correct. The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation is an independent arts organization, founded by philanthropists, and under the patronage of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. While it received foundational support from both provincial and federal ... Read More »

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