April 29th, 2016

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com On an overcast Thursday afternoon, hundreds stood solemnly at Mountain View Cemetery, honouring the lives of friends, family members and coworkers who died in workplace tragedies. Every year on April 28, Canadians gather during the National Day of Mourning to remember those who were injured,

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  • Cowboy theme to Galt art series

    Halen Kooper For The Herald Riding in on a bronco, guests of Galt Museum’s Expressive Art series were greeted with the unexpected arrival of a cowboy for the final spring session. For the final project earlier this week, guests were given horseshoes to decorate and were taught about... Read More »

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  • Palliser schools receive funding

    Craig Albrecht Palliser Regional Schools With a rich and lifelong involvement with hockey himself, Principal Fred Jack recalls his initial bewilderment when students at Barons School and Carmangay Outreach School voiced a desire to skate. “At first you’re like, ‘well go skate then,'” he said. In looking... Read More »

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  • City school students’ artistic talents on display to help young refugees

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com “We can make a difference for children and youth building a new life here in Lethbridge.” That’s the vision of Grant Bertamini and hundreds of Lethbridge school children. And they expressed that vision in preparing for the first “DEHR to Care Art Auction,&#... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Steinke bound for Hall of Fame

    Dylan Purcell & Dave Sulz LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeheralcd.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... 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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  • Rams beat gutsy Kwahommies

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The LCI Rams won the game, but Medicine Hat girls rugby coach Bill Ruzycki was pleased to see his team’s effort throughout. Medicine Hat’s high school girls rugby squad has players from Crescent Heights, Medicine Hat High, Eagle Butte and even Seven Persons as they pull... 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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  • Is it truthor honesty?

    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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  • Alberta’s Wildrose antiques

    Trevor W. Harrison UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE The weekend before last, I attended Edmonton’s Wild Rose Antique show. The annual event has been running since the mid-1970s. I rarely buy anything, but it’s a nice nostalgia trip, if a bit disconcerting. After all, what does it say about you when the games, toys, sports cards and ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • 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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  • Use your imagination

    How good is your imagination? Imagine Canada is ruled by a dictator. He is able to keep control by a strong military/security system supplied with weapons from the West. Think what it would be like with 60 per cent unemployment, almost 80 per cent unemployment for youth, and only relatives and friends of the regime ... Read More »

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  • Why are some people being left behind?

    Robert Sutherland, a young resident, of the Attawapiskat Ontario First Nation, recently asked visiting Indigenous Affairs Minister Carol Bennett, “why his community was living in Third World conditions while Canada is greeting refugees with open arms” adding why they’re “offered first-class citizenship in our country”? Both are fair questions which may similarly be in the ... Read More »

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