October 13th, 2015

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13 residents honoured for their bravery By J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com All too often, acts of heroism and bravery go unnoticed in the world. On Friday, the annual Community Heroes awards presentation at City Hall recognized a few of those acts performed by local residents before emergency crews arrived

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  • Police are advising businesses to personally verify email requests

    Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge police have issued a warning to local businesses about a scam where fraudsters send emails that appear to come from a legitimate employee — often the owner, manager or someone else in a position of authority — requesting the wire transfer of funds. This past weekend, two separate businesses reported the scam. ... Read More »

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  • Cassie leaving YWCA

    Lethbridge Herald Kristine Cassie, CEO of YWCA Lethbridge and District for the past decade, announced Friday she is leaving the organization to pursue new interests in the not-for-profit sector. Her last day with the organization will be Jan. 22. Cassie, who started at YWCA in 1991 working in... Read More »

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  • Neighbourhood committee seeks assistance from Council

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A committee designed to address issues of nuisance behaviour in Lethbridge neighbourhoods will seek funding from City Council at today’s meeting to implement remedies. The City of Lethbridge has made strides helping homeless get off the streets since 2006, after implementing changes... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Midget Hurricanes battle back for tie

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Their top line had to log a little extra ice time down the stretch, but the Lethbridge Midget AAA Hurricanes remain undefeated. The Hurricanes erased 4-2 and 5-4 third period deficits en route to a 5-5 tie with the Edmonton SSAC Athletics during... Read More »

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  • Horns women sweep the Pandas

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A rock solid effort from goaltender-to-forward has powered the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team to another win and a weekend sweep. The Horns downed the Alberta Pandas 3-1 during Canada West action Saturday afternoon in Edmonton. The win not only gives... Read More »

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  • Welcome wagon for Horns home opener

    Dylan Purcell Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Spiros Anastas arrived in Lethbridge in April 2014 as a 28-year-old who couldn’t name three people who lived in Lethbridge. As the new head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns he was new to the city, to Canada West men’s hockey and to southern... Read More »

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  • Hypocrisy about Russians in Syria

    It’s a week since the Russians began their airstrikes in Syria, and the countries that have already been bombing there for over a year – the United States and some other NATO countries – are working themselves up into a rage about it. The Russians are not bombing the right people, they are killing civilians, ... Read More »

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  • ommunity supports good causes

    Last Friday I participated in the CNIB “Night Steps” fundraiser at Nikka Yukko Japanese Gardens, the first time this national event has been done in our city. Once again, Lethbridge demonstrated its generosity and volunteer commitment. I am so proud to be part of this community. It was a lovely evening and it is certainly ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • The benefits of inquiring minds

    With this week’s announcement that Arthur McDonald has shared the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics, the Canadian scientist has joined an elite club. It’s elite not only in the fact that he becomes part of a select group of Nobel Prize winners around the world, but he’s also one of just 14 Canadian scientists who ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Candidate’s stand upholds responsibility to democratic traditions

    Concerning the letter by John Warren entitled “Campaigning for life and death” in the Oct. 1 Herald, Conservative candidate Rachael Harder fully supports the Conservative government’s views on abortion. The government has stated unequivocally that it will certainly not re-open this divisive debate to satisfy any political exigency. At the YWCA forum, Ms. Harder made ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Danger of voting for one of the left parties

    Voting for one of the three left parties means voting for a government that disregards every one of God’s 10 commandments. One might say, but they don’t allow murder or stealing. Yes they do! They allow murdering the most helpless human beings, the ones that should be the most secure, still living inside of their ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Harder’s comment a blow to the team?

    Rachael, Rachael, Rachael … what were you thinking? It’s rather imprudent to criticize a political colleague, particularly during an election campaign. You’re meant to be on the same team! However, you did have the courage to voice what most Lethbridge residents already knew but were afraid to ask. MP Hillyer probably served his team captain ... Read More »

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