October 1st, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Albertans need to stop apologizing for their oil and gas sector, says PCAA leadership hopeful Jason Kenney. Kenney is in Lethbridge ahead of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta 2016-17 Leadership Election this weekend. “Alberta is, by far, the most environmentally responsible producer of oil and gas in the world, bar

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  • Counterfeit suspect is headed to detox

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A woman accused of making and spending counterfeit money in Lethbridge may have her case delayed several months while she receives treatment at a detox centre. During a brief hearing Friday in Lethbridge provincial court, lawyer Miranda Hlady explained her client, 25-year-old Renee Frances Holden, was preparing to enter a ... Read More »

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  • Canada-Alberta Job Grant making difference in workforce

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Some local businesses are taking advantage of a job-training program designed to help retain workers with much-needed skills. The Canada-Alberta Job Grant was launched in 2014 in response to Alberta’s growing labour challenges. The goal is to help employers build a skilled workforce to meet current and future needs. The ... Read More »

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  • PC leadership campaign begins tonight in city

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The search for Alberta’s next Progressive Conservative leader starts tonight in Lethbridge. The official launch of the 2016-17 leadership election for the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta begins tonight at 7 p.m. at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre. Following the kickoff in Lethbridge, leadership events will be held in ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Kodiaks women B-ball improves to 2-0

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD -CALGARY Lethbridge College Kodiaks women have a 2-0 record after two days of play at an Alberta Colleges Athletic Association preseason basketball tournament at SAIT. Kodiaks opened the tournament Thursday by defeating Keyano College 81-55. “We played really well for our first game,” said Kodiaks coach Brad Karren. Kodiaks improved to 2-0 on ... Read More »

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  • All or nothing for factions in Pure Power Wrestling

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com On a night that saw the announcement of WWE legend Gangrel coming to Lethbridge next month, One World Empire left Alpha and Omega in a bloody heap and issued an ultimatum – now it’s all or nothing for Pure Power Wrestling. The tag-team grudge match that headlined lost Saturday’s Riot ... Read More »

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  • Hurricanes edge the Ice

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com What looked like a potentially convincing win for the Lethbridge Hurricanes early on turned out to be a close one. The Hurricanes edged the Kootenay Ice 5-4 during Western Hockey League action Friday night at the Enmax Centre. The Canes earned the two points to improve to 2-1 on the ... Read More »

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  • Misinformation fuels opposition to health-care reform in Canada

    Bacchus Barua and Jason Clemens The Fraser Institute -VANCOUVER, B.C. For almost two decades, fear of a U.S.-style system has fuelled opposition to genuine reform of Canadian health care. Many of those same opposition voices are now protesting the constitutional challenge to Canada’s health regulations by the former head of the Canadian Medical Association, Dr. ... Read More »

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  • Restroom a necessity

    It cost nearly $200,000. And opinion may not be fully universal on its need. But access to a bathroom is a basic human need in our society, thus having a new facility in downtown Lethbridge should be seen as a positive move by the City of Lethbridge. The self-cleaning public restroom, which opened earlier this ... Read More »

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  • Reflecting on safety

    Folks who remember ghost stories may remember the terror of “things that go bump in the night.” In real life, the sound could be caused by a garage door down the street, or a neighbour retrieving his garbage cart. In the dark, you can’t always tell. When you’re driving, a dark evening can be far ... Read More »

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