September 2nd, 2015

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comA 47-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon at Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge after being assaulted Monday night in a nearby alley.   Lethbridge Regional Police are now investigating the incident as a homicide, and, although no charges have been laid against either, they have two

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Local News

  • Police active in school zones

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIt took Const. Marco Pagliericci all of about 10 seconds to nab a speeder through a school zone Tuesday morning, the first day that they came back into effect.The Lethbridge Regional Police Service officer had just set up his radar unit... Read More »

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  • AHS liftsair advisory

    Lethbridge Alberta Health Services on Tuesday lifted the air quality advisory for the south zone, originally issued Aug. 24. AHS said, in a release, that air monitoring has shown that the area was no longer being impacted by smoke from the fires burning in the northwestern areas of... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Library hosts election forum

    Lethbridge Some say the federal election campaign won’t fully ramp up until after Labour Day. But signs are up, and the first all-candidates forum for Lethbridge is set for tonight at the Public Library’s downtown branch from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Social Justice Election Forum will... Read More »

    18 hours ago

Local Sports

  • High school sports almost ready

    High School Notebook from Dave Wells Normally I’d be writing this missive on a late Tuesday afternoon, but with league planning meetings abounding I’m at the keyboard a little early this week. High school sports spike into high gear over the coming days.•••The ... Read More »

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  • Canes wrap training camp

    Dylan PurcellLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comTeam White won 5-4 over Team Red in overtime during the Lethbridge Hurricanes’ annual intrasquad game at the Enmax Centre Tuesday night, leaving overage forward Justin Gutierrez with bragging rights after scoring the OT winner.The team’s Red vs. White game also... Read More »

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  • A matter of perspective

    Ever written about overcoming adversity? I have. I write about it quite a bit, actually. There are a lot of local athletes who overcome illness, injury and tragedy every day. The definition changes, based on your perspective. Based on how you see it, you could say. ... Read More »

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  • Harbour House resources are vital

    The gruesome murder of an Edmonton woman, whose body was discovered last week, hit especially close to home for staff at the Lethbridge and District YWCA. That’s because the victim, Nadine Skow, had formerly worked at the Lethbridge YWCA for several years, serving as supervisor of one of the organization’s youth programs. Thirty-eight-year-old Skow died ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Improved mental health care crucial

    Boosting mental health strategies is imperative both economically and emotionally Austin Mardon and Jonathan Harline The Alberta government came under fire at the beginning of July as the Auditor General announced that mental health strategies developed in 2011 had failed to be implemented. Further, a detailed analysis of the health department had not been conducted ... Read More »

    18 hours ago
  • Voters want a leader with some answers

    Canadians are being swept up in a federal election tidal wave the likes of which they have never seen. Who knows where they will land? For the first time in a national campaign, three parties are in a dead heat to gain power in Ottawa. For the first time, voters are almost evenly split between ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Remember the past

    I wonder how people will vote if they remember the past. A short-term memory is my problem: I reached the bottom of the stairs; I can’t remember why I came into the basement. But I remember what happened 30 years ago very well. The fact is, people forget and politicians benefit. First Nations and Jewish ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Local voters should compare their values with Harper’s

    I am new to southern Alberta and I’m still amazed at the political climate here and the steadfast conservatism. I respect that tradition and the long-term commitment to a book of values. This all said, I want to ask local voters to compare their values to Mr. Harper. I keep seeing an outright lack of ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Thanks to organizers of Dying With Dignity event

    I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the organizers of the Dying With Dignity Canada Annual Summer Social, which was held on Aug. 23 in the beautiful garden of one of our steadfast volunteers. It was a perfect day for such a gathering, as there was, thankfully, no hurricane-force wind, the sun ... Read More »

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