September 17th, 2014

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comNearly 2,000 people work at Chinook Regional Hospital, many of whom are behind the scenes from the doctors, nurses and support staff.They work in areas such as the laundry room, kitchen and the medical device reprocessing (MDR) department, many floors below the main foyer

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Local News

  • Taste of Ethiopia takes place Saturday

    A Taste of Ethiopia will take place Saturday starting at 5 p.m. at the Miz City Church, 1303 13 Ave. N., featuring authentic Ethiopian cuisine as well as entertainment by Ethiopian celebrity Abayneh Shalamo. Proceeds from the event go to support the work of the Friends of... Read More »

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  • ‘united party’

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald Albertans would see balanced budgets, upgraded health services and a better balance between jobs and the environment. Under a New Democratic Party government, leadership candidates said here, they’d also be invited to get involved in key policy decisions. Three candidates for the... Read More »

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  • One visit to the hospital you might want to make

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald Nearly 2,000 people work at Chinook Regional Hospital, many of whom are behind the scenes from the doctors, nurses and support staff. They work in areas such as the laundry room, kitchen and the medical device reprocessing (MDR) department, many floors below the... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • High school football heats up under the lights

    Thank goodness summer weather has returned! If you’re a fan of enjoyable meteorological conditions and spirited high school sporting entertainment Friday evening appears to be right in the sweet spot. In all likelihood the LCI-Raymond high school series draws the largest average annual Alberta Schools Athletic Association gridiron... Read More »

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  • Tuesday’s Good Sport column by Dylan Purcell: Breaking Wind

     There is a lot of science to this running thing.Since I began my gasping, sweaty dysfunctional relationship with fitness several months ago, I’ve tried to balance out my training regimen. I have hit the gym regularly – or more accurately, I have gone to the gym sporadically and with mixed... Read More »

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  • Wong leads Hurricanes to exhibition win over Tigers

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald If Tyler Wong has his way, this win will be a glimpse of things to come. The third-year forward for the Lethbridge Hurricanes scored the first three goals for his team as the ‘Canes downed the Medicine Hat Tigers 5-2 in Western Hockey... Read More »

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  • Restricting message doesn’t serve public

    Carefully crafted statements are what we have come to expect from many levels of government. It is akin to a corporate communications department at a large multinational company, with a team of wordsmiths dedicated to toeing the company line and portraying their employer in the best possible light. It can border on the absurd, however, ... Read More »

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  • Time to adopt police cameras?

    Calls for police to wear small portable body cameras have ramped up in the U.S. following the shooting death of unarmed teenager Mike Brown by a Ferguson, Mo,, police officer in August. The death coincided with the asphyxiation death of Eric Garner after being put in a chokehold by a New York police officer which ... Read More »

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  • Fallout of a ‘Yes’ vote in Scotland

    If Scots vote for independence on Sept. 18, here’s what would happen If the Scots vote “yes” to independence on Sept. 18, as one opinion poll now suggests they will, three things are likely to happen in the following week. First, David Cameron may cease to be the leader of the Conservative Party and the ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Where is all the research money going?

    I think people are great raising all this money for cancer research. Just one question. Who does the research or does anyone care? I have seen no significant improvement since Terry Fox died. There are natural medicinal sites on the Internet that say that the research is done by the pharmaceutical companies who make billions ... Read More »

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  • Thanks for participation in London Road tour

    I would like to personally thank everyone who took their time out of their busy Saturday (Sept. 13) to participate in the 2014 Fall Home Tour in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the London Road Neighbourhood Association. We sold 60 tickets to the event, which exceeded our expectations. The support city and neighbourhood residents ... Read More »

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  • Old age is like being in a zoo

    Old age in Canada is like being a zoo animal. People that think they are helping only make life worse. To move from one senior centre to another requires months of paperwork. It’s like crossing Middle East borders without a passport; one is no longer free to decide the outcome. Ron Mayer Medicine Hat... Read More »

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