October 9th, 2015

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Reimers re-invent their brand with Creepy HollowTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comResidents of southern Alberta will once again get the opportunity to experience something a little spooky this year.Down a dirt road west of Highway 4 just before Warner lies “Creep Hollow” a brand new haunted house from

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Local News

  • Long waits expected at border crossings

    Lethbridge Herald It’s another long weekend at the border. As such, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds travellers to plan ahead for their Thanksgiving weekend. The CBSA is expecting higher traffic volumes throughout the holiday weekend, particularly on Sunday and Monday. The Coutts port of entry... Read More »

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  • Week brings mental illness into the spotlight

    Students have help at the university J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Saturday marks the end of Mental Illness Awareness Week, a time to bring attention to the realities of mental illness. Dr. Mark Slomp, a registered psychologist and manager of the counselling services office at the University of... Read More »

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  • Refugeesface prejudice

    Pastor says anti-Muslim sentiment exists here Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Southern Albertans have shown strong support for plans to bring Syrian refugees to Lethbridge. But there’s also an undercurrent of anti-Muslim prejudice, a Lethbridge audience learned Thursday. Ryan Dueck, pastor of the Lethbridge Mennonite Church, admitted... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Dog days are here

    Dylan PurcellLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comIt hasn’t been an easy high school football season for the Winston Churchill Bulldogs — and it won’t get any easier tonight as they travel to Cardston for a 7 p.m. game against the Cougars. The Bulldogs’ Southern Alberta High School... Read More »

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  • Plenty of Southern Alta. on CIS rosters

    High School Notebook column by Dave Wells Traditionally, there are very few local high school sporting showdowns on the Thanksgiving weekend. However, there is a bounty leading up to the weekend, with one major crowd draw set for Friday evening.•••The South Zone High... Read More »

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  • Canes hand Rebels first loss

    Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Lethbridge Hurricanes power play continues to find the back of the net. The Hurricanes downed the Red Deer Rebels 5-2 during Western Hockey League action Tuesday night at the Enmax Centre.Lethbridge’s power play went three-for-six, led by a pair of... 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 »

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  • 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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  • Parents-kids talk can help well-being

    Parents may talk about a variety of things with their children, but discussing how their kids are handling stress apparently isn’t high on the list. According to a study called “Taking the Pulse of Canada’s Kids: A Landmark Study on Physical, Social, Emotional and Mental Well-being,” parents are more likely to talk to their kids ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Punishing women who need citizenship

    So, women who wear the niqab during the ceremony will not be allowed to become Canadian! Who are we punishing? The husband who requires his wife to wear it? No! We are punishing the women who perhaps need to have Canadian citizenship back them up so they can gain the confidence they need to claim ... Read More »

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  • Niqab a tradition that deserves respect

    I’m not a Muslim – in fact, I’m not a religious man at all. And I’m certainly not a fan of religious traditions like the niqab, which I see as a relic of a time when women were, at best, second-class human beings. But the courts are right: Stephen Harper’s ban on wearing the niqab ... Read More »

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  • Harper’s plan produces no action

    Harper is trying to perfect rhetoric as a substitute for action. He repeats that he has a plan for creating jobs. He says he has set aside a billion dollars. Then nothing happens. The program is always pending. We wait, and nothing happens, except millions are spent on advertising the invisible plan. Focus is always ... Read More »

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