December 17th, 2017

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Jerusalem declaration angers community J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com About 50 members of the local Muslim community and their supporters came together for a rally outside City Hall on Saturday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The event was organized by the Lethbridge Muslim Association. Those

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  • MADD and Mazda dealer team up to fight drunk driving

    Money from fundraiser will be used for education J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A local lobby group working to spread awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving held a Christmas-themed fundraiser on Saturday. Mothers Against Drunk Driving Lethbridge and Area teamed up with one of their corporate sponsors, Milestone Mazda, to host “Christmas MADDness ... Read More »

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  • No charges being considered in fatal Friday collision

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD No charges are being currently considered after a fatal collision Friday afternoon between a truck and bicyclist, Lethbridge Police Service said Saturday. Police in a release said an investigation by the LPS Specialized Collision Investigation Unit showed a flatbed truck heading west on 3 Avenue North stopped at a stop sign before turning ... Read More »

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  • U of L professor honoured by research group

    Paul Vasey one of Canada’s best sex researchers Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A Canadian research group has bestowed a lifetime achievement award to a University of Lethbridge professor. Paul Vasey, a longtime member of the psychology department, is being honoured by the Canadian Sex Research Forum. “Dr. Vasey is recognized as one of Canada’s ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Cougar Classic wraps up

    Lethbridge Herald The Catholic Central Senior Girls Winter Classic wrapped up Saturday at both the east and west campuses. In the girls varsity classic, the Cardston Cougars and St. Mary’s were in the gold medal game at press time. In the junior varsity division, Cardston won this year’s banner. See Monday’s Herald for the wrapup... Read More »

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  • Rebels and JV Cougars win Kate Andrews Tourney

    Lethbridge Herald The Taber W.R. Myers Rebels girls basketball team have captured the 20th annual Kate Andrews High School Girls Christmas Basketball Festival title. The Rebels defeated the host Kate Andrews Pride in the championship game Saturday afternoon at Kate Andrews, posting a 78-45 win to cap off a 3-0 weekend and this year’s tournament ... Read More »

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  • Zeniths win home tournament

    Lethbridge Herald The Magrath Zeniths boys basketball team is the tournament hosts with the most. The Zeniths advanced to the final of their annual Zenith Invitational Saturday night in Magrath and capped off a 3-0 weekend with a 93-61 win over the Catholic Central Cougars. The Zeniths held a slim 45-43 lead at the half ... Read More »

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  • Islamic State: is the war over?

    Late last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin met the leaders of Iran, Turkey and Syria, allegedly to discuss a final peace settlement in the Syrian civil war. On Monday he was in Syria to announce a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from the country because they had inflicted a “total rout” on the jihadist militants ... Read More »

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  • Alberta’s innovative future

    Alberta’s economy and environment are two sides of the same coin Shannon Phillips ALBERTA ENVIRONMENT AND PARKS MINISTER Three decades ago, a cornerstone of Alberta’s prosperity was forged in a lab by a small group of talented and persistent engineers. Through a process of trial and error and many false starts, they discovered a way ... Read More »

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  • Search on for new city manager

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman As the year 2017 comes to a close, city council is engaged closely in the recruitment process for hiring a new city manager. Earlier this week, council approved a recruitment strategy that was developed by our search committee with assistance from our interim city manager, ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Reconciliation is about sharing the land, resources

    I’m not indigenous. Therefore, I cannot speak to what reconciliation entails, but, for better or worse, I would like to take a stab in the dark. Reconciliation is about land and resources. Gord Downie reminded us that there is something very wrong with this country. I think this goes beyond the residential schools and Sixties ... Read More »

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  • Why blame today’s citizens for mistakes of past gov’ts?

    I’m having a hard time feeling guilty for mistreating any of my native friends. I went to school with several in the ’50s and one was my best friend. I still have native friends. I still don’t know which is the proper title for my native friends because when I grew-up with them we were ... Read More »

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  • Are we being responsible?

    Caroline Slingerland asked in her letter Nov. 18 if parents or the state should raise children. Look around and ask who are not doing their job now? There are some good jobs done, but many children have been abandoned. I admire those politicians who refuse to shrug their shoulders, and teachers who take on more ... Read More »

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