July 30th, 2015

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Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comThe family of Lorne Miller say there is no closure after the man charged in his hit-and-run death entered a guilty plea to one of two charges in court on Tuesday.While they are happy to see Edward James Mikla plead guilty for the charge

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When the Crossings shopping centre is completed, will the westside have enough retail and dining options for consumers?

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Local News

  • Westside vehicle fire investigated

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge police and fire officials are investigating after a suspicious fire on the westside burned three vehicles. Just after 11 p.m. on Tuesday, the public safety communication centre received several 911 calls reporting there was something on fire in the 800 block of... Read More »

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  • Feds come through for 5th on 5th

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com 5th on 5th Youth Services will receive $390,000 in federal funding to assist programming, as announced Wednesday by MP Jim Hillyer. Through the Youth Employment Strategy and Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities, 5th on 5th will deliver projects to help youth and... Read More »

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  • Nanton gets upgrade

    Lethbridge Herald A new fibre optic network will soon enhance social and economic opportunity in Nanton. Axia has announced that the town, 120 kilometres from Lethbridge, as the next rural community to be outfitted with the company’s fibre optic Internet. Work will soon begin on a new,... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • LFC strikes triple gold at Spokane River City Cup

    Spokane The Lethbridge Football Club took home three gold medals at the Spokane River City Cup last weekend. The LFC U16 boys, U10 boys Arsenal and the U14 girls each captured top spot in three-day tournament. The U16 boys defeated the Spokane Black Retan 4-0 in the gold... Read More »

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  • Next stop, Nations capital

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Some early offence, a complete pitching performance have punched the Southwest AAA Major All-Stars ticket to nationals. Facing the Medicine Hat Longhorns in the Little League Baseball AAA Major Prairie championship final Wednesday evening at at Canola Harvest Field, the Southwest All-Stars posted... Read More »

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  • Local duo teeing off in final round

    Red Deer A pair of local golfers are heading into the final round of the Guardian Capital Senior Men’s Championship at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club today. Teeing it up in the third round today are the Picture Butte Golf Club duo of Randy Hauck and... Read More »

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  • An A.I. arms race looming?

    It sounds like science fiction but a group of scientists and technology experts are warning that the development of weapons using artificial intelligence could lead to a new arms race. That’s the message contained in an open letter featuring more than 1,000 signatories, including such high-profile experts as British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder ... Read More »

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  • How profitable are wind turbines?

    Joshua Au-Yeung and Austin Mardon With so much emphasis on investing into alternative energies, it’s worth taking a look at the financial feasibility of them. Can wind energy compete with oil in terms of profit? How much electricity do wind turbines produce and how much do they cost to produce it? How do wind turbines ... Read More »

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  • Korean War vets deserve tributes

    Canada’s Korean War veterans had to keep fighting for 60 years after the war’s end to receive the full-fledged recognition they deserved. On Monday, Korean War Veterans Day paid tribute to the efforts of the Canadians who fought – and the 516 of them who died – while supporting the fight for freedom on the ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Media shouldn’t reward negative attention-seekers

    I bought the paper yesterday (July 17) because the headline said “Optimism…” I am optimistic that the publicizing of the teen suspect images in the robbery will lead to their being caught so they can be helped to reform through the justice system. I am optimistic that knowing our legal system compensated victims of the ... Read More »

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  • Raphaela and her family need your prayers

    On June 4, I wrote to The Herald requesting prayer on behalf of Raphaela, a child now three and a half years of age who had survived a liver transplant and four other surgeries dealing with complications. It is truly a miracle she is alive! In that letter I mentioned that her family is from ... Read More »

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  • Gov’t panel a sham and waste of money

    On July 17 the Harper government announced a panel to examine the question of medically assisted dying. The panel is a sham and another waste of taxpayers’ money. There are three members on the panel and two of them gave evidence on behalf of the government in the Carter case and are totally biased against ... Read More »

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