July 24th, 2014

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIt’s an 1,800-square-foot, three-bedroom home with an unusual floor plan and a sweeping south-facing view toward the Little Bow River out of large glass windows. Its final cost, estimated at between $350,000 and $400,000, would be comparable to a similar-sized unit in an average

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Local News

  • Warrant issued for man who admits to vicious attack

     Lethbridge HeraldA 21-year-old man who has already admitted his role in a vicious attack on an elderly man last fall failed to show up for his sentencing Wednesday in Lethbridge provincial court.Nicolas Gallant was scheduled to be sentenced on one count of assault causing bodily harm, but when he didn’t... Read More »

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  • More weapons seized at three border crossings

    Lethbridge Herald It has a been a busy summer for border officers at southern Alberta border crossings. The Canada Border Services Agency Criminal Investigations Unit reported Tuesday it laid a total of eight charges in the last week against three individuals in three separate gun seizures at the... Read More »

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  • Cereal box build collects 277 boxes for United Way

    SUBMITTED BY UNITED WAY OF LETHBRIDGE AND SOUTH WESTERN ALBERTA Got milk? The Alberta Human Service office at the Lethbridge provincial building has the cereal to go with it. On June 27, Alberta Human Services offices across Alberta competed against each other in a cereal box build. Staff... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Giants held to two hits in second loss at Nationals

    Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comAnother slow start and a loss of contact handed the Lethbridge Giants their second loss at the Junior Little League Nationals.The Giants were held to two hits as they faced the Alberta representative Medicine Hat Mavericks Wednesday night at Spitz Stadium in a 5-... Read More »

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  • Royals finding consistency

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Hearld sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Fort Macleod Royals have bid farewell to the up-and-down baseball that at times plaqued the team over the course of the American Legion season. As the Royals get set to host the Montana American Legion Northern Districts starting today until Sunday, they... Read More »

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  • A model of consistency — Lethbridge Y’s Men Miners have played solid baseball all season heading into Districts

     Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Lethbridge Y’s Men Miners never had a portion of the American Legion baseball season where the team went on a winning tear.On the flipside of that, the Miners never had any extended losing skids, either.The Miners now look to take that tendancy for solid play that earned... Read More »

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  • Asia holds great opportunities for Alberta

    Verlyn Olson Minister, Agriculture and Rural Development Government of Alberta There is no shortage of opportunities for Alberta’s agriculture sector on the world stage, especially in Asia. China and Japan are our second and third largest agricultural export markets, worth a combined $2.8 billion annually, and there is plenty of room for growth to meet ... Read More »

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  • Conservative nomination process a game of musical chairs

    Canada’s 2015 federal election is shaping up to be an interesting race. The Harper-versus-Trudeau dynamic is already playing strongly into the discussion, and there is much interest in Thomas Mulcair’s push to build on the momentum Jack Layton created for the NDP. Locally, however, a different story is unfolding. Federal elections in much of Western ... Read More »

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  • Paying too high a price for green lawns?

    Everyone loves a nice, green, lush lawn. There are some who go to great lengths to make this happen. Fertilizers, aeration and of course, liberal amounts of water are often just a few techniques those with a green thumb use to have the best-looking lawn in the neighbourhood. Make no mistake – taking pride in ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Guaranteed income idea has some merit

    Re: “$20,000 per person: Activists push for guaranteed minimum income for Canadians,” Benjamin Shingler, Canadian Press, June 30. (https://ca.news.yahoo.com/20-000-per-person-activists-push-guaranteed-minimum-173717556.html) A guaranteed income would give people funds for additional consumption without increasing the economy’s productive capacity which in the long run could be inflationary. It might also result in the divisive perception of two classes of ... Read More »

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  • On this, sir, we disagree

    The July 13th. Herald edition, carried a letter with a lot of rancor, from a regular Herald scribe, who has seriously insulted a very astute professor and an acknowledged leader in public policy and indepth economic and political awareness. I am certain of the line up of offended readers, in the ready, to refute your ... Read More »

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  • Changing licence plates a big waste of money

    The utter stupidity of the government spending $15 million to change licence plates that do not need changing goes to prove that Alison lives on! Alberta Health Services is in absolute chaos. The government does not want to pay our nurses or teachers adequately. And yet they are happy to waste $15 million because they ... Read More »

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