April 16th, 2014

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Caroline Zentnerlethbridge heraldczentner@lethbridgeherald.comWhen John Prentice donated $8 million to the University of Lethbridge in 2006 he probably couldn’t have imagined The Prentice Institute would grow into the internationally recognized centre it is today.The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy celebrated five full years of operation

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  • Three face charges in relation to theft from cars

    Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge regional police have charged three people in connection with a series of thefts from unlocked vehicles in the SunRidge and Paradise Canyon neighbourhoods last week. Two men and a woman were arrested the morning of April 11 in Paradise Canyon after police responded to a... Read More »

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  • Program helps girls appreciate Beauty from the Inside Out

    Caroline Zentner lethbridge herald czentner@lethbridgeherald.com Renae Peterson takes a heartfelt approach to helping young women develop inner confidence and see right into their own hearts. Her program, Beauty From the Inside Out, grew out of her own experiences being in the modelling world. When she was studying nursing... Read More »

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  • Political science student fourth to challenge for Conservative nomination

    Dave Mabell LETHBRIDGE HERALD dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Now Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer faces three challengers. Political science student Rachael Harder outlined plans Tuesday to campaign for the federal Conservative nomination in the revised Lethbridge constituency. Harder follows Lethbridge businessman Doug McArthur and former Coaldale mayor Alex Hann to become the... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Baseball abounds on multiple paths

    If you aspire to be taken out to the ball game there are surely a variety of hardball high school options in this oft-windy region. – - Last week I briefly described a schism on the Southern Alberta High School Baseball Association front. I have some more information... Read More »

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  • Murray swims his way into Hall of Fame

     LETHBRIDGEHERALDChad Murray loved the water from an early age, and it eventually took him to places around the world.On May 3, that passion will see him inducted into the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame after a championship swimming career.Lethbridge born and raised, Murray began swimming competitively at the age of... Read More »

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  • Lowe levelling up

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgehearald.com Like “The Jeffersons” of the gym, Jackson Lowe is moving on up. And when the 11-year-old member of the West Wind Gymnastics Club hit the mat for the Artistic Gymnastics Provincial Championships Saturday at the 1st Choice Savings Centre at the University of... Read More »

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  • Consumers at market’s mercy

    Lack of cellphone competition means Canadians pay high prices The wireless industry has been a hot topic in Canada. It would have been difficult for the average Canadian to have not been drawn into the debate in some form, as the Government of Canada and the industry have traded barbs. Government advertising has focused on ... Read More »

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  • Ongoing battle against stigma of mental illness

    Austin Mardon My wife often tells me that we are only as sick as our secrets. If you have nothing to hide, even from yourself, life can be much easier. People are often shocked at my willingness to be so public about my illness. On the one hand, it is nice not having to hide, ... Read More »

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  • Repairing Alberta’s safety net

    For close to 50 years, Family and Community Support Services has provided an important social safety net for Alberta’s most vulnerable citizens. But the safety net is becoming frayed as a result of funding pressures that are only going to increase if the provincial government doesn’t take action. That’s why Lethbridge Councillor Jeff Carlson is ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Criticism of Putin’s actions shows double standard

    The western nations should tone down their high-handed rhetoric over Putin’s actions and rewind their memory to 2002. The United States invaded Iraq based on lies, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths of innocent civilians, devastated the nation and led to a bloody civil war. There was not a whimper of protest by the western ... Read More »

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  • Better notification needed for town’s boil-water advisory

    A while back the mayor of Lethbridge, city council and administration was chastised by the citizens for supposedly jumping the gun on a boil-water advisory. Recently we in Fort Macleod came under a boil-water order without being properly notified. Which of the two would you prefer? On April 7 at 9:45 p.m., we residents at ... Read More »

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  • Pereira not the first RC chaplain at U of L

    Regarding your article “Minister is a ‘Roque’ star” in the March 31 edition, I would advise that Father “Roque” Pereira is not the first Roman Catholic Chaplain at the University of Lethbridge. In 1988 an RC Brother was chaplain. Before he came there had been no chaplain for some time and after he left, Father ... Read More »

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