May 2nd, 2016

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Opposition to a proposed $7.6-million visitor reception centre has some Waterton residents frustrated by what they say is a lack of communication from Parks Canada. Bonnie Fromm, organizer of the Save the Waterton Field Facebook page and website, said concerns over the centre have been

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Local News

  • Future of southeast on agenda

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com A proposed plan to develop a large area of land in Lethbridge’s southeast will be put forward to city council for a decision today. In April 2013, council approved a budget to complete a plan for the remaining unplanned 680 hectares of... Read More »

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  • G.S. Lakie production will turn back the clock

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The past will come to life as G.S. Lakie Middle School’s latest fine arts production explores the greatest hits of previous productions. The school is presenting “New York or Busk” Tuesday to Thursday in the G.S. Lakie Middle School Convertible Theatre nightly at... Read More »

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  • Bookmobile to help readers stay active

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bookmobile is now helping citizens work out more than just their minds. Along with a wide selection of books, magazines and DVDs, the community will now be able to borrow fitness equipment, such as pedometers and walking poles, with their library... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – TALLADEGA, Ala. Brad Keselowski won a demolition derby at Talladega Superspeedway, where multiple wrecks caused two cars to go airborne and led to millions of dollars in damage to race teams. Keselowski’s cruise to the checkered flag was anticlimactic Sunday compared to all the... Read More »

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  • Arenado hits 11th HR, Rockies sweep Diamondbacks

    PHOENIX Nolan Arenado hit his major league-leading 11th home run and Gerardo Parra also connected as the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep. The Rockies swept a series in Phoenix for the first time since 2004. Colorado has won five of six... Read More »

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  • Vegas, Stuard lead in Zurich Classic

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – AVONDALE, La. Jhonattan Vegas birdied two of five holes he was able to play in the rain-delayed third round of the Zurich Classic on Sunday, giving him a share of the lead with Brian Stuard. Tournament officials cut the event to 54 holes... Read More »

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  • Bangladesh is in trouble

    How’s this for a staunch defence of free speech in a secular state? Earlier this month, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh denounced anyone who criticised religion or expressed their own lack of religious faith in striking terms: “I don’t consider such writings as freethinking but filthy words. Why would anyone write such words? It’s ... Read More »

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  • Drug companies must be held accountable

    The irony is obvious. Once Canadians are allowed to buy tested and controlled cannabis – maybe at their local pharmacy – they may find its benefits go beyond medicinal or recreation expectations. In today’s world, it may also be far cheaper to pick up some marijuana than to pay the exorbitant price some of the ... Read More »

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  • Is it truth or honesty?

    Above all, people want honesty from their politicians, or at least they say they do. Yet, this week’s high-profile kerfuffle between Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Uber, and the reaction would suggest people would rather politicians agree with their own opinion. It also highlights the crucial difference between truth and honesty. An opinion, no matter ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Provincial sales tax will not help reduce Alberta’s deficit

    So the big push is on for a PST. How’s that going to help reduce the deficit? The only way I see it is to stop spending like drunken sailors. You’ve got to start living within your means. I have to; governments have to. If not, you’re going to go broke. They say a PST ... Read More »

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  • Digital billboards distracting, dangerous

    The last thing most people want on their daily drive is to be distracted by blinding colours, flash and motion generated by digital outdoor advertising. At best it’s annoying; at worse a safety risk and environment disruptor. The huge sign on Mayor Magrath Drive and 6 Avenue South, the one high up on the Water ... Read More »

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  • Doctors, hospitals make mistakes

    This verdict is wrong. We also had a son, (David Van Vliet) who died of meningitis. He was sent to the Lethbridge hospital by a small-town doctor who suggested to us it could be meningitis. (Just like this so-called friend/nurse of the Stephans). The suggestion was not addressed and overlooked in the ER in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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