September 26th, 2016

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Pumpkin festival gives boost to Children’s Wish foundation Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada relies heavily on support from the community, and for the past 27 years, Green Haven Tree Farm has been hosting its annual Giant Pumpkin Festival in support of the cause. This year’s event ran Saturday from

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  • Journey of Healing faces delay

    Dawn Sugimoto Palliser Regional Schools Palliser teacher Julie Macklin was unable to complete the second day and final 50 kilometres of “A Journey of Healing” on Sunday. Macklin suffered a sprained ankle near the end of the first 50-km leg yet managed to reach her destination of Barons around 7 p.m. Saturday. She spent about ... Read More »

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  • Assault victims need to know they have support

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald Three little words a sexual assault survivor needs to hear: I Believe You. September 19 marked the launch of the second annual #IBelieveYou public awareness campaign, led by the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS) in partnership with the Government of Alberta. The goal is to give a collective ... Read More »

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  • FoodFit program offered by Interfaith Food Bank

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald There can often be a divide between low income and healthy living. But the Interfaith Food Bank is hoping to change that. Last week, the food bank launched its “FoodFit” program, which aims to empower low-income individuals through healthy nutrition and easy physical activities. The program is 12 weeks long ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Horns down the T-birds

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald This time, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s soccer team was rewarded and handed a nationally-ranked team their first loss in the process. The Pronghorns beat the CIS fifth-ranked UBC Thunderbirds 3-2 during Canada West action Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Lethbridge jumped out to a 3-0 ... Read More »

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  • Tigers tame the Hurricanes in Medicine Hat

    Lethbridge Herald The Medicine Hat Tigers have scored a split with the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the team’s season-opening home-and-home series. The Tigers handed the Hurricanes a convincing 9-3 loss during Western Hockey League action Saturday night in Medicine Hat. The Tigers – who lost 4-2 to the Hurricanes Friday night in Lethbridge – blew the ... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks play tough in loss

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s soccer team put in a solid performance, but fell just shy of the win. The Kodiaks were downed 1-0 by the Medicine Hat College Rattlers during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon in Medicine Hat. The mens team held their opponents in check outside ... Read More »

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  • Who would ISIS vote for in U.S. election?

    “Hillary Clinton’s weakness while she was Secretary of State has emboldened terrorists all over the world to attack the U.S., even on our own soil,” wrote Donald Trump on Facebook after the bombing in New York last Saturday. “They are hoping and praying that Hillary Clinton becomes president, that they can continue their savagery and ... Read More »

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  • Supporting agriculture sector

    Government has a role to play in helping agriculture industry do its job David Schneider MLA, LITTLE BOW With harvest well underway, this is a good opportunity for all of us to share our appreciation with Alberta’s farm families. These folks are working long hours, bringing in the crops and trucking calves to auction. They’re ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Threats to economic freedom

    Government policies threaten Canada’s reputation Fred McMahon and Ben Eisen THE FRASER INSTITUTE – VANCOUVER Canada ranks a remarkable fifth in the world in economic freedom, just behind Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Switzerland. The “land of the maple leaf” is far ahead of our southern neighbour, supposedly the “land of the free.” The ... Read More »

    3 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Digging deeper than politicians’ fluff answers

    Is there a reason Canadians are confused about the “new” Liberal defence strategy? Listening to interviews in the media, we get little information. The prime minister was recently on a world tour, the trade minister is informing the world Canada is still open for exploitation, the defence minister is letting NATO speak for him, the ... Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Vigilance key to avoid being a scam victim

    Unfortunately, scams and fraudulent behaviour is nothing new. Deception is the key element in any and all prepared scripts – used without exception by every low-life involved in these schemes, regardless of subject matter or ploy. Whether the culprit takes on the role of cold caller or climbs the non-existent ladder to fake supervisor, the ... Read More »

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  • No blood system is entirely non-compensated

    Your story of Sept. 17 (“Protection called for blood system,” about the BloodWatch advocacy group) states that “Canada’s donor-based blood service should not be taken over by an American-style, for-profit industry.” In fact, such a system has been in place for decades. Seventy-five per cent of the plasma needed to manufacture immune globulin, the plasma-derived ... Read More »

    5 days ago

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