April 19th, 2015

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City part of cloth diapering record attemptTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comHow many babies can be changed into cloth diapers simultaneously? The answer, a lot, at least for Saturday.The fifth annual Great Cloth Diaper Challenge took place in cities all across the Globe at 11 a.m. local time

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  • Public courts the legal systemin annual Law Day activities

    Law Day offers insights Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Hundreds made their way to the Lethbridge Court House on Saturday, and no, they weren’t in trouble. The annual Law Day was staged once again this year, offering many the chance to take a closer look at the court... Read More »

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  • Brief evacuation at U of L after water line breaks

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD A water line break at the University of Lethbridge Friday resulted in the activation of the fire alarm system. According to the U of L, a short evacuation of University Hall took place, and after determining there was no safety risk to faculty, staff and students,... Read More »

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  • U of L expands education philosophy

    New program caters to entrepreneurial spirit Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge has launched an innovative new program to expand its liberal education philosophy and further prepare students for life after graduation. AGILITY, a program which will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, will be offered... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Racquetball players win provincial titles

    Lethbridge HeraldLethbridge can boast two open provincial racquetball champions, both with the last name Iwaasa.Coby Iwaasa won the Men’s Open title and his cousin Alexis Iwaasa won the Women’s Open title at the Alberta Provincial Championships, held last weekend at the University of Calgary.This is Coby’s fifth provincial Men’s Open crown. He is qualifying for ... Read More »

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  • Seven local football players to compete in Bantam Bowl

    Lethbridge HeraldSeven players from the area have been selected as Football Alberta’s Bantam Bowl South All-Stars.They will represent southern Alberta in the Bantam Bowl game, set for the University of Lethbridge Community Stadium on May 18, after concluding selection camp last weekend at McMahon Stadium in Calgary.Of the top graduating Grade 9 Bantam football players, ... Read More »

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  • Speedskater honoured for outstanding season

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comFor Kaleb Muller, it doesn’t matter if the ice is on a short track or long track.He likes them both and excels at both.Although the six-foot-two 16-year-old speedskater thinks his future is in the oval rather than the arena.Muller... Read More »

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  • What to do about killer robots?

    “Killer Robots” is a dreadful name, don’t you think? It reminds you of the killing machines in the “Terminator” series and the “Battle Droids” of “Star Wars”. “Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems” is a much classier name, and the acronym is even better: LAWS. So the international conference that opened at the United Nations Geneva office ... Read More »

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  • Measuring job skills is important

    Any time a business hires an employee – or a consumer pays to have work done by a business – it’s important that the worker actually has the skills needed to do the work competently. But how do we go about measuring those skills? A new report from the Canada West Foundation, “Competence is the ... Read More »

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  • uch accomplished, still more to do

    As we on city council approach the halfway point of our term later this year, we will be dedicating time to take stock of what we’ve accomplished so far as well as the important work that remains to be done. Almost a year has passed since we formally approved the City Council 2014-17 Strategic Plan, ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Canada is correct to join fight against ISIS

    Canada made the right decision to fight ISIS, and needs to intervene with ISIS for two reasons. First; the horror innocent people are going through. I’d love to post the images I’ve seen, of thousands of Christians, Kurds and Muslims (wrong denomination), that are being slaughtered, buried alive, raped, sold into slavery, children cut in ... Read More »

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  • Protecting grandkids’ future is in our hands

    What can we do bequeath our grandchildren a world such as the one we have enjoyed? I see a triple threat in how the Conservative government responds to every serious crisis in Canada. Firstly, while global warming and sea levels increase, the Harperites denounce renowned scientists and environmentalists as terrorists. The federal boys refuse to ... Read More »

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  • Kudos to retiring paper carriers in Fort Macleod

    For about seven years Alan and Audrey Parnham have delivered the Lethbridge Herald in our neighbourhood and further, no matter the weather. They are by far the best in delivery we have seen. We congratulate them. Thank you, Alan and Audrey, for the dedication and excellent service you shared with our Fort Macleod community. We ... Read More »

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