July 27th, 2016

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Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald – Waterton dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Everyone knows not to eat yellow snow. But what about the seemingly harmless, white fluffy stuff? According to research by Claudia Sheedy of the Lethbridge Research Centre, and others, snow is full of pesticides. Well, full may not be entirely accurate. In fact, even though an investigation of

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Local News

  • Interfaith offers gardening workshops

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com When you have lots of garden space in “the back 40,” you can probably succeed with a variety of vegetables and flowers. But when space is tight, what are your options? The Interfaith Food Bank is offering a series of workshops, as well as inviting residents to visit its easy-access ... Read More »

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  • Macleod meetings a ‘gong show’

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald -fort macleod dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Fort Macleod became “a town against itself,” reducing town council meetings “to what some described as the ‘gong show’.” “Administration and community groups could not dodge the political conflict,” according to an official report from Alberta’s Minister of Municipal Affairs. “Residents expressed great disappointment and disbelief that citizens ... Read More »

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  • City couple still alive on Amazing Race Canada

    Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Julie and Lowell Taylor once again overcame adversity on Amazing Race Canada to make it one step closer to the finish line. The Lethbridge couple finished in sixth spot Tuesday as the series returned home to Canada after two episodes in Vietnam. The latest episode started on the west coast ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Bulls beat Mavs, host Brooks tonight

    Ryan McCracken Southern Alberta Newspapers – MEDICINE HAT First place slipped one game farther away from the Medicine Hat Mavericks Monday at Athletic Park in Medicine Hat. The Mavs dropped a 5-4 contest to the Lethbridge Bulls, while the Okotoks Dawgs padded their hold on first in the Western Major Baseball League’s Western Division with a ... Read More »

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  • Bancks is a big fan

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Almost every Canadian professional hockey player would rather be a pro golfer. Almost every Canadian pro golfer wants to be a hockey player. That’s certainly the case with Carter Bancks, the Lethbridge Hurricanes-star-turned-Utica Comet, and Canadian Open star Jared du Toit. Bancks and du Toit are both from Kimberley, and ... Read More »

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  • LFC wins big over Rapids

    Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge FC women’s team took to their home field on Saturday with a strong starting 11. Good thing, too, because those were the only 11 players they had. A spate of provincial soccer games robbed LFC of its reserve players and then jobs, vacations and the vagaries of life took ... Read More »

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  • Imagining Trump in power

    Let us suppose that it is July 2017. Let us suppose that Donald Trump, nominated as the Republican candidate for the U.S. presidency exactly a year ago, won the November election – quite narrowly, perhaps, but the polls are certainly suggesting that such a thing is possible. So he was inaugurated six months ago, and ... Read More »

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  • Finding a way out of downturn

    Albertans will get through tough times by working together David Schneider MLA, LITTLE BOW It feels good to be Alberta bound Summer has arrived. Across our great province, families are hitting the road to make the most of their vacations, rediscovering the great outdoors, joining local parades, and attending festivals. It’s that wonderful time of ... Read More »

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  • Enjoying our city and public lands

    Summertime means a lot of things to southern Albertans. For some, it means spending weekends at music festivals or powwows, gardening or going to the farmers’ market, enjoying our natural spaces by camping, fishing, and hiking, or maybe just walking around the city catching PokŽmon. Whatever interests you, you can be sure there is something ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Analyzinga difficult situation

    Re: Judge’s decision regarding David and Collet Stephan. I was praying for Justice Jerke and the difficult case he was presiding over in the matter of David and Collet Stephan. I was amazed at the wisdom, kindness, love and gentle rebuke his decision manifested. In trying to analyze what he all said, I felt that ... Read More »

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  • NDP gov’t continues to pile up debt

    There is something very wrong with our NDP government in Alberta. They said they would discuss plans with the people before they acted. This has not been the case. The biggest mistake so far is probably the environmental minister slashing the firefighting budget even though they knew it was a dry winter and dry spring ... Read More »

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  • Professor should be free to question events

    This letter is in regard to an article by J.W. Schnarr entitled, Conspiracy Theories, June 19. In this article Mr. Schnarr attacks the credibility of Dr. Tony Hall and whether he has a place at the University of Lethbridge because of his views on some recent events including the Sandy Hook shooting and the Boston ... Read More »

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