August 21st, 2014

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Lethbridge HeraldOverheated brakes are believed responsible for a blaze that closed part of Highway 3 early Wednesday morning.Mat Conte, chief of the Coalhurst Fire Department, said some kind of mechanical problem with brakes on a transport trailer led to the overheating and fire, which spread to the rear

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  • City puts on its game face for Canada Games rally today

    Sites across Lethbridge will be on full display today for an official visit by the 2019 Canada Winter Games selection committee.The community’s bid rally will take place at several locations in the city – most of which would be venues if Lethbridge is awarded the games over Red Deer – including opening ceremonies at the ... Read More »

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  • Police say a previously missing 65-year-old man is now home safe

    A day after being reported missing, a 65-year-old Lethbridge man has returned home and is in good health.Christian Peter Robertson had last been seen Aug. 14 when he left his home. Then on Monday, family reported him missing. He had left his home in a white truck connected to a 16-foot travel trailer.Robertson suffers from ... Read More »

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  • Cornfest opens today in taber

    Greg Price SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS – TABER While the weather forecast is not the best for Cornfest, nothing will dampen the spirit of the festivities of one of the largest free festivals in the province. Some weather networks are calling for a chance of showers throughout Cornfest starting... Read More »

    16 hours ago

Local Sports

  • ‘Canes camp kicking off

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald There will be a combination of familiar as well as fresh faces when the Lethbridge Hurricanes open camp today. As the team opens the Enmax doors to the public for their four-day camp, Hurricanes general manager Brad Robson noted a roster of veteran... Read More »

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  • Lethbridge Rugby Club men fall to Calgary Irish

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald On the plus side, a playoff berth is still a possibility for the Lethbridge Rugby Club men’s team. However, following a 27-20 loss the Calgary Irish Saturday afternoon at the Lethbridge Rugby Club, the LRC squad just made that run for a post-season... Read More »

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  • Bullseye

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald It was over 50 years that Rudy Mack first took aim alongside Frank and Evelyn Leffingwell. What followed was a friendship that has stayed right on target and Mack trekked down from Calgary to attend the 14th Annual Frank Leffingwell Memorial Shoot at... Read More »

    5 days ago

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  • City thrives on volunteers

    From its earliest days, Lethbridge has been an industrial town. Coal miners and railway workers came here from many nations. And they brought their favourite sports and cultural pursuits with them. Stores, factories, farming and food processing operators followed as the city grew. So did Lethbridge’s recreational and cultural traditions. That legacy led eventually to ... Read More »

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  • Sometimes you need a witch hunt

    Not only were government aircraft operated for personal use, government ministers vehemently attacked the Opposition in the legislature for even asking questions about the flights that the auditor general has now said were unacceptable. Hansard reveals some strategic responses from government. Danielle Smith, leader of the Wildrose Opposition, asked April 14 for an explanation about ... Read More »

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  • Ebola fears real, but not for us here

    A Hollywood movie is released every few years showing all of the world collapsing from a pandemic caused by some superbug. As much as the Chicken Littles over the past month have been pushing, we’re not facing this with the Ebola virus. If you’re worried about Ebola landing on North American shores, sorry to burst ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Alternative for Harper is scary

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government have been responsible for the health that Canada has as a nation. Harper is respected around the world and Canada has held number-one spot in leading the G7 out of the recession. Canada supports the only democratic nation in the Middle East: Israel. Instead of swallowing headlines, Harper ... Read More »

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  • Transparency act needed for charity and activist groups

    I have noted lately, with disappointment, letters to the editor bashing our governments without valid justification. That is if you dig deeper into the issues. Some are bashing our federal government for auditing so-called “charitable organizations” while others are bashing our provincial government for refusing to provide an audience for activist groups. Both, charitable organizations ... Read More »

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  • These are worrisome times we live in

    Are we getting ready for World War Three? We just commemorated the anniversary of the start of the First World War. I thought people would like to forget one of the greatest tragedies in world history, but we seem to be celebrating every movement of the war. The world thrives on war. The world finds ... Read More »

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