February 10th, 2016

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Family and friends of Frances “Candy” Little Light gathered on Tuesday evening to remember the woman with “a heart of gold” whose life was tragically taken on the weekend. Many of her closest friends, and at least 20 relatives from Siksika Nation, joined hands to

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  • That seat’s still taken, Kesler laid to rest

    ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell Duane Kesler’s hands aren’t as large as the steer-stoppers his dad possessed. How could they be? Greg Kesler, the rodeo legend who built a stock empire from his wife’s piano lessons, passion and hard work, was celebrated on Monday in the West Pavilion of... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks shut down the Bronos in sweep

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s basketball team has demonstrated they can put up some points. After an 84-61 win over the Olds Broncos during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium, the Kodiaks proved they can also play... Read More »

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  • Comets beat Bulldogs at home

    Lethbridge Herald – Raymond The Raymond Comets boys varsity basketball team defeated the Winston Churchill Bulldogs during Southern Alberta High School Basketball League action Saturday night in Raymond. Boomer Heggie topped Comets scorers with 28 points and teammate Chase Bohne contributed with 27 as Raymond topped the Bulldogs... Read More »

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  • Little acts can have big impact

    Little things can add up to a lot. That’s the basic premise behind the Cheers 4 Lethbridge campaign, which encourages a series of positive actions on a small scale in the hope of effecting positive change on a community-wide scale. As indicated in the story on page A3 of Tuesday’s Herald, the idea is to ... Read More »

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  • EU’s open borders could close

    “Europe has forgotten that history is fundamentally tragic,” said Manuel Valls, the French prime minister. “If Europe can’t protect its own borders, it’s the very idea of Europe that could be thrown into doubt. It could disappear – not Europe itself, not our values, but the European project, the concept we have of Europe, that ... Read More »

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  • Family time has benefits

    The annual Family Day holiday is coming up Feb. 15. It’s a day intended to provide time for family togetherness. However, since not everyone has the day off, there are some people who won’t have the opportunity for this extra family time. Still, the idea is a good one. But a single day isn’t really ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Thank councillors for voting down blue box recycling

    Cheryl Bradley was clearly upset about the rejection of the motion re: blue box recycling (re: letter to the editor, Feb. 2 Herald). After all, according to Coun. Bridget Mearns, it would only cost $5.50 per month to have this fabulous service. Councillors Coffman, Hyggen, Iwaskiw, Mauro and Miyashiro brazenly defeated the motion and shattered ... Read More »

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  • No apologies for protecting child from danger

    This letter addresses a concern that many have, but I’d like to address it to one woman in particular. This woman thought it prudent to call the police because I spanked my three-year-old child in public. That’s right; I spanked my child for disobeying me and running across a busy street. I’d like to tell ... Read More »

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  • Reminded of soap-box orators

    The acerbic and quite alienating tone underpinning Arlene Butler’s letter to the editor of Jan. 31 reminded me of post-war times in Britain and the long tradition of street soap-box orators to be found there, ranting their various messages to disinterested passersby. The problem with these orators/social activists was that their messages were too loud, ... Read More »

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