February 19th, 2018

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Event also teaches youth about their heritage J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Members of the Bangladeshi community came together at the University of Lethbridge on Saturday to celebrate their language and culture ahead of International Mother Language Day. The event was hosted by the Bangladeshi Student Organization at the University of Lethbridge, otherwise known as

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  • Accused in assault case faces fraud charge

    Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A woman accused of assaulting her toddler late last year, also faces a fraud charge in Medicine Hat from 2016. The woman, who can’t be identified under a court-ordered publication ban, was charged Sept. 13, 2016 with fraud under $5,000. Details of the offence were not provided Thursday in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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  • ‘Night against procrastination’ designed for college students

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Some things, we naturally tend to put off. Who really enjoys filing their taxes, or visiting their dentist? But for students, procrastination can create serious problems. With projects, papers and exams on the horizon, they have to learn how to budget their time – and stick with their plan. So ... Read More »

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  • Lunch program enjoys success

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Food Bank and My City Care’s “Mindful Munchies” program has proven to be a success in just over four months. The program is designed to provide children with free healthy lunch options. “Our intention was to provide nutritious healthy food – a balanced meal – for all the ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Drawing in once again

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald -coaldale sports@lethbridgeherald.com For Terri Loblaw and her rink, it’s good to be back. Loblaw and her Calgary rink of third Judy Pendergast, second Sandy Bell and lead Cheryl Hall defeated fellow Calgary rink Glenys Bakker 8-7 in extra ends to capture this year’s Senior Provincial Curling Championship Sunday afternoon at the ... Read More »

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  • Kodiaks futsal teams hit plenty of posts in Olds

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com They say the goal posts are a goalie’s best friend. Last weekend, the goalie’s best friend didn’t particularily care for the Lethbridge College men’s and women’s futsal teams. The Kodiaks hit the road to Olds for the second go-round of Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference tournament play Saturday and Sunday. In ... Read More »

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  • Canes chill Ice

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes posted a pair of wins in less than 24 hours on the weekend. The Canes downed the Kootenay Ice 4-1 during Western Hockey League action Sunday afternoon in Cranbrook as rookie goaltender Reece Klassen stopped 38 of 39 shots That decision secures a 2-0 weekend series sweep ... Read More »

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  • Jobs: Moravec’s Paradox vs. AGI

    Don’t bother asking if jobs are being lost to computers. Of course they are, and the current wave of populist political revolts in Western countries is what Luddism looks like in an era of industrialized democracies. The right question to ask is: what KINDS of jobs are being lost? Moravec’s Paradox predicted the answer almost ... Read More »

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  • City looking at transit improvements

    This month’s ‘From City Hall’ column by Mayor Chris Spearman Today, Feb. 16, is the official beginning of Chinese New Year. In the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 is the Year of the Dog and celebrates the virtues of honesty and loyalty which are demonstrated by our canine friends. On behalf of Lethbridge City Council, I would ... Read More »

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  • Who’s taking advantage?

    U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly a star athlete while attending New York Military Academy as a young man. Perhaps that’s where he developed his affinity for playing hardball. Trump was at it again Monday, complaining that the U.S. is tired of being taken advantage of by Canada when it comes to trade, and threatening ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • The true spirit of the Olympic Games

    Olympic athletes are awesome. It doesn’t matter if they don’t reach the podium. They are the model in dedication, hard work and passion for excellence. One-tenth of a second that divides bronze medal and no medal is irrelevant compared to the world peace they advance. Unfortunately today, the Olympic movement is highjacked by those whose ... Read More »

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  • How will golf tournament benefit taxpayers?

    In response to the upcoming Mackenzie Tour golf tournament, I would like to know what benefits are the taxpayers going to get for their $750,000 that our city council has so graciously donated. This is not peanuts, city council, but a lot of money to be given out so a group of people can come ... Read More »

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  • PM’s ‘leadership’ is intolerance of opposing beliefs

    Re: “Trudeau showing leadership with summer jobs funding change,” Feb. 3 Letter to the Editor. I absolutely agree with the claim made in this letter that Prime Minister Trudeau is showing leadership in the summer jobs funding change; however, let’s call this type of leadership out for what it really is: dictatorship. The Liberal Party ... Read More »

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