December 14th, 2017

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald A decision by the City of Lethbridge to change garbage pickup from an alley to the street in the London Road area has sparked outrage by residents affected by the change. On Wednesday, residents came together to hear from City administration regarding the decision to end garbage pickup in the

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  • ATCO EPIC team’s fundraising assists Wood’s Homes

    Photo submitted by Wood’s Homes The Lethbridge & District ATCO EPIC team supported Wood’s Homes and other local mental health and wellness charities with its 2017 fundraising activities. $2,652.63 of the funds raised was donated to Wood’s Homes. ATCO will be matching the funds raised by employees, meaning Wood’s Homes will receive more than $5,300 ... Read More »

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  • Tim Hortons owners help out Christmas Hope campaign

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald The owners of a number of local Tim Hortons franchises continued their annual tradition of helping out at Christmas with a sizable donation to the Christmas Hope campaign. On Tuesday, Dave Hughes, Siobhan Donaghy, their daughters Megan and Nicole, and their teams at five local Tim Hortons restaurants made a ... Read More »

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  • Conviction upheld against city-area man for securities-related offences

    Lethbridge Herald The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of Lethbridge-area resident Rand Tyler Stevenson for securities-related offences, said the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) in a memorandum of judgment on Wednesday. Stevenson had appealed his conviction by the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench for trading in securities of OCI Q Corp. without registration ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Lakers basketball teams net wins

    Lethbridge The Stirling High School Lakers varsity boys and girls basketball teams each put up a win during Deep South Basketball Conference play Wednesday night. The Lakers girls defeated the Fort Macleod F.P. Walshe Flyers 76-38 in Fort Macleod, while the Stirling boys also emerged with a win, topping the Flyers 93-41. In the girls’ ... Read More »

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  • Midget AA Canes perfect at home

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AA Hurricanes were unbeaten in league play at home last weekend. The Hurricanes defeated the Medicine Hat Hounds 6-2 Friday night and followed that up with a 6-1 win over Calgary CNHA Blazers Saturday during South Central Alberta Hockey League action. The wins keep the Canes atop the league at ... Read More »

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  • Team Alberta captures the Border Bowl

    Lethbridge Herald With a roster chock full of southern Alberta talent, Team Alberta emerged as this year’s winner of the ABC Border Bowl. In the annual gridiron game between the top high school football talent in Alberta and B.C., Alberta posted a 28-7 win over Team B.C. Saturday in Chilliwack, B.C. Of the 16 local ... Read More »

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  • The end of Ali Abdullah Saleh

    Ali Abdullah Saleh seized power in Yemen in 1978, when he was only 36 years old. He lost it in 2012, when the “Arab spring” was in full spate, and had been trying to get it back ever since. Thirty-four years was not enough. But on Monday, his truly astonishing ability to switch sides got ... Read More »

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  • Correcting carbon levy fallacies

    This month’s ‘At The Legislature’ column by MLA Maria Fitzpatrick 2017 is coming to a close so I share this column as my last for this year. When I look back over the year I am proud of the work of our government and of the dedication shown by all my legislature colleagues as we ... Read More »

    6 days ago
  • Adverse effects of alcohol abuse

    Research shows complex problem carries a huge cost for society in assorted ways Al Barnhill During a recent flight between Vancouver and Calgary, I sat next to a young teacher. Like many passing conversations, we casually asked, “Where are you from? What do you do?” When she asked the latter question, in part I responded ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Are we being responsible?

    Caroline Slingerland asked in her letter Nov. 18 if parents or the state should raise children. Look around and ask who are not doing their job now? There are some good jobs done, but many children have been abandoned. I admire those politicians who refuse to shrug their shoulders, and teachers who take on more ... Read More »

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  • Some liberal ‘experts’ and their contributions

    Well, that didn’t take long, did it? Forty-two minutes, by my watch, for one regular commenter and a little over three hours for another know-it-all to tell me I’m “ignorant” and full of “it”! (re: letter to the editor in the Dec. 6 Herald). Funny in a sad sort of way! I’m surprised they didn’t ... Read More »

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  • Travel necessary part of being on council

    Mr. George McCrea recently wrote a Letter to the Editor about city council travel in which he implied that one councillor was taking more than his/her share of the travel “pot.” There is another side to this story and that is the councillor in question travelled in the stead of other councillors who could not ... Read More »

    2 days ago

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